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Count one's blessings be grateful for what one has (often as an adjuration or warning).

count the cost pay heed to the adverse consequences of something (often in negative contexts, as in St Ignatius Loyola's ‘Prayer for Generosity’ (1548): ‘Teach us, good Lord…To give and not to count the cost.’

don't count your chickens before they are hatched one should not make, or act upon, an assumption (usually favourable) which may turn out to be ill-founded. Saying recorded from the late 16th century.

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