"A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and Honest people are screwed first."

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC 75 BC)

"Even if a snake is not poisonous, It should pretend to be venomous."

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC)

"The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody. If you cannot keep a secret with you , do not expect that other will keep it. It will destroy you."

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC)

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

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC)

"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."

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC)

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

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC)

"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."

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275BC)

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

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275BC)

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

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275BC)

"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."

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275BC)

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

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275BC)