Chanakya Quotes

35 Chanakya quotes:

"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."
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"A woman does not become holy by offering by charity, by observing hundreds of fasts, or by sipping sacred water, as by sipping the water used to wash her husbands feet."
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"The learned are envied by the foolish; rich men by the poor; chaste women by adulteresses; and beautiful ladies by ugly ones."
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"Foolishness is indeed painful, and verily so is youth, but more painful by far than either is being obliged in another person's house."
"He who desires sense gratification must give up all thoughts of acquiring knowledge; and he who seeks knowledge must not hope for sense gratification."
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman."
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"Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune."
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"Let not a single day pass without your learning a verse, half a verse, or a fourth of it, or even one letter of it; nor without attending to charity, study and other pious activity."
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"For the moon, though one, dispels the darkness, which the stars, though numerous, can not."
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Charity puts and end to poverty; righteous conduct to misery; discretion to ignorance; and scrutiny to fear."
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first."
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"Constant travel brings old age upon a man; a horse becomes old by being constantly tied up; lack of sexual contact with her husband brings old age upon a woman; and garments become old through being left in the sun."
"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."
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"There is no disease (so destructive) as lust; no enemy like infatuation; no fire like wrath; and no happiness like spiritual knowledge."
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"Even a pandit comes to grief by giving instruction to a foolish disciple, by maintaining a wicked wife, and by excessive familiarity with the miserable."
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"For one whose heart melts with compassion for all creatures; what is the necessity of knowledge, liberation, matted hair on the head, and smearing the body with ashes."
"O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet."
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Man Quotes French Director Quotes
"Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth."
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Education Quotes French Director Quotes
"He who is not shy in the acquisition of wealth, grain and knowledge, and in taking his meals, will be happy"
Author: Chanakya Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"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."
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