सर्वात्मकेनापि यदा नातुष्यद्धृदयं तत: ॥ २६ ॥
bhūtānāṁ śreyasi dvijāḥ
nātuṣyad dhṛdayaṁ tataḥ
O twice-born brāhmaṇas, still his mind was not satisfied, although he engaged himself in working for the total welfare of all people.
Śrī Vyāsadeva was not satisfied with himself, although he had prepared literatures of Vedic value for the all-around welfare of the general mass of people. It was expected that he would be satisfied by all such activities, but ultimately he was not satisfied.