You cannot please everyone

You cannot please everyone.

Prov. Cliché matter what you do, there will always be some people who do not like it. Nancy: My mother wants me to have a big wedding in the church, but my fiancé's mother insists that we should have an informal ceremony. What am I going to do? Jane: Well, you can't please everyone. Just do what you and your fiancé want to do.
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