Proverb: 중이 제 머리 못 깎는다

중이 제 머리 못 깎는다 ~ the monk cannot shave his own head

Meaning: you might know the solution to a given problem but not be able to apply it if it’s your own problem. Think of a therapist who helps others sort out their lives while his/her own life is in shambles.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s