Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.
The four greatest enemies of a man are — the father who has taken a loan, the characterless mother, the beautiful but promiscuous wife and the stupid child
Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead
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 ones are left standing.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth
He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy
If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?
Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
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 platform.
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune
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 all things rest upon truth.
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
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability
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 virtue like mercy
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth
Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friend
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