Chanakya was an ancient Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor. , who authored the ancient Indian political treatise, the Arthashastra, a text dated to roughly between the 3rd century BCE and the 3rd-century CE. Apart from this, the scholar has even studied the various Indian shastras and compiled its multiple lessons into ‘Chanakya Niti’ or ‘Chanakya Niti Shastra.’ Thud he is one known scholar and here are his Inspirational thoughts.
· 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.
· 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.
· As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
· 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.
· God doesn’t dwell in the wooden, stony or earthen idols. His abode is in our feelings, our thoughts.
· Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
· A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
· The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.
· The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you.
· 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.
· 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.
· Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
· 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.
· 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.