always waiting for some distraction to end?

‎”If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work. The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavourable. Favourable conditions never come.”
CS Lewis (from ‘Learning in War-Time’ – an excellent essay worth looking up!)

H/T: apologetics 315 

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