A skilled or knowledgeable person commonly neglects to give his own family the benefit of his expertise because he is keen on selling what he produces or offers with the thought that he can produce one for the family later since he is part of that family. Another variant of this proverb is Who is worse shod than shoemaker’s wife?
Those who get money without effort usually squander it. ‘Young Willis inherited ten thousand... Read more →
This means that long-continued success ends at length in failure; and that long-continued impunity... Read more →