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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -50




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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* Who cares what colour your hair or what shape your shape is? Who cares what religion your religion or what language your language is? What is the colour of your heart? That is all that matters! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Worn old shoes need a good cobbler to be repaired; but worn old thoughts, only a rubbish bin! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The philosophy of the rain is very simple: No obstacle is obstacle when you are strongly determined! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The greatest realisation in one’s life is this: You don’t have to follow others! Creating your own path is creating a new path for the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We see what we are only through reflection and thus the more our reflections occur, the less our mistakes will be! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man’s primary purpose is not to be happy but to continue to live, to continue to travel – happily or unhappily – on the path of life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a unique path and make a successful journey over there! This is the way to have a unique place in the history! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everything can always be better! To know this is a wit! But if you also know that everything can always be worse and that is wisdom! Wisdom is to see both the lights and the shadows! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you see a strange thing, try to understand it! If you can understand it, nothing strange will remain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To find extraordinary things, go to the ordinary streets! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If books are your good friends, then a conscious life will be your best comrade all your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Discipline is a kind of divine hand for the mankind on the matter of achieving great successes! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Reflection is a good reminder of the truth! You may turn your eyes away from the truths, but the reflections will remind them to you! And anything which describes a truth well is a reflection of that truth! Turn your eyes away from the Moon, then the lake will remind the Moon to you, the shadows of the wolves howling against the Moon will remind the truth to you, even in the eyes of a frog, you shall see the Moon! Thus, if you turn your face away from the truth, it will never work! Because the reminders of truth are everywhere and they are as strong as the truth itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you want to give a message to the world, let it be simple, as simple as the life of a shepherd! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Trying to educate the dumb with a dumb teacher is nothing but washing the dirty clothes in a dirty water! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A dreamlike reality always looks like a real dream! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Cut the connection between your clothes and your beliefs, because clothes will not make you something, it won’t make you honest or dishonest, good or bad! Your essence will not change because of what you wear! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Though the people look the same, they are different; though the people look different, they are the same! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Are you unhappy? Ok. Being unhappy is a part of life; no big deal! Continue your life because neither unhappiness nor happiness drop anchor in your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Talent is an art of gaining admiration! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To smile is to turn the lights on, the lights of existence within you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A street full of shadows will teach you what life is much better than the street full of lights! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Why a wise man is wise? The answer is simple: Because he has left his own shore! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is good to be imperfect so that we retain our joy to work hard to rise to perfection! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When alone, concentrate on the fruits of the solitude, not on the poisons of it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To carry a light on Earth is to represent the Sun on earth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you watch the view, the view also watches you because you are also a view! If you can realise this, then you can also realise that there is no view, but only the viewer or there is no viewer, but only the view! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To get matured, you must have an education in the School of Solitude! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everybody walks to somewhere or everybody runs to somewhere simply because those somewheres don’t walk to us or don’t run to us! No struggle happens, no nothing happens! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Philosophically speaking, shadows of people are friendlier than people themselves because they come together very easily! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No matter what happens in the outside world, as long as you have faith in yourself, no darkness can touch you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Going down is a greater experience than going up! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Nature loves bicycle because no harm to nature comes from the bicycle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Waiting insistently in front of a tightly closed door is unfair to all of the open doors! Give a chance to the open doors! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The easiest way to be immortal is to stop thinking and the easiest way to stop thinking is to work hard physically! Remember, when you don’t think, you are immortal! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you sit tranquilly, you set a great example to the people who rush around in panic and thus you show the crazy waves the beauty of being a calm lake! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes war takes an arm, or an eye, or it takes two legs from us, but above all the war takes our belief in humanity away from us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You need to lose yourself and disappear in the depths of the repetitions? Find a coast and watch the repetitive waves! Soon your mind vanishes away and when your mind disappears you disappear! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Even though you are in love with your port, leave it to see how your port looks from other ports! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Universe is not a calm lake and therefore when you watch a calm lake you get a deceptive idea about the universe and you get a wrong perception of future! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The most beautiful thing about the most beautiful roads is that the destination is forgotten and the journey becomes the destination itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A man who refuses light will remain in the darkness even by the side of light! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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