Western Civilization must endure a certain shame in realizing that no precise equivalent of the term ‘niti’ (Sanskrit word roughly equivalent to “the wise conduct of life”), is found in English, French, Latin or Greek.
– Arthur W Ryder, Professor, University of California, when translating ‘Panchatantra’ from Sanskrit to English.
– Schopenhauer, German Philosopher
( Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice. ) – MK Gandhi.