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“Wenn der Baum gefallen ist, so macht ein jeder Holz” — Proverb usage?

This proverb is the translation of the greek proverb "δρυὸς πεσούσης πᾶς ἀνὴρ ξυλεύεται" by Menandros (Μένανδρος, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 123). The (almost) literal translation is: "When the ...
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