Nights are demonic.
Generally the mind of the ignorant inflamed with anger with reference to an object gets all the more inflamed with its mention.
The words that cause pain to others are untruth. The reverses of it is truth.
Desire is never extinguished by the enjoyment of desired objects; it only grows stronger like a fire (fed) with clarified butter.
Mahabharata, Aadiparv, 75.50
The form of imperishable dharma is merely that human beings experience grief in the suffering of others and joyfulness in their joy.
Shrimad Bhagavata Purana 6.10. 9
Even a little thorn, if extracted carelessly, leads to gangrene.
Mahabharata Shanti Parva CXL (60)
Water does not stick to a lotus leaf or a grain of mustard to the tip of an awl. Similarly, even though he may be married, one who does not cling to the pleasure of the senses, him would I call a Brahmin.
Buddha in the Dhammapada Atthakatha, Book V, Story 10
A woman’s name should be beautiful, benign, soft, and easily pronounceable with a clear meaning, have a long vowel at the end and should communicate a blessing.
One should preserve with (conscious) effort ones good character. One who has not lost good conduct is no loser, one who has lost good conduct is lost.
Our servants are but our shadows; our daughter deserving of our supreme compassion. Therefore, even though they may much criticize or assail you, bear it all without getting angry at all.
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.
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
When the heart becomes free of all desires, then does man achieve god and become immortal.
Katha Upanishad 2.3.14
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
Where chaste women dwell, rains will not fail, nor will prosperity diminish.
Shilppadikaram, Canto XV, 125-48.
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
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
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
The king who has control over his senses is truly Indra.
Atharva Veda 11.5.16
A veil on her head, natural bashfulness on her face, slow gait, eyes fixed on the tip of the feet, few words in sweet and slow tone (all) this proclaims for sure a womans noble birth.