There is no greater dharma than serving your father and obeying his orders.
Ramayana Ayodhya Kanda 19.22
All qualities do not exist at one place.
Just as a calf finds out its mother in the midst of thousands of cows, in the same way the action done in previous life follows its doer.
One who plucks unripe fruits from a tree doesn't enjoy its taste, but succeeds in destroying its seed.
Mahabharata Udyoga Parva 34.15
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.
Kings give order only once, wise men give their decision only once, and a daughter is given in marriage only once. All three are done only once.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 4.11
One should no go at the head of multitude; if the undertaking succeeds, the fruit is the same (i.e., is shared equally by all); but if it fails, it is the leader who is killed.
He who kills a Brahmin or a cow or drinks an intoxicating liquor or is a thief or violates his vow is till able to expiate his sin, but of whom who is guilty of ingratitude no expiation is possible.
Valmiki Ramayana, 4.3412
One who respects all three – Mother, Father and Guru, he has respected all Dharmas. One who disrespects them; he has failed in all ways.
Those who cook food (only) for themselves eat only sin.
Bhagavad Gita 3.13
The wise think of insult as nectar, and fear honor as much as they would poison.
Mahabharata Shanti Parva 229.21
Fie upon the birth of the man who is known in this world through his father. The birth is (praiseworthy) of that well-born who gets known through his son.
Money, relatives, age, karma and knowledge, all these are to be respected. The latter ones more than the former (For e.g. relatives are more important than money etc.)
When the heart becomes free of all desires, then does man achieve god and become immortal.
Katha Upanishad 2.3.14
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
Worship the following as gods: your mother, father, teacher and the guest who comes unannounced to your home.
Taittriya Upanishad 1.11.2
One who takes scorn in his stride sleeps at ease, wakes at ease, and goes about the world with ease. However, the one who scorns him perishes.
Virtue is preserved with truthfulness, learning with practice, beauty with (herbal) make-up and noble birth with good manners.
Mahabharata, Udyogparv, 34.39
A wise man accepts there and then the cooked food, the ripe fruit, a woman in early youth, a wise saying, and a betelnut.
Father, mother, brothers and sons, all follow their own individual destinies. It is only the wife who shares her husband's destiny.