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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -61




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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* Even in the prettiest street we feel that something very important is missing if there isn’t any street musician around! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Visit the path you fell in love, because the path you fell in love will never visit you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* What do you really want in life? This is a dangerous question because you may lose a great many years to find an answer! Don’t ask! Don’t waste your time! Life will give the answers of the questions you have not even asked! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* A beautiful path does not need to invite people; the beauty itself is already an open invitation! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can best serve your country only by doing your best in your job! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you believe that nobody is noticing you in the society, it means that you forgot the cats! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It is always sad to see the crowds walking on the wrong path; and the consolation is when you see them they also see you, they see the right path you are walking on! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

Taking a war decision is taking a decision to create a hell! And when a politician takes a decision to create a hell – if he is an honourable man or if he is ever a man at all – he must first go to the hell, he must first go to the front line!

* We have two worlds in this world: One is the Earth and the other is the people we love! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Touch of the wind, touch of the water, touch of the spring flowers… none of these are as great as the touch of love! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You want to get attention? Then, be something weird, do something weird! You want to get even more attention? Then, be something very weird, do something very weird! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Between two people everything becomes complicated when only one is in love and when both are in love, complication disappears and there remains only the beauty of simplicity. ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Beyond yourself, there are other selves you are not aware of! You must find out them because all your other selves are your richness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your life will always be better off when you concentrate on the simplest joys of life like drinking a cup of coffee! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Amongst all his efforts, the most and actually the only meaningful effort of man is his efforts to defeat the death! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The beauty of ordinary lives of ordinary people in the ordinary streets is always extraordinary! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everybody seems to be doing different things but actually they do the same thing: They try to survive in this world, each with their own style! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When fog and walk come together, you get the opportunity to meet the nothingness! And such a meeting immediately increases your desire to meet the existence! Darkness makes you love the light and nothingness, the existence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No love can be endless because no life is endless! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* For some brave people, travelling itself is the best port! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your mood is constantly changing, your psychology is constantly changing, your desires, your fads, your fears, your attitudes are constantly changing! Why? Because you have not attained wisdom yet! Only through wisdom your storms will settle down and your waves will calm down. ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Night has more words to say to you than the day can tell you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The simplest way to live extraordinary things is to increase your awareness because with high awareness your every step will take you to previously unobserved exceptional beauties! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If somebody is trying to solve your problem while you have no problem at all, now you have a big problem for sure! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nations who are proud of their guns, tanks, missiles etc. are deprived of humanity! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If your photo looks happy while you are unhappy, then the photo has no meaning! If your photo looks unhappy while you are happy, again the photo has no meaning! Only if a photo captures your true emotions, it will be meaningful! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Instead of trying to guess your future, try to create your future because future has something to do with designing not with guessing! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Spring is the best life coach: It gives you all the energy you want, all the positive thoughts you wish and all the boldness you need! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you cry under the rain, no one will know that you are crying! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Waiting shortens life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The fate of everything we see is hidden in time; only when the time moves, we shall see what fate the things we see have! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In this universe we all need to be protected and if we don’t need any protection at all, it means that we are either dead or become a kind of god! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your reality is not what you see but it is what you imagine! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When mind solves a problem, life bows the knee to this solution! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are powerful enough, you can bang a nail only at one stroke! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you panic when the storm comes, you increase the power of the storm! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Be a school! Let the people come as a student to your school and leave that school as a teacher! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You got the wrong tram? You lost your time? No problem! You gained something very valuable: Experience! Now, take the right tram and start your new journey! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is much to learn from a child; especially you can learn to remember what it was like to be innocent! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People in favour of war will always be remembered as the scurviest and the silliest people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

*  He who is in love with the station will never be attracted by the trains! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you read a book, book also reads you! The book will know who you are from the sentences you underline! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

 * Sunset is a cosmic call to us all to give a break to the rush of life so as to realise the gorgeousness of the existence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The road you travel will remain as your destiny till you change the road! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you save the life of a tree, you only pay your debt as we all owe our lives to the trees! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In any moment in life you may suddenly find yourself asking this tragic question: Is this happening to me? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the solitude invites you, accept it, because it will make you hear the inner voices that you can never hear in the crowds! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you take the picture of the people, you take the picture of the whole stories of their past because every person is nothing but a combination of their entire past stories! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* By staying calm, you invite others to stay calm; by panicking, you provoke others to panic! You see, you can design the world by designing yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Trying the impossible is an honour even if you cannot succeed! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In a street without any trees, birds represent the trees in the name of nature! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People who adore the noises of action can die of boredom with the silence of inaction! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Which one is ox? The ox or the man who never cares about what the hell is going on in the world? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can defeat the storm by being the total opposite of the storm, by being calm, by being silent and by being peaceful! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Our mouth speaks sometimes but our face speaks all the time! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Unconscious masses are puppets; their fate is determined by the crafty powers outside the mass! Conscious masses are composed of people of strong personality; their fate is determined by themselves! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sunset is like a firework; when the firework dies, it creates dozens of other beauties: When the sun dies, it creates shining stars, mysterious moonlight, and gleamy lighthouses!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Because life has many deep valleys and bottomless precipices, you will always need high bridges and resolution is the highest bridge you can ever have! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* For a spiritual journey, you don’t have to meditate or visit a temple or listen to a guru! Just live a misty morning while the sun is rising! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The best worship is to ease one’s hard life in any way possible; no holy books, no rules, no temples, none is necessary! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To live only your own culture is to bury yourself to your local graveyard! Know the world, live the world! And through knowing new things and living new things, you will have a new culture made by your own experiences! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You found an infinite road? You have an infinite life? What happens then? Then, you will keep on travelling because now the road does not end, now there is no cul-de-sac, now you are free, now you have an unimpeded life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The world you know is the world you know; the world you don’t know is the world you need to know! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your desire to be near to window is your desire to be close to life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No walk is lovelier than the walk you make inside a field! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you think that nobody hears your screams, try silence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Unless a ship stands up to storms, it must never cross with his port! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan


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