“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle
Patience is much more than the absence of action; patience is the timing of right action. It is forbearance without undue tension, and it is sensitivity to the very pulsations of life. Patience is the means by which unimaginable power is brought to bear on the seemingly impossible. Rightly held, patience is a golden mean which keeps passions in check and leads to undreamed of fulfillment.
The right reining of desires is man’s greatest challenge.