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Chanakya's Golden Quotes

Chanakya was a great strategist, statesman and and a wise professor at Dhakshashil.
A small necklace of a few pearls of wisdom from the great man:
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"A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and Honest people are screwed first."
"Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous."
"The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody! It will destroy you."
"There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interest. This is a bitter truth."
"Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, what might be the results and Will I be successful? Only after you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead."
"As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it."
"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."
"The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction."
"A man is great by deeds, not by birth."
"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 friends."
"Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person."
"Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats beauty and youth."
manishks
manishks • Apr 26, 2012
Awesome sir πŸ˜€
My favourite is
''even if snake is not poisonous it should pretend to be venomous''
manishks
Awesome sir πŸ˜€
My favourite is
''even if snake is not poisonous it should pretend to be venomous''
So is it mine. Very correct, especially in today's context.
manishks
manishks • Apr 26, 2012
bioramani
So is it mine. Very correct, especially in today's context.
There are times when one will feel less knowledgeble and thus ''weak''. But one should not pretend to be weak!! Be confident because you might be knowing something which other person might not be knowing even if he/she is more knowledgeble! πŸ˜€(this is what i could make out after reading those lines πŸ˜€ )
manishks
There are times when one will feel less knowledgeble and thus ''weak''. But one should not pretend to be weak!! Be confident because you might be knowing something which other person might not be knowing even if he/she is more knowledgeble! πŸ˜€(this is i could make out after reading those lines πŸ˜€ )
A great teacher is one who can teach us long after he is physically gone.
manishks
manishks • Apr 26, 2012
bioramani
A great teacher is one who can teach us long after he is physically gone.
Very true πŸ˜€
Anoop Kumar
Anoop Kumar • Apr 26, 2012
"As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it."
"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."
πŸ‘
His words are timeless.
ISHAN TOPRE
ISHAN TOPRE • Apr 27, 2012
bioramani sir, Spell error. He was a professor at Takshashila (Taxila).

Indeed he took the world at storm during his day!
Issue
bioramani sir, Spell error. He was a professor at Takshashila (Taxila). Indeed he took the world at storm during his day!
Right you are, Issue. But then, I am no Kautilya either.
ISHAN TOPRE
ISHAN TOPRE • Apr 27, 2012
bioramani
Right you are, Issue. But then, I am no Kautilya either.
You don't need to be chanakya. You are our Prof. Ramani πŸ‘
Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare • Apr 28, 2012
"Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person."
So true. πŸ˜€
ISHAN TOPRE
ISHAN TOPRE • Apr 28, 2012
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vikaskumar11233
vikaskumar11233 • May 3, 2012
My favorite one is "Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats beauty and youth."
In present time people treats smart person in a better way than ugly one but only education is the only weapon by which we can change our fate.
bharathi shekar
bharathi shekar • May 4, 2012
manishks
There are times when one will feel less knowledgeble and thus ''weak''. But one should not pretend to be weak!! Be confident because you might be knowing something which other person might not be knowing even if he/she is more knowledgeble! πŸ˜€(this is what i could make out after reading those lines πŸ˜€ )
truly inspirating....πŸ˜€
bharathi shekar
bharathi shekar • May 4, 2012
bioramani
Chanakya was a great strategist, statesman and and a wise professor at Dhakshashil.
A small necklace of a few pearls of wisdom from the great man:
[​IMG]

"A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and Honest people are screwed first."
"Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous."
"The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody! It will destroy you."
"There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interest. This is a bitter truth."
"Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, what might be the results and Will I be successful? Only after you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead."
"As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it."
"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."
"The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction."
"A man is great by deeds, not by birth."
"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 friends."
"Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person."
"Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats beauty and youth."
very nice advices for life sir...thanks for posting such a doc..πŸ˜€
aarthivg
aarthivg • May 4, 2012
'The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody! It will destroy you.'
this is the mantra, my brother always insist me to do. but i don't follow itπŸ˜”

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