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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -48




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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* The clearest thing about a dangerous road is that you evidently understand how childish, how dull, how stagnant and how corrosive the easy road is! To gleam glamorously, choose the dangerous roads! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* High ego makes you think that you are the king of the universe while you are in fact the king of nothing! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Narrow streets are beautiful because you are closer to the realities! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man is slow like a snail; but what he needs is to run like a rabbit! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Winter is sitting; autumn is walking; summer is running, but the Spring is flying! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To rise by using the power of others is nothing but a great fall! Rise with your own power, with your own efforts! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Living in a country with lots of problems is living in Hell! Unless you create your own heaven where you can think freely, work freely, breath freely and rise freely, you too burn in that Hell! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Nature is the hiding place of the sensitive souls and the elevated minds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Light a light; wherever you are, you will be found, you shall be discovered! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are a sensitive person, you don’t give flowers to others, because you know that the flowers – these miraculous beauties and the wondrous jewels of our cosmos – excessively deserve to live! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some roads are born to be admired and born to be travelled! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If one day you see a ghost somewhere, you must know that it is your own mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Many beliefs often create heavy fogs so that the believer can’t see the realities! The only thing he needs is the cool winds of reason and logic! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Feeling good in front of the coal stove in a cold day? That’s good, but over there you must also feel the sorrows of the miners! In heaven, don’t forget the people in hell! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is no dangerous path for the water; there is no dangerous path for the fearless! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Fisherman looks for the fish in the middle of a mysterious misty lake; mankind looks for the meaning of life in the middle of a mysterious cold space! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the able, every hard thing is easy, every tough path is walkable, every closed door is openable, and every scary river is passable! Just improve your abilities! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the giants fight, mostly the dwarfs die! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every graveyard gives this very simple message: The nonexistence shore exists! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Not happy with this side? Cross the other side! And here the bridges are the geniuses which can make this possible! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan

* Those who look for the beauties in the extraordinary things will miss the beauties in the ordinary things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Nights invite all the things days ignored! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Since nature is a beautiful temple, a beautiful temple inside the nature is a temple within the temple, it is a pearl within the pearl, a diamond within the diamond! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every birdcage deserves to be annihilated because every bird deserves to be free! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let us understand these words very clearly: No man is king in this world! No man has the right to be king in this world! Permit no man to be a king! Accept no man to be a king! Ignorant and dishonourable people love the kings but be clever and refuse them every time and everywhere in the name of human honour! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man is often not defeated by the storm itself, but by his incapacity to handle the storm! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A reading society will triumph; a thinking society will triumph; a free society will triumph; an honest society will triumph and what about the rest? There is even no need to mention about them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your windows are closed, your doors are closed! Open your windows, open your doors! Let the air and sunshine enter inside, let the ideas flow into you, let the thoughts flock into your mind! Take, so that you can give! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are happy in the station, then the station becomes your train! In other words, if you are happy where you are, it means that you are already travelling! Happiness is a great journey! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you love your work, your working days will be your restful days! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You, the unhappy young! Try to take a leaf out of the old happy’s book! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* At home, you miss the outside; at the outside, you miss the home! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Travelling has a special scent: The scent of excitement! To smell this scent, visit the airports or the train stations or the harbours! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Live a right life, you will never be lightless! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t be afraid of the dark roads or the roads that look unsafe, the roads that look going to nowhere, the roads that look leading to the precipices! Have some courage, then the road will look different, it will look better, it will look brighter and much less dangerous! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have the ability for resurrection, you can then ridicule the death! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Serve to goodness and to nothing else, to no other power! And how can you do this? Very simple: Do kindness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Wherever there is silence, find it! Over there, wisdom will be waiting for you; meet it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every bird needs a tree; every ship needs a harbour! Blessed are those who have a place to rest when tired! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some look at the hills from far away and see only the barren lands; some travel amongst the hills and find the most beautiful valleys! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In this universe, you can leave an important footprint, but you cannot leave an immortal one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Journey to infinity is open only to the man with big dreams, because big dreams have the power to remove all the frontiers and to break all the chains! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Photographs capture only the moments; but since every moment is very important in human life, every photo is also very important! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every man has the right to struggle for his own existence and this right is valid only within the limits of morality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If people can fly, that will be good; they will hang around in the sky and the ground will be quieter! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In this chaotic universe, surprise not when a disaster does happen, but surprise when it doesn’t happen! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Looking for an oasis on earth? You fool! Earth is already an oasis in the space! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You get up morning; the whole day is ahead of you! You must know that your day is full of endless possibilities, of endless dangers, of endless opportunities! For you, all heavens are open and all hells are open too! Every day is a road going to all the directions! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Can you imagine a waveless ocean while there is a big storm outside? And that calm ocean is the ocean of wisdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Since everything is travelling in this universe, everything in this universe is a traveller! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To be missed, disappear for a while, but not for a long while, or else you shall be forgotten! And the sun practices this very well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Laugh represents a fragile triumph of the mankind in this cruel and uncertain universe! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Are you a mortal being? Then you are an unsuccessful being! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have great thoughts, don’t let them fly only in your mind; let them migrate to other minds as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You often don’t choose the attractive or the deceptive paths, but they choose you, they pull you to the path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A small island with a big ego may see itself as a giant continent! A giant continent with a big diffidence may see itself as a small island! But in the end small is small and big is big! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every library is a palace; every book is a king; every reading is a magic! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Here is a beautiful dream: A never-ending journey! The holy purpose of science is to realise this dream for all living beings! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Tree is a soldier, forest is an army! And let us wish that all the battles against this army are lost! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a strong glue and stick yourself to honesty! You shall feel like a wind, so light and so free! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan

* When we look at the space at night, the deep emptiness and the frightening darkness in the universe motivate us to love our Earth even more! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Most people never ask where the road goes if the road is very beautiful! This is an ignorance because the ‘endings’ may never carry the beauties of the beginnings! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Our universe is not suitable for waiting. This universe is a ‘we must do something universe,’ it is a ‘we must be serious universe!’ Think fast, think right and implement your thoughts very fast! To survive in this universe, ‘waiting’ must be abolished! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are billions of different faces in the world; but there are only two different characters: Good and bad! And here is a vital mission for the world: To convert the bad into the good! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can increase or decrease the distance between yourself and an obvious danger, but the tragicomic thing here is that when you increase this distance, you approach to another danger simply because everywhere is full of dangers, clear or hidden! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


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