प्रायो मुमुक्षवस्तेषां केचनैव द्विजोत्तम ।
मुमुक्षूणां सहस्रेषु कश्चिन्मुच्येत सिध्यति ॥
prAyo mumukShavaH teShAm kechanaiva dvijottama ।
mumukShUNAm sahasreShu kashchin muchyeta sidhyati ॥
Of those who get old, only a few ever think of salvation. Oh good brahmin! of thousands of people who think about salvation, only a very few get enlightened and finally attain salvation.
- Bhagavata, Salvation