Some witty quotes by Chanakya

Chanakya quotes 

1. We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.

2.There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it.

3.There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.

4.The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.

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

6.The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth.

7.Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.

8.It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.

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

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