Bhartrihari

Bhartrihari
c. 5th Century

Indian Hindu Poet and Philosopher

Author Quotes

Everything on earth gives cause for fear, and the only freedom from fear is to be found in the renunciation of all desire.

Knowledge is wonderful and truth serene, but man in their service bleeds.

Silence, the special ornament of the ignorant in the assembly of the wise.

Wisdom is the most precious ornament that a man possesses.

Time never grows old but our life passes away.

What is the most perfect happiness? Staying at home.

There is no friend like industry: cultivate it, and you will never fail.

The wise man, before beginning an action, looks carefully to the end.

What virtue is beyond generosity?

If a man has anger in his heart, what further enemy need he fear?

The constant man does not lose his courage in misfortune. A torch may point toward the ground, but its flame will soar upwards.

If a man be covetous, what further vice can he have?

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First Name
Bhartrihari
Birth Date
c. 5th Century
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Indian Hindu Poet and Philosopher