Like the featherless young bird crying out for its mother, the hungry calf eager for cow's milk and like the wife who has intense longing for her beloved husband away from home, so am I, O lotus-eyed god, keen to behold you.
Shrimad Bhagavata Purana 6.11.26
Just as a frog swallows beings even when in the fangs of a serpent, in the same way, self, why you even in the grip of death, torment others?
With the idea that the wife is mine, if she is pampered a lot, she rudely insults the very husband. The lamp is mine, if with this idea it is given a deep kiss, it singes badly the very moment the bristles on the face.
Knowledge is that which takes pride away, wealth is that which rains on the supplicants. Intellect is said to be that which follows Dharma.
Civility adds grace even to an ugly woman while the absence of it takes away the grace of even from the pretty one.
Dhurt Vit Samvad, 23
The elders are not to be criticized.
Anything against something in progress is unbecoming. With the play on the lyre does not go well the Vedic recitation.
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
When Gautam Buddha saw the ground littered with dead worms and insects scattered by ploughs, he mourned deeply, as if they were his own kinsmen.
Buddha Charita 5.5
That man may be considered to have (really) subdued his sense-organs who on hearing and touching and seeing or tasting and smelling (any thing) neither rejoices nor repents.
What use is his life who goes to a far distant place to earn his livelihood leaving his family behind?
One should bring under control the agitated elephant of senses strutting about in the sprawling forest of sense-objects with the goad of knowledge.
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
Control over the senses is the real penance.
Behave with your paternal aunt, maternal aunt and your elder sister as you would with your mother. However, your mother is much above them.
The king who has control over his senses is truly Indra.
Atharva Veda 11.5.16
Two types of deaths have been considered the most coveted in this world: The yogic way of giving up the body by control of breath and meditating on the Supreme Reality, and the second of the brave warrior fighting fearlessly at the forefront of battle.
Bhagavata Purana 10.33
Women are like flowers.
Kama Sutra 3.2.6
One should avoid from a distance a bad son, a bad king, a bad friend, a bad relationship and a bad country.
Mahabharata Shantiparv, 139.93
God dislikes egoism and loves meekness (wretchedness).
Narad Bhakti Sutra 27