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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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* A street that you have never visited is a book that you have never read! You never know what you are missing! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Since no man has a predetermined destiny, every day all man can create a new destiny for himself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is no place on earth or on the universe that a tree cannot turn a place into a more beautiful site! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In every different house, the same things are spoken, the same lies are said, the same dreams are dreamed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Inside a dark well, everyman’s favourite colour is blue! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every journey will take us to somewhere even if at the beginning it looks like taking us to nowhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everybody lives in this world, except lovers! They live in an isolated small place called ‘You and I’ planet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Great thoughts cannot remain silent. They are born to scream! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the life is wavy, keep your mind smooth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In solitude, you accumulate energy to spend in crowds; and in crowds, you accumulate energy to spend in solitude! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the burden of life becomes heavier, when it starts crushing our shoulders with all its might, it is time to be stronger! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Moments of solitude are the holiest moments to think wisely! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you can’t control it, you will be the toy of your own mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some sit and watch the life; some sail to the sea and the life watches them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Paradise is not something unique; there are so many paradises in the universe; Earth is one of them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Great ideas behave like the Sun. Even in the middle of nowhere, they find people and shine on them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Today’s warm houses will be the cold ruins in the very distant future! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Our real power in life comes from our true thinking! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Try to see the world from the eyes of an old man! Old eyes are a good place to begin with for understanding the truths ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is an icy window before every man! Faces cannot be seen clearly! Wait for the ice to melt down! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every right quote is a golden stair to enlightenment! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The tragedy of man is that the happy moments of life behave like the birds of the forests: They appear and disappear suddenly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stick to the honesty and never leave it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your only real problem is mortality! No religion can solve this problem, but science can do! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A society which has poor people on its streets is a failed society! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall! When you see it, you feel its power! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Only the man with a free mind has own the infinite horizons! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Use your own reason to find the truth. And to do this, you must first get rid of the myths that your culture injected to your brain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The beliefs of your country mostly become your own beliefs! Not the reason but the empty tales shape you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You have always the same view from your window! For different views, visit other houses! And for different ideas, visit other minds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Horizons will not come to you; you must go to the horizons! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The nice thing about being away from home is the feeling of excitement when returning to it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you think that the road has ended, you must know that it is your ability to go beyond has ended, not the road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The nicest thing about creating ideas is that even when you finish your travelling, they continue their journey! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Like drinking a cup of tea, all the simple things in life are the real things that make us happy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Silent moments are valuable! They give you a good opportunity to design new paths in your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Revolution is an awakening, so is the spring! Spring is an awakening, so is the revolution! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sun must set so that we can long for its rise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* All truths can be changed! Put this brave idea to the centre of your beliefs! All truths can be changed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Those that cannot produce ideas often speak with the old proverbs! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* By not replying to the stupid, you can save so much time in your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every day we have a special reason to make a good celebration! And that reason is our very existence!  ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Teach your sweet child to leave the beautiful flowers in the soil. ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* King is not a happy man, but a happy man is a king! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let us be happy too when we see a happy man, because happiness is a candle light in this dark universe! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the light powerfully shines upon us, the darkness cannot dare to touch us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Youngsters lack wisdom; elders lack energy! When wisdom and energy comes to gather, great things are destined to happen! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the people whose minds are in the past, even a heavy rain cannot bring them to the present time! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You cannot light up all the caves. Behave like a sun! Send your light unto everything! It remains up to them to let the light inside their darkness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Even the poorest street is rich with people on it and even the richest street is poor without people on it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Never let your dreams to be a nightmare for others! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We must love animals in such a powerful way that we should reject to eat them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Inside the calm minds, great ideas swim serenely like the morning geese of the misty lakes! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your past is always useful to you: If you are happy with your past, you get power from it; if you are unhappy with your past, you take lesson from it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Patience? Certainly no! We have no time for patience! While tomorrow is just an assumption, it is not reasonable to be patient! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Bridges are happy, because they do not judge those who come to them. ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Happiness in nature is a double happiness; sorrow in nature is a half sorrow! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When feeling sad, dream on! When feeling happy, dream on! You shall survive by means of your dreams! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Hard winds and strong ideas have powerful muscles; they can knock you down easily! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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