Archive for December, 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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* Today is the best day for anything and for everything! It is the only door you have; it is the only key you have! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You cannot escape from your past! But you can understand it! And once you understand it, you don’t have to escape from it any longer! Understanding liberates you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If your thoughts are universal, you visit every house, every window, like the Moon on the sky! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Night is a very good and very close friend of a writer! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the waves are crazy, the land is prettier! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

 * Happy moments are the times to be stupid, not be genius! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Nature is doing wonderful things for you; what are you doing for the nature? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* If the truth is with you, no power can knock you down!  ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* The most beautiful carpet is the carpet made of autumn leaves! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* Till we attain immortality, all life will remain just an illusion! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do not always live in your world; visit the worlds of others too! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* As a good man, if you throw a stone to a bad person, you yourself become a bad man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)  

* If you do not like an idea, challenge it with a better one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)  

* There is a great beauty in every language and there is a great language in every beauty! Be silent and listen to them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* It is easy to sit and it is easy not to think; you do the opposite: You walk and think! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)    

* Smiling face is always beautiful even if it is hundred years old! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)  

* A child can be very happy with very simple things; adult must do the same! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You don’t walk with your feet; you walk with your courage! No courage, no walking! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a man who is in poverty, doomsday is already there! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everything needs a mirror to see what to change and what to love in itself, even a rock or a duck, everything! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)   

* You may live in an unknown small village, but if you have big ideas, the world will come and find you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)  

* Birds teach us something very important: To whatever height you rise, you will finally come down to the ground! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Herd! Your first duty is to get rid of your shepherd! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)  

* Whatever your problem is, if you may think it rightly, the solution will appear on the horizon like a shining sun! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)       

* If you leave a good trace behind you, that trace will continue its walk even if you stop! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Courage makes the things easier! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have ever walked in Paris, you will see that Paris will ever walk in your memoires! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the bored souls, sometimes sea is the best answer! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Since the future is unknown, in every step forward we walk to the unknown! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whether it is sunny or rainy, make your walk to your destination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Wars can destroy everything but hope! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* How much weight you can carry in your mind will determine how far you can go in life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t see anything impossible! This simple philosophy will enable many things to be possible! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Dog becomes a good friend with man whether the man himself is good or not! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the whole world starts behaving like a big family, protecting and caring each other, the world will become a good place to live! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A gate to nature is a gate to heaven! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A bench in the street can be a good writer because all kind of material comes onto it like a heavy rain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Love the horses, but don’t ride on them! Riding the horses is a culture, a wrong culture! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* From whichever direction or from whoever the light comes to you, always welcome it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is always a melancholic silence before entering every New Year! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You cannot separate the old furniture from the memories and the memories from the old furniture! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Time is so fast that all times are past times! When you look at a photo of the past, you must know that you are already in the album, someone else is looking at your photo! All times are past times! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is no pleasure in flying to the top! The pleasure is climbing up there step by step, feeling every single muscle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t be sad about the goodbyes! Because in many farewells, better unions are hidden! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* During the late nights, try to walk in the empty streets with an empty mind! Light of wisdom will soon accompany you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The wind likes making jokes! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The goodnesses you do will beautifully cover you like the beautiful flowers covering a country house! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man is a tireless traveller wandering in the dark valleys of his past! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

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

* A well educated man with an independent mind is a type of man liked by no government! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We don’t have only two eyes; we have hundreds of wonderful eyes, because there are hundreds of wonderful photographers! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A clever quote opens new paths in the minds of the clever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you think the memories of the past too much, you will miss creating the new ones! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If something looks difficult, it is more fantastic to do it! Stay away from the easy things! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No one can save you, no one but your very reason! Therefore, improve your reason! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Mystery keeps man alive; it opens his ears, his eyes, and his mind! Find a mystery and try to solve it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are only two options for a ship: Either to sail to the sea and fight with the waves or rot in a port! The same is valid for the man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In dark days, your best shelter is your clever thoughts! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whoever takes the decision of war, he is surely a stupid man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just like the car headlights impressively illuminating the dark streets, wisdom words powerfully enlighten the dark minds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is nothing more beautiful than living a simple life in this complex universe! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Educate the children in your country well, and then sit and watch the rise of your country like a Sun on the horizon! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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