Chanakya....Indian politician, strategist and writer (350 BC-275 BC) చాణక్యుడు చంద్రగుప్తుని కాలం నాటి వాడు.కౌటిల్యుడు అనేది చాణక్యుడి మరో పేరు.ఆయన ప్రవచించిన సుభాషితాలు కొన్ని .
"A person should not be too honest.
Straight trees are cut first
and Honest people are victimised first."
"Even if a snake is not poisonous,
it should pretend to be venomous."
"The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody.. ! It will destroy you."
"There is some self-interest behind every friendship.
There is no Friendship without self-interests.
This is a bitter truth."
"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."
"As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it."
"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."
"The fragrance of flowers spreads
only in the direction of the wind.
But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction."