Chanakya’s Quotes….




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Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC – 275 BC


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“A person should not be too honest.

Straight trees are cut first and honest people are victimized first.”

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


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 “The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody! It will destroy you.” 


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


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“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.


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


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“Once you start working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it.

People who work sincerely are the happiest.” 


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“Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next ten years, discipline them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.”


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Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.


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“Education is the best friend…. 

An educated person is respected everywhere. 

Education beats the beauty and the youth.” 

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  1. Smita More

    These quotes say a lot and help a lot.

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