4 types of people in regard to helping others

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Four types of people in regard to helping others:

1. The one who practices neither for his/her own benefit nor for that of others

2. The one who practices for the benefit of others but not for his/her own

3. The one who practices for his/her own benefit but not for that of others

4. The one who practices for his/her own benefit and for that of others

(The highest / best one is number 4 above.) (from Anguttara Nikaya 4.96)

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