उत्तमं स्वार्जितं भुक्तं मध्यमं पितुरार्जितम् ।
कनिष्ठं भ्रातृवित्तं च स्त्रीवित्तमधमाधमम् ॥
- महाभारत, शान्ति
uttamam svArjitam bhuktam madhyamam pituH aarjitam ।
kaniShTham bhrAtRuvittam cha strIvittam adhamAdhama ॥
- mahAbhArata, shAnti
A virtuous person will earn and spend his own money. A normal person will spend his father's money. A lowly person will spend his brother's money. A rogue among rogues will spend money that belongs to a lady.
- Mahabharata, Shanti