901. மனைவிழைவார் மாண்பயன் எய்தார்
வேண்டாப் பொருளும் அது.
Translation: Who give their soul to love of wife acquire not nobler gain; Who give their soul to strenuous deeds such meaner joys disdain.
Explanation: Those who lust after their wives will not attain the excellence of virtue; and it is just this that is not desired by those who are bent on acquiring wealth.