A poor student went to see a rich old lady in the village to borrow school expenses.
“I want to study and become a lawyer.”
“Yeah? And then what are you going to do?”
“I want to earn a lot of money and become rich like you.”
“I’ll get married, have kids, and live happily.”
“And then what would you do?”
As her questions seemed never-ending, the student got irritated.
“What do you think I would do next? I’ll just live like that, and probably die when I get old.”
“Will that be it then?”
“What can happen after I die?”
“Then, does that mean you’ll study just to die? I can never lend my money to a young man like you who live without thinking the next.”
Her word brought him to attention.
Later, he became very successful and established a university.
In the school auditorium, he attached this slogan: