Only bad things happen quickly… Virtually all the happiness-producing processes in our lives take time, usually a long time: learning new things, changing old behaviors, building satisfying relationships, raising children. This is why patience and determination are among life’s primary virtues •
But even if we are strongly determined to achieve our dreams and work patiently until our dreams come true, we are not patient enough to really savor the fruits of our labor. Worse,
Regrets usually come when it is already too late to start all over.