The world is full of fortune seekers. Some do so by honest means. Some do so through the weakness of others. A childless man who shows his unhappiness becomes the target of many fortune seekers who tempt him with magic potions and amulets.
For a proud man, the greatest ignominy is in being offered protection by the enemy.
One whose guest lives without food and drink loses all goodwill.
A wife does not love her husband for his sake but for her own sake. So with the husband.
Universal Prayers - From Vedas
May I be able to look upon all beings with the eye of a friend. May we look upon one another with the eye of a friend.
Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram
Salutations to the eternally established one.
Sri Lalita Sahasranama
Om Suddha - vidya nkurakara - dvija - pankti -dvay ojjvalayai namah. Salutations to Her whose beauty is enhanced by her rows of teeth that resemble the sprouting of pure Knowledge (Suddha - Vidya or Sri - Vidya).
Sivananda Lahari - Of Sri Sankaracarya
What does it matter where a man lives - be it in a cave or a house , in the open or in a forest , on a mountain top or in the midst of fires? O Lord! If a person's mind resides always at Thy feet, his is the Yogic state, and he is the supreme Yogi and the happy man.
Siva Sahasranama Stotram
Clearness. Om prasadaya namah Serene-mindedness is prasada. Siva is established in blissful serenity.
Quotations from Sri Aurobindo and the Mother (Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry)
He is the companion who never fails, the friend whose love comforts and strengthens.