Best motivational teachings and Quotes of Indian Chanakya and Kautilya


Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

Kautilya

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.

There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it.

The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.

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

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.

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.

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.

kautilya


He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.


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


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