The days ends in setting of the sun; and there is a new dawn at the end of the night. Pleasure ends in pain; and the end of pain is always happiness.
Mahabharata Ashvamedhik Parva 44.18
All the gods reside where women are worshipped.
Manu Smriti 3.56
The good people who earn their livelihood with righteous means, who are attached only to their wives, who have control over their senses and who love their guests there is salvation in their house itself.
Control over the senses is the real penance.
The one who gives with respect and the one who receives it with respect; both go to heaven. But when the opposite happens, they go to hell.
Those who criticize the wisdom of the Vedas, describe the noble behavior enjoined by the scriptures as useless, call the peaceful person a hypocrite, all these merely trouble themselves without cause.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.10
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 accept reasonable (suitable) words even from a child, and a parrot but if these are not suitable, one should not accept them even it they come from Brhaspati.
From birth, there are three instructors of a man: his guru, his father and his mother.
Valmiki Ramayana, 2.111.2
This is the family of the wise man- Dharma is father, forbearance is mother, compassion is wife, qualities are sons. All others are only illusions.
When the heart becomes free of all desires, then does man achieve god and become immortal.
Katha Upanishad 2.3.14
Evenness of mind (samata) is called yoga.
Bhagavad Gita 2.48
A tree bends when its fruits have ripened; a fresh water cloud hangs low; similarly, a gentleman becomes all the more humble in prosperity.
Shakuntala Act IV, 12
Hoarding and expenditure, elevation and degradation, meeting and parting, life and death, all are akin.
Ramayana Ayodhya Kanda Ch. 105.16
Where undeserving ones are shows honour and the deserving ones not done so, three things appear there: famine, death and fear.
Skandapuran Maa. Kou. 7,2.45
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)
A wise man should marry an ugly girl of a noble family rather than a beautiful girl born in a dubious family, because a marriage takes place only between equal families.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 1.14
Never brag about a donation you have made.
The new daughter-in-law, girls, the sick, and a pregnant woman, all should be fed first in the house.
Where women are revered, there the gods rejoice; but where they are not, all endeavors fail.