Life-Changing Chanakya Quotes

Chanakya is also called Vishnugupta or Kautilya (375 – 283 BCE). Chanakya was an ancient Indian polymath and active as a philosopher, strategist, teacher, economist, author & royal advisor. He plays a vital role in Maurya Empire. Chanakya served as chief advisor for Chandragupta and his son Bindusara empire.

Chanakya Quotes

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

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There is no disease so destructive as lust.

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One who can’t determine his goals; cannot win.

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As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is imminent what can you do?

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Never settle for anything less than what you deserve. It’s not pride, it’s self-respect.

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

Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher full of poison with milk on top.

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Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions: why I am doing it, what the results are, and whether I will be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.

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No one can defeat a powerful mind.

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It is the mind of man alone that is the cause of his bondage or freedom.

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Skills are called hidden treasures as they save like a mother in a foreign country.

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A person who is aware of future troubles, and fights against them with his intelligence will be always happy. And a person who remains inactive (without working ) waiting for good days to come will destroy his own life.

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Don’t judge the future of a person based on his present conditions, because time has the power to change black coal to shiny diamond.

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

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Whoever helps you at the time of illness, misfortune, famines, and invasion is your true brother in the real sense.

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The enemy’s enemy is a friend.

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

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Learn from the mistakes of others….. you can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves

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