You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.
In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Antonio Munoz Molina