यस्य नास्ति स्वयं प्रज्ञा शास्त्रं तस्य करोति किम् ।
लोचनाभ्यां विहीनस्य दर्पणः किं करिष्यति ॥

(this shloka poses two questions, for which answers are obvious and the questions are as follows:) What will the shAstra do for him who has no sense of his own? What will a mirror do for him who has lost his eyes?