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The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment’s grief, but disgrace brings…
As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can…
The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?
The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed…
One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the…
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far…
As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.
Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked…
There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked…
O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always…
There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no…
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from…
God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine…
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