Top 10 Motivational Chanakya Quotes

Top 10 Motivational Chanakya Quotes
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp
Share on telegram
Telegram

He was well educated at the time and is also known for his written text titled ‘Arthashatra’. The text was like an instruction manual to guide the upcoming young king Chandragupta to teach him effective ruling.

The word ‘Arthashastra’ translates to ‘Artha’ which refers to the meaning and ‘shastra’ means a work of sacred scripture. The text was inspired by the philosophical school of Charvaka. Post the reign of Ashoka The Great; Chandragupta’s grandson, the text disappeared since Ashoka converted to Buddhism and Chandragupta converted to follow Jainism. It wasn’t until 1950 CE that the text was rediscovered by a scholar named Rudragupta Shamasastry. The scholar later translated the text to English and published it in 1915 CE. The Arthashastra was prominent and greatly influenced the Mauryan Empire. In this article, we have some of the best Chanakya quotes inspired by his life and work. If you like this article, please have a look at Sadhguru quotes and Sai Baba quotes.

"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."
."The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life."

-Chanakya  
"He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away, but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby."
."It's better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace."
."It's better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace."
."There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth."
."There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth."
"The world's biggest power is the beauty and the youth of a woman."
"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."
."Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness."
."Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution."
Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on linkedin
Share on telegram
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Leave a Comment

Recently Posted

From Most Popular Categories