José and Carlos are beggars. They beg in different areas of town.
Carlos begs for the same amount of time as José, but collects only about $8.00 or $9.00 a day.
José brings home a suitcase full of $10 dollar bills every day. He drives a Mercedes, lives in a mortgage-free house, and has a lot of money to spend.
“Hey, amigo,” Carlos says to José, “I work just as long and hard as you do… so how come you bring home a suitcase full of $10 dollar bills every day?”
José says, “Look at your sign… what does it say?”
Carlos reads his sign: “I have no work, a wife and six kids to support.”
“What’s wrong with that?” Carlos asks him.
“No wonder you only get $8.00 or $9.00 a day!” says José.
Carlos says, “All right, what is on your sign?”
José shows him: