Posted by The Modern Buddha , Monday, July 19 19:16
An inspirational conversation between Confucius and his disciples :
Confucius : "We may do whatever we like in our lifetime ; steal, kill, torture, cheat, whatever ......"
One disciple replied : "Wow...it sounds great ! But what are the conditions required for it ?"
Confucius : "The condition is very easy. You can do evil for the rest of your life, but just one day before your death, be a good person."
Disciple : "But Master, we do not know when we will die."
Confucius : "Therefore, suppose that tomorrow you will die. Be a good person today ...!"