A woman's mouth is forever pure.
Truth always wins, and never falsehood.
Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.6
Control over the senses is the real penance.
Wise men say that death is natural state, while life is a change or effect.
Criticizing others leads to destruction. Criticizing oneself gives fame.
Shiva Purana: Rudrasamhita, Parvati Khanda 31.23
Like a charioteer controlling his horses, a wise man too should rein in his senses wandering in the objects of pleasure which steal away his mind.
Food eaten everyday with respect gives both strength and stamina. Food consumed disrespectfully destroys both.
Better than a long-living foolish son is the son who dies as soon he is born. The latter gives a brief pain, but the foolish one gives torment as long as he lives.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 4.7
Hoarding and expenditure, elevation and degradation, meeting and parting, life and death, all are akin.
Ramayana Ayodhya Kanda Ch. 105.16
So long a person has desire in this world, he continues to be poor, even though prosperous.
Whose son is under his control, whose wife follows his words, who has ample wealth, for him, this world itself is heaven.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 2.3
Indulge a child till five years; for the next ten, chide him to mend his faults; but, as soon he becomes sixteen years old, start treating him like a friend.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 3.18
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?
The ruler has to suffer the fruits of sins committed by his people, the royal priest suffers the sins of the ruler, a husband the sins of his wife, and a guru the sins committed by his disciple.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 6.9
A bad lunch ruins the day, a bad wife the night, a bad son ruins the family and not sharing money ruins one’s wealth.
In humans the barber is the most cunning, in birds the crow, in four-legged creatures the jackal and amongst women the wife of the gardener.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.21
A bronze vessel becomes pure on cleaning with ash, a copper vessel is purified by application of sour mangoes (khatai), women are purified by menstruation, and rivers on being flooded.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 6.3
Question to Goddess Lakshmi: "Where do you live?" Her Answer: "I live in women devoted to their husbands".
Mahabharata Anushasana Parva 11.14
Anything against something in progress is unbecoming. With the play on the lyre does not go well the Vedic recitation.
A wise man accepts there and then the cooked food, the ripe fruit, a woman in early youth, a wise saying, and a betelnut.