Thursday 26 July 2007

Chanakya's Quotes - Worth Learning

Chanakya

(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 screwed 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. If you cannot keep secret with you , do not expect that other will keep it. ! 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 a working on something, don't be afraid of failure anddon't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest."


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


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"A man is great by deeds, not by birth."


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"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."


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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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