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16 Lessons From 'Chanakya' That Will Change The Way You See Life

Chanakya aka Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta was a renowned pioneer and a maestro in political science and economics. His work is considered as an antecedent to classical economics. He helped Chandragupta Maurya to rise to power and is known to be the think tank for the Mauryan Empire. Chanakya was the chief advisor of the king on all the finance and politics related issues.

If look from a broader perspective Chanakya was single handily responsible for changing the course of history inside and around the subcontinent. He also authored the ancient Indian political monograph "The Arthashastra" which is a pioneer in Management studies.

16 Lessons From 'Chanakya' That Will Change The Way You See Life

16 Lessons From 'Chanakya' That Will Change The Way You See Life

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1. Honesty is not the best policy.

1. Honesty is not the best policy.

At times you have to be manipulative.

2. Give power, give education.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

Live as if you were to die tomorrow and learn as if you were to live forever.

3. Ronaldo left his family at 14.

3. Ronaldo left his family at 14.

Now Ronaldo is a brand in himself.

4. Find your roots.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

You can't be great without being humble.

5. Never take debts.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

Live a life which you can own not which you can manage.

6. Be a rare gem.

6. Be a rare gem.

Be modest or else be remembered for nothing because if you take pride in helping others it's no use.

7. Keep learning.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

Live as if you were to die tomorrow and learn as if you were to live forever.

8. Expand your consciousness.

8. Expand your consciousness.

Be self aware rather than just being in the loopand repeating things.

9. Time and tide wait for none.

9. Time and tide wait for none.

Time is passing by, use it or waste it but it is passing by.

10. The truth you can't digest.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

This is one bitter truth of life which sooner or later people find out.

11. Fear will kill you.

11. Fear will kill you.

Fear will kill you from inside.

12. Can't erase life

Life Lessons From Chanakya

Learn or get ready to pay yourself.

13. Research is a must.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

How can you move forward when you don't know which way you are facing?

14. The greatest challenge of life is controlling the inner you.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

Always remember you are in charge of how you feel.

15. Live a life which earns respect not money.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

You are here to make a mark, a name and not just to live here and die.

16. Never share those secrets.

Life Lessons From Chanakya

Sharing something with others reduces its effect.

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