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I have not seen any Christian sparrow or Muslim lion or Jewish elephant! Animals are lucky as they have not yet invented the religion!
A bench in the street can be a good writer because all kind of material comes onto it like a heavy rain!
Believing in religion is an insult to God, because God means high intelligence and what intelligence there is in religion? Let us save the God from the religion, from fables for children! God has never spoken yet; He has been remaining in silent for millions of years somewhere outside our universe!
Every time thief steals, he steals from his own peace, from his own honour! No man is as poor as a rich thief!
In the tranquillity of a garden, we detest the war and love the peace much more than any other places!
Intelligence is the airport; will power is the airplane; man is the passenger and happiness is the destination!
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!
Realise well, proud little man that even the highest clouds don't shine! For above all things there lie brightest stars.
Science is a seagull, it knows the sky; it is a squirrel, it knows the forest; it is a mole, it knows the underground; it is a dolphin, it knows the ocean! Science is a multi-talented creature!
We will continue talking about the beauty of the deserts as long as the forests exist on Earth! But when the last forest is gone, no beauty of deserts will remain too!
When a crow says an intelligent thing, chickens may laugh at it. This is the laughing of the sand castles at the powerful waves!
When you see the flower of happiness on your way, don't take it immediately; sit and watch it and realise how rare it is!
Tomorrow is an assumption; it is just a theory! We must wait for tomorrow to see whether tomorrow is real or not!
An ethical atheist is infinitely more valuable than an unethical pious! What matters is whether you are ethical or not; your beliefs are utterly trivial beside this matter!
A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature!
Earth is our only citadel in the universe; but we have illogically built many more fortresses within this beautiful castle!
Every time a strong wind blows, every sand and dust yearns for being a solid rock and every solid rock longs for flying with the wind!
Bed is a good friend; book is a good friend; night is a good friend. Try to bring them all together.
Working in an open air is a magic! If you are tired of the walls surrounding you, work in the fields to heal yourself!
Nature is a good teacher; he who can read the nature well, he can learn sagacious things belong to life from it. Once you stepped in the nature, your philosophical education starts. A black vulture teaches you many things; a bear teaches you many things; a bird making its nest and a rosehip which resists being frozen, they teach you many things!
A wise quote may not be famous and a famous quote may not be wise! Stick to the wise as the other one is just a bubble!
Don't be too optimistic while you are tied to a railway when the train is coming; it won't be helpful for the solution!
If you are a sparrow, don't attack the eagle; be wise! If you are an eagle, don't attack the sparrow; be just!
Be as useful as a tree! Give life to others; be shelter to everyone; grant fruits to all! Be good like a tree!
For someone who doesn’t have the key, the door becomes a wall; for someone who has the key, there is no door!
Just like a mountain goat climbing very steep and dangerous land to lick salt from the rocks, man also should take high risks to get what he wants!
Rain never understands why people hide under their umbrellas! Let us make a surprise to the rain by closing our umbrellas!
The power of the river is to flow wildly! The power of the lake is to think calmly! Wise man both flows like a river and thinks lake a lake!
Do the things you want to do; if you don’t, the things which keep you alive inside you die and you turn into a ghost!
If everything is going very well in your life, don't change any parameters; don't even think about it!
If the road is beautiful, walk the road slowly; be a turtle, be a snail and even better than this: Stop walking; live the road fully!
Climb the ladder only if it takes you to somewhere high! Some ascents may descend you to low places!
Divorce is a fire exit. When a house is burning, it doesn't matter who set the fire. If there is no fire exit, everyone in the house will be burned!
Sadness is one of the best universities in life! Though bad things take good things from us, they do give us useful things as well!
You cannot disgrace a disgraceful man; you cannot make a shameless man feel ashamed; you cannot make a cockroach a cockroach, because it is already a cockroach!
If you have good neighbours, you can bear living in a bad cottage; if you have bad neighbours, you can’t bear living even in a good palace!
Paradise can take the form of anything! It can be a flower or it can be a word or it can just be a sincere smile!
A government which is not liked by the artists is certainly a bad government, because artist sees very well what is behind the masks!
A beautiful road does not create enough reason to make a journey on that road, because the road to Hell is often a beautiful road as well!
A good writer must be like the birds of a dark forest; you can’t see them, but you can hear their mysterious and wise voices!
A lion or a tiger does not need bodyguards; only the weak and the coward need warriors to protect him! A king needs an army and soldiers, because he is weak and powerless. Wherever you see someone protected; there, you will see either the weak or the coward! Strong fist does not require defenders! Shining sword is not in need of protection!
Always seek for balance in your life: If you stayed long in the darkness, walk long in the light; if you talked too much, stay silent for a good while; if you climbed the high mountains, hike long on the plains! Balance everything!
Walk ten meters, you will find the lust; walk thousand miles, you may find the love! Soil is everywhere; but gold is somewhere!
Are you a sheep? Do you want to get rid of your shepherd? I say forget it till you develop wild teeth and grow paw; and until then, enjoy the sound of flageolet!
Are you a stupid sheep in the flock or a free eagle in the sky? Look at the mirror, what are you? Are you some dullish cattle in the herd or a wise owl in the forest? Look at the mirror, what are you?
For a water drop, the most beautiful house is a leaf; and for a man: The goodness! Let the goodness be your home you permanently live in!
Ignorant have always the tendency to see the donkey as the noble horse, to see the pig as the lion! Ignore the judgements of the ignorant, because ignorant makes the ant elephant; he declares the stupid as the intelligent; he carries the silly on his shoulders!
In a marshland amongst the crocodiles, there float beautiful water lilies! Even in the Hell, one can find the good and the beauty.
People are afraid of immortality because they believe they won't find something to do and will get bored! What to do if we become immortal? We can just walk! It is better than dying!
Gun producer and the killer is the same thing! Be ethical, stop producing guns! Be human, for God’s sake, for there shall never be peace of mind for the wicked!
A big island of library, in the middle of an ocean, away from all the fools of the world, would this place not be a real paradise?
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!
Be as soft as possible, if something good and wise wants to shape you; be as hard as possible, if something bad and foolish wants to shape you!
*We are not heavenly destined for a particular road; every road is our destiny; every path and every passage is our fate.
A Japanese proverb says fall seven times, stand up eight. We can also say this: Hate zero times, love infinitely!
Every bridge is a holy saint; it helps everyone who comes to him and protects them from the precipices!
For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!
If you love the roses, that is ordinary; if you love the weeds, that is extraordinary! Rather than being common, be extraordinary!
A bird without wings and a man without art are both condemned to wander in low places; they can never soar up to those unrivaled heights.
A body without wine is like a dessert without sugar. A pale woman can only be coloured with lipstick and rouge, and a pale man can only be coloured with wine!
A God who is trying to convince people that He is a God is not a God! He is just a clown disguised as a God! No supreme power can be in need of convincing men!
A royal garden is a very big place for slug, because slug is too slow, but it is small for a swallow which is too fast! Universe is a very big place for us simply because we are too slow! The day man becomes a swallow, universe will get smaller!
Before claiming that your own country have the best mountain or have the most wonderful forest or have the prettiest temple, first travel around the world!
Candle needs darkness to show his talents. Good shines only beside the bad; it will disappear when the bad disappears. Where there is no darkness, candle is forgotten.
General Napoleon says that ‘Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.’ Well, I suggest doing the opposite: Interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Don’t be opportunist; don’t benefit from the weakness of your enemy! Be just even to your enemy! Try to find a way to defeat him without harming him; prove to be as intelligent as to find such a way! Only then, your victory will be meaningful and honourable!
In a puddle, ask for a pool; in a pool, ask for a lake; in a lake, ask for an ocean. This is the way for a frog to reach the stars!
There can be no real fight between a tiger and a chicken; between the love and the man; between the strong and the weak!
Walk aimlessly in the streets; this is a good meditation! Walk aimlessly in the forests; this is a good meditation!
What can a sculptor do without the chisel and the hammer? And what can an impostor politician do without the ignorants and the uneducated?
When somebody speaks a language that we don’t know, we often imagine that some important things are being said!
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!
* If there is no justice in a country, who can claim that, that country is a country? An injustice country is just a rubbish bin!
*Every man's life is a train made of straw which tries to move on a track made of fire! The very next stop is ashes and dust.
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!
A clever man can see the world from a cave much better than a stupid man can from the top of a mountain!
A country is not developed by constructing bridges, houses or roads but it is developed only if the brains of the people living in that country are developed, only if their level of culture is raised and only if an infinite importance is given to the science and to the knowledge!
A dog can bite you but you must not bite the dog! Your every movement in life must be peaceful; otherwise you lose your ethical superiority! Nonviolent civil disobedience is a genius; no power can beat it; use it when necessary!
A free horse where there is no man on its saddle always looks more beautiful than a slave horse with a man on its saddle!
A French proverb says ‘Wait until it is night before saying that it has been a fine day.’ To tell it more precise, wait till the clock strikes the midnight!
A gazelle runs faster than us; cockroaches are remarkably tolerant of radiation; every being has some superiority; in remembering this, be very humble!
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!
A good quote is a beautiful inspirational spring branch in the reader’s mind; it is a powerful propulsive force too, just like a wind! All men need winds!
A good teacher always refuses to have disciples! Let everyone goes his own way, in his own path instead of following others! If the direction is correct, there will be a meeting in the same place!
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!
A Latin phrase says: De mortuis nil nisi bonum, Speak no ill of the dead. But it is better to say this way: Speak the truth of the living and speak the truth of the dead!
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!
A lonely Autumn leaf on the road by sticking to another one becomes more resistant to harsh winds. Unity is the midwife of security!
A man who can be happy with the crumbs of light in the dark corridors of life infinitely deserves the brightest Sun!
A man who has built a world empire with only ideas and with love, not with swords and with archers, is the greatest amongst all the men!
A man who sits under a tree and dreams makes more journey than a man who goes around the world without dreaming!
A man's greatness is neither determined by having great dreams nor by his determination to realize them; but by his contribution - however small may be - to the progression of the humanity, without forgetting other creatures as well!
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.
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!
A need for many candles may arise in every nation’s history to light up the darkness in the country. Most of the time, the youth is the very candles themselves!
A person who loves and kisses a tree is a normal person; a person who hates and cuts a tree is an abnormal person.
A politician who has no compassion is nothing but an evil apparition; he is just a ghost, not a real man!
A predetermined destiny does not exist; when a man is born, his life is open to all the possibilities; in other words, potentially, man has infinitely different destinies! All destinies are his probable destiny!
A pure drop of rain may fall on a beautiful water lily or on a dirty mud pond! This is exactly what happens when we are born!
A street that you have never visited is a book that you have never read! You never know what you are missing!
A student who considers everybody and everything as a teacher will eventually be the teacher of the teachers!
A Tibetan proverb says that it is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep. Well, I think the opposite, because the most important thing is to exist! Living sheep is superior to dead tiger!
A wise beautiful lake never desires to be famous, because fame dirty it! To remain pure, distance yourself from the reputation!
A wise quote can only change a wise man! Therefore, wise sayings are for the wise men, not for the fools! The sunflowers turn their face toward the Sun, the fools, toward the darkness!
Alexander the Great once said that ‘I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity!’ What a great illusion is this! Wise man is he who always chooses to live longer and he who blesses the obscurity!
All countries must be governed by the modern people; they must be governed by the progressive people; they must be governed by those who believe in the reason and science; they must be governed by the compassionate and just, by the ethical and honest, by the nonviolent and peaceful people; they must be governed by the libertarians; they must be governed by the people who believe in the enlightenment and who refuse to shape the society based on some childish religious stories!
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!
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!
All governments like the ignorant, because their existence depends on them! If the society becomes wise, governments cannot survive, at least the bad ones cannot!
All is flux, nothing stays still, as Heraclitus said. By the time I wrote this, everything has changed in the universe; everything but the taste of the cakes baked at home!
All life passes like a fast flowing river and how strange to see that happiness increases this speed! Yes, a happy life passes faster!
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!
All the great feelings like goodness, love or compassion eliminate the gravity and thus the wingless man rises like a bird.
All the sands of the world even when they unite together cannot create the hardness of a single rock!
All the streams carry the wisdom of the forest to the lake, and over there, silence replaces the noise!
All the World's a Stage, as master Shakespeare said, and All the Other World's a Fake, as master Science said!
All truths can be changed! Put this brave idea to the centre of your beliefs! All truths can be changed!
Always be just and honest so that every time you look at the mirror you don’t see an abominable creature on it!
Always do the things fast in your life, because some things are coming from the future towards you; they may separate you forever from doing the things you want to do! Never forget, some things are coming from the future, be fast!
Always find a time to sit on a humid autumn bench to feed the poor birds or to think the dying leaves!
An ant can't make a revolution, but a monkey can do; because it owns a fist! No real revolution is ever possible without fist.
An honourable public and a dishonourable dictator cannot live together; at the end, the latter goes!
An idea can be greater than the Sun, because with an intelligent idea, man can discover the way to create another sun! Idea is the greatest power in this universe!
An innocent bird is not innocent from the insect’s point of view! Only man can attain the rank of innocence through becoming a peaceful vegetarian!
Angels want peace; devils want war! Wise man wants tranquillity and creation; stupid man wants noise and destruction!
Anger is a rough water; if you can canalize it into a water mill, you can benefit from it. Anything bad can be transformed into good.
Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!
Any religion with a sword is not a religion; it is merely an army of assassins! A real man of God carries only flowers in his hands!
Anything can happen; this is the very rule of this universe! The best defence against this rule is this: Don’t panic!
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!
Anywhere in the world if you see a president holding his chair tightly, that man is either a thief or a tyrant, and even worse than this, he is both!
Anywhere in the world, in every oppressive country, time sooner or later comes and libertarian people sing the same song: Goodbye Mr Dictator! This is a universal law, this is a universal song.
Applauds of the ignorant majority are worthless; applauds of the wise minority are priceless! Look carefully, who are applauding you? Look carefully, who are blessing you? Mud in the ground or stars in the sky?
Aquarium fishes even if they only imagine going to a lake, the windows of that aquarium will become thinner than before.
Archimedes once said that ‘Give me where to stand, and I will move the earth.’ There is a much more difficult task than this: To try to lift an ignorant up from where he stands, because he is heavily chained to the stupidity!
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!
Are you a King? Are you an Emperor? Can you stop the days passing by? If you cannot, you are nothing!
Are you cold when you are happy? Are you cold when you are unhappy? Then you are a wise man! Wisdom makes man cool and calm. Wise man is cool and calm!
Are you feeling helpless when you think about the dark roads of the future? Then read the biographies of the great men! Learn their life stories; they will lead you to the light! Buddha will lead you to the light; Gandhi will lead you to the light! Men of wider horizons will broaden our own horizons!
Are you happy? It doesn’t matter! Are you unhappy? It doesn’t matter! What matters is whether you exist or not! Are you laughing? It doesn’t matter! Are you crying? It doesn’t matter! What matters is whether you exist or not!
Are you looking for gold, friend? Look around you; anything useful to you is pure gold, pure silver!
Art is beyond the enmity! That’s why you can always love the art of your enemy, even though you hate him!
As if the night has been created for the writers and as if the silence of it is the very inspiration itself!
Ask the river, where it comes from? You will get no answer. Ask the river, where is it going? You will get no answer, because the river lives inside this very moment; neither in the past nor in the future, in this very moment only!
At whatever age you find the truth, that will be your real birth year! That’s why man can be born even at the age of eighty!
Attack work! Even the toughest work will start running away! Attack the difficulties! This is the Golden Rule of every kind of victory.
Autumn is an honest month; it does not delude man like spring does! It shows him the dark face of life, the tragedy, the rot, the separation, the sadness!
Be like a train; go in the rain, go in the sun, go in the storm, go in the dark tunnels! Be like a train; concentrate on your road and go with no hesitation!
Beautiful roads do not always lead to beautiful places! Heaven may be hidden at the end of an ugly road! Do not be deceived by the beginning; try to see the end!
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!
Before you enter the forest, you must leave your mind outside, because in the land of fairy tales there is no need for it!
Behind your every bad fate, almost always there lie your own stupid mistakes! Behind your every good fate, almost always there lie your own clever deeds! Skies have nothing whatsoever to do with your fate!
Between a dead-hero and a living-no one, always prefer the latter, always prefer the life! Being no one is infinitely better than being dead!
Between a stupid fascist and an intelligent fascist, prefer the intelligent one, because there is always a chance to persuade the clever one about the mistakes of his actions! There is no such a chance for stupid and ignorant fascist!
Between Napoleon and his army, always choose Napoleon; because He can create another army, but his army cannot create a Napoleon!
Between wisdom and a good shield, always prefer the wisdom, because no shield can protect us better than wisdom!
Bewilderment is often the child of the ignorance! If you are bewildered to some things, it means that you are not yet a wise man!
Bible says the tree is known by his fruit. We can also say that the great man is known by his undreamed dreams!
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!
Big rocks are envy of little sands because little sands can travel with the winds. Every littleness has its own big advantages!
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!
Bird leaves the land to enjoy the freedom; man leaves his thoughts to enjoy the silence. Meditation is man’s flying to the land of silence.
Birds and the people who love freedom have something common: They must fly freely to feel that they are alive!
Birds don't need bridges to cross precipices and honourable men with honesty wings to cross precipices of slander.
Birds needs trees and mankind needs both of them! Protecting the nature and environment is not only a matter of ethics but also a matter of existence.
Birds teach us something very important: To whatever height you rise, you will finally come down to the ground!
Books get older as well; their body also wears out, but unlike us, their brain remains forever young!
Buffaloes are stronger than the lions, but they often fall prey to lions because they hesitate to be courageous and thus run away! Be determined or accept being destroyed!
Burning books is not as grave as burning people, because books, contrary to men, are not unique and ideas are fireproof!
Burning books is not as horrible as burning people, because books, contrary to men, are not unique and ideas are fireproof!
By creating an intelligent thought, you open the road for many other intelligent thoughts! By producing a stupid thought, you open the path for many other stupid thoughts! Beware of your thoughts! Create pearl, and then pearls will increase! Create mud, and then mud will increase!
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.
Carry your bag by yourself; carry your umbrella by yourself; open your door by yourself; light your own candle! Do your job by yourself! Don’t use others! Don’t behave like a king, don’t behave like a queen! Be humble!
Chickens are brave till the foxes come at night; mortals are courageous till the death comes at twilight.
Child! Turn your face to the light, to the science, to the reason, to the truth, to the peace! Child! Be modern, be compassionate, be individual, and be independent! Child! Don’t be the man of anyone or any system, don’t believe in any religious stories, and don’t ever be silent against any oppressor! Child, turn your face to the light and walk towards the light!
Chiromancy is a stupidity! No man’s fate is ever written on nowhere! In this universe, all the roads are our fate; all the stones and all the flowers are waiting for us! All the pages and all the days of the future are empty! On the roads to future, no one has footprints; we create them through walking!
Cities make people sick; they create living dead! Get away from the cities in every possible occasion! River does no harm to you; forest does no harm to you; wild flowers do no harm to you! When you are in nature, you are amongst the friends! Be clever, be in the nature!
City is a madhouse! Don’t stay there too much or you get mad! Go to the nature, to the Temple of the Clever!
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!
Conscience is a great moralist inside us with a stick in its hand. It is a whip of virtue which oppresses us unmercifully when we do wrong.
Cowards cannot pass beyond the walls or beyond the wire fences! For them, frontiers are always the end of the road!
Create a good idea and leave it in the darkness; you will then see that people will come with the candles in their hands to find it, because just like the bad, the good has also a special scent!
Create a wisdom and share it with others; in return, don’t wait for anything, not even a simple thanks, because expecting something in return does not belongs to the wisdom!
Darkness has the ability to cover up; light has the ability to uncover! Darkness is the enemy of truth; light is the friend of truth!
Death is not a mystery; it is very simple and clear! It is the life which is the complex and the mystic one!
Decreasing the budget on the space exploration is nothing but a great treason to humanity! Space exploration is closely related to our very existence! Cut the budget on other things and increase the budget on the space exploration! Think great; if you do not think great, universe annihilates you!
Deserts look beautiful and green fields look beautiful too. Nature is genius because it knows how to look beautiful in every way.
Disasters have no mercy hours where they stop visiting the people; for them, all hours are favourite and legitimate to visit!
Do not admire the warriors; do not admire the fighters; condemn the fist! Get rid of this low culture of wildness! Admire the nonviolent; applaud the peaceful; despise the brute force!
Do not always run away from the darkness! Remember the beautiful lakes which are hidden inside the dark caves! In the least expected places, there exist the most beautiful treasures!
Do not be proud just because you have brute force, because an animal has brute force too! Either you be proud with your intellect and with your thoughts or be silent and sit down!
Do not bless all the changes; change must be progressive; if not, we must not call it as change; the correct name is deterioration or decaying! Beware of the changes! Any change which is not progressive is just a rotting!
Do not boast because you have beliefs; don’t forget that hundreds of absurd beliefs in the history are totally disappeared!
Do not complain about the length of the road! What will you do when the road finishes? Let it continue!
Do not discuss the religious matters with people; do not waste your valuable time to discuss the untruth! Your time is short; spend it for the science and the art!
Do not exaggerate to stay lonely! Do not exaggerate to stay in the crowds! Come and go, from one to another! Spend not long time in either of them!
Do not focus on being happy, focus on doing something useful; afterwards, happiness will flow towards you!
Do not hold an idea tightly! There is always a possibility that what you believe might be wrong! Hold your ideas loosely so that you can easily get rid of them once you have realised that they are wrong!
Do not let the fame come near to you! Protect your freedom! Fame must be avoided so as to breathe freely! Stay in the shadow to work comfortably! Away from the crowds, in the heart of calmness, there is wonderful peace of mind that no fame can ever give you!
Do not postpone your problems, solve them now! Because tomorrow you might be weaker than today and there might arise additional problems! Unsheathe your sword now; forget tomorrow, time is now!
Do not underrate others, do not underrate yourself, and do not underrate anything! Do not overrate others, do not overrate yourself, and do not overrate anything!
Do not wish an everlasting spring! Without tasting the winter, you cannot get pleasure out of the spring!
Do some interesting things that you have never done before! Add more colours to your life; enrich your existence with every kind of oddities!
Do you want your name to live forever? You fool! Forget your name, try to save yourself! What use there is for you, if your name lives and you die? You fool!
Dogs are happy with few things because they have already observed man who is unhappy with many things!
Doing goodness is good only when you don't expect anything in return; not a medal, not even a simple thanking!
Doing goodness, but doing goodness only is the best and the most superior religion of all the times!
Don't be afraid of the storms; be afraid of the ship and the captain! Forget about the outside factors, what matters is the internal power!
Don't challenge the world before becoming a big fire; otherwise they will extinguish you even with little spits!
Don't die for the country! Don't die for the love! Don't die for anything! Always choose life! Under every circumstance this is your real duty in life!
Don't forget that birds with broken wings walking on the ground were once flying high up in the sky.
Don't live in the castles; freedom is in the fields! But I can also say: Don't live in the fields; security is in the castles!
Don't look for an unshakable rock to stand on; there ain't any! Rather, learn how to stand still on a shaking rock!
Don’t be afraid of loneliness, because everything is a door; even loneliness is a door, it opens to somewhere!
Don’t be afraid of opening the unknown new doors; if you see the Devil inside, just know how to reclose it tightly! We exist in life to discover; if there is no discovery, there is no life!
Don’t be like a train; don’t travel on the same path! Thousands of different paths are waiting for you to walk! Don’t be like a train!
Don’t swear at your past; you couldn’t existed without it! It is the only path to reach today and tomorrow! Remember that past is a great teacher who thought us all we know now!
Don’t talk me about religion! Don’t talk me about tales for children! Be serious! Trust science, because only the science can save you!
Don’t try to be consistent; it is a waste of time. Just try to update your truth with the real truth!
Ducks are sweet, crows are intelligent; but I prefer dolphins because they are both sweet and intelligent.
Due to many cosmic and worldly reasons, we will surely lose our planet one day! Till that dark day comes, let us give our profound affection to our beloved earth!
During the late nights, try to walk in the empty streets with an empty mind! Light of wisdom will soon accompany you!
Eagle rises to the top of the precipice with its wings; man, to the top of the honour, with his morals!
Earth travels in the space at the speed of 108,000 kilometres per hour. When you walk calmly in a forest, you must know that you are in fact flying in the space at that crazy speed!
Earthworms cannot be painters. Those who live in the darkness can never perceive and appreciate the beauties of the light!
Educate the children in your country well, and then sit and watch the rise of your country like a Sun on the horizon!
Elephants don't know anything about the world of ants; the peaks of mountains are oblivious of what is happening on the plains!
Elvis Presley once said that I don't know anything about the music. It is because he is the music itself! The nightingales don't know anything about the music!
Empty your birdcage, empty your aquarium! To love is to give freedom; to love is to refuse the prisons!
Enter the streets that you have never been to for the sake of the concealed beauties and the hidden truths!
Even if tomorrow will be the end of the world, people will still continue to watch television for whole day!
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.
Even the poorest street is rich with people on it and even the richest street is poor without people on it!
Every day spend at least an hour in a forest to stay healthy, and much more than this, to stay sane in this insane world!
Every day we have a special reason to make a good celebration! And that reason is our very existence!
Every journey will take us to somewhere even if at the beginning it looks like taking us to nowhere!
Every king sleeps, but not every king wakes up as king! The snakes of the intrigue crawl around during the night! The cleverest king is the least sleeping king!
Every little candle is a great knight fighting against the darkness! Every time you feel yourself tiny, remember these brave candles!
Every man - at least once in his lifetime - has visited the silent and dark street of disappointment.
Every man is a door; when the door is closed, just search for the key gently! Remember that every door has a key!
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.
Every man must be like Stephen Hawking. His body is here on earth, but his mind walks in the universe!
Every man must have a peaceful place to contemplate. If you do not have such a place, you must find one!
Every moment of existence is a volcano full of truth! Every single moment is ready to explode, may be now, may be two minutes or may be two years later! Truths are ready to erupt! Every single moment is ready to erupt! Be silent; wait for the eruptions!
Every morning brings thousands of opportunities; and thousands of perils too! Life is open to all the possibilities that a man can not even imagine!
Every single moment of reality instantly turns into memories; reality can not be caught; we can only catch memories.
Every time a war ends, under a beautiful sun, in the face of a crying child; I see a rainbow of hope over the innocent teardrops.
Every time you go to the zoo, you prolong the captivity of the animals there! If no one goes to the zoos, there will be no zoos! Destroying the evil is very simple and it is in your hand!
Every time you warm yourself in front of a hot coal stove, remember the coal miners in the cold dark corridors and pray for them!
Everybody lives in this world, except lovers! They live in an isolated small place called ‘You and I’ planet!
Everyday some people discover you! What good things have you got for them? Just like preparing a soup, prepare good things and keep them ready for the people who discover you!
Everyone has his own truths and every such truth corresponds to a particular intelligence or consciousness level. If some religious absurdities are your truths, then you must increase your level to approach to the real truth! At the position of low level intelligence and consciousness, it is impossible to see the real truth!
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!
Everything is a slave of something else: Clouds, of the winds; men, of the desires; universe, of the chaos; shadows, of the light.
Everything is winged in this universe, even a rock! When the time comes, rock crumbles into tiny pieces and starts flying in the air!
Everything needs a mirror to see what to change and what to love in itself, even a rock or a duck, everything!
Everywhere man is in disguise! Who is who is unknown! Try to enter the mask and find out who the man inside really is!
Evolution created a violent order where beings eat other beings. Till we change this order and create a harmony between all beings, there shall be no real peace on Earth.
Fakir bir çocuğun ayakkabısındaki büyük bir delik, onun içinde yaşadığı toplumu mahkûm etmek için en basit kanıttır.
Falling in love is like submerging beneath the ocean with a submarine; you leave the outside world and wander in the silence of dimness.
Fame is like a castle. Castles are beautiful to dream and wonderful to watch, but too encircled to live in!
Fate! This four letter little word gave the biggest harm to mankind! We must totally get rid of this degrading concept of primitiveness!
Fight for your existence and when doing this, try to be just to others! You have no job other than this in this universe!
Find a beautiful place inside the nature and refresh yourself over there; how well you repose will mostly determine how far you can go in this universe!
Fire is the spirit of candle and honesty is the spirit of man. Without spirit, there shall be no light but darkness
Fisherman deceives the fish with bait; this action makes the fisherman dishonest! For a fisherman to be honest, he must not put any bait to his fishhook! He who dares to be ideally honest, let him know how hard it is to be such an honest!
Flowers are almost perfect; their only flaw is that they are weak; they can’t protect themselves against the evil!
Flowers represent hope for us; but we do not represent hope for them! Let us keep the flowers in the soil; no plucking!
Foot is superior to wing, because even when we have wings to fly in the sky, we still need feet so as not to crawl on the ground!
For a great master, everyone is a master, because he learns from everyone! For a great master, everything is a master, because he learns from everything!
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!
For an apple you can't reach up and pick, you have to climb that tree; the tree won't bend down for you!
For God must have more important universal matters to attend to than keeping himself busy with us, people! God is not interested in local matters!
For God’s sake, take the religion out of your life or all kind of absurdities will take the reason out of your life! Keep God, get rid of religion! God, Love and Science; the Magnificent Trinity! All you need is these three things!
For mankind, science is the only real candle in this dark universe; all other candles are fake! Science is our only real hope; all other hopes are fake! Remember this!
For most of the people there is no today and there is no tomorrow; for them, there is only the past times! Leave your past to live your today and to live your tomorrow!
For some, the universe ends at the borders of their villages; even for others, at the threshold of their home doors.
For the hard roads, you must have good shoes! And your brain and your luck are your best shoes ever! ~
For the ignorant, even the most stupid things can be accepted as the most perfect! They can easily declare a blockheaded as a genius! Their opinions must always be considered as invalid and must be ignored!
For the people whose minds are in the past, even a heavy rain cannot bring them to the present time!
For those who are on the roof become insolent as they don't know yet about the slope and the slipperiness of the roof!
Forgetting is a blessing; remembering is a blessing! We are lucky that we can forget; we are lucky that we can remember!
Freeze, freeze in the winter, if you really want to appreciate the summer! Walk, walk at the edge of the precipices, if you rightly want to learn the meaning of the safety! Switch the lights off, if you want to see the amazing beauty of the light!
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!
Future is an empty paper, but not absolutely empty; the shadows of the drawings of the past is there, on the paper!
Future is an unknown country which requires tough visas for anyone to enter. Not all of us will get the chance to visit it.
General Napoleon says that ability is of little account without opportunity. The opposite is also correct: Opportunity is of little account without ability.
Genius tries to conquer the world with art, with songs, with words; stupid tries to conquer it with sword, with guns, with arrows!
Give your freedom to someone or to something and then look at yourself what have you got? I tell you, you've got nothing left!
Give your thanks to the needle that stuck in your finger, to wooden beam that you hit your head, to bee that stung you on your hand, because they taught you something!
Go to a forest and kiss the stream, kiss the tree, kiss the light leaking through the trees! Give your love to those that give life to you!
Go to the streets that you have never been to! Wander in the places that you have never known! There is light in the hidden corners of life too! Expand your frontiers and the frontiers will expand you!
God has not any Holy Book; but Man has many Holy Book writers! Producing Holy Books is a cosmic crime against God! God has not spoken yet! He has been silent for billions of years, because He is out of this universe!
God is religion; religion is God! There is no need ever for holy books, for holy rules or for so called holy envoys! God is religion; religion is God!
God is unknown; anything we said about God has no validity, because our knowledge about Him is zero, absolutely nothing!
Golden bridge, silver bridge or diamond bridge; it doesn’t matter! As long as the bridge takes you across the other side, it is a good bridge!
Great man is still a great man even at the bottom of a well and a little man is still a little man even at the top of a mountain!
Great master Lao Tzu says that ‘The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.’ Giving is indeed a very good source of happiness! One of the best treasures a man can give to someone is a good and sound idea; because birds can ascend into the sky only with wings, and men, only with good and sound ideas!
Great passions may either bring great victories or great sorrows! In both cases, it is always a great privilege to have great passions!
Happiness is the summit of a high mountain; we can visit it, but we can't stay there! We are forced to go down to the valleys of sadness.
Hate is your enemy; you must defeat it! Anger is your enemy; you must defeat it! Violence is your enemy; you must defeat it! Death is your enemy; you must defeat it! Know well your real enemies!
Hate not your enemies; love thy rivals, for this is the only way to convert them into your friends and your partners!
Have you ever seen a donkey smelling a beautiful rose? Donkeys aren't interested in roses, they like thorn bushes or watermelon rinds!
Have you got a local mind? Broaden it! Have you got an international mind? Broaden it! Have you got a universal mind? It is not enough, because there are other universes. Broaden it! Broaden your mind till you get a multi-universal mind! And yet, this is not enough too! Broaden it! Leave your village; leave your city; leave your country; leave the earth; leave the universe; leave all the universes! Don’t let your mind to cast anchor in any port! Narrow mind is the greatest enemy of the truth! The best mind is the one which has no frontiers!
Have you lost your hope? Have you remained inside the fog? Don’t worry; even if you can’t find it, a new hope will come and find you!
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!
Have you taken the decision of war? Then, you are sick! Have you participated the war? Then, you are sick! Do you produce guns? Then, you are sick! Refuse all of them and be healthy, be human, be normal, be a real man!
He who challenges the God in his dying bed is indisputably the most courageous man, but not the cleverest one!
He who has spent billions on churches, on mosques and on every kind of sanctuaries is guilty of not giving that money to the science! The path of sanctuary does not lead to God; the path of the faith does not lead to God; only the path of science leads to God! The bridge between man and the unknown God is not worshipping but it is science, only the science!
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.
Help is not in the sky, help is within you, in your mind; help is your reason! Turn your face to your reason not to the sky!
Heraclitus says you cannot step into the same river twice. We can also say that the same river cannot touch us twice!
Here is a good reply of a clever horse to the man who tries to ride and control it: Throwing him into the air!
Here is a good revolution in conscious and a good salvation formula for mankind: Get rid of religion, keep the God!
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!
History never recorded this phrase: 'The Mass of Wise.' Because the wise is not too abundant to form masses!
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it!
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!
How can a living man be a person who has nothing to lose? This is very absurd! Even a dead man has something to lose: His coffin!
How close we can approach the land of happiness with the heavy shackles on our feet of injustice permeated deeply into every corner?
How long the thick dark clouds can prevent the truth from shining? The truth is an arrow that can pass through any shield!
How many stars can you count in the sky? How many mistakes can you count in your life? Stop counting! No clever man ever is stuck in the past!
How very dull our lives would be without literature! How very much dark and poor, how so sad and empty the world would be!
How very much horrible would it be, if achieving everything was so easy! We bear life because there is struggle!
However infinite the Universe may be, our true and practical universe is still the surroundings of the house we live in.
However small you might be, if necessary, struggle against the mountain of evils however big it may be!
However steep or ramshackle they may be, don't ever despise the stairs which take you up to higher levels!
However tired you are, whatever the distance is, move to your target! Even if you move as slow as a snail, you will reach there! Move! Either fast or slow, just move!
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.
Humanity must have a speed of advance higher than the speed of advance of cosmic disasters or big global catastrophes!
I can never be an atheist, because God is our celestial hope for our existential worries, our cosmic chance against absurdity!" MMI
I do not know whether this universe has an emperor; all I know is that this empire is in chaos; universal order is a big delusion.
I don't keep diaries; I consider them like birds; I set them free and let them fly to the depths of the past where they belong!
I don't like religion; I don't like anything or anybody which tells me what to do! We must take orders only from our own intelligence!
I don't like spiders; setting a trap is the art of low creatures! Who shall ever lay a trap shall be the meanest being on earth.
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!
I have a gold bullion and a 'one additional minute for your life' in my hand; as a gift, if you choose the second one, then I say you are a wise person!
I have lost my faith, but I gained the truth! It is not important at all to lose your candle as long as you find a torch!
I have no faith at all in believers, because they are so far from the truths! Have respect only to those who are close to the truths!
I have searched for my forehead to find a secret writing about my fate and I found no trace of destiny, but my very own decisions!
I hope one day God will reveal all the truths to people that He has never sent any Holy Book, nor did He create anything but chaos!
I judge the people and the nations by their ideals; the higher the ideals, the better the person, the greater the nation.
I judge the people and the nations by their ideals; the higher the ideals, the profounder the person, the greater the nation.
I prefer to sail in a bad ship with a good captain rather than sail in a good ship with a bad captain.
I recognize only the Holy Pilgrimage of Science to the Land of Truths! All other pilgrimages are nothing but touristic trips!
I thank to all the shadows and all the darknesses of my life; it is owing to them that I now love the light much more than ever before!
I will tell you something that you don’t want to hear: Autumn is ugly! Look at the dying leaves! There is no beauty in dying! Death is always ugly! The beauty of autumn is just an illusion, my friend! Wake up and see the real truth! See the crying leaves!
I would love to buy a piece of land in the Moon, just to feel very farsighted, extremely optimistic and absolutely crazy!
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!
If a country has a fascist leader, this is a great horror for that country; but there is much greater horror: The existence of ignorant and unethical masses who support that primitive leader!
If a country is producing guns, it becomes an immoral entity and no immorals ever have the right to talk about any kind of morality!
If a fish feels sad when a fisherman’s boat is sinking, and that fish owns a priceless treasure: The compassion! Have compassion, even for your enemies!
If a man can say 'My life is more important than my country,' that man has succeeded in freeing himself from the chains of society!
If a man is not aware of the existence of the moon, what can the moon do for him except continue sending its lights upon him?
If a man is not peaceful and non-violent, whichever religion he belongs to, he is not a man! Violence degrades man to a low-degree creature!
If a quote changes your life in a good way, keep it in your mind and in your heart to give it to someone else too!
If a railroad is bent, the train shall turn over; if a man’s character is bent, he shall turn over just like that train.
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!
If a thing which is believed by billions is against the reason and not supported by the science, it is a great honour not to be amongst those billions!
If being stupid is the only way for an intelligent man to be happy, then let us hope that unhappiness be his choice!
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!
If God ever chooses a house to live on earth, it will be the House of Science, not the House of Religion!
If God is playing hide and seek with us, I must confess that I am quite bored with this childish game!
If God is the master of the universe, then what are we? The slaves of the universe? If so, let each man become proud Spartacus!
If honesty was like water that people couldn’t live without it, the world which became heavier due to the endless lies would be just light like a feather!
If I see any politician or a priest or an imam or a rabbi in the Paradise, I will give up believing in God!
If man can fly, it won’t be something extraordinary! But if man can become immortal, now that will be extraordinary!
If man is able to live healthily as a vegetarian but chooses not to be one, then man is guilty of eating meat!
If rising makes you famous, don’t give up rising, but find a safe port where you can be unreachable!
If science can eliminate sleep, we will have more time to live and no time for the dreams. But living is superior to the dream because it is real!
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!
If somebody tells you ‘History will never forgive you,’ just laugh at him! Because when the history comes, you won’t be here! The threat of history never forgives you is a useless threat!
If the Devil is an evil computer, who the hell programmed it? Who is the Dr. Frankestein of this abominable character?
If the length of your life is much shorter than the story of your life, this means that you have lived your life so fully!
If the reality is not ideal, resist and refuse the reality and change it no matter how strong it is!
If the truth is with you, let anything else be against you! You will win! If the truth is not with you but everything else is on your side, it doesn’t matter, you will lose!
If the universe has an end, it means we are captive fishes in an aquarium! If it has no end, we are lost sheep in the eternal darkness!
If the weather is sunny, it is good; if the weather is rainy, it is good; if it is foggy, it is good; if it is stormy, it is good; if it is damn cold, it is good; if it is damn hot, it is good! With a positive attitude of mind, all becomes good!
If there are only you and the music in the room, it means that there are two persons in the room! Music is a live being!
If there is a rotten government in a democracy, the main reason for this is that there is a rotten majority over there!
If there is moonlight outside, don’t stay inside! If there is candle inside, don’t stay outside! Moments of romanticism are too valuable to be missed!
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!
If there was a little shine of gold on the moon, the mankind would have been to the moon even in the 19th century!
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!..
If they offer giving you a willpower or a thousand ways, choose the willpower, because with it, you can create a million ways!
If this universe is the House of God, then I must say it is quite a dark house despite several hundred billion suns!
If tomorrow will be the end of the world, I will spend my today by looking at the pictures of my past!
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!
If we had known everything in this universe, we would have had to find another universe to feed our curiosity, because what keeps alive man is the curiosity!
If we stand by the eagle, fish will die; if we stand by the fish, eagle will die! This dilemma has been created by the random evolutionary process. There is no goodness, there is no justice and there is no intelligence in here. We are living in a primitive and flawed order.
If what we said cannot go beyond the century we live in, it means that we have said nothing. Let us say something for all the centuries!
If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse!
If you are a member of a religion which has violence, killings and invading other countries in its history, it is a great shame! Leave it! If a religion is peaceful and innocent, you can never find violence in its history! No good faith carries sword!
If you are a real perfectionist, you can’t finish any job! We, the mortals, we don’t have enough time to be perfectionist! Perfectionism is the art of immortals!
If you are a very intelligent person, you will see this: All the realities in the universe can be changed!
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!
If you are close to a precipice, go away a bit; if you are far from it, come close a bit! Enjoy the safety, enjoy the view! Without safety, it is dangerous; without view, it is dull! Life is an art of adjusting the distances!
If you are good at in the art of finding consolation, it means that you have the best medicine after the disasters.
If you are happy, don't analyse your happiness, don't ask questions and don't even think about it; just live it to the fullest!
If you are honest, you are in the minority; if you are clever, you are in the minority; if you do not believe in any religious craps, you are in the minority! If you are not in the herd, you are in the minority! What a glorious privilege to be in this kind of minorities!
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!
If you are in a position to give direction to the masses, check your direction thousand times to be sure that it is the correct one!
If you are in a remote desert island, let your best hope be your own efforts to build a ship instead of waiting for a ship to appear among the fogs!
If you are living in a beautiful house surrounded by beautiful environment, you know not where to stay, inside or outside?
If you are not discovered yet by the people, that is good, you can work better; if you are discovered already by the people, that is good, you can share your work better! It is good to be in the shadow, it is good to be in the light!
If you are not lucky enough, you can’t reach the future! You might be very intelligent, you might be very talented and a very good planner, but you still need ‘luck’ to reach tomorrow, you still need to be lucky to reach the future!
If you are stuck only at your culture, you will miss thousands of good things in other cultures; and more importantly, you will miss many truths!
If you are unknown, you can work better! Deserted soils of the mountains create the most beautiful flowers!
If you can bow in front of the justice at the height of your power, it means that you are really a just person!
If you can make your name and your works very famous and at the same time can succeed in making yourself much unknown, you are definitely the most intelligent celebrity!
If you can teach your child to be compassionate and to be ethical, you will be the greatest teacher!
If you can't write freely and if you can't speak freely in your country, you can be sure that you are living in a very primitive country!
If you despise the mountains you have climbed, you are not welcomed by the mountains you have not yet climbed!
If you do goodness, do it in the name of goodness, not in the name of a religion! All goodnesses should be nameless!
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!
If you do not read and listen to the opposite ideas, you can always remain a stupid person! Opposite ideas, however contrary they may sound, are your greater chances on the way to truth!
If you don’t like an idea, put another idea against it! If you use your fist against an idea that you don’t like, you only prove how horribly primitive you are!
If you don’t trust either the captain or the ship, there remains only one thing for safety: Trusting the storm!
If you ever get a high official position in your country, you must see the interests of the humanity much more important than the interests of your own country; only then you will deserve to be called a great man!
If you ever meet a higher being, do not worship it; only try to be its friend! Worship is primitiveness and no higher and developed being likes worshipping!
If you exist tomorrow as you do today, that is a miracle! It means that thousands of bad things which may happen did not happen and you are still alive! Existence is always a miracle in this universe of chaos!
If you feel stronger and good when the weather is sunny and weaker and bad when the weather is cloudy, then it means your willpower is not powerful yet!
If you find a fork on your way when you are in need of a spoon, take it to give someone who is in need of a fork!
If you go down in history, don't take it too seriously because time will come and there will even be no more history, just nothingness!
If you have a guru, leave him; if you don't have, get one. In other words, keep changing your gurus! Ocean's wisdom comes from knowing many ships and many fishes, many storms and many waves!
If you have a problem with the Moon in the sky and you are unhappy, change yourself, because the Moon won’t change!
If you have decided to change the world, don't read the books about the dimensions of the world! Be like a meteorite; strike the world with your ideas with utter courage and with infinite fearlessness!
If you have decided to sail to the sea with great courage and determination, even the storm on the horizon will step aside!
If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!
If you have feet, walk! If you have wings, fly! Whatever you have, use them! Don't let them to rust!
If you have good friends, don't look for treasure because you are already rich; if you have just treasure, look for good friends, because you are still poor!
If you have nothing but compassion, you are still very wealthy; if you have everything but compassion, you are still very poor!
If you haven't admired anybody in your whole life, you are the best candidate to be the world's greatest megalomaniac!
If you haven’t read Shakespeare’s Hamlet yet, it means that you haven’t reached the summit of the literature yet!
If you know the North, you know where the South is; if you know the darkness, you know where the light is! Evil is an excellent compass for the good!
If you know the North, you know where the South is; if you know the darkness, you know where the light is! Evil is an excellent compass to find the good!
If you live in a dirty big city, it means that you surely need a pastoral life to make yourself clean!
If you look at the monkeys, you can learn many things about the men; if you look at the men, you can learn many things about the madness!
If you love the life very much, you will see that everything will be shining, everything will be sparkling!
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!
If you see a lonely homeless, ask this question: Where the hell the society is? And here is the answer: It is rotten and enjoying somewhere!
If you stop reading and learning, you will start repeating yourself; that's why, old people always repeat the same things!
If you think life is a smooth sea, you will soon be awakened from this sweet dream by the slap of a bitter wave!
If you want to appreciate the Sun, be a miner; to value the land, be a sailor and to long for freedom, get married!..
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!
If you want to be a true revolutionist, you must first quit chewing gum, because revolution requires high seriousness!
If you want to be shot down by the Arrows of Eros, you should get rid of the iron shield called Logic!
If you want to call a man to account, don’t do it when he is weak; call him to account when he is strong! Cowards choose the first way and the valiant choose the second way.
If you want to create a high-society, you must give high things to the public! Show the public eagle; public will be an eagle! Show the public a rat, public will be a rat! Whatever you give to the public, public will take that! To create a high-society, you must give high things to the public!
If you want to defeat a country, defeat it with your ideas! If you want to defeat your enemies, defeat them with your ideas! Let your only sword and gun be your sharp and powerful ideas!
If you want to help a hungry poor man sleeping on the bench, don’t ever wake him up; put some food on the bench, put some money and leave the place without looking at your back!
If you want to own the life, you must first own the death! To own the death, you must understand it! To understand it, you must know to think like the death!
If you want to say something truly new, you must first know everything that has been said in the human history; not half, not ninety percent, but all that has been said! Only then you can say something new, if you can!
If you want to see the real Saints, don't go to the Temples of the Religion, but go to the Temples of the Science!
If your culture is not peaceful, throw it from your life! If your religion is not peaceful, throw it from your life! Anything which is not peaceful is worthless! Throw it from your life!
If your way is not the way of the science, then your way is not the way! Change it! If your way is not the way of the compassion and love, then your way is not the way! Change it!
If, in a democracy, the cognition of the majority is not much better than the cognition of the sheep, democracy will surely fail.
Ignorant voters of the democracies are always a great threat to the progression of humanity, simply because they give their votes to the people who look like themselves!
Ignorant, unconscious and dishonourable part of a society want and like kings, dictators, padishahs and all sort of despots; educated, conscious and honourable part of the same society hate and refuse monarchs, tyrants, oppressors and any kind of autocrats!
Ignore the people who advice you patience! There is no time for patience! Those who are patient for many years about anything are mad!
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!
In a country where ignorant millions are in majority, nightmares never end! When one nightmare finishes, another one starts!
In a democracy, people always vote for their alike! Pig for the pig, raven for the raven! Dull for the dull, wise for the wise!
In a simple and a peaceful cottage with a beautiful view, you will not be dreaming about the palaces or the heaven, because you already have a perfect thing!
In a stupid society, a clever man can come into the power; but in a clever society no stupid can come into the power!
In a twilight garden, when a brown nightingale starts singing, what is left to a blonde chicken is to remain silent.
In a very cold night, even houses want to have houses of their own to enter inside them and feel warm!
In an ignorant country, everything will try to drag you down! Stay firm, aim at the stars, keep going up and drag up the people who are trying to drag you down!
In deep waters, you encounter only the wise and the brave; in shallow waters, the ignorant and the coward!
In every defeat, there develops a silent embryo of victory; in every failure, under the rubbles, there appears a divine key to success.
In every different house, the same things are spoken, the same lies are said, the same dreams are dreamed!
In good times, we all want to drop anchor, to stop in time! But man is condemned to move till the far end of the precipice!
In life, always choose a serious rival even if you know you have no chance to win, because a good rival is always a good teacher!
In life, everything awaits in the shadows for the suitable time to come out! All waits silently in the nooks! Observe the shadows and the nooks to guess what will happen!
In matters of climbing long staircases, how many stairs there are is not as important as how strong a will you have!
In matters of goodness, never expect any compliment or appreciation; just do your goodness and disappear!
In our present universe, many things are empty stories; amongst all these meaningless stories, love is less meaningless story than others!
In peace, continue your art; in war, continue your art; in freedom, continue your art; in captivity, continue your art!
In solitude, you accumulate energy to spend in crowds; and in crowds, you accumulate energy to spend in solitude!
In the enemy's territory, be as silent as the owl's wings; in friend's territory, be as cheerful as the nightingale's songs.
In the eye of the universe, man is nothing! And man’s hardest job is to be able to get rid of this nothingness!
In the future, all religions will sink, only God will remain stand still! The untruth can survive only for a while and then it sinks!
In the garden of literature, the highest and the most charismatic flowers are always the quotations.
In the jungle of ideas, it is hard to find the true direction! The paths of the wrong ideas often seem to be very alluring!
In the middle of a wheat field under a beautiful sunshine anybody can be happy; the important thing is to be happy in the middle of a storm under the darkest clouds!
In the middle of the night, if you have decided to do something good for the world, don’t wait for the morning to come!
In the middle of the night, there is always less hope; in the dawn of the morning, there is always more hope!
In the twilight of the morning, all life silently waits for the sunrise. Sun must rise for the darkness to sink!
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 always pull you down; resist it and fly at the heights like an eagle!
In this chaotic world where everything is moving and turning, one's partner should be like the centre of a wheel which never moves and always remains still.
In this vast universe, we are condemned to feel tiny; megalomaniac is the one who cannot feel the true dimensions of this universe!
In this world, there is life and death; he who misses the life shall never die anymore, because he is already a dead!
In times to resist, do not step aside; stay solid like a statue! In times to step aside, do not resist; be flexible like a snake!
In winter, play with the snow; in summer, play with the Sun! Do not wait for something to come; everything is already here! In autumn, play with the leaves, in spring, play with the flowers! In summer, don’t wait for the winter; in winter, don’t wait for the summer! Everything is already here, in this present time you live in!
In winter, you fed the birds; and in summer, do the same thing! In winter, you gave them bread; and in summer, give them water!
In youth, the greatest success is to see the world from the eyes of the aged people and to feel exactly how they feel.
Inconsistency is a great door for the change and for the progression! Never hesitate to be inconsistent!
Inside a crowd, you have no right to complain about the crowdedness, because you are already a part of it!
Is it possible that a tragedy can look so beautiful? The death of the leaves is the answer for this question!
It is a good habit to thank always the bridge which takes you to the other side or to mention the name of the bridge or to take the photo of it or to repair it if you can! In short, do something good for those who do goodness for you!
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!
It is a source of happiness to see the elderly working in their garden or looking from their windows! It is so good to see them alive and well!
It is always a great honour to mention a truth which has not become widespread yet. One of these truths is that man has no soul; he has only 'body' and 'mind'. Man's unshakable belief on the soul will not change this scientific truth! No belief can be higher than the scientific truths! Man can be born, can walk and work and can think without owning a mysterious and an immaterial soul! The soullessness of the man is a great tragedy both for the man and for the religion. But Man, contrary to the religion, will come out with triumph from this tragedy.
It is always easy to shine in the dark mud! Choose the difficult task: Amongst the pearls under the sun, try to shine more than them!
It is always possible that society you live in might go backwards, towards the land of ignorance and darkness! While this tragedy and stupidity happening, you must move forward! You must walk forward, towards the light and wisdom, to the land of reason!
It is always possible to be happy by ignoring the sufferings of the millions! People with high conscience can never attain this kind of insensitive happiness!
It is an utter shame to spend millions on the sanctuaries while millions are dying of hunger! Institutional religion must go to Hell even only for this infamy!
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.
It is both theoretically and practically very impossible to have a happy ending in life as long as death exists.
It is impossible to catch today; it flows out from our palms! It is impossible to catch tomorrow; it flows out from our palms! We cannot hold them; they constantly run away from us!
It is more than enough to be an ethically and an evolutionarily developed human being. All other titles and identities of man are inferior to this fact!
It is not enough to have a light; it must be shared with others! For the darkness to diminish, we must eagerly share the truth!
It is not important at all that we were all once an ape! The important thing is that how very much we evolved and how far we got away from the apes!
It is not important to be a believer, it is not important to be religious, because there are billons around the world already! But it is important to be compassionate, it is important to be ethical, because there are only tens of thousands around the world, obviously not many!
It is not right to walk alone on the golden road of truth! Enlighten as many people as you can and walk with them!
It is often said that it's a man's world; we must change this fact and create this: It's a human's world!
It is often said that we are just a moment in time! In that case, here is the best challenge for man: To change this! To be two moments in time; three moments in time; four moments in time; to be in the whole of the time!
It is only the quietest one who can hear all the voices of the world; only the shadows can see all the lights!
It is perfectly possible that a grandfather can have a more scientific mind than his grandchildren! Societies do not always go forward! Sometimes old generations are much luckier!
It is true that prosperity has many close friends; poverty, on the other hand, has only distant watchers!
It is winter time! Feed the birds! Teach your children to feed the birds! Request your neighbour to feed the birds! Encourage your friends to feed the birds!
It is winter time, my friend; buy couple of breads; find a place calm and quiet and feed the birds; and for this action of yours, ask no more reward than their cheerful singings!
It is wonderful to have great ambitions and splendid dreams as long as these ambitions and dreams are wonderful for the humanity too!
It matters not to be a Jewish or a Muslim or a Christian! What really matters is to be good by heart, to be honest and fair!
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!
It would be nice to find a ‘planet of trees and birds’ in the space; only trees and birds, millions of different trees and millions of different birds!
Jean Paul Sartre says that ‘Hell is other people!’ In the name of completing this sentence we must also say this: ‘Heaven is other people too!
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!
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!
Just after they exist, all men start travelling; some towards the land of the truth, some towards the land of the stupidity! Most men are on their way to the second land!
Just like a caravan of camels walking in the desert, be durable against the adversities of life and walk with decisive steps.
Just like sweeping the streets, sweep the unnecessary things from your mind too; keep your mind clean!
Just like the car headlights impressively illuminating the dark streets, wisdom words powerfully enlighten the dark minds!
Kings need the world, but the world does not need the kings! Let them disappear like the horrible ghosts of the nightmares!
Knowing the right thing is wonderful; practicing the right thing is even more wonderful; and the most wonderful thing is that helping others to practice the right thing!
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!
Let the cats rule the world; first thing they will do is to increase the number of mousetraps! Let the rats rule the world; first thing they will do is to increase the number of dogs!
Let the creatures other than man also breathe freely. Remember that earth belongs to all the creatures living in this planet.
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!
Let us be happy too when we see a happy man, because happiness is a candle light in this dark universe!
Let us freely walk in the countryside, like a horse peacefully walking towards sunset without any particular purpose!
Let your works not be interrupted by the stupidities happening in your own country! Work and walk on your true path ignoring any kind of distractions! Abstract yourself from all the primitivenesses surrounding you! Concentrate on your work!
Life gives us clay; it is we to make a pot out of it! But sometimes it gives us pot; it is again we to keep it in one piece, as a pot! All jobs are ours! Life only gives things and it has no other responsibility!
Life is a double-faced creature; one face is tragedy, the other one is comedy. We have no way but to face the first face with dignity!
Life is a house with millions of doors. Here is a good strategy of life: Open the doors, open as much as you can, open as much as possible, open the doors!
Life is a miracle; walking is a miracle; watching the sunset is a miracle; everything is a miracle, because existence is a miracle!
Life is a struggle to elevate ourselves from nobody to somebody, not ever knowing the secret beauties of being nobody!
Life is the art of finding or building a bridge with a great determination every time you come across a precipice!
Like a garbage truck, we need a 'lie-truck' which will collect lies from everyone's houses every morning, even every hour!
Little minds try to solve the matters through violence and darkness; great minds try to solve the matters through love and light!
Loneliness is a good education. You learn the things no crowds can teach and you discover the things no crowds can give.
Looking for a saviour in the sky? Be serious! Know you still not that there ain’t any saviour but science! Get rid of your cultural craps and your religious illusions! Be realist! In this universe, only the realists have the chance to save themselves!
Lose some valuable things in very different places and wait for a while! If they come back to you, it means that you are living in an honest society and in a very rare one too!
Love all the seasons, because every season has its own treasures! Winter does not own the treasures of the spring; the spring does not own the treasures of the winter! If you know only the autumn, you are poor; if you know only the summer, you are poor! To be rich, love all the seasons and live all the seasons! Wise man is the one who knows all the treasures of all the seasons!
Make a habit to remember God in your perfectly beautiful days, because in bad days even atheists do remember Him!
Make no cry in failure! Make no noise in success! In failure, silence; in success, silence! Fly with the same attitude both in the high and in the low altitudes!
Man can be an atheist only in theory, not in practice, because the universe is too frightening and too chaotic to be too independent!
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!
Man is a machine of remembrance; all we do is to remember things because life flies fast like a swallow; reality immediately disappears!
Man is a marble piece; unlike Michelangelo's masterpieces, man is unconsciously carved and imperfectly shaped by the nature
Man is a parrot in the House of History; he listens and then he repeats the same crap over and over!
Man is a thief, an impudent thief! He steals honey from bees, eggs from chickens, milk from cows and life from the God!
Man is born dead and he remains dead till he attains wisdom! Wisdom is the only resurrection man can obtain!
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!
Man is full of energy; it is up to him how to use it! You can use your energy to do harm to people or to produce art and science; or you can use it for chattering or for deceiving people! By looking at the human history, we can easily say that man is guilty of wasting his energy mostly for stupid things!
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!
Man is nothing, absolutely nothing till he achieves physical immortality. God should be prosecuted on the charges of making man mortal!
Man must be able to think freely and he must be able to express his thoughts freely! He who is against this is not only fascist and primitive but at the same time is a very great coward also! Only the brave and the honourable men are never afraid of freedom of thought and freedom of expression of ideas! Just like the cockroaches do not like the light, evil minds also do not like the freedom of thoughts!
Man must have fires in his life: Fire of love; fire of work; fire of doing kindness... Without fires, man is just a cold rock!
Man must spend much more time in extraordinary natural places to grasp much better how remarkable our planet is and to realise what a great privilege and what an enormous joy to be living here!
Man needs air, man needs water, man needs food and man needs adventure also! Adventure is a medicine for the infinite boredom.
Man needs two important things: Firstly, to know the truths; secondly, to change them if they are not ideal!
Man often thinks of either his past or his future and in the mean time today passes like a fast train, disappearing forever on the horizon of life!
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!
Mankind has one great habit, a bad habit: To create rules on behalf of God! Unless A God appears on the sky and says ‘Here are the rules,’ do not take any rule serious! Remember that in this universe, there is no port that you can take refuge apart from the reason and the science!
Master Alfred de Musset says great artists have no country. They have also no world! They belong to the space, to the universe, to anything infinite!
Master Chekhov says Man is what he believes. From here we conclude that when Man believes in a crap, Man becomes a crap!
Master Chuang Tzu says the spring insect knows nothing of the winter! We can also say suspicion knows nothing of the peace of mind!
Master Michelangelo once said that ‘I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.’ This is what we must do when we see an ignorant man: To set him free from the black marble we call ignorance!
Master Plato once said that Lux est umbra Dei; light is the shadow of God. I say this way: Light is the god of shadow!
Master Seneca says that ‘No one can wear a mask for very long.’ This is true; but someone can wear different masks for very long!
Master Sigmund Freud once said that wherever I go, I find a poet has been there before me. This is simply because science either walks or runs but art has wings to fly!
Max Lucado says that ‘A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.’ That is true and a man who wants to find out the truth must also do the same thing!
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!
Men need discipline! Countries need discipline! World needs discipline! He who wants to be successful needs discipline! Be a man of discipline!
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!
Minutes without seconds and hours without minutes cannot exist! Respect the links before respecting the chain!
Minutes without seconds and hours without minutes cannot exist! Respect the links of the chain before respecting the chain!
Modern man uses ideas and persuasion to achieve his goals; primitive man uses guns and brute force to achieve his goals! Moral and clever people choose the first method; immoral and stupid people choose the second method!
Moments fly, memories remain; and then memories fly, only memoirs remain and finally memoirs disappear, nothing remains!
Mortal man! You’ve wasted your time mostly with wrong and empty beliefs! And now you have started understanding that most important thing in life is existence!
Most man can think no better than a child! This fact perfectly explains why there are so many funny beliefs!
Most of the time it is a good job and a good honour to fight against people's values, because most of the time people's values are irrational and absurd!
Move at a snail's pace or walk with the speed of a turtle or run like a rabbit! Just move; forget about the speed and just move ahead!
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!
Muhteşem bir doğal manzara pembe bir perdedir. Perdeyi aç; orada en korkunç hayat mücadelelerini göreceksin! Doğanın güzelliği, doğanın gaddarlıklarını unutmamız için Tanrı’nın bize verdiği bir rüşvet olabilir mi?
Muse is a tyrant. It gets you out of bed in the twilight of the morning and forces you to create something!
Music is an extraordinary locksmith; it is so competent that it can open our soul's door even with closed eyes!
Mussolini once said that saints are insane people. What about those who believe in saints? Are they sane?
My faith is that I don't believe in fate! We are not puppets or zombies of destiny. We are the main painters of our life's canvas.
My name will live forever, but I should not care about this at all, because I am not my name and my name is not me!
Mystery is the wine of this universe. It makes us dizzy and makes us feel happy! Man needs enigma so that he can get rid of the dullness of the reality!
Mystery keeps man alive; it opens his ears, his eyes, and his mind! Find a mystery and try to solve it!
Nature is my temple; trees are my priests; birds, my rabbis; rains, my imams! Nature is my only true and eternal religion.
Neither the stone that made you stumble is your enemy, nor the stone that helped you cross the river is your friend! Universe just lives its own life!
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!
Nietzsche says God is dead. Probably now God says Nietzsche is dead! The one that will die is religion, not the God! God will always live!
No bodyguard can ever protect us from the gossips; because in the case of gossip, we are beaten in our absence!
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!
No lake is beautiful without the sky, without the mist or without the trees and the autumn leaves! No beauty is beautiful in itself!
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!
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!
No matter which path you are on, always do this: Question your path! If you are on the wrong path, change it; no matter on which mile of the road, change it! Till you find the right path, change all the paths!
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!
No sheep can be a king in the empire of wolves, but any wolf can be an emperor in the kingdom of sheeps! Paw is the key to the throne.
No sublime wisdom asks to be worshipped or served; the greatest and the most honourable masters are those who refuse to have slaves!
No wise man is ever interested in stupid matters like wars! Wars are always on the agenda of only stupid man!
No writer can be the 'Master of the Words' without loving them! Loving is the way for Mastering! No Love, no Master!
Not every ant which stays under the elephant's foot dies; the most powerful cannot always kill the weakest!
Not every man has shoes, so reduce the number of shoes at your home till every man has at least one!
Not every thought is a flower; some are thorns. But while a flower may make you fall asleep and too see dreams, a thorn will wake you up and make you to think!
Not to climb the high places lonely, but to climb there all together, to rise en masse! This is the way!
Nothing may change in days or in years or all can change in hours and in seconds! Knowing this means that you already know many things!
Observe the life like a wise tree by the side of a calm lake! Do not move; just sit and observe! Observe the Sun, observe the storms; observe the wisdom, observe the stupidities!
On a soft snow, even a sparrow leaves a trace; the important thing is to leave a trace on a steel plate!
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!
On the path to truth, you can’t see many people; truth’s way is calm and quiet. Look around you, friend! Are there too many people on the path you walk? If there are, question your path! Get away from the crowds!
On the road to success, even little stones may cause you fall down! If you are not serious and careful, forget about reaching your target!
On the road to your target, move cleverly and silently; when you reached your target, be humble and silent!
On the roads of failure, it is not uncommon to see the tears of the talented; and in the land of success, to hear the victorious screams of the incompetent!
On the way to truth, walk with the crowds or walk all alone; but walk always and walk under every condition!
On twitter, you may have a zero follower; but in real life, this is not possible because everyone has a shadow!
Once upon a time millions applauded and supported Adolf Hitler; ignorant masses often cannot see the simple truths and evidently they do not have the ability to see the very clear ends! The stupidity of the ignorant masses has been proven thousands of times in the history! Each time they follow the wrong leader and in the end fall in the cesspool!
Once you take sword in your hand, you will lose your right to talk about the peace! Man of peace and love never takes the sword in his hand!
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!
Only a sheep with lion's heart can attack wolf, not the sheep with lion's teeth or with lion's claw!
Only the most extraordinary men can choose the remote cliffs as their graveyards; others are always condemned to nearby city gardens!
Only the paths that lead to nowhere, merely the storms that are violent, purely the dangerous forests make man a real man!
Only when you give up being consistent will you find the truth! Inconsistency makes you free to discover other roads.
Open the curtains of your mind, my friend; let the world know who you are! Do not hide your ideas; set them free, let them free! Open the curtains! Feel no fear! If there is truth in your ideas, you become invincible!
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!
Our chair will remain empty one day, but our ideas will continue to sit on that chair! However in the very distant future, there will remain neither chair nor ideas! All will disappear!
Our dreams are our precious diamonds; without them, we are endlessly poor. Let us perpetually dream to be overly wealthy!
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!
Paradise is not something unique; there are so many paradises in the universe; Earth is one of them!
Patience is a complot of the Devil to immobilize the men! Mortal men should be impatient and impetuous; patience is only for the immortals!
Patience? Certainly no! We have no time for patience! While tomorrow is just an assumption, it is not reasonable to be patient!
Peace is not a dream; peace is an option! You either choose peace and prove that you are clever and angelic, or choose war proving that you are stupid and devilish!
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!
People or philosophers keep saying that our fundamental objective in life is to be happy! This is wrong! Our fundamental objective in life is to exist, either happy or unhappy!
Pessimism and hopelessness are two assassins that have been hired by very ourselves to kill ourselves!
Petronius says that ‘Mundus vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived.’ That is very true, otherwise there wouldn’t exist any religion!
Pigs are dirty, but I will tell you something dirtier: Liars! Untruth always smells like rotten garbage!
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!
Poverty is a scorpion; it stings the poor and it also stings the men with high conscience who feel sad about the poverty; the rest is immune to it!
Power is not to resist the criticisms; power is to seek for something useful to use amongst the criticisms!
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!
Protected by hundred bodyguards, even a chick can show some courage! That’s also the secret of why some head of states look brave!
Quotations are the gold mine of human mind, the silver pearls of the wisdom ocean, and the cool drops of the rain of intelligence.
Real love and Sun have something in common; they are so bright that they don't have shadows, they are free of darkness!..
Reason and religion cannot coexist together. If reason exists, then paradise, prophets and all other religiuous illusions disappear.
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!
Religion is the servant of the vanishing; science, of the existence! Disappearance belongs to the chaos and the Devil; existence, to the God!
Religion’s biggest crime is to slow down the Human’s Intellectual Evolution! It creates an illusion as if there is a safe port somewhere. The truth is that there is no safe port; man is in emptiness! Intellectual Evolution is our only chance to build a safe port by ourselves!
Remember that animals are born to live their own lives, not to serve you! Do not use them; do not exploit them. Let them live their own lives.
Remember the unremembered; love the unloved; salute the unsaluted; hear the unheard; do the things which have not been done!
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!
Roald Amundsen says that ‘Adventure is just bad planning.’ In that case, friends, let us make more bad planning!
Rocks do not have dreams and that’s why they are condemned to stay in the same place! To move, you must have dreams!
Science is going to build a base on the Moon! This is a very necessary and a very possible mission! Start and finish! Thousands of problems will arise in this mission, thousands of solutions will be found! Start and finish! Moon is a good hole to enter the blood vessels of the universe. Start and finish!
Science is the tongue in the mouth of the Universe; it is destined to know every little corner of the cosmos.
Science says that there are many more universes apart from ours. In that case, even when we think universally, we still think locally!
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!
Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind! Believe not the existence of an emotion nobler than the compassion!
Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind! Think of not an emotion nobler than the compassion!
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!
Self-immolation as a way to protest against the injustices or as a way to fight for freedom cannot be accepted! All the fights must be done in the dimension of existence! Your body is your road to everywhere; if you destroy it, you lose all the roads! Stay firm and fight alive; no cause is more valuable than a man’s life! Keep your body out of the fire! Don’t ever praise the self-immolations; condemn them! Suicide is a defeat! Power is to fight, to fight peacefully, and not to die in agony!
Shepherds know many mysterious languages; they speak the language of sheep and dogs, language of stars and skies, flowers and herbs.
Silence is a giver; it gives some things to you! Noise is a taker; it takes some things from you! Seek for the silence!
Since many things we see were once an idea, let us create good ideas today because they will be the realities of tomorrow! When you create an idea, do not forget that you shape the future! Idea is your God side! With ideas, you can change the universe, but only with very great ideas!
Smooth roads are boring; hard roads are hurting! Through boredom, you learn nothing and you get nothing; through hurt, you learn many things and you get wisdom! Never afraid of hard roads and always prefer them!
Some countries and some people are so primitively religious and so underdeveloped that they don’t need a time machine to go back to the past; they are already in there, in the very distant and dark past!
Some fool aims to go to heaven; some clever knows that there isn’t any; and some intelligent tries to create one with his own effort! Be intelligent!
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!
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!
Something reduces the speed of the world and that something is stupidity! Stupidity is a boring friction!
Sometimes dangerous paths are the only paths leading to the safest paths. In these cases, do not hesitate to take the dangerous roads!
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!
Sometimes it is good to fall down so that we can see whether we honourably get up or disgracefully turn into a miserable reptile!
Sometimes it is not wise to make a second plan; it diminishes the power of the first plan! In risky paths, make only one plan; this will increase the possibility of success! On the edge of a precipice, if your second plan is a parachute on your back, your possibility of falling will increase! When you have nothing to trust, you will be safer, because you have no right to make any mistake!
Sometimes life puts too big weights on little shoulders and the reply of little shoulders to this injustice is remarkable: To carry the burden with courage and dignity!
Sometimes man seeks for wealth for eighty years, but cannot find, and then realises that life itself is the wealth itself!
Sometimes we walk away from our big dreams; but then, this time our big dreams don't let us to go away!
Sometimes when you lose your way in the fog, you end up in a beautiful place! Don’t be afraid of getting lost!
Sometimes you lose your way; you walk in the twilight of a forest; and suddenly you see an old but a beautiful house. And that old mossy house is a good quotation! It is old because it has wisdom; it is beautiful because it gives you a hope!
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!
Spend time for yourself, walk in solitude, refresh your mind and body so that you can spend time for others and walk with them! Spend time for yourself!
Spring is on the way; summer is on the way; storms are on the way; wars are on the way; sorrow and happiness are on the way; they are all on the way, they are coming! Everything is on the way! Life is a highway; while we are moving on the way, all else is coming towards us! Devil is on the way; angel is on the way! Stay firm on the way!
Spring is the ultimate genius of the existence and the utter ladder of the lovers ascending to the infinity.
Stairs elevate you; ethics elevates you; goodness elevates you; awareness elevates you; wisdom elevates you.
Standing upright is not a talent because a brainless wooden beam can stand upright too! The important thing is to be flexible!
Stars will continue to shine even when you are inside the mud; the universe does not care about you!
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.
Stay calm inside! You will then see that outside storms of life, even the most terrible ones, will turn into soft winds.
Stephen Hawking implies that we are living in a Godless Universe or a Kingless Kingdom! In that case, Mankind must ascend the throne.
Stop going to the zoos! Don’t take your children to the zoos! No creature ever deserves captivity without any crime!
Stop obeying a dictator; you will then see that he is nothing! Stop obeying a king; you will then see that he is nothing! If you refuse the Devil, you will then see that he will shade away!
Stupid speaks loudly; he makes noise like pigs! Wise man speaks calmly; he makes sound like quiet lakes!
Summit of the well is the bottom of the ground! Man who has climbed up from the very low thinks that he did climb up to the very top!
Sunrise looks spectacular in the nature; sunrise looks spectacular in the photos; sunrise looks spectacular in our dreams; sunrise looks spectacular in the paintings, because it really is spectacular!
Sweetness eliminates gravity and thus a man with a heavy burden of life starts feeling like floating in the air before sweetness.
Sweetness! World needs sweetness! It needs a sweet child, a sweet dolphin, a sweet monkey; it needs sweet people to soften the callous hearts!
Take your tent and go for the camping! You are dying in the cities! Thousands of stars, hundreds of birds, tens of flowers are waiting for you to heal you!
Thank God I am not an intellectual! What a garbage of knowledge, what an unnecessary glossary of terms they have, those intellectuals!
Thanks to the night, we long for the day; thanks to the day, we long for the night! The purpose of the opposites is to make us long for something! Thanks to the crowds, we long for the solitude; thanks to the solitude, we long for the crowds!
The beauty of a house by the lake side in the middle of wilderness can best be appreciated not by those who permanently live in the house but by the travellers passing by!
The beliefs of your country mostly become your own beliefs! Not the reason but the empty tales shape you!
The best advice I’ve ever heard about anything is this: Don’t exaggerate! When you work hard, when you sleep long, when you love much, when you are very sad, always remember this advice: Don’t exaggerate!
The best armor against slander is having an honorable past. A good name is always made of smear-proof material.
The best kiss in nature is not between Romeo and Juliet, but it is between a dying autumn leaf and a shiny water drop!
The best thing about a horrible city is that it makes you to understand the beauty of the pastoral life! The bad crystallizes the value of the good.
The best thing you can give to a child is to create an environment where the child can develop an independent mind so that he will be the man of no one and the instrument of no system!
The big honour of the big revolutions belongs to the high intelligence who design the revolution, not to the masses who support and participate the revolution!
The biggest awakening is the awakening from the childish deceptions and the invented tales of the religion.
The clever cannot catch the genius; such an attempt is just an act of trying to catch the shadow of a flying bird!
The cleverest amongst you is he who is the loyal apostle of life, the true disciple of existence, the devout follower of love.
The continuous war between the reactionary and the progressive forces determine the degree of mankind's happiness.
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!
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!
The demands of the science, of the ethics and of the reason are superior to the demands of the people!
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!
The Devil sends the precipices; God sends the bridges! When you come across a precipice, look for the bridge; it is somewhere there!
The dust cannot fight against the wind; the wind cannot fight against the mountain. Everything and everyone has a battle to lose!
The Earth loves us through its gravity and this love is ideal: It neither sticks to us nor let us to fly to the unknown darkness!
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!
The first step to be a good man is this: You must deeply feel the burden of the stones someone else carrying.
The fishhook catches the fish; the truth catches the lie; the death catches the life; the love catches the hate!
The fist of a revolutionist must be hard like a gravestone; if not, his own gravestone will soon be erected!
The giant wave of the science has no mercy; when this colossal wave comes, it will sweep away anything untrue!
The good may lose; the bad may win! Remember this! Because knowing this increases the chance of the good to win!
The goodness you do might fail; but keep doing it, because the real failure is never doing goodness!
The goodness you do when you are very happy is not as valuable as the goodness you do when you are very unhappy!
The goodnesses you do will beautifully cover you like the beautiful flowers covering a country house!
The greatest masters are the greatest apprentices as well; they are not only greatest givers but also greatest takers.
The greatest rank for a man is not FD, Defender of the Faith; but it is SD, Scientia Defensor: Defender of the Science!
The greatest tragedy for a good quotation is to be anonymous; and for the bad one, is to be known and famous!
The greatest victory for man is not that his dreams were fulfilled but it is that to stand upright even when none of his dreams were fulfilled!
The inauspiciousness of the owl is nothing but the inauspiciousness of the man who thinks that owl is inauspicious!
The leaves of the trees are like the thoughts of the men: Some are bright, some dark; some fresh, some rotten; some healthy, some diseased.
The legendary Buddhist flower udumbara is believed to blossom once every three millennia! What about the Flower of Peace? In every ten million years?
The line between the white-science and the black-science is very narrow. You can open roads or you can kill people by the same dynamite!
The longest distance in the universe is not between the stars, but between the religion and the truth!
The master of thinking is like a master of sword! He can easily win any fight with a high art and a great elegance!
The moment where the fisherman catches the fish, happiness and agony, light and darkness, joy and death come face to face!
The moon doesn't have enough gravity to keep an atmosphere around it and some men doesn't have enough honour to keep God's angels around them!
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.
The Moon shows us only one side of its face and there is no man on Earth who can succeed this! Every man’s other face has its time to be seen!
The more independent mind you have the more your government will hate you! It is an honour for you to be hated this way!
The more peaceful you are, the more beautiful your face becomes; the more violent you are, the uglier your face becomes!
The more people challenge us, the more power we gain. We become stronger not under the tiny raindrops but under the huge hailstone!
The more you stand aloof from the sword, from the arrow, from the lance and from the fist, the more you become civilised!
The most magical key for success is this simple sentence: I can do it! Repeat this in your mind! I can do it! I can do it! I can do it!
The nicest thing about creating ideas is that even when you finish your travelling, they continue their journey!
The only acceptable imperialism is the Imperialism of the Forest! Let the whole world are invaded by the tree-soldiers!
The opinion of the majority or the minority is of no importance! The important thing is the opinion of the Truth, of the Reason, of the Logic, of the High Intelligence!
The poor looking shepherd of the dessert is in substance very rich with all the magical treasures of the desert.
The power of every dictator has two main sources: His psychopathic mind and the support of the very easily deceivable ignorant masses!
The probability that a genius can do stupid things is much higher than the probability that a stupid can do genius things.
The purpose of life is to pass the frontiers! Attack the frontiers to go beyond them with the determination of a bull attacking the red colour!
The real beauty created by man never competes with the beauty of nature; but it only perfectly completes it!
The real wealth of a good gardener is not his salary but the marvellous flowers he is raising in the garden!
The reason while we are in danger in this universe is this: We need the universe but the universe does not need us!
The right thoughts of the clever man are a ladder which takes you higher places. By climbing these ladders, one day you yourself become such a ladder itself!
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!
The road you travel might horribly get narrower; do not panic! Keep your spirits high; the road will get wider!