Chanakya’s works were lost towards the end of the Gupta dynasty and later could be discovered only in 1915. He was an Indian teacher, philosopher, and royal advisor. He was initially a professor of economics and political science at the ancient Takshashila University in Takshashila (in present day Pakistan) He is also known by the names Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta) and lived from 370 BC to 283 BC. Here are best but few of his quotes as below.
Here are best but few of his quotes as below.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
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.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
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.