Fire is generated when two dry twigs are rubbed together. Water springs forth when the earth is dug. When there is enthusiasm, nothing is impossible to achieve. Once you have begun a task, all efforts [enthusiastically taken] lead to fruition.
काष्ठादग्निर्जायते मथ्यमानाद्भूमिस्तोयं खन्यमाना ददाति / सोत्साहानां नास्त्यसाध्यं नराणां मार्गारब्धाः सर्वयत्नाः फलन्ति //
kASHTAdhagnirjAyathE maTHyamAnAdhbhUmisthOyam khanyamAnA dhadhAthi / sOthsAhAnAm nAsthyasADHyam narANAm mArgArabDHAha sarvayathnAha phalanthi //
[Last verse of Act I of Bhasa’s play Pratignyayaugandharaayanam]