Favourite Quotes: Beliefs

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”  Rumi

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.
Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.
Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.
But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.”  The Buddha 

“It’s a strange thing, you have said it thousands of times I am sure…you will never know what you can do until you try. However the sad truth is that most people never try anything until they know they can do it.” Bob Proctor

“Men often become what they believe themdelves to be.  If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it.  But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.”  Mahatma Gandhi

“Our greatest truths are but half- truths. Think not to settle down forever in any truth; use it as a tent in which to pass a summer night but build no house for it, or it will become your tomb. When you first become aware of its insufficiency and see some counter-truth looming up in the distance, then weep not but rejoice: it is the Lord’s voice saying ‘Take up your bed and walk'”. Anon