When you can't control what is happening around you, challenge yourself to control the way in which you respond. That is where your true power lies. You can always control how you respond and how you view the situation.
Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape. on Travel quotes quotes