Goan Proverbs & Sayings
Saying: 'Thoueiachem dhar khuim sodanch moddlam'.
Lit. trans: 'The carpenter's door is always broken'.
Meaning and application in context. This famous proverb is very apt, true and applicable to what we do in our daily lives. This saying can be used in context that when often forget or care to fix or repair our own house door that is broken, but try to fix things of other people. We rarely have or find time to repair or mend our own things, but we are worried about the whole world. This proverb may also serve as a reminder that we rarely try to mend our own ways, while we criticise others.