Tirukkural 486: Knwoing the Fitting Time

The self-restraint of the energetic (while waiting for a suitable opportunity), is like the drawing back of a fighting-ram in order to butt.

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Control your circumstances and your life. Guard your weak points with understanding, and don't allow yourself to be put into a position where you will react.
—Gurudeva