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早知今日,悔不当初《俗语佛源》
佛家指出,“今日”之果是“当初”之因的延续。众生在“今日”尝到苦果才“悔不当初”,而菩萨深明“因果”之理,终无懊悔,所谓“众生畏果,菩萨慎因,”便是这个道理。《五灯会元》卷十六:“早知今日事,悔不慎当初。”后简化为“早知今日,悔不当初”,谓早知道有今天这种结局,不如当初不那么做,指后悔莫及。如《水浒传》第四一回:“黄文炳告道:‘小人已知过失,只求早死。’。晁盖喝道:‘你那贼驴,怕你不死!你这厮早知今日,悔不当初。’”也作“早知今日,何必当初”。如巴金《秋》尾声:“她这次回来还出成到四妹坟前去看了一次,谈话中也常提到四妹,真是早知今日,何必当初!”(李明权)
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