Sacrifice

There was once upon a time a handsome king who liked to eat, to drink and party. And he had 365 women in his harem. Traveling one day through a desert, without a drop of water, he met a hermit. And looking pitifully at him, he exclaimed:

How much sacrifice!

But the elder told him:

Your sacrifice is greater.

How is that?

Think about it: I left just this ephemeral world but you renounced at the eternal one…