take the goods the gods provide

take the goods the gods provide

Good fortune or advantageous circumstances should be utilized and enjoyed. I don't know why you're so hung up on the fact that you had access to better education as a kid—take the goods the gods provide!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Take the goods the gods provide.

Prov. If you have good fortune, enjoy it and use it to your advantage. Frances: I feel I have an unfair advantage over other people in the violin contest. After all, my parents were able to give me lessons with the very best teachers when I was young. Alan: Frances, take the goods the gods provide.
See also: god, good, provide, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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