Good Speech – A Hint from the ‘Panchatantra’

Some people speak words of wisdom, simply repeating the same like parrots; some others are inherently wise, but do not express themselves; there are a few whose speech sparkles, the wise words flowing eloquently from their hearts.

[Note: This quotation is from Vishnu Sharma’s ‘Panchatantra’, an ancient Indian classic on the art of winning friends and influencing people.]

एकेषां वाचि शुकवदन्येषां हृदि मूकवत् / हृदिवाचि तथान्येषां वल्गु वल्गन्ति सूक्तयः //

EkESHAm vAchi shukavadh anyESHAm hrdhi mUkavath /  hrdhivAchi thaTHAnyESHAm valgu valganthi sUkthayaha //



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s