Chanakya Quotes

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.

Wealth Quotes, Worth 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.

Knowledge Quotes, Wealth Quotes

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.

Balance Quotes, Contentment Quotes, Virtue Quotes, Happiness Quotes, Mind Quotes

 

If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?

Virtue Quotes, Fame Quotes

Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.

Thought Quotes

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.

Success Quotes, Work Quotes

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.

Experience Quotes, Fear Quotes, Sorrow Quotes

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

Education Quotes, Beauty Quotes, Respect Quotes

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

Knowledge Quotes, Time Quotes, Ability Quotes, Purpose Quotes

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.

Truth Quotes, Power Quotes

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.

Beauty Quotes, Power Quotes

Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.

Desire Quotes, Compassion Quotes, Heart Quotes, Mind Quotes

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.

Heart Quotes, Mind Quotes

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.

Future Quotes, Men Quotes

A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.

Love Quotes

The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects.

Life Quotes

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.

Life Quotes, Grace Quotes

A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

Experience Quotes, Hell Quotes

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.

Effort Quotes, Heart Quotes

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

Death Quotes, Health Quotes, Control Quotes

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.

Happiness Quotes

The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.

Spiritual Quotes, Greed Quotes, Happiness Quotes

God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.

God Quotes, Feeling Quotes

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

Fear 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.

Children Quotes, Time Quotes

A man is great by deeds, not by birth.

Great Quotes, Birth Quotes

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.

Adversity Quotes

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.

Failure Quotes, Work Quotes

There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.

Truth Quotes