Quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan

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Photographs capture only the moments; but since every moment is very important in human life, every photo is also very important!

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Colourful autumn is a tristful travel to the pale Planet of Melancholy!

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At times an obstacle on your way may be so stupid that you may not want to deal with it; jump over it and save your time! There is no need to deal with every stupid thing or every stupid person; jump over them, leave them quite behind you!

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When you take a photo, you often take your own reality into your camera - the reality that you shaped in your mind - and not the real reality over there, whatever it is!

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When you take pictures of nature with passion, nature poses for you more passionately!

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Amongst all the virtues, high awareness is the most precious one!

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Everyman has the ability to lie but luckily not everyman has the ability to hide their lies masterly!

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In a simple street you can find the whole world: You can find joy and sorrow; you can find good and evil, silence and noise; you can find all the comedies and all the tragedies! An ordinary simple street is the mirror of the whole world!

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Any work done with love - be it a photo or a meal or a painting - always looks so pretty, because love is a master of creating magical beauties!

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There is only one way to win a war which has begun: To stop it immediately; that is the way!

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Wars are the strongest evidence for the claim that man is still a wild animal.

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Are there anything more dishonourable and more coward than not marching in front of the army after taking the decision of war as a politician? Sending others for dying but keeping himself in safety is the affair of the low man only!

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Sometimes war takes an arm, or an eye, or it takes two legs from us, but above all the war takes our belief in humanity away from us!

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Filled with anything? Find an emptiness and let your load flow into it!

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Talent is an art of gaining admiration!

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General Napoleon says that ability is of little account without opportunity. The opposite is also correct: Opportunity is of little account without ability.

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Tragedy is not the second face of the life; but it is the very first face of it!

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Obstacles! Man needs obstacles to get matured!

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What do you see from your window? Mostly the things you have been taught to you! And so your view is poor and so you too! To be rich, let the things which have not been taught to you reach you too!

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Some steal, earn a lot of money, but lose their honour and become very poor; some work, earn a little money, but gain a good honour and become very rich!

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Everything can always be better! To know this is a wit! But if you also know that everything can always be worse and that is wisdom! Wisdom is to see both the lights and the shadows!

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The war against the war is the only war that shall give you a great honour and a real peace!

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Every time a war ends, under a beautiful sun, on the face of a crying child; I see a rainbow of hope over the innocent teardrops.

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No war has ever won in the history, because people died in every single war! Where there are deaths, there is no victory!

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When alone, concentrate on the fruits of the solitude, not on the poisons of it!

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There is no cul-de-sac for those who have no ability to lose their hopes!

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Rain cannot pass through the glass, but light can; light cannot travel deep into the caves, but rain can! We all have different abilities! Neither rain is superior to light nor light is superior to rain!

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If we people become more helpful to others, there will be much less tragedy in the world!

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A tragedy can catch us any time possible; for this very reason, we must catch the life any time possible!

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We need mountains to climb, rivers to cross; we need obstacles to become stronger! Do not hesitate to wish for obstacles on your way! Demand for the obstacles!

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There is always something sad about the old photographs, it is because we know that people in the photos have gone forever.

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Look at the people in the very old photographs! They are gone forever but they still can give us messages with their eyes, they still can touch our hearts with their looks and they still can give us courage with their standing upright!

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There are some old photographs from where if you take anything out, even a chicken or a little bird, the magic will disappear.

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Our photographs often live longer than us! Not forever, but only longer!

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The day you forget about the poors, you become the poorest of the poor!

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Cheerful poor is rich with a smile, sulky rich is poor with a bullion of gold.

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A society which has poor people on its streets is a failed society!

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Those who cannot illuminate even a gloomy street often talk about illuminating the world!

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The best light which illuminates your path is your determination!

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Stars are much further away from where they are now for those who have no dreams and no intentions to reach them!

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Cosmos and its stars; poet and his poetry!

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Heart is the only thing which cannot be stolen without consent.

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Like a broken vase does not fear of breaking once more, my broken heart is not affected by your hurting words anymore!

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No ornament can make a person look beautiful if the person has a bad heart! A good heart is the finest ornament, the best makeup, the best cloth, the best jewel, the best lipstick and the best earring!

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Work hard to gain the heart of the people; if you gain it, you will gain everything else!

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However hard life is, deep in our hearts we know that it is worth to continue till the end!

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Simple and plain things can touch your heart very easily! If you can be simple and plain, you can touch every heart!

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Who cares what colour your hair or what shape your shape is? Who cares what religion your religion or what language your language is? What is the colour of your heart? That is all that matters!

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An idea can change your fate in a wonderful way but you must first let the idea to touch your mind and your heart! No closed book can ever be your hero!

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As long as a man has a golden heart, it does not matter whether he has green blood or blue skin!

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Our heart is a port; allow every ship to come to the port; but let only the best one to anchor!

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Since there are thousands of reasons to be happy, let us smile so many thousands times!

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Wild horses don't know the burning taste of the whips. Freedom protects us from the many evils!

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A magnificent natural view is a pink curtain. Open the curtain; you will then see the most horrible life struggles over there! Could it be that the beauty of the nature is a bribe given to us by God to forget the atrocities of the nature?

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Man is flawed; universe is imperfect; the functioning of the cosmos is defective! Everything seems to be severely punished by the imperfection! May be the real challenge of men is to correct all these flaws! It is possible to think that God is an evolutionary perfectionist! He creates things as unimportant and faulty; then let them all alone and fateless to evolve to perfection!"

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Laws are man-made! They can be faulty, they can be childish, they can be ridiculous, they can be silly and they can even be utterly devilish! Anything man made is open to all the possibilities except perfection!"

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The presence of even a single poor child on the street means a million defeats for mankind."

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When somebody speaks a language that we don't know, we often imagine that some important things are being said!"

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The darkest clouds are the best ennobling of the sun, because the sun is most wanted under the darkest clouds! The evil is condemned to glorify and to honour the good!"

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Fools are the gift of the God to glorify the wise!"

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There are two gods in this universe: God and Imagination. Both of them can design and create infinite creations."

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Since the future is unknown, in every step forward we walk to the unknown!"

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All good that you have done for the humanity, keep it like a secret; do your goodness in the shadow! Let one day others find this secret, preferably long after you have passed away!"

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Seek truth! Seek truth in the darkness, under the oceans, above the clouds; seek it everywhere and every time! Stop deceiving yourself with the untruth, seek the truth!

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The Sun after the rain is much beautiful than the Sun before the rain!

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We must always be thankful to our enemies as they teach us that the smiling face of the world is nothing but a theatre mask!

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Visit the port of goodness often; if you can, cast your anchor over there!

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No lake is beautiful without the sky, without the mist or without the trees and the autumn leaves! No beauty is beautiful in itself!

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The most beautiful carpet is the carpet made of autumn leaves!

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Dancing of the autumn leaves on the surface of a lake is a dream we see when we are awake!

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Spring blossoms are fairy tales, autumn leaves are tragic dramas.

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Misfortune is mostly an awkwardness!

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May God save any country to remain in a position to choose between a genius of bad character and a stupid of good character, because both will bring disaster to that country!

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Public is a good expert on making bad mistakes!

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Hell means torture; torture means badness. Goodness cannot create or produce badness. Hell does not belong to God; it has been invented by the horrific and sick minded people.

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Repeat the truth so that the dull can grasp it! Repeat the truth with the speed of a woodpecker's beak making holes in tree trunks!

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Make a habit to remember God in your perfectly beautiful days, because in bad days even atheists do remember Him!

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The most beautiful face is always the face of the peaceful mind!

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If you are unknown, you can work better! Deserted soils of the mountains create the most beautiful flowers!

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People are ready to take the good things into their minds! Give them good and right ideas; they will immediately take them as if they are taking beautiful flowers!

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The goodnesses you do will beautifully cover you like the beautiful flowers covering a country house!

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A beautiful morning is not a guarantee for a beautiful afternoon! Just like a man of desert appreciates water, value well whatever beauty you have now!

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A horrible night might be hidden in a beautiful morning!

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In a beautiful morning, walking barefoot to the work through the green fields with the company of the singing birds... and there you shall meet the real happiness!

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We can create a more beautiful nature by not touching it and by leaving it alone!

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Have you ever seen a donkey smelling a beautiful rose? Donkeys aren't interested in roses, they like thorn bushes or watermelon rinds!

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In the garden of existence, there exists two beautiful roses: Music and love.

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A beautiful smile without any reason is the smile of the existence!

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If a supernatural power tries to make you a saint or an emperor, refuse it, because the greatest beauty of life hides in having no position whatsoever! Positionless is the best position!

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The 'stream' we call science always flows forward; sometimes reactionary beavers block its flow, but the stream is never defeated by this; it accumulates, gathers strength; its waters get over the barrage and continue on their course. The advancement of science is the advancement of God, for science is nothing but human intelligence, and human intelligence is the most valuable treasure God has bequeathed us.

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No hero is a hero if he ever killed someone! Only the man who has not any blood in his hand can be a real hero! The honour of being a hero belongs exclusively to the peaceful people!

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All cultures have things to learn from all other cultures. Don't get stuck in your culture! Go beyond it! Get out of your aquarium; get out of your farm; get out of your castle; break your bell jar! Give chance to other cultures and to other opinions! This is the best way for you to see the insufficiencies, absurdities and stupidities in your culture!

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Religion is a bell jar; you cannot find God in that jar, because it is your bell jar, you have created it! Break the glass prison and get fresh air, elevate your intelligence! Wake up and open your eyes; see the truth beyond your prison! If you can't break the glass, don't worry; science will do it for you!

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An unfree mind is just like a windmill inside the bell jar!

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Here is the best wish for the new year: Let there be more freedom of thought throughout the world! Fields need rain; truths need freedom of thought!

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Some little pieces of sand are so full of ego that they see themselves as a giant rock! But then the wind blows, the big ego flies in the air!

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When the whole world starts behaving like a big family, protecting and caring each other, the world will become a good place to live!

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Big fish eats small fish; oceans need revolution! Big man beats little man; world needs revolution! Big galaxies swallow little galaxies; universe needs revolution! Anything which is not ethical needs a strong revolution!

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Bird cage is nice only when it is empty!

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If you do not feel the bitter cold inside you when you look at the poor trembling out of cold, it means you are lack of compassion; in other words, you are lack of everything!

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Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!

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Procrastination is the best action against putting an ankle bracelet on future.

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Standing upright is not a talent because a brainless wooden beam can stand upright too! The important thing is to be flexible!

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When the sky is totally covered by the dark clouds, be strong enough to see the bright stars beyond them!

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Realise well, proud little man that even the highest clouds don't shine! For above all things there lie brightest stars.

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In Valentine's Day or in any other day, the brightest star is not Venus or Jupiter but the very love in people's heart!

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Let us be happy too when we see a happy man, because happiness is a candle light in this dark universe!

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If you are alive and healty, you must know that this is your greatest success and your greatest chance in life! Celebrate this success with all your heart, with all your gratitude!

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Master Chekhov says Man is what he believes. From here we conclude that when Man believes in a crap, Man becomes a crap!

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It is spring time now! While the world looks for a new war to fight, you look for a cherry blossom to watch! Let the stupid seeks the violence; you seek the elegance!

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Under a cherry tree, all burdens of life fly away!

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In every fall, clever man discovers the secrets of further rising!

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Only the clever men can be flexible; others are condemned to remain as rigid!

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Put a very clever man next to a genius, his brightness will immediately turn to dullness!

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Stupid man produces noise; clever man produces silence!

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Music is an extraordinary locksmith; it is so competent that it can open our soul's door even with closed eyes!

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Everywhere we see shadowy minds, cloudy brains! World needs more light of wisdom!

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In a very cold night, even houses want to have houses of their own to enter inside them and feel warm!

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If there were 'intelligence flu', there would be so many people walking around in the damn cold weather, hoping to be contaminated by that flu!..

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We cannot respect something just because millions or billions believe in it! We can respect something only if it is complying with the high intelligence and ethics!

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History of science is a relay race, my painter friend. Copernicus took over his flag from Aristarchus, from Cicero, from Plutarch; and Galileo took that flag over from Copernicus.

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Let us freely walk in the countryside, like a horse peacefully walking towards sunset without any particular purpose!

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If you have decided to sail to the sea with great courage and determination, even the storm on the horizon will step aside!

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Before making a great movement, stay motionless for a good while! If you give legs to the rocks, they will start running like crazy horses! Stillness accumulates liveliness; laziness accumulates industriousness; sleep accumulates motion!

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I would love to buy a piece of land in the Moon, just to feel very farsighted, extremely optimistic and absolutely crazy!

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When somebody criticise you, be happy and thankful because they have given you an opportunity to think about the matter more precisely and more detailed!

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Our spiritual history is the history of God-ventriloquists! The truth is that the voice of God is the voice of cunning Man, the ventriloquist's voice!

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To think the welfare and the goodness of the next generations is indeed a good ethics, but there is much greater ethics than this: To think the welfare and the goodness of the current generations, the very people of now! The reason is simple: Future may not exist, it is only a possibility, but the people of now are not possibility, they are here!

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Dalai Lama once said that 'My religion is simple. My religion is kindness.' This is a great thought! Humanity has never seen and will never see any religion better than this! Seek no religion other than the religion of kindness!

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The Dalai Lama once said that 'If science proves some belief of Buddhism wrong, then Buddhism will have to change!' This is a great thought! And great thoughts belong to great men only!

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How long the thick dark clouds can prevent the truth from shining? The truth is an arrow that can pass through any shield!

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When the thick layers of dark clouds occupy the sky, if there is no wind at all to sweep them away, start blowing with courage and belief

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Clouds never get tired of giving rain to us; and you, you must never get tired of giving your love! Valentine's Day is a day to remember to give more, to love more, it is a day to behave like a heavy rain!

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Seek for the endless life in the world, because with death, there remains neither the seeker nor the sought! The other world is altogether an illusion! Stop deceiving yourself; seek for the endless life in the world!

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If you are in a deep dark well with no rope to climb, hold on to the hope, because it is also a strong rope!

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While eating a delicious food, remember the peasants and the workers who made this possible!

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You have always the same view from your window! For different views, visit other houses! And for different ideas, visit other minds!

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No man is disbeliever! Everyone is believer! All men believe in something! If a man does not believe in God, He is a believer too, because he simply believes that God does not exist! Don't give yourself airs just because you believe in something since everyman believes in something! Always be humble!

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The Universe is a big ship and its captain is the Laws of Physics! The bad news is that there seems to be no safe harbour to dock and no lifeboats if we sink!

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Kings also sleep; but the clever ones, with one eye open, just like dolphins and whales

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Don't be sad about the goodbyes! Because in many farewells, better unions are hidden!

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Have you lost your way? Don't be sad; be happy, because you will see new places, places that you have never been to! It is magical to lose the way!

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You may believe whatever you want; but the most important thing is to update you belief with the truth, with the science! Your dearest belief might be the biggest buncombe ever! Don't be sad! Continue your road with the new truth! Everything changes!

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There is no need to upset about the fact that our ancestors were monkeys, because they are capable chaps! Don't be sad about the truth, just understand the truth!

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When your dream dies, create another dream; don't waste your time to resurrect the dead one! Remember that you are mortal and don't stuck on one dream! Give other dreams a chance! Be just! Remember, you are mortal and your time is very short!

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For a man who is in poverty, doomsday is already there!

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When we trust ourselves, ascents become descents, difficulties turn into easinesses, rocks transform into sands and swords into melting candles!..

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The Ecclesiastes of the Old Testament says there is no new thing under the sun. We can also say there is no new thing above the sun!

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Bridge is nowhere; over the bridge, you feel an emptiness inside you. Bridge is nowhere.

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During the late nights, try to walk in the empty streets with an empty mind! Light of wisdom will soon accompany you!

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Cowards cannot pass beyond the walls or beyond the wire fences! For them, frontiers are always the end of the road!

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No man can go to Heaven, but everyman can build one!

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Never hide yourself! When you say something, don't be in the shadow; let everyone see you! Whatever you say always put your name under it! Be courageous enough not to use any mask; don't forget that hiding among the bushes is the affair of the cowards! Let the Sun shines on your face and everyman see you!

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Face the truth or the truth will face you!

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It is better to go near the truth and be imprisoned than to stay with the wrong and roam about freely, master Galilei. In fact, getting attached to falsity is terrible slavery, and real freedom is only next to the right.

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Just like the dead and deserted Moon, all things appear to be beautiful from far distance!

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When feeling sad, dream on! When feeling happy, dream on! You shall survive by means of your dreams!

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A marching army first crushes the flowers before the enemy; but even before this, it crushes its own conscience! Conscience and killing cannot be together.

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All life passes like a fast flowing river and how strange to see that happiness increases this speed! Yes, a happy life passes faster!

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Books get older as well; their body also wears out, but unlike us, their brain remains forever young!

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John F. Kennedy says: 'Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.' I suggest that forgive your enemies and forget their names too! Don't leave any stone in your head; keep only the flowers, only the names of the good men!

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There aren't four seasons a year in the mountains; there are forty seasons a day up there in those divine altitudes!

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There are four seasons in a year: Winter, Spring, Summer and Colour!

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Priest is a fisherman and Holy Book is a fishook. We either refuse to be a fish or we burn in the frying pan of irrationality!

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If you are an executioner, don't expect to have a friend closer than a gallows!

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Like a garbage truck, we need a 'lie-truck' which will collect lies from everyone's houses every morning, even every hour!

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A gazelle runs faster than us; cockroaches are remarkably tolerant of radiation; every being has some superiority; in remembering this, be very humble!

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Woman cannot be free until man's mind is liberated from the megalomania! His self-exaltation is the mother of the gender inequalities. Till we eliminate his exacerbated narcissism, woman will remain unfree!

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Some says that genetic engineering is within the scope of the God! Well, it was so, that area would have been encircled with the impassable high walls! Mankind cannot lose its time with this kind of religious craps! Genetic engineering is our garden!

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Sometimes when you lose your way in the fog, you end up in a beautiful place! Don't be afraid of getting lost!

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If we are given a chance to go back to our youth, we won't go back, because we cannot give up our accumulated wisdom and we cannot give up things that belong to our time!

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On the Night of the Halloween, I have never seen any evil apparition or fearsome ghost, but politicians on TV! They are the real goblins and specters!

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A leader whose speech is prepared by others is not a leader; he is just an empty and stupid bottle! Use your own ideas and your own brain; write your own speech, just like Gandhi, Churchill or Nehru! That is indeed a good ethics and a good honour!

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As long as you stay as a good hearted person, you will keep the innocence in your face.

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The Devil needs a very good lawyer to prove that it is not the Satan but the people themselves who have committed so many evils!

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Sadness is an opportunity; a good opportunity to learn the real life!

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What is a defeat? It is just a good opportunity to make a new start, nothing else! Defeat is by no means a tragedy, but to consider it as a tragedy is in fact the greatest tragedy! In your every defeat, you must know that the paths of the victory never disappear; try those roads again!

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Silent moments are valuable! They give you a good opportunity to design new paths in your life!

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When you cross a bridge, try to touch it with your hand! That will be a symbolic gratitude for the good service it gives to us!

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It is a good success to take people from the city to the forests; but there is a much greater success: To bring the forest to the people, to the cities! To bring heaven to the hell!

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The fist of a revolutionist must be hard like a gravestone; if not, his own gravestone will soon be erected!

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It is wonderful to have great ambitions and splendid dreams as long as these ambitions and dreams are wonderful for the humanity too!

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Every man must be a part of a progressive revolution at least once in his lifetime! This will leave him great honour and great memories for the future.

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Great passions may either bring great victories or great sorrows! In both cases, it is always a great privilege to have great passions!

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Sometimes man needs great failures today to accomplish great successes tomorrow!

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In youth, the greatest success is to see the world from the eyes of the aged people and to feel exactly how they feel.

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I owe all my knowledge to the German inventor, Johannes Gutenberg!

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While sleeping in a hammock, with the touch of a warm wind we remember why we are in love with the life!

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The tragedy of man is that the happy moments of life behave like the birds of the forests: They appear and disappear suddenly!

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Happy moments are the times to be stupid, not be genius!

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No matter how safe and lovely your harbour is, leave it to see the insecure and the ugly one; only then you can reach the truth!

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Man is not a ship in harbour; Earth is not a ship in harbour; even Universe is not a ship in harbour! No safe harbour for anything exists!

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Instead of decaying in a safe harbour, sail to the unsafe oceans!

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All men leave the harbour of youth, but only few reach the very far island of wisdom!

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Some boats are rotten in the ports; some boats shine in the hard journeys!

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If there were no mountains, humanity would be much lazier! Challenges make people hardworking!

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Don't ever eat your bread without remembering the hardworking peasants!

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Haughtiness is the high heel shoe of the low men!

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Sweetness eliminates gravity and thus a man with a heavy burden of life starts feeling like floating in the air before sweetness.

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For the people whose minds are in the past, even a heavy rain cannot bring them to the present time!

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A bench in the street can be a good writer because all kind of material comes onto it like a heavy rain!

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When you are caught in the heavy rains of anger, open the umbrella of mind, take refuge under the roof of reason!

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Midnight is another planet! When the clock strikes twelve and if you are asleep, wake up, friend, and discover the beauties of this new planet: Discover the silence; discover the tranquillity; speak to the owls, speak to the moon; greet the hedgehogs and disappear in the midst of the mists!

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Enter the streets that you have never been to for the sake of the concealed beauties and the hidden truths!

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If God is playing hide and seek with us, I must confess that I am quite bored with this childish game!

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Will you continue doing goodness even if you know that no one will know them? Will you continue doing kindness even if you know that no one will remember them? Then, you are truly a holy man!

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Watching snowing would be much greater if there were no homeless people! Man can never be fully happy and comfortable till all men become happy and comfortable!

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Horses are not for riding! They do not exist for riding! Horse riding is man's invention! It is the making up of human benefit!

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I would not be too surprised to see a flying horse; I would consider it as a gift of the evolution; but I would be very surprised if it had horseshoe sounds!

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Strong jealousy in a beautiful love is the autumn in the middle of a hot summer!

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With the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope we have seen that the House of God is the House of Chaos!

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I don't mind if, according to the Law of Evolution, my grand grand grand etc. father is a monkey,but I do mind if he is a hyena or a jackal!

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Just like the car headlights impressively illuminating the dark streets, wisdom words powerfully enlighten the dark minds!

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One of the most tragicomic things in life is that when a man makes an imaginary thing - such as a religion - as his own flag and carries it all his life and even dies for it! An intelligent man has only one flag: Flag of reason and science!

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Be the inner journeys, be the outer travels, all trips elevate man, all voyages lift him up!

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If you are a very intelligent person, you will see this: All the realities in the universe can be changed!

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Wherever there is a religious regime, over there there is ignorance, misery and absurdity! No religious state can ever elevate its own people! Sooner or later, the primitiveness of the religious administrations and the irrationality of the religious rules will cause a great collapse of those countries! The downfall is inevitable!

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To enlighten people by reminding them the irrationality of their beliefs is an act more honest and more important than the act of praising and respecting people's beliefs!

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Much less than a man, a little bit more than a jackal! This is the person without compassion!

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A Japanese proverb says fall seven times, stand up eight. We can also say this: Hate zero times, love infinitely!

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Universe is a giant wave and mankind needs a giant breakwater: The science! It is the best jetty we ever have!

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Josef Stalin once said that 'Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.' Let us correct this: Ingratitude is a horrible disease belongs to the callous rocks! A grateful dog is a being much more developed than an ungrateful man!

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When you come across with a problem in your life, do not always try to solve it; make a long jump like a kangaroo and continue your way! Sometimes problems must be leaped over without touching them!

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Evolution is a snail, but Revolution is a kangaroo; one crawls, other jumps!

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Man is a culture, nothing but a culture! Question your culture! Just like monkeys picking lice from their skin, get rid of the stupidities in your culture!

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If there is no adventure in your life, it is as if you live no life! Adventure is the real soul of man; without it, He is a stub!

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It would be fair in terms of justice that those who believe in 'Life After Death' live much less than those who do not believe in such a thing!

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Biological death is only a mechanical problem, it can be solved and man can live millions of years! Do not believe in life after death! Seek for the life within the life! The medusa of Turritopsis nutricula is biologically immortal and this little creature is a big inspiration for us! He who thinks positively reaches his target!

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Life is a dream and autumn is a dream within dream!

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Life is a gift of God, of the God of Coincidence!

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Life is a struggle to elevate ourselves from nobody to somebody, not ever knowing the secret beauties of being nobody!

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Plains deceive you; they cause you to think that life is easy! Mountains never deceive you; they teach you the realties! Go to the mountains!

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What lies at the end of the life path? The answer is simple: Nothing lies over there! That's why mankind must change the end of the road!

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If you are a good student of life, wisdom becomes your rain, falling heavily on your mind!

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A mortal life with love is endlessly superior to an immortal life without love.

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If you open your eyes very wide and look around you carefully, you will always see a lighthouse which will lead you to the right path! Just watch around you carefully!

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A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature!

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Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman.

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If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse!

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A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life!

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Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind!

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Everything is a hero: A lighthouse which gives light to us; weeds that provide shelter to little insects; a water drop which quenches a thirsty ant! Everything that helps us to live is a hero!

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To be a lighthouse, you must be strong enough to resist every kind of storm, to every kind of loneliness and you must have a powerful light inside you!

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Open your eyes and look around carefully at the moments when you think you have failed, because the lighthouse of the success mysteriously appears amongst the fog at those very moments!

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Anyone who truly grasps the fact of limited time curses the patience blesses the hastiness!

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Little minds try to solve the matters through violence and darkness; great minds try to solve the matters through love and light!

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To die for one's country? To die for love? To die for an ideology? But I say unto you that stay away from the death, stay alive!

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Let the people discover you! You might have the key of the locked doors in their lives! Open yourself to the world; you might be the magic the world needs!

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Lonely trees are not lonely; they have their eternal companies: Songs of the birds; shadows of the clouds; lights of the Moon; whispers of the winds... Lonely trees are not lonely!

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If you see a lonely tree in the middle of nowhere, plant a tree next to it!

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The wisdom of a lonely tree is higher than the wisdom of the forest, because there is more thinking in it!

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Monkey can make a long jump with his muscles; and man, with his wisdom!

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Sometimes you must leave everything and refresh yourself in the silence of a misty lake! Every such refreshment will give you an opportunity to make a long jump on the way to your target!

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If you love yourself first, you will find your Valentine much quicker!

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All man must live in Machu Picchu for some time! Over there, you will be closer to the universe and you will realise how trivial you are in this chaotic cosmos. Science is the only power which will make you bigger and significant in this universe!

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Poverty is a mathematical proof of the fact that mankind is a big failure!

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There are two kinds of great power which can shake the earth: Mega earthquakes and big ideas!

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There exists no greater megalomania than thinking that we are all alone in this cosmic ocean!

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What you believe might be wrong; what you don't believe might be right! Don't be sure of things! Doubt! Investigate! Leave your stupid conceit that your belief is an absolute truth! Open your mind to all the possibilities!

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Clever man is a chicken; it can fly, but a little. Genius, on the other hand, is a migratory bird; it can fly at high altitudes until He disappears on the horizon!

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If you can live the beauty of the misty mornings, you are the king, you are the queen!

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Inside the calm minds, great ideas swim serenely like the morning geese of the misty lakes!

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A poor fisherman who knows the beauties of the misty mornings is much richer than a wealthy man who sleeps till noon in his palace!

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Even in a remote monastery, you may still be remote from the truth! To find the truth, all you need is a sound way of thinking.

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From the port of ideas, not only the most clever ones put out to sea and conquer the world but also the most stupid ones do!

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Human history's the most funny and yet the most tragic discovery will be the discovery of the religious people that all religions are man-made! And this childish discovery will enable the pious to make an intellectual jump in upwards direction. The devout will turn into a progressive man and the history will flow faster in the progressive direction.

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Sometimes in life it is most wise to behave like a bridge: Don't judge the person who comes to you; let him come and pass! Behave like a bridge!

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Be it a house, be it a car or be it a little motorbike, there is always a place for the family!

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Mt. Everest of Earth is 8.8 km tall; Mt. Olympus of Mars is 22 km tall. Every time you see a giant, you must know that that giant might be just a dwarf somewhere else!

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In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!

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In the New Year, you carry all the experiences of the past years and that is the greatest power of every New Year! This year again, you are less student and more master!

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A politician who has no compassion is nothing but an evil apparition; he is just a ghost, not a real man!

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Science is the Noah's Ark very itself! Seek no other vessel!

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A men whose every word is nothing but the truth is not a human being but a god! Gods do not die, whereas Aristotle is lying in a grave now.

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Those that cannot produce ideas often speak with the old proverbs!

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It's very dangerous to invent something in our times; ostentatious men of the other world, who are hostile to innovations, roam about angrily. To live in peace, one has to stay away from innovations and new ideas. Innovations, like trees, attract the most destructive lightnings to themselves.

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If some things aren't going well, do something; never wait for the things to be ok by themselves! Do something; change the direction, change the parameters, change the criteria, change anything you wish to change! To change is to create a new destiny! Remember, you have thousands of different destinies; change is your instrument to switch from one destiny to another! Remember, you have thousands of different destinies!

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If everything is going very well in your life, don't change any parameters; don't even think about it!

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If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!

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If you think the memories of the past too much, you will miss creating the new ones!

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Smile creates love and peace; love and peace create smile.

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Simple life and peaceful mind are very close friends!

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Every man must have a peaceful place to contemplate. If you do not have such a place, you must find one!

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For a nation to be known as warrior is a shame! For a nation to be known as peaceful is an honour! Violence brings shame, killing brings disgrace; peacefulness brings honour, nonviolence brings esteem!

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If you want to be a civilised man, first you have to be a non-violent man! If you want to be a civilised country, first you have to be a non-violent country! Violence is the means of the sick minds; peacefulness is the means of the healthy minds!

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Frog in a little pond can be much happier than fish in a vast ocean!

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Man must be happy, as happy as a poor child cheerfully playing with his poor toy!

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A big hole in a poor child's shoe is the simplest evidence to condemn the society he lives in.

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The Moon is our local port opening to the universe; in the future, it's through that port we will sail our ships to the coastless oceans.

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Starting from the primary schools, there must be compulsory 'Cosmos' classes throughout the education period. If a man thinks about and understands the universe, he will have wider horizons; he will be much less conceited and much more realistic.

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The power of every dictator has two main sources: His psychopathic mind and the support of the very easily deceivable ignorant masses!

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The more people challenge us, the more power we gain. We become stronger not under the tiny raindrops but under the huge hailstone!

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If you stop reading and learning, you will start repeating yourself; that's why, old people always repeat the same things!

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Sometimes it is good to fall down so that we can see whether we honourably get up or disgracefully turn into a miserable reptile!

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The road to happiness has never been a straight one, and yet, it is the only road worth traveling, no matter how curvy or rocky it is!

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The world may not care about you! Cope with this fact! Stand strong like a rock! Keep walking; the road to happiness will mysteriously appear before you!

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Wise man is the rooster of the universe: He awakens the unawake!

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The list of the bigots and the list of the fools are always perfectly the same list!

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A moss which leaves its ocean becomes pale and dries up and a man which leaves his mother country is a moss which leaves it ocean!

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Anything good has a magical power! Say something good; it travels around the world without legs; do something good, it flies around the world without wings! Everything good has a mystical power!

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Do your job well without expecting any appreciation; then you will see that all the appreciation will come onto you just like the summer rains coming onto the thirsty flowers! Just do your job well!

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If you are always thirsty for the knowledge, you are one blessed person for sure!

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No one can know the infinite importance of a tiny drop of water better than a thirsty bird or a little ant or a man of desert!

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Insult is a monstrous scorpion, and compliment is a likeable nightingale; one stings mercilessly, and the other sings sweetly.

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Minds with fixed ideas are like granite: They can never be penetrated with soft words and gentle persuasions.

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Man! What are you? Who are you? Just a shadow in this universe! You always forget this and the truth will always remind you what you really are! Do you want to be a real thing, not just a shadow? Improve your science ten thousand times; improve your science hundred thousand times! If you can't improve your science, you will remain as a miserable shadow!

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Leaving a place, a person or a country silently and without any notice is a heroic and a noble way of teaching the importance of your presence to those who ignore your existence!

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Sometimes all a country needs is an entire collapse for a new beginning!

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Living in a stupid country is living in a marsh! You are surrounded by the reptiles and the alligators! Refusing hell is the best path to eliminate the hell!

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A country where women are not free has no chance ever to be something good and respectable!

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The world is your real country! Replace your local mind with the universal one!

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If you think that you are living in a stupid country, you can be sure that you are being governed by the most stupid people!

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If a country is not governed well, all sort of disasters will become a routine of that country!

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William Cowper said that God made the country, and man made the town. If it was the opposite, there would be no country; because town can be created from the country but the country cannot be created from the town!

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In the agenda of empty countries, there exists only empty matters!

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We love our country, not because it is perfect in everything, but it manages to touch our heart despite all its imperfections in everything!

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When the tram has arrived at the stop, you have to be there! Calculate where a good opportunity will stop and be there!

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It is always easy to flow with the river and to run with the wind! But glory and honour are often not found in easy things!

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Leave city, leave reality; enter forest, enter fantasy!

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Is it possible to take river water back after it has mixed into the sea? The river and the sea are united and one now.

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In theatre, the main objective is to make the art happy, not the audience! If you have to choose between the audience and the art, always choose the second! You must know that the audience will constantly pull you down; resist it and fly at the heights like an eagle!

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If you are sure of tomorrow, there is no fool greater than you!

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The face of tomorrow can be seen only in tomorrow.

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If fame came near to you to get you, you must run away from it very fast! Because this is a matter of freedom and captivity!

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Fame is a devil; obscurity is an Angel! Stay away from me, Devil; Come near to me, Angel!

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Have an objective in life! Or you feel lost in life!

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Courage is to walk hand in hand with the fear!

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A journey to the unknown shores needs a port, a ship, a wind; but more important than all of them: Courage; courage to leave the known for the unknown!

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We don't move with our legs and arms, but with courage and will power.

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Ni symudwn gyda'n coesau a'n breichiau, ond gyda dewrder a hunan ddisgyblaeth.

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The best thing you can give a person is the courage and the desire to go beyond his culture, that little limited world of his!

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Be bold! You will then see that life will find no time to attack you, because you are attacking it!

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The less courage you have, the more dwarf you shall be; the more courage you have, the more giant you shall be!

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One courageous man who leaves the coward crowds behind himself and walks forward has the potential of changing the whole world!

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The high courage of a single man is an army all by itself!

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Courage refuses frontiers!

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Courage makes the things easier!

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Find a strong glue and stick yourself to honesty! You shall feel like a wind, so light and so free!

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Birds don't need bridges to cross precipices and honourable men with honesty wings to cross precipices of slander.

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The moment you think that your destiny is predetermined, you become a miserable loser! Trust your own power so that you can shape your own destiny!

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Every single moment is a travel into the unknown!

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Every long separation is a test: A test to see how powerful or how weak the will of reuniting is!

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If the lambs were flying, wolves would have also the wings to fly!

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When you admire the light, remember to give the darkness its due as well, because without it, the beauty of the light will disappear!

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When the sun sleeps, the darkness awakens! When the shepherd disappears, the wolf appears on the horizon!

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Never give up the life you wish, because that wish is your personal sun! If you give up, you will find yourself in the darkness even in the brightest day!

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By walking on the path of unhappiness you can learn the things that can never be learned on the path of happiness! He who knows well only the light is very poor; he who knows well the darkness besides the light is very rich!

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A man who refuses light will remain in the darkness even by the side of light!

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No matter what happens in the outside world, as long as you have faith in yourself, no darkness can touch you!

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If your mind is misty, your life will be misty; if your mind is sunny, your life will be sunny! Your life will be the reflection of your mind, of your thoughts! If there is a candle in your mind, your life will not know what utter darkness is!

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Darkness well ahead is better than darkness close by, because you can find a way to avoid the former! Search the horizons to see the storms ahead.

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Darkness can always visit us; when it comes, we shall light a candle to welcome it!

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You must often visit the darkness to get the people lost in the darkness out of there!

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Darkness uses light as bait on its fishhook!

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Candle needs darkness to show its talents. Good shines only beside the bad; it disappears when the bad disappears. Where there is no darkness, candle is forgotten.

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Plants turn their face to the Sun; Animals, to the ground; and Men, to the darkness!

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Darkness is stronger than light; because light must struggle to exist; but darkness exists even it does nothing!

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Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless!

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Future is an enemy territory; we cannot know what will happen to us over there!

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You can lose your past by forgetting it but you can never lose your future because you can lose only the things you already own!

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Trying to see the face of the future? Know ye not that the future has infinite faces?

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The day you stop dreaming, you stop creating the future as well!

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