The gods live where women are worshipped.
Manu Smriti 3.56
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.
Worship the wife of your elder brother daily by touching her feet.
From birth, there are three instructors of a man: his guru, his father and his mother.
Valmiki Ramayana, 2.111.2
A cloud thunders in the autumn, it does not rain: in the rainy season it rains but does not thunder. A mean fellow speaks but does not act. A good man does not speak, he just acts.
The bull of dharma has forgiveness for its horns, control of the senses for its ears, the eyes of faith and the Vedas as its breath.
Shiva Purana Vidyeshvarasamhita:17.86
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
The one who gains neither pleasure nor unhappiness while listening, touching, seeing, eating or smelling, is the one who has gained control over his sense organs.
The mother is a thousand times great than the father.
The poor want wealth, the animals want to speak, humans desire the heavens and gods desire salvation.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.18
The wise do not seek to hasten the ripening of that which is not yet ripe, but rather they wisely await its ripening.
Digha Nikaya ii 333
The principal wealth of a man is his wife.
(Mahabharata, Shantiparva 144.14)
All that is accumulated is finally to vanish and all that rises ends in fall. All unions end in separation and life in death.
Valmiki Ramayana, 2.105.16
Charity destroys poverty, good behavior destroys troubles, knowledge destroys ignorance, and bhakti destroys fear.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.11
Clever people infer what is in the mind of another person from the expression itself just as the bees do the Ketaki flower, through its fragrance only.
Fix your mind only on Me, place your intellect in Me and then without doubt you will dwell in me thereafter.
Krishna to Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita 12.8
When the wife sparkles, everything in the family also shines. When she does not, everything loses its attraction.
Those who cook food (only) for themselves eat only sin.
Bhagavad Gita 3.13
Never brag about a donation you have made.
Separation from one's wife, lack of respect from friends and relatives, a balance loan, service of an evil king, poverty, and a gathering of fools - all these burn the body without fire.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 2.14