For men too much walking, for horses being tied up, for women the lack of copulation, and for clothes exposure to sunshine - all lead to deterioration and old age.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 4.17
Whose family is without a stain? Who is not suffering from some disease? Who has not experienced a crisis? Who has always experienced happiness?
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 3.1
That work one should avoid by doing which one may have to feel ashamed.
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.
In humans the barber is the most cunning, in birds the crow, in four-legged creatures the jackal and amongst women the wife of the gardener.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.21
The eye cannot see itself but is capable of scanning things which are at a far off distance. Similarly, people are good at advising others, but not in performing their own duties.
Yashatilaka by Somadeva IV.75
Those born blind, those blinded with desire, and those blinded with pride, all three cannot see, and a fourth, the selfish ones, cannot see their faults.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 6.7
Where women are revered, there the gods rejoice; but where they are not, all endeavors fail.
Never take advice from dancers, sycophants, mean people, children, barbers, monks and hermits.
Truth always wins, and never falsehood.
Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.6
The poor want wealth, the animals want to speak, humans desire the heavens and gods desire salvation.
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 5.18
Hoarding and expenditure, elevation and degradation, meeting and parting, life and death, all are akin.
Ramayana Ayodhya Kanda Ch. 105.16
Like birds collecting on a tree in the night and then going their separate ways in the morning, the union of all beings inevitably ends in separation.
Buddha Charita 6.46
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
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
The gods live where women are worshipped.
Manu Smriti 3.56
The one who knows the secret of my words does not criticize not praise anybody, but moves in the world free from any prejudice or partiality, just like the sun.
Bhagavata Purana 11.28.8
One should very much avoid swimming in a big river and conflict with and opposition to a great man.
Of a man overcome by worries of his family, learning, good conduct and (all) other qualities disappear along with the body like water in an unbaked pitcher.
These three are destroyed soon: Trees on the bank of a river, a woman who lives in another's house and a king without ministers
Chanakya Neeti Darpan: 2.15