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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -51




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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* Do not try to catch the happiness because happiness is not a thing you can catch, it is a thing you can create with your own mind only! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes a gloomy street is all a sad person needs! A magical relief may arise from the meeting of the two sad things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The greatest storms on our Earth break not in nature but in our minds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are planning to work very hard, start working by screwing around! Lounge about at home; fool around in the streets or in the fields! Laziness will fill you with energy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can leave your place you are sitting at without leaving that place either by playing music or by listening to music! Music is a migration to the unknown! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A field which feeds you, a river which gives you water are much holier than all other so-called holy places! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A love letter can be very short or it can be long; it can be literary or non-literary; it can be bright or dark, cheerful or tragic. But above all, for a love letter to be a love letter it must be sincere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Cosmos and its stars; poet and his poetry! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* People are very busy; they are so busy that when they walk in the crowds they see no one, no one but themselves; they hear no voice, no voice but their own voice! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)  

* When you take a photo, you often take your own reality into your camera – the reality that you shaped in your mind – and not the real reality over there, whatever it is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Simple and plain things can touch your heart very easily! If you can be simple and plain, you can touch every heart! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let you be sincere and then you will always look pretty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* By thinking continuously your past or your future, you kill your today which is the only substantial part of your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To stand strongly, we need three legs: Two legs and a work that will keep us busy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You have the beach but not the sea? No use! You have the sea but not the beach? No use! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Watch out when the bad treats you well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stars are much further away from where they are now for those who have no dreams and no intentions to reach them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are no mighty mountains for the universe, because there are no mountains for the universe, no rivers, no sun and no clouds! There is only universe for the universe, just a single entity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Love is a magical shelter where you will feel yourself safe beneath it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We humans speak many languages; flowers on the contrary speak only one language: The language of beauty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man who is at the edge of a precipice has always a better chance to understand the universe than a man who is far away from that precipice! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To live is to paint, it is to create; but while we are painting, we are being painted, being created as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Children can create fun out of nothing and when this great talent is lost you become a boring creature which is called adult! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Roof of your house is not your real roof; the walls of your house are not your real walls, your fists are not your real fists! Your real roof, your real wall, your real fist, your real shield is your right thinking! It is your right thinking that protects you from every danger! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Take seriously the criticisms on yourself, then you move forward; ignore the criticisms on yourself, then you move backwards because in every criticism there is at the least some truth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some steal, earn a lot of money, but lose their honour and become very poor; some work, earn a little money, but gain a good honour and become very rich! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* However hard life is, deep in our hearts we know that it is worth to continue till the end! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stairs are your teacher; they teach you to be stronger. Love your teacher and every time life puts some stairs before you, accept them as a present! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In a dark tunnel all we need is to move because no exit shall ever appear before us by itself! Move is the very exit itself where there seems to be no exit! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Two poor together are richer than one poor because they can somehow help each other! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Give freedom to colours and then you shall meet the rainbow everywhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The way we look is our second tongue! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best light which illuminates your path is your determination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Feeding birds means feeding yourself! Birds are part of nature and feeding nature is nothing but feeding yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In a simple street you can find the whole world: You can find joy and sorrow; you can find good and evil, silence and noise; you can find all the comedies and all the tragedies! An ordinary simple street is the mirror of the whole world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A boat without captain cannot remain long on the surface! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes you find your way and sometimes way finds you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is such a strange fact that memories of people are more loyal and more faithful than the people themselves! When a person dies or leaves us, his memories yet stay with us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is always easy to flow with the river and to run with the wind! But glory and honour are often not found in easy things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you feel you have to open a particular door, open it, otherwise all your life that door will haunt your mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every end of the day is a great movie and the Sun above is surely the leading actor in this film! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just because a great many madnesses are happening in your country, you don’t have to be part of them! Stay away from all these sick things and thus keep your mind healthy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Any work done with love – be it a photo or a meal or a painting – always looks so pretty, because love is a master of creating magical beauties! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Limits are created by the universe and limits will be wiped out by our minds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The less courage you have, the more dwarf you shall be; the more courage you have, the more giant you shall be! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Are you in a desert? Then be a camel! Be compatible with the reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you are watching the universe, you are watching yourself! Wherever you visit in the universe, you visit yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For any kind of problem, we must first undoubtedly believe that we can absolutely solve it! Then, the solution will come; it is our determination and our utter belief on this matter that shall bring the solution! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Forest is a dream where you may find yourself and dream is a forest where you may lose yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If we people become more helpful to others, there will be much less tragedy in the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Shadow is a more child than a child! He touches everything, he endlessly plays with anything, he goes everywhere and he does not understand the limits, he overruns them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Rise not alone, rise with others! If you rise alone to the top, you shall be alone at the top! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A limited mind will have a limited world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a cheerful mind, sun never sets; for a cheerless mind, sun never rises! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you think that you are living in a stupid country, you can be sure that you are being governed by the most stupid people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* However beautiful a morning may be, we still must not wish it to continue endlessly, because this shall mean missing forever all the beauties of the night! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You may lose your path, but you must never lose your hope, because hope is the path to all the paths! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the wind likes a path, the weeds around that path will tremble all day long! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Without love, things disperse around; love holds things tightly! It prevents them to move away and disappear on the horizons! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Start your journey where the road ends! Glory lies beyond the ends! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What you do when nobody is there is your true you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Library: The Temple of the Wise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Be thankful for the disasters that warn you clearly before they come! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To kill for fun is the job of the psychopaths! And what is a matador, apart from being a mentally ill person? ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A cheerful music is a powerful light for the shadows of sorrow! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Look at the places where no one looks at; and so you can see the things no one sees! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If your headlight is broken, stop travelling in the darkness! Either you travel with the light or sit tight wherever you are! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every single moment is a travel into the unknown! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are only two kinds of faces: Sincere and insincere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have a good light inside you, you will get a good light from outside! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whatever we do we are always on the way to somewhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

Before complaining about your burden of life, you must first try to see what other people’s burden of life is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you swim, be a part of the sea; when you walk, be a part of the road! Integrate with the universe! See it not as a distinct entity, but as your own continuation, as your own self! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes everything passes fast before you while you are sitting and sometimes everything sits while you are passing fast before them! In both cases you feel lonely! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every season has its own art and the art of autumn is to bewitch the people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Watch the fools! Watch them carefully! Learn their paths so that you can learn how to avoid them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a media is not criticizing the government, then that media is not a media but just a clown of the government! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you do something different, you leave your herd! And to leave your herd means to reborn with creative abilities! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The day you forget about the poors, you become the poorest of the poor! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The signature of our eyes, in other words, the way we look never changes even at the age of hundred! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* As long as your determination is at least as long as the the road you travel, you will definitely reach your destination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Make peace with people, make peace with animals, make peace with trees! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you see many paths before you, don’t be afraid; if you see only one path before you, then be afraid because choice means freedom and no choice means slavery! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A wrong tram cannot take you to home; a wrong thought cannot take you to happiness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To empty your mind, walk in the empty streets! Full mind is a tired mind; empty mind is a lively mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When everything looks like a magical oil painting, you know you are in Autumn! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No war has ever won in the history, because people died in every single war! Where there are deaths, there is no victory! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To hit a man is to hit your own honour, because we gain honour through love not through violence!” ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can’t find the truth by looking at only one direction! Let your mind look every direction! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Be bold! You will then see that life will find no time to attack you, because you are attacking it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your body is always wherever it is; but your mind, often somewhere else! Thus, when a person talks to you, he often talks to your body, not to your mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are great roads, beautiful bridges, lovely parks, gorgeous gardens and wonderful buildings in a big city. But there is something missing, something very important: The spirit of nature! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is a great success? You haven’t hurt anyone? That is a great success! You haven’t ignored any person? That is a great success! You haven’t lied? That is a great success! You haven’t deceived a person? That’s a great success! And now you see how very difficult to have a real success! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No ornament can make a person look beautiful if the person has a bad heart! A good heart is the finest ornament, the best makeup, the best cloth, the best jewel, the best lipstick and the best earring! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the unknown becomes known, we lose something very big: The beauty of mystery! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The day you stop dreaming, you stop creating the future as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Luxury life is good if everyman living on earth can benefit from it! Otherwise, it is injustice! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Work hard to gain the heart of the people; if you gain it, you will gain everything else! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Wise man is a wing; stupid man is a hole! You meet a wise man, you rise, you meet a stupid man, and you fall! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Something good is a frontier; something better is also a frontier and something excellent is just another frontier! You can always go beyond these frontiers! And so what is excellent? Just a frontier! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Amongst all the virtues, high awareness is the most precious one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Peace is an innocent child hated by some deviant and those who hate him will find no peace ever in their lives! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a country is not governed well, all sort of disasters will become a routine of that country! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


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