• If we want to cook food we need to leave the stove on continuously and not keep turning it on and off. If the heat is continuous, no matter whether it is high or low our food will eventually be cooked. Similarly, if we continuously apply effort, even if it is only a small effort, it is certain that we shall eventually experience the fruits of our practice.

    Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (1990). “Joyful Path of Good Fortune: The Complete Buddhist Path to Enlightenment”, p.149, Motilal Banarsidass Publ.