Yoga means skill in action.
Bhagavad Gita 2.50
Long enmity, jealousy, untruthfulness, unchasity, backbiting and cruelty are the hallmark of a Sudra.
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.
The words that cause pain to others are untruth. The reverses of it is truth.
It is better for knower of the Vedas to die without passing on his knowledge to anybody, rather than teach it to an undeserving person.
The amount of trouble that a mother and father undergo during the birth of offspring cannot be repaid even in a hundred years.
Indulgence leads to demerits and admonition leads to development of good qualities. Hence, sons and students should be admonished and never indulged.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 212
Whatever is given to an undeserving person ignoring the deserving one, would be like giving something to an ass ignoring a cow.
Skandaapuran (Maa. Kou. 5.11)
Eating too much destroys one’s health, life span, heaven and merits. Therefore, leave this practice altogether.
The best remedy for sorrow (dukha) is to not think about it. Thinking about sorrow increases it, rather than decreasing it.
Mahabharata Stri Parva 2.27
Evenness of mind (samata) is called yoga.
Bhagavad Gita 2.48
There can be no lotus without a stalk, no merchant without deceit, no goldsmith who is not a cheat, no village assembly without conflict and no prostitute without greed.
Mrichchakatika, Act IV.
Material prosperity is the highest ideal for the king and the prostitute. For the rest, dharma is the supreme ideal.
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.
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
One should not sit in a lonely place with ones mother, sister or daughter; for the senses are powerful. They pull towards themselves even a learned man.
Wise men say that death is natural state, while life is a change or effect.
Never trust the following: Animals with nails, Rivers, Horned animals, Men with weapons, Women, and the Royal family (because all change temperament without warning).
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 1.15
One protected by the armour of endurance (forbearance) conquers everything.
No truth, no austerities, no control over senses, no mercy for all beings this is the definition of a Chandala (an out-caste).