Published by Quotes and Verses,
The 4 categories of people. Valid even today.
- A good human being give up their interest for the well being of the others. They are the salt of the earth. Very few, very limited.
- Some people work for the benefit of others only when their interest is not hurt.
- Some demonic people kill the interest of others for their own selfishness.
- There is no word to define the people who kill the interest of others without any apparent reason. (Beyond demonic)
EKE SATPURUSHAH PARAARTHGHATKAH SWARTHA PARITYAJYA YE SAAMAANYAASTUPARAARTHMUDYAMAMRITAH SWARTHAVIRODHEN YE|
TE AMI MAANUSHRAAKSHASAAH PARHITAM SWARTHAAYA NIDHNANTI YE YE TUDHNANTI NIRARTHAKAM PARHITAM TE KE NA JANIMAHE||
BHARTRIHARI, was a 5th Century Sanskrit poet who used to travel, and study the world and the people. The 4th category of people truly exist and in large numbers.