Where fools are not worshipped, sufficient quantity of grain is in store, where husband and wife don't fight with each other, there Goddess Lakshmi dwells by her own choice.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 3.21
Never trust a bad friend. Even a good friend should not be trusted too much, because, if he ever gets angry, he will reveal all your secrets.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 2.6
God dislikes egoism and loves meekness (wretchedness).
Narad Bhakti Sutra 27
Man has right over only that much wealth as is enough to satisfy his hunger. He who lays a claim on the surplus is a thief and deserves punishment.
Bhagavata Purana 7.14.8
That man may be considered to have (really) subdued his sense-organs who on hearing and touching and seeing or tasting and smelling (any thing) neither rejoices nor repents.
Where women are revered, there the gods rejoice; but where they are not, all endeavors fail.
If one has not given up hypocrisy, what has one to do with vows and austerities? If the blindness of the eye is not gone, what use is looking at a glass or lamp?
Never hurt cows.
Rig Veda 8.101.15
A koel's beauty is in her voice, a woman's beauty in her loving devotion to her husband, an ugly person's beauty is his knowledge and for saints, beauty lies in forgiveness.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 3.9
The king who has control over his senses is truly Indra.
Atharva Veda 11.5.16
Who is brave? One who has achieved control over the senses. Who is beloved? She who is of good character. What is wealth? Knowledge. What is happiness? Not to continue living abroad. What is authority? The ability to issue orders. What is gain? The association with the virtuous. What is unwelcome? To serve the unwise. What is loss? The absence of decency. What is skill? The attachment to Dharma.
It is faith (Shraddha) that we worship in the morning, in the afternoon, and also in the evening. O! Goddess of Faith, give us faith.
Rig Veda 10.151.5
Just as a frog swallows beings even when in the fangs of a serpent, in the same way, self, why you even in the grip of death, torment others?
Behave with your paternal aunt, maternal aunt and your elder sister as you would with your mother. However, your mother is much above them.
To be in the river till noon, to offer worship to a deity in an (open) assembly, to be well-dressed all the time - this is what hypocrisy is.
One should always be satisfied with following three: one’s own wife, food and money. One should never be satisfied with following: one’s study, penance, and charity.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 7.4
The rod of chastisement sways all subjects, and protects them. The rod of chastisement is awake when all are asleep. The wise have designated the rod of chastisement as Righteousness itself.
Mahabharata Shantiparv, 15.2
In humans, the regions above the navel are extremely pure. Even amongst these, the mouth is the purest.
The parents who do not educate their child are his enemies.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 2.11
All qualities do not exist at one place.