he that will not when he may, when he will he may have nay

he that will not when he may, when he will he may have nay

proverb Avail yourself of something now, even if you don't need it, because it might not be available later when you do need it. A: "Oh wow, it's rare to see this skincare line in stores—it usually sells out really fast." B: "Yeah, but I don't need any more moisturizer right now." A: OK, but he that will not when he may, when he will he may have nay."
See also: have, he, may, nay, not, that, will
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