It is vital for us to obtain genuine confidence in the nature of mind and reality, grounded in understanding and reason. What we need is a skeptical curiosity and constant inquiry, a curious mind, drawn toward all possibilities; and when we cultivate that, the desire to deeply investigate naturally arises.
14th Dalai Lama
from the book The Middle Way: Faith Grounded in Reason
translated by Thupten Jinpa
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