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
There is only a twofold remedy for the wicked and the thorns: either slap their face with shoes or keep them at a safe distance.
Who is whose friend? Who is to get what from whom? A being is born alone and alone does he die.
Valmiki Ramayana, 2.108.6
The care of the root of a thing - this is the usage of experienced men. If the root is sound, the juices, which implement the maturing of the fruit, will be protected.
Ramayana, Kishkindha Kanda, Ch. 65
One should win over kama (desire) by giving up all resolves, anger by giving up desire, greed by looking upon wealth as an evil, and fear by pondering on the true nature of reality (Tattva).
Shrimad Bhagavata Purana. 7.15.22
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
A prostitute deserts a man without money, the people desert a defeated king, birds a fruitless tree, and a guest the house after having his food.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 2.17
Fragrance in gold, the non-withering of a jasmine garland and the non-enviousness of listeners are beyond the creation of the Creator.
Shri Kanthacharit, 2.5
Even though beseeched by desire, never go near your wife during her menstrual period; nor lie with her on the same bed.
Forgiveness is an ornament of both men and women.
Ramayana Bala Kanda 33.7
Desire is the biggest disease in the world; infatuation the biggest enemy; anger the greatest fire; and knowledge the highest pleasure in the world.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.12
In strained circumstances a man is even anxious to get a handful of barley grains but afterwards when he is full (very prosperous) he attaches no importance (lit. thinks like a straw) to (the whole) earth. It is quite clear, (therefore) that the value of a thing is altogether dependant upon the wealthy or penurious conditions of a man.
As a man grows old his hair gets old (wears away) so do his teeth (i.e. decay) and his eyes and ears (i.e. they lose their power of seeing and hearing); his desire only gets stronger (lit. youthful).
What use is his life who goes to a far distant place to earn his livelihood leaving his family behind?
Those who cook food (only) for themselves eat only sin.
Bhagavad Gita 3.13
Relieving others of their suffering is the highest worship of god.
Bhagavata Purana 8.7.44
All the gods reside where women are worshipped.
Manu Smriti 3.56
The characteristics of Dharma are the following: Never taking something which is not given to us; Being steadfast in studying the Vedas; Doing charity; Performing austerities; Practising non-violence; Speaking the truth; Not getting angry and performing Yagyas.
(Mahabharata, Shantiparva 36.10)
Fools bear malice towards the wise, the poor towards the rich, prostitutes towards women of noble families, and widows towards married women.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.6
A walking man lifts his second leg only after the first has been placed firmly on the ground. A caterpillar leaves a blade of grass only when it has caught hold of another; similarly does the embodied soul, following the course of its destiny, leave the former body only when it has caught hold of the next.
Bhagavata Purana 10.1.40