half a loaf is better than no loaf

half a loaf is better than no loaf

Getting less than what one wants is better than getting nothing at all. I know they're offering you less money than you'd hoped for, but at least it's a good job—half a loaf is better than no loaf.
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HALF a loaf is better than no loaf at all, Michael Ryan reasons.