Sāṃkhya Kārikā verse 36

ete pradīpakalphāḥ paraspara vilakṣaṇāḥ guṇa viśeṣāḥ |
kṛtsaṃ puruṣayā arthaṃ prakāśya buddhau prayacchanti ||

pradīpikā - special lightguṇa - attributes of nature; qualitiesviśeṣa - distinction, difference between; characteristic difference, peculiar mark, special property, speciality, peculiaritykṛta - done; made; accomplished; performedpuruṣa - animating principle, self, consciousness, spirit; a person, man, a human being; peopleartha - purpose, aim; meaning; thing, objectprakāśa - clearness, brightness, splendour, lustre, light; visible, shining, brightbuddhi - the intellectual faculty; comprehension; intelligence, discernment, judgement