1. 10

    The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you.

    63
  2. 9

    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.

    67
  3. 8

    A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

    68
  4. 7

    A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.

    70
  5. 6

    A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.

    71
  6. 5

    God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.

    79
  7. 4

    A man is great by deeds, not by birth.

    81
  8. 3

    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.

    88
  9. 2

    Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher of poison with milk on top.

    92
  10. 1

    Don't judge the future of a person based on his present conditions, becausetime has the power to change black coal to shiny diamond.

    96
  11. Last Update: 8 March 2021

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