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Daemon
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Doctors make the worst patients.

It is difficult to give people help or advice on something in which they are professionals, because they often feel as though they already know better than anyone else how to handle the situation or perform a given task. More...

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Doctors make the worst patients. — It is difficult to give people help or advice on something in which they are professionals, because they often feel as though they already know better than anyone else how to handle the situation or perform a given task.
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Doctors make the worst patients

(idiomatic) It is difficult to advise people on subjects that they are experts on.
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Doctors make the worst patients. — It is difficult to give people help or advice on something in which they are professionals, because they often feel as though they already know better than anyone else how to handle the situation or perform a given task.
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We feel the practical way to deal with this matter is to allow the appeals to go forward to a full hearing of the Employment Appeal Tribunal. (translated from French text)

Meine treue deine hande. Herzogtum.
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I love thinking of this as an idiom rather than just a straight comment.

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