313. When he is

When he is in the soul
He speaks nothing.
He quietly listens,
He cheerfully agrees.

When he is in the heart
He speaks very little.
He tries to listen,
He tries to agree.

When he is in the mind
He speaks constantly.
He never listens,
He totally disagrees.
Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 7, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1973