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.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Don't get up after your meditation and immediately run off to do something. Sit in silent stillness until that power subsides in a gradual and refined way.
—Gurudeva