उत्तमा मानमिच्छन्ति धनमानौ हि मध्यमाः ।
अधमा धनमिच्छन्ति मानो हि महतां धनम् ॥

Men can be classified into three categories. Uttama or the best, Madhyama or the mediocre and Adhama or the least. Best of the men seek honor. Mediocre seek wealth and honor. Those in bottom seek wealth. Honor is wealth to great men.