364. When I think

When I think once,

I say what I intended to say.

When I think twice,

I hesitate to open my mouth.

When I think thrice,

I never fail to keep my proud mouth shut.

From:Sri Chinmoy,The Dance of Life, part 8, Agni Press, 1973
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