3P Quotes

Sydney Banks Quotes

"Your thoughts are like the artist’s brush. They create a personal picture of the reality you live in."


"All you have to know is everything is created from thought, you don't have to know anything else." 

"Life is like any other contact sport. You may encounter hardships of one sort or another. Wise people find happiness not in the absence of such hardships, but in their ability to understand them when they occur."

“If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.”

"In chemistry two or more elements create compounds. It is the same with the psychological elements... MindConsciousness and Thought. These three elements create psychological compounds that are our own personal psychological realities."

"Concentrate on yourself. - - - Whatever you are, is all you can give away. That’s very simple. You open your wallet you have a dollar: That’s all you can give away. You open your mind and it’s full of anger, hate and distrust, sadness: That’s all you can give away. But if your mind’s full of love, that’s what you can give."

“Someone once said to me, ‘Are you telling me that chair isn’t real, that it’s only thought?’ I said ‘Of course the chair is real. But it comes to you via Thought”

From a recording: "If you're listenng to this in your car and you find yourself in a beautiful feeling, roll down your window, pop the tape out of the tape player, and throw it out the window. Stay with the feeling, and it will teach you everything you need to know.”

"We all live in our own thought-created reality. If we don't think something, it does not enter OUR reality. It doesn't matter if it's "there" or not; the only reality we can see and experience is the reality we create via our own thinking." (Quote by Sydney Banks as shared by Judith Sedgeman)

130+ Sydney Banks quotes... (curated by Antti Vanhanen) https://www.devilinagoodman.com/single-post/2019/03/06/130-Sydney-Banks-Quotes

Other 3P Quotes

"The Three Principles is not a self-improvement course, trying to improve what is. Rather, it is understanding the nature of what is." - Dicken Bettinger


"All we are is peace, love, and wisdom, and the power to create the illusion that we are not." - Jack Pransky


“Sydney Banks’ tremendous gift to the world was to bring simple principles along that would help people understand what Buddha was talking about, what Jesus was talking about—everyone!—Maslow, Carl Rogers and William James. The Principles, if you look at them deeply, are behind what everyone is talking about. Everyone is saying that Thought is what creates your reality, and that we are all a part of something much, much greater .” - Ami Chen


"To judge another is based on ego; to see another is based on wisdom." - Elsie Spittle


“The only trick in life is to be grateful for your highs and graceful with your lows.” - George Pransky


"You can have your experience without your experience having you." - Linda Pransky


“There is nothing you need to do, be, get, have, change, practice, or learn in order to be happy loving and whole." - Michael Neill


"When our thoughts look real, we live in a world of suffering. When they look subjective, we live in a world of choice. When they look arbitrary, we live in a world of possibility. And when we see them as illusory, we wake up inside a world of dreams." - Michael Neill

"Treat your thoughts as guests in your home. Be kind to all, and stop entertaining the ones that you don’t care for, they will leave by themselves." - Patrik Rowinski


"When we pre-specify the insight we need, we stop looking for new thought." - Molly Gordon


"To realize it's your own creation... your own misery is your own creation. That's pretty humbling. It changes everything to see that. How seriously can you take yourself in light of the fact that you're making it up." - Jack Pransky

3P-ish Quotes

"Your life is unfolding naturally. Leave it be! It does not need any help. Stay as neutral awareness." - Mooji


"Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it... This will miraculously change your whole life." - Eckhart Tolle


"Once you realize that the road is the goal, and that you are always on the road NOT to reach a goal but to enjoy it's beauty and wisdom, life ceases to be a task and becomes natural and simple, in itself an ecstasy." - Nisargadatta Maharaj


"In the same way that you need to stop talking to hear what others are saying, you need to stop thinking in order to find what life is all about." - Alan Watts

"Some people know they are dreaming when they are asleep. You must also know you are dreaming when you wake-up. When you know you are dreaming when you wake up, then you are really waking up." - Mooji

The Guest House

This being human is a guest house
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor.
Welcome and entertain them all!
Even if they are a crowd of sorrows,
who violently sweep your house
empty of its furniture,
still treat each guest honorably.
He may be clearing you out for some new delight.
The dark thought, the shame, the malice,
meet them at the door laughing,
and invite them in.
Be grateful for whoever comes,
because each has been sent
as a guide from beyond. ~ Rumi

Stefan Pettersson 17.06.2015 06:39

Its the space that makes the room

Jonelle 17.06.2015 15:22

Stefan Pettersson 17.06.2015 06:37

Everything that can be found can be lost
That means that you can never find yourself, because you can never lose yourself.
So just relax.....
And just realize behind that activity of "searching"
You are there....

Jonelle 17.06.2015 15:21

Lovely quote!

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