Archive for September, 2012




Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

This account has the Collection of His Quotes, Quotations, Aphorisms, Apothegms, Words of Wisdom, Maxims, Wise Words and Sagacious Sayings.

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* For serenity, always prefer the cottage to the palace! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If man is able to live healthily as a vegetarian but chooses not to be one, then man is guilty of eating meat! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Tomorrow is an assumption; it is just a theory! We must wait for tomorrow to see whether tomorrow is real or not! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you come across with the ideas that you don’t like and even hate, do these three things: Be tolerant, be tolerant and be tolerant! Let them speak! Let the stupid and even the fools speak! Protecting freedom of expression under every circumstance is an honour for a man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No herd is more herd than the mass of ignorant people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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!
~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every house takes its light from the happiness inside the house! No happiness, no light! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With stones, you can build walls to separate people or build bridges to unite them! Do the second thing in the name of ethics and honour, for the glory of love and goodness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With the softest hand, you can shape the hardest rocks! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the time came to move forward, don’t even think
about to look at back for even a second! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The universe we are living in is not suitable for waiting
for anything! Stop waiting and leave your port! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Refuse to seek for the road to paradise, because every
beautiful place is already a paradise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Refuse to seek for the road to paradise, because every beautiful place is already a paradise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you walk in a beautiful road, you must know that you are walking on a miracle: The miracle of evolution! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The moment you let your courage leave you, you turn to an abandoned old house! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whatever their ideas or ideologies or religions are, always get along well with people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let the ideas clash, let the swords sleep! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Bridge shortens the roads; wisdom does the same! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Love creates bridges much more than all the engineers of the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What lies at the end of the life path? The answer is simple: Nothing lies over there! That’s why mankind must change the end of the road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Instead of building castles against your enemies, build bridges for them to come to you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You have to protect your food, otherwise someone else
takes it! There is no divinity in here! But there is divinity there: In a civilised
order where no being has to defend for its food! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every long travel changes man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just like the dead and deserted Moon, all things appear to be beautiful from far distance! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Owls are known as lonely birds; but it is not known that they have the forest as their best friend! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No wise man is ever interested in stupid matters like wars! Wars are always on the agenda of only stupid man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you look at the sky, you must know that you look at the cosmic factory which enabled you to exist as a live being! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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