Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor. He is traditionally identified as Kauṭilya or Vishnugupta, who authored the ancient Indian political treatise, the Arthashastra. As such, he is considered the pioneer of the field of political science and economics in India, and his work is thought of as an important precursor to classical economics. His works were lost near the end of the Gupta Empire and not rediscovered until the early twentieth century.
Chanakya assisted the first Mauryan emperor Chandragupta in his rise to power. He is widely credited for having played an important role in the establishment of the Maurya Empire. Chanakya served as the chief advisor to both emperors Chandragupta and his son Bindusara.
***** Some Best Quotes of Chanakya*****
☼ Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
☼ A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
☼ 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.
☼ There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
☼ God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.
☼ Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
☼ As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
☼ The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
☼ 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.
☼ 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.