Chanakya Quotes & Wallpapers

Chanakya
Total Quotes: 215


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

Learning is like a cow of desire. It, like her, yields in all seasons. Chanakya

As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it. Chanakya

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. Chanakya

If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation? Chanakya

Even a captured enemy is not to be trusted. Chanakya

He who wears unclean garments, has dirty teeth, is a glutton, speaks unkindly and sleeps after sunrise - although he may be the greatest personality - will lose the favour of Lakshmi. Chanakya

Beauty is spoiled by an immoral nature; noble birth by bad conduct; learning, without being perfected; and wealth by not being properly utilised. Chanakya

The power of a king lies in his mighty arms; that of a brahmana in his spiritual knowledge; and that of a woman in her beauty youth and sweet words. Chanakya

He who gives up shyness in monetary dealings, in acquiring knowledge, in eating and in business, becomes happy. Chanakya

He who befriends a man whose conduct is vicious, whose vision impure, and who is notoriously crooked, is rapidly ruined. Chanakya

He who has wealth has friends. Chanakya

Those born blind cannot see; similarly blind are those in the grip of lust. Proud men have no perception of evil; and those bent on acquiring riches see no sin in their actions. Chanakya

Moral excellence is an ornament for personal beauty; righteous conduct, for high birth; success for learning; and proper spending for wealth. Chanakya

There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth. Chanakya

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. Chanakya

Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous. Chanakya

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. Chanakya

One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises. Chanakya

If the bees which seek the liquid oozing from the head of a lust-intoxicated elephant are driven away by the flapping of his ears, then the elephant has lost only the ornament of his head. The bees are quite happy in the lotus filled lake. Chanakya

The beauty of a cuckoo is in its notes, that of a woman in her unalloyed devotion to her husband, that of an ugly person in his scholarship, and that of an ascetic in his forgiveness. Chanakya

Offspring, friends and relatives flee from a devotee of the Lord: yet those who follow him bring merit to their families through their devotion. Chanakya

Everynbody tries not to reveal his weaknesses, so that he may not be ridiculed. Specially before the enemy. One's weakpoits shold not be revealed. Becaues ohe canstrike on those to ruin us. So one shold remain strong before the enemy. Chanakya

If one limb of the body is defected or inflicted with, disease, the whole feels tha pai. Some way if any department, minister or official of the state is faulty, the whole country is effected. An administrator should try hard to curb it. Chanakya

They (low-minded) ones should never be trusted. Chanakya

Evil person causes harm even if treated will. Chanakya

One who is to be pardoned should not be harassed. Chanakya

Love is indicated by deeds (and not by words) Chanakya

An egoist can be won over by being respected, a crazy person can be won over by allowing him to behave in an insane manner and a wise person can be won over by truth. Chanakya

Eschew wicked company and associate with saintly persons. Acquire virtue day and night, and always meditate on that which is eternal forgetting that which is temporary. Chanakya

Wealth, a friend, a wife, and a kingdom may be regained; but this body when lost may never be acquired again. Chanakya

Poverty, disease, sorrow, imprisonment and other evils are the fruits borne by the tree of one's own sins. Chanakya

Generosity, pleasing address, courage and propriety of conduct are not acquired, but are inbred qualities. Chanakya

Those base men who speak of the secret faults of others destroy themselves like serpents that stray onto anthills. Chanakya

By means of hearing one understands dharma, malignity vanishes, knowledge is acquired, and liberation from material bondage is gained. Chanakya

Learning is a friend on the journey; a wife in the house; medicine in sickness; and religious merit is the only friend after death. Chanakya

Time perfects men as well as destroys them. Chanakya

He who loses his money is forsaken by his friends, his wife, his servants and his relations; yet when he regains his riches those who have forsaken him come back to him. Hence wealth is certainly the best of relations. Chanakya

Water is the medicine for indigestion; it is invigorating when the food that is eaten is well digested; it is like nectar when drunk in the middle of a dinner; and it is like poison when taken at the end of a meal. Chanakya

For good days one should save money, women should be protected even if it takes the money saved. But for self preservation the money and the women should be sacrificed!! Chanakya

A person becomes great not by sitting on some high seat, but through higher qualities. A crow does not become an eagle by simply sitting on the top of a palatial building. Chanakya

Do not put your trust in rivers, men who carry weapons, beasts with claws or horns, women, and members of a royal family. Chanakya

Do not pass between two brahmanas, between a brahmana and his sacrificial fire, between a wife and her husband, a master and his servant, and a plough and an ox. Chanakya

All urgent calls he shall hear at once, but never put off; for when postponed, they will prove too hard or impossible to accomplish. Chanakya

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. Chanakya

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. Chanakya

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions. Chanakya

One destitute of wealth is not destitute, he is indeed rich, but the man devoid of learning is destitute in every way. Chanakya

Save your wealth against future calamity. Do not say, "what fear has a rich man of calamity?" Wealth sometimes vanishes away and large accumulations perish. Chanakya

Do not say, What what fear has a rich man of calamity. Chanakya

A still-born son os superior to a foolish son endowed with a long life. The first causes grief for but a moment while the latter like a blazing fire consumes his parents in grief for life. Chanakya

A friend, even if he be the enemy's son , should be protected. Chanakya

The low minded are fond of deception the nature of low-minded people never changes. Chanakya

A low-minded person should not be given good advice. Chanakya

A tolerant person should not be harrased. The subject or the ruled ones generally is loyal to the ruler. The people tak to revolt when they are helpless. The duty of the ruler is that his humble people mey not tak to revolt being suppressed by his bad polity. Considering the forbearance of the subject, do not ill behave with them so that they may feel oppressed. Chanakya

Fate being unfavorable( or without god's grace, even an easy task becomes difficult to accomplish) Chanakya

Knower of the means makes impossible tasks also possible. Chanakya

Task performed by an unintelligent person should not be rated high. Chanakya

The king shall lose no time when the opportunity waited for arrives. Chanakya

Sinfully acquired wealth may remain for ten years; in the eleventh year it disappears with even the original stock. Chanakya

She is a true wife who is clean (suci), expert, chaste, pleasing to the husband, and truthful. Chanakya

Learning is like a cow of desire. It, like her, yields in all seasons. Like a mother, it feeds you on your journey. Therefore learning is a hidden treasure. Chanakya

A debt should be paid off till the last penny; An enemy should be destroyed without a trace Chanakya

The rain water enlivens all living beings of the earth both movable (insects, animals, humans, etc.) and immovable (plants, trees, etc.), and then returns to the ocean it value multiplied a million fold. Chanakya

Whores don't live in company of poor men, citizens never support a weak company and birds don't build nests on a tree that doesn't bear fruits. Chanakya

Even as the unborn babe is in the womb of his mother, these five are fixed as his life destiny: his life span, his activities, his acquisition of wealth and knowledge, and his time of death. Chanakya

Union in privacy (with one's wife); boldness; storing away useful items; watchfulness; and not easily trusting others; these five things are to be learned from a crow. Chanakya

That man who is without religion and mercy should be rejected. A guru without spiritual knowledge should be rejected. The wife with an offensive face should be given up, and so should relatives who are without affection. Chanakya

Do not keep company with a fool for as we can see he is a two-legged beast. Like an unseen thorn he pierces the heart with his sharp words. Chanakya

A wise man should marry a virgin of a respectable family even if she is deformed. He should not marry one of a low-class family, through beauty. Marriage in a family of equal status is preferable. Chanakya



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