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
It takes as much time for a hardened heart to soften as it does for a piece of ice to melt in a refrigerator.
—Gurudeva