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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -44

MMI QUOTATIONS

MEHMET MURAT ILDAN QUOTES

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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker 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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NEW YEAR QUOTES FOR 2015

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

* Not every New Year will be new unless we do something new! (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the New Year, may not all your dreams come true, but may only all your good and right dreams come true, because men have evil dreams as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* 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! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

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

* New Year’s most glorious light is sweet hope! (A luz mais gloriosa do Ano Novo é a doce esperança.”) (In Portuguese Language) ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A cat’s New Year dream is mostly a bird! Don’t be like a cat; in New Year, dream something that you have never dreamed! Target for new things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There will be always something old in the New Year! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the New Year, you carry all the experiences of the past years and that is the greatest power of every New Year! This year again, you are less student and more master! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every New Year people get you some presents but your best present you get never changes: Your own existence! It is also your best present to others! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

VARIOUS QUOTES

* Bored in life? Find a mysterious road and walk on that road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Only an ignorant man can see another ignorant as a clever man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When a volcano erupts, people get surprised, but it is a volcano! There is no ‘place’ for the surprise! The biggest problem with people is that they are not serious about the matters of life and death! Be serious or alternatively lose your existence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You lost your way in the darkness? Don’t panic; that will be your best light! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man’s eternal disease: To strive desperately to be noticed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Amongst the flowers you always feel yourself you are endlessly far away from all the dangers! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Cottage is the palace of humble man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a little water drop on a leaf and touch it gently. You know, you touch your existence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What a magnificient look a clear sky has! And what a magnificient look a clear mind has! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you keep giving importance to unimportant things, you can never achieve important things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When they look at a beautiful view, most people see their memories, not the view! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An autumn leaf is the corpse of that leaf and what a crazy thing that we love these corpses! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Travelling in the places where no man has travelled before is the only way to reach the places where no man has reached before! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Moving forward is not always good, especially when there is a precipice ahead! Know to turn back! Know to step back! Sometimes moving backwards is moving forward! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No house is ugly with a good view! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Tiredness turns any place into your own bed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you stop being very sure about your own truths, then real truths will open wide their doors to you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Share your food with the needy and you shall see that your food will taste much better! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Children must be taught mathematics well in anywhere under every condition at every age and so we can have more rational, more logical societies! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* How can a man live without drinking water? How can a man live without breathing air? How can a man live without making jokes? ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Roads never end, only your ability to continue the road may end! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you can give up trying to be successful all the time, that will be your biggest success! Try failure sometimes! With failure, you shall learn things that no success can give you! And thus the road of actual big success will be opened! Try failure! Don’t try to avoid it, live it, live it to the full, taste it fully! The road of the biggest successes is this one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you see the dark clouds, don’t feel sad, don’t feel bad and don’t be afraid because sun is there just behind them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes the sky looks so beautiful and at the same time earth also looks so beautiful and finally we look so beautiful as well! By just looking at the nature you become the nature itself! Look at the beautiful full moon, you become a beautiful full moon! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Searching for oasis within an oasis is the height of blindness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Winter invites white; white invites silence; silence invites peace. You see, there is so much peace in walking on the snow! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* One of the most unnecessary and most dangerous art of people is to create big tragedies from little things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some people’s heads are like their hats; it appears that just like hanging their hats they hang their heads somewhere and walk without them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* All the doors and all the roads are closed for the cowards! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What a great genius this water is! It has thousands of different beautiful faces: It is a rainbow, an ocean, a lake, an iceberg, a waterfall, a river, a drop, a fog… What a great genius this water is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stay away from ‘it-can’t-be-done-people’ because they are often mistaken! All you need is to have ‘it-can-be-done-people’ around you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the silence of the night, streetlights talk each other by touching their lights each other! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To think in a crowd where no thinking exists is to come out suddenly from the heavy fog, it is to appear out of nowhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sunrise is beautiful, sunset is beautiful and there is something as beautiful as these two: The sincerity of an elderly feeding birds with a happy face shining like the Sun! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Are you a spiritual teacher? Then first thing you must teach to people is that there is no spirit, there is only mind and body and your mind is also a part of your body! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is not a particular Holy Land; all land on Earth is Holy because without land we cannot exist! Stop calling only a particular place as a Holy Land! Replace your local and narrow mind with a universal and broad one! All land on Earth is Holy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The fall of the Berlin Wall was the fall of the madness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A nation who sits like cows on the fields while the country’s trees are being cut down ruthlessly deserves the emptiest deserts thousands of times! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Open the door of nature; enter inside; forget yourself; think nothing; be the nature itself and now you are a heron, a river, a rosehip, you are the shadow of a fox, sweet fruit of a tree, you are the silence of a lake! When you forget yourself, when you stop thinking, you become everything, you become the universe itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the New Year, you carry all the experiences of the past years and that is the greatest power of every New Year! This year again, you are less student and more master! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Where is the magic? In nature! Where is the magician? In nature? Who is the magician? The nature! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When an autumn leaf meets a beautiful lake, art reaches beyond the unreachable places! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Religion? Let it lay, my friend, let it lay! Be serious! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No mountain comes to you! If you want the mountain you must go to him! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You don’t want to die? Then seek the solution in science because there is no spiritual solution for this problem! Do not deceive yourself with spirituality! You means your conscious and to keep your conscious alive you must find some biological/physical solutions, not spiritual ones! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every time you survive a horrible storm you start thinking that you are immortal and this is the most negative and the most dangerous part of self-confidence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Most people hate Mondays because most people do not know the incredible beauty of being simply existed in any day whatsoever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do not protect only your own honour but also the honours of others! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We feel very happy in nature but we must be very sure that nature also feels very happy when we are there! Happiness must be mutual! Treat the nature well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the candle flame is very weak, don’t create any wind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Eating is happiness only when all others are also eating and when no one is left hungry! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is awakening? Awakening is the cessation of self-deception! Religion is self-deception; fate is self-deception; the idea that there is no death but only continuation is a self-deception! Real awakening is to acquire a scientific mind, it is to meet face to face with the bare realities, and it is to leave the spiritual fallacies and fantasies! And this is real awakening! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The moment when you realise that you are stupid, you catch your best chance to be clever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you know where you are going? Do you know what you are going to do? Do you know what you are going to say? Sometimes you better know nothing and flow freely just like a river, not knowing where to go, not knowing what to do, not knowing what to say! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can always be a real part of a beautiful road by walking on it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Full moon is a good fisherman; every eyes are easily caught in his net! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You said good things about the sunset hundreds of times? Not enough! Say good things about it thousands of times, millions of times, it really deserves this! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* To encounter great moments, you must mostly be in motion! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You don’t have to be fool just because the whole world is fool! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the winter comes, the summer shines infinitely in our hearts! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Rain cannot pass through the glass, but light can; light cannot travel deep into the caves, but rain can! We all have different abilities! Neither rain is superior to light nor light is superior to rain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is no storm for the storm! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Of course you shall set the bird free because you know that the wings need nothing but freedom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sun is a cosmic hand which tries to reach you wherever you are! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every time we see a river flowing forward with courage, deep in our hearts we know that we must do the same! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you are bored, all you need is a good surprise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -43

MMI QUOTATIONS

MEHMET MURAT ILDAN QUOTES

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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker 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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All Rights Strictly Reserved Worldwide

* The only way to be a giant in this universe is to realise first that you are a dwarf yet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A tiny seed of a giant tree must not behave like a giant tree; a tiny seed is a tiny seed yet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are seven billion people living on Earth and countless other creatures and they all have billions of dreams, trillions of dreams or sextillions or octillions or even centillions of dreams! Earth is an ocean of dreams! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is good to think; but to think in a right way, that is great! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Shadow is an intelligent artist; it creates its works in places where there are already great beauties! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The audience may not like your work; if you are very sure of your work, don’t waste your time defending it, just ignore the audience! Time will come and the new audience will appreciate what you have done! Remember, your time is very valuable! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* While the Sun is setting, we realise that we have survived today as well and we thank to our mind, to our luck and to the universe! All these three made this miracle possible! Yes, staying alive is a miracle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you build a castle, it means that you are weak and coward! No lion builds a castle, because he himself is a castle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is always a high possibility to see lights after midnight in the house of a writer! That is the light of the love for words! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the violence in the dark streets, education is the best street light! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For people have four shadows; four politicians have twenty shadows or hundred or more! One person with many fake faces! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* How can you find the truth in the midst of noise, of chaos! If you want people not to find the truth, create noise, create disorder, create complexities and create confusion! Because simplicity and tranquillity are the paths leading to the truth! Where there is commotion, there is no thinking! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Beauty is a handcuff and a leg iron; it captures you and it immobilizes you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* People like the leaders; they like to follow them; they let the leaders to think on behalf of them; they like shepherds; they like to behave like sheep! For god’s sake, follow your own path, be an individual, be independent! Stop being a coach in the train, a duck in the row! Get some personality! Use your own mind to determine your own path! Forget the leader, forget the shepherd, forget the guru, and forget the protagonist! Be the leader of yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Anything you see, anything you know or anything you shall see, anything you shall know will remain only for a while! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* They keep telling you this: Have faith! But which faith? That is the crucial question! Here is a good faith you can have: Every truth can be changed through our own intelligence! Trust human mind, trust science, and this is a golden faith! Your salvation lies in here, definitely in no other place! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The greatest nations are those who try to change the unalterable realities! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To ease the loneliness of the bridges, visit them sometimes! The forgotten ones must be remembered! Create some memories with them so that they will feel themselves less lonely! Memories are the enemies of solitude. ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your routine attitude towards the animals must be to let them free! Your routine attitude towards the people must be to let them free! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A defeat which opens the gates of victory for you is a wonderful defeat! A victory which opens the gates of defeat for you is a horrible victory! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* How tragic lives there are in this world! But there is a greater tragedy: People who have very hard lives often believe that they will have a better life after death! Losing hope in life and running after an absolute illusion is even a bigger tragedy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Rain brings rain of umbrella! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Looking for a great teacher who can tell you what will happen in the future? Ask the ancient ruins what will happen! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You fell down? Get up! You fell down again? Get up again? You keep falling down? Keep getting up! Refuse the direction towards the ground! Up and forward, that is the direction! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Here is a dream-life: A life amongst the flowers! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A man who is fed up with being successful all the time must definitely try failure to feel better! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Skyscrapers! Unhealthy ugly giants! To live and work as close as to the land is a blessing! Remember, you are not a cloud! Come down and live on the ground! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you have a problem? Think carefully! Is it really a problem or is it just your mind’s invention, your mind’s exaggeration? Is your problem really a problem? Think carefully, because mostly it is not! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have a very strong will to travel, the road will suddenly appear before you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The final destinations of ignorant people are always the same streets: Street of downfall, street of defeat, street of frustration, street of disgrace! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Things can be very complicated; make them simple in your mind and they will be simple in real life as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* He who doesn’t know the paradise can never leave his hell! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We cannot know what the next move of life towards us will be; but life also cannot know what our next move towards life will be! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is one thing which is the surest of the sure things: A rotten country needs a good and a hard revolution and there is no other cure! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your clothes are not your true self; your outer appearance is not your true self; your heart inside your body is not your true self and your words are not your true self. Your true self is your hidden thoughts that no one knows about them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let the storm come! Thereby you shall see the limits of your power! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* War kills people; war kills animals; war kills plants; war kills buildings; war kills even shadows, because it annihilates the owner of the shadow! War is the psychopathy of the psychopaths! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* How to be successful in life? Just catch a good rhythm and that’s all folks, a good rhythm! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* How many millions of times the sentence ‘Life is short’ has been repeated in the human history? But nevertheless we all live as if we have millions of years! Oh, how silly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You have been deceived by the politicians, you have been deceived by the religions, and you have been deceived by the governments, by the charlatans, by the leaders, by the gurus, by the liars… It looks like you like to be deceived or you are lack of thinking skills! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let the summer passes quickly and let the winter comes slowly and so we may have longer autumn, The Golden Kingdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To move the earth like Archimedes, one needs not a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it. There is an easier way: Give a genius a beautiful remote house in a green valley where he can think calmly, and he shall move the earth with ideas! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you keep changing your cars but not your clothes, we can conclude that you like big changes! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the road turns to the right, turn to the right! But if you are not happy with the road, turn to the left, leave the road! Find a new road; create a new path! Don’t follow the road on which you feel unhappy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the music starts, the travel starts! You never remain where you are, you go to somewhere, and you go to everywhere. Music is travel! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Curtains always hide something, either the good or the bad! Their job is to hide! If you see a curtain covering up an evil, tear it down and throw it away! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If somebody asks you where you are going, tell him you are going to everywhere, because future is a path going to everywhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The cleverest is the one who thinks that he too can well be wrong in any matter whatsoever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The most beautiful door is the door you feel yourself safe behind it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You have sea, you have boat, you have oars, and then why on earth you are rotting in the port? ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Paths you don’t use, houses you don’t use and even towns and cities you don’t use will be the path of nature, the house of nature, the town and the city of nature! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If no one can fly but you that is amazing; if everyone can fly but you that is amazing too! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Bored in life? Find a mysterious road and walk on that road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Only an ignorant man can see another ignorant as a clever man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When a volcano erupts, people get surprised, but it is a volcano! There is no ‘place’ for the surprise! The biggest problem with people is that they are not serious about the matters of life and death! Be serious or alternatively lose your existence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

P.S. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL THE QUOTATIONS IN THIS ACCOUNT ARE STRİCTLY COPYRİGHTED. THEY CAN BE COPIED ONLY BY CITING THE AUTHOR’S NAME.

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