Thursday, March 21, 2019

Friendship with equals, dominance over the weak, and obedience with the strong.

Friendship with equals, dominance over the weak, and obedience with the strong.

I heard this (or a version of this) maxim many times growing up. It is probably from Chanakya's Arthasastra, I am not sure of the source. Could not find this in English search results. I had to do a couple of searches in Malayalam (I hardly ever search in Malayalam) before I could track it down in come blog posts.

സമനോട് സൗഹൃദം, ദുര്‍ബലനോട് അധീശ്വത്വം, ശക്തനോട് വിധേയത്വം.
സമനോട് സൗഹൃദം ... ദുര്‍ബലനോട് അധീശ്വത്വം ..ശക്തനോട് വിധേയത്വം

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