शरणं किं प्रपन्नानि विषवन्मारयन्ति वा |
न त्यज्यन्ते न भुज्यन्ते कृपणेन धनानि यत् ||
A miser does not let go of his money. He will not spend it. He will not give it away in charity. Has he conquered wealth? Or wealth gotten into him like poison and does not let go of him until he is dead?