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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -46




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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* What a great joy is to contemplate the whole day in a silent place! And even a greater joy is to see those contemplated thoughts starting their journey in the neural pathways of the world mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just because you believe in something, you cannot expect others to respect for your belief! They may even make fun of it! All you have to do is to be peaceful at any time, with everyone! Something holy for you may be just a rubbish for others! All you have to do is to be peaceful at any time, with everyone! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Give freedom to others to criticise your belief! No brave man is afraid of his belief being criticised harshly! Give freedom to people to challenge your belief, to challenge your ideas, to challenge your values! Be brave enough to give freedom to people to question your most beloved believes! Don’t ever be a coward person who cannot defend his beliefs peacefully! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Meditation is mind’s vacation! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* One face of the cloud sees the sun, other face of the cloud sees the darkness! To survive in this universe, you must do the same! See the sun, see the darkness! Enjoy the life, but prepare for the worst as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you can give up the thing behind the door, the lock will be opened by itself! Sometimes giving up is the best key! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sun is the wisdom of the sky; wisdom is the Sun of the Terra! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* After reading a book, you become someone else: Now you are not you, but you plus the book! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you love to pass the frontiers, your reward will be brand-new frontiers to pass! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are many you’s within you, but all of them are still you! You are nothing but different you’s! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You are either in here or you are in nowhere, because both the past and the future are nowhere; past is dead, future is not born yet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Refuse to be called master, otherwise people will start thinking that whatever you say is right! Refuse to be called master! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the sun is setting, deep inside you, you know that life is setting! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Fool is full, clever is empty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just because you are living in a stupid country, you don’t have to be stupid! Isolate yourself from the fools! Protect your mind to be poisoned by the deceitful media, by the dishonest politicians, by the primitive culture and the illogical traditions! Rise above the lownesses of the system like a falcon rising from the marshland and start shining like a star for others to see you and to come near to you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Dreams can create new roads that have never existed before! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the old times when everything was more difficult people were more real! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unknown is not unknown for the unknown! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* After a long time when the sun finally comes out of the clouds, the Earth salutes it by striking its best pose! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Anything difficult you do, anything thought to be impossible you achieved is always a great inspiration for the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Since you cannot experience everything, you need the experiences of others, especially the Beluga Caviar, the quotations! They are the most precious eggs of the big life experiences! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you feel very tired, take a rest under a wisdom tree, because mostly what makes people feel very tired is the feeling that the direction to the truth is lost forever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Almost dream is still real; almost real is still dream! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes life makes us to kneel down dreadfully without knowing that man can make much better plans especially in the Land of Defeat to stand up again with an irresistible power! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We chain ourselves much more than others chain us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unless you jump on it, precipice can teach you many things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Paths which have been opened before will take you to places which have been discovered before! Boring! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the future, you will always encounter the past! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Great distance is a small distance for the great mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You walk and walk and walk and then you look at back and see your youth, so far away from you, so young, so curious, so hopeful, so breezy, so brave! To feel young in old age, remember your youth very often! Remind yourself frequently what you were once! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We take thousands of decisions in life; the very best ones are often the ones taken boldly and unhesitatingly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You watched the sunset today? You are rich! You missed it? You are poor! Try to meet the great artists in every opportunity possible to increase your wealth! And Sun is a very great artist! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is fear in being lost, but if the place being lost is beautiful, then there is fear in being found! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Pull yourself out of yourself so that you can replace yourself with the universe itself! When somebody knocks your door, if you are not there, the universe will open the door! Wisdom is to make yourself to fly away from yourself! When you leave yourself, there won’t be any emptiness left inside you, because universe will immediately flow into that emptiness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A dream place is not a place where you can dream; it is a place where you know you are already in the dream and need no more a dream! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When a beautiful road invites you to walk on it, cancel all your appointments and be there! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every one of us see many nightmares every day, not in our sleeps but with our very own eyes: The poverty! The most real and the most common nightmare of all times! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you start thinking that ‘it is too high, it is too far away, it is too cold, it is too dangerous, it is too difficult, it is too improbable,’ you lose your chance to reach your target! The golden road to your target and to all the targets is the idea that all is feasible! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Archer has arrows to shoot; Sun has lights to shoot and Wise Man has thoughts to shoot! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the weather is bright everyone can see everything in the Valley of Life; the talent is to see the unseen when The Valley is foggy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t ever let your door to be a wall! Let your door be a door, opening wide and inviting with goodness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the moonlight and the waterfall come together, all other things fade from the scene! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With whomever you feel yourself as if you are with your very self, he or she is surely your true Valentine! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stupid king sees himself as a giant, wise man sees himself as a dwarf, because stupid king’s universe is his little golden throne and wise man’s golden throne is this whole universe! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In life, some good and beautiful things can always come to you from almost nowhere, from almost nothingness without giving any notice and unfortunately some bad things too… ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is perfectly banal to establish a city in the middle of nature but it is perfectly extraordinary to establish nature in the middle of a city! Ordinary nations do the first, extraordinary nations do the second! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Nowhere is where there is no love, where there is no hope, where it is cold, where it is meaningless, where it is dark and frightening, painful and hurting! When love shines, nowhere disappears; where love is alive, nowhere is dead! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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