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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -65

MMI QUOTATIONS

MEHMET MURAT ILDAN QUOTES

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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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* No great dream has ever come to the feet of his dreamer! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The little world you created is bigger than the big world because it is the world you really want! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When we find another earth even more beautiful than our earth, we may not want to move there because we  have so many memories here! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Macro world has to love the micro world because its life depends on it! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to be an expert in attracting others, choose a cat as your teacher! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All the beauties of this world seem to exist mysteriously to convince you that life is worth living, despite every tragedy happening every single second! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The storms are honest friends: They remind us of how dangerous this universe is and invite us to be vigilant and serious! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If the danger will come from anywhere, then your eyes must look everywhere! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The more natural a house is, the more joy it gives those who live in the house! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* One of the greatest comedies of this life is that a person thinks that he is doing a very important job while doing unimportant work! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Jumping down the cliff is a keen sense every person who comes to the edge of the cliff thinks of! The bottom of the abyss often hypnotizes the people who look at it! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you believe you are a bullet-proof person, to convince the people you must let them shoot you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The sea loves to visit the shores; we love to visit the sea! We want things we don’t have! Men want eagle wings; eagles want human feet! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It is wrong to say that this morning is beautiful because every morning is beautiful! Why? Because number of your mornings are limited; you won’t have millions of mornings! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The way to beautify your soul is to live the beauties of nature! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Be quiet if you want to talk to silence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Don’t invite anyone to your path! Just walk in your own path; if your path is shining, you will soon see many people walking together with you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Whatever faith you have, always be relaxed, always feel yourself free! And never forget this: Your beliefs are not important than you, you are more important than your beliefs! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Life is the most real fable! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Bridges symbolize change and flexibility! They show us this simple philosophy: When you are on one side, you can easily move to the other side! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All the roads you regret for not going to the end represent the alternative lives you have missed! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Once upon a time the nature welcomed us; now he says goodbye to us, to save his own life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Eliminate the great ideas of the past, then you get a much smaller world because great worlds are created by the great ideas ! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People are often punished by the realization of their dreams! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you do something scary, you become ready for something even more scary! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We often say that life is short! But no! Life is long, we’re short! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every bird has a style and each style has its own fate, just as it is in humans! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The message of the heavens is not for those looking to the ground, but for those looking to the heavens! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Escape from complicated life! Take refuge in simple life! You will find three treasures there: Healthy body, peaceful mind and a life away from ambitious fools! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When humanity wins its battle against the forests, this victory will be humanity’s greatest defeat! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you get away from the crowds, you get close to thinking! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The mountain is calm when there is a storm; the mountain is calm when there is fog; the mountain is calm when there is sun! Calmness is the wisdom of the mountains! Those who have lived everything are always calm! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the world asks you to walk, don’t listen, just sit! When the world asks you to sit, don’t listen, just walk! The captain of your own ship is you, not the world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can run to your destination or you can walk to your destination, or you can fly to your destination and even you can crawl to your destination! The only thing you need to pay attention is to head towards your target! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* They say religion has made a great contribution to art, but in fact art has made a great contribution to religion. Art has created a holy atmosphere with its superior genius! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When respecting the statue of a venerable person, don’t forget to respect the artist too who made that statue! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Cowards cannot have an adventure, because adventure requires staying calm when things get roughy! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A person with a universal mind who lives in a remote village knows the world much better than a person with a local mind who lives in a big city! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes the sky gets tired of being in the sky and it descends to the earth! And if you have a camera at that moment, the king of photos comes on the stage! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The gifts of nature are endless; the hazards of nature are endless! Mankind always swims in a lake furnished with terrible dangers and wonderful gifts! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Yes, every living being on earth is precious, but humans are more precious than any other living being in the sense that they have the capacity to develop some means to protect the world from a cosmic disaster! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A man who can’t find anything to inspire himself in this world is the stupidest man! Look around, the moonlight, the sunset, the gleams on the sea, everything is an inspiration for us! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to live a peaceful life, either bring the forest to your house or your house to the forest! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have decided to get lost, find a place worth getting lost! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sunrise gives you energy and sunset gives you wisdom! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you are not afraid of a life-threatening danger, the danger almost takes step backward and gives you a permisson to be closer to the danger! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Love needs no techniques or tactics; it just needs a sincere heart! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The world was a clean place until we polluted it! Now, the world will remain dirty until we clean it! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Either you enter the interesting gates and experience interesting things or you stand behind the gates and sit cowardly! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We wouldn’t like it, if the sunrise came right after the sunset! Love grows with longing; the longer the night, the greater our love for the sunrise! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The future of humanity is closely related to how much we understand the universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Ancient monuments are full of wisdom, for they have been filled with what they have seen and heard for hundreds of years! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Look carefully at the goat sitting on the edge of the cliff: Everything that shows you the peace of being fearless is a great teacher for you! That goat is a teacher for you, respect him! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have seen the beauty of simplicity somewhere, you should know that there is the touch of genius there! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Any negative situation you encounter carries the potential to take you to a positive situation! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If your soul is sad or your mind is gloomy, the narrow dark streets of the night seem like medicine to you because the rivers flow into the sea; and we flow into the things whose fate look like our fate! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Mankind does not need monasteries to live, but monasteries need mankind to live! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Going out to the garden is to go on a holiday; when you travel amongst the flowers, your body touches heaven and your mind tastes the secrets of ataraxia! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Not only too much wine makes you drunk, but too much beauty too! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -64

MMI QUOTATIONS

MEHMET MURAT ILDAN QUOTES

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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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* If you are blessed with a soul that loves every living being, whether it be human, animal or plant, then you are truly blessed! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Life is a river; every time you wait for something, that river continues to flow and you miss many other opportunities! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you don’t know which way to go in the middle of a bridge, you better enjoy the bridge! Sometimes the solution comes only when you give up the future and enjoy the present! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The eagle is wise because he looks everywhere, not somewhere. If you want to raise wise people, raise people who look everywhere, not somewhere! Let them know all the ideas, let them travel on all roads! Let them walk in the light and in the dark! Above all, let them make a habit of doubting what they have been taught! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is only one definition of happiness for hungry people: Eat! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Shoes can’t walk on their own! They therefore are grateful for the feet! Be grateful for everything that brings you life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If a government has come to a point not afraid of the people, the people must remind the government that they should be afraid of the people! The people who do not respond on the streets to the arrogance of governments are nothing but herds of coward sheep that have approved fascism! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Learn the art of living in the desert from a camel; learn the art of jumping from a kangaroo! The person who does the job best is also the best teacher in that job! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Some roads push you to look for new roads, some roads make you forget all the other roads entirely! Always try to travel on the latter roads! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You don’t see the whole picture! You don’t know the whole story! But you keep speaking as if you see the whole picture, you keep talking as if you know the whole story! Go away, go! See the whole picture, know the whole story, and then come back and speak! Let only the people who see the whole speak! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Some people find calmness only by the side of danger! Why? Because the thought of danger is sometimes more worrying than danger itself!  You are stormy till you meet the danger! But once you meet it, fear disappears and calmness appears! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Universe likes seriousness in serious matters; if you are not serious in serious matters, universe will remind you in a very strong way why you have to be serious in serious matters! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can be the most talented, the most intelligent or the most successful man in the world, but if you’re not a modest person, then you can never get rid of being a very repulsive person! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If a shadow begins to think of itself as light, what should we say to him? Don’t say anything, just bring him to the light! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the storm starts talking, no ocean can sleep! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Known is boring; unknown is tempting! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Because everyone is incomplete, everybody is on a quest by hoping that their missing parts will be completed! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A cottage in the middle of nowhere is a courage in the middle of nowhere! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A good adventure is like a good literature. They both descend to the depths of our souls and they become unforgettable all our lives! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All the beauty of the future is not knowing what comes out from the corner! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Palaces are fancy toys built by people with inferiority complex in an effort to be superior to others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are too much interested in the story of others, then your own story will be orphaned! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The more a nation tolerates an arrogant government, the more arrogant the government will be! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* The cleverest is person who learns the life before the life teaches him! In short, he is the person who walks in front of the life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your every extraordinary success immediately becomes an extraordinary motivation for others! He who raises himself also raises others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have decided to be nobody, let nobody knows about this, otherwise they will force you to be somebody! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You’re looking for a goal for yourself? If you can’t find it, keep walking, the goal will find you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is no path, no man or no book in the world that can teach you nothing! The point is, what will they teach you? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Concentration is the other name of the success! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The greatest happiness of life is that you have a way that you can say ‘this is my way’! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you’re sleeping while you’re traveling, it means you’re not traveling! Because traveling means new things must pass before your eyes! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Either you work or you rot! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People often look at the same direction! But success comes from people looking in different directions! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* After reading a good book, something must change in you! If nothing changed, then you can be sure that you haven’t read the book with your soul! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Anxiety about the future creates more wrinkles on the human face than the sun! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* As soon as fear leaves you, the joy of life comes to visit you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can attract others’ attention with your style; you can teach with your style; you can give hope to others with your style; you can start a revolution with your style; style is a great power! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The invention of the concept of ‘the other world’ was undoubtedly the greatest treason for humanity! The so called ‘other world’ has created a fake-hope! And with fake-hope, you can get only a fake illusion which is nothing more than a mirage! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It is impossible for you to be only a watcher because there will be always something watching you – an insect or a person – and this makes you both a watcher and watched! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Traveling is like going to the library! The more you travel, the more you will feel as if reading books! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A politician who doesn’t write his own speeches himself is nothing but a stupid puppet who speaks in the name of someone else! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes we feel only one thing about a road: We must travel on that road at all costs! We know deep in our heart that that path is our path of dreams! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It is not enough to understand that the Earth is our home; we must understand that the Earth is the only home we have! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You cannot obtain wisdom by walking only in your own garden because wisdom requires knowing beyond your frontiers! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Stay away from the storms because you can hear your soul only when you are in the calmness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The bigger the window, the happier the soul! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

How will an immortal person spend his infinite life without getting bored? Well, he can simply try to find something which doesn’t exist!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations 

* The ruins often amaze us because we are so arrogant that it is difficult for us to accept the talents of the people of the past! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To look is easy, to see is difficult! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A lost soul will eventually find another lost soul! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Very few people will push you from behind for you to go forward; most people will pull you from behind to prevent you from going forward! Be strong enough to pull the people forward who pull you backward! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People spend so much time on the personal development books that they can’t find time for personal development! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Humanity needs three major revolutions: Firstly, the revolution of the elimination of arms production all over the world. Secondly, the revolution of abandonment of all religions while keeping only a small number of spiritual grounds, such as the concept of God or the spirit of the universe. And thirdly, the revolution of killing death by a powerful mobilization of science! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is no message valid for all times! Each message has a life span, sometimes a hundred years sometimes five thousand years, but ultimately the mission of each message ends! When you give people a message, you should know that even if your message is as bright as a sun, one day, like the sun, it will fade away! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What is Enlightenment? Enlightenment is to be vigilant when everyone is sleeping; it is to see when everyone is blind; to hear when everyone is deaf! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You need many teachers, not one teacher; you need many gurus, not one guru; you need many books not one book! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The train you have been waiting all your life may not stop at your station; the best thing to survive such an emotional disaster is to give a chance to the next train which will stop at your station! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In the hearts captivated by innocence, the eternal peace of a quiet lake is experienced! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Visiting the fields is more sacred than visiting the temples because our existence is based on fields and not on temples! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The moment you think that you are not a strong person, you become the weakest of the weak! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You must never despise the port you were born because no matter how small or how bad it is, it is the place you have started sailing to the universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Let your ideas die, let your art die, let your fame die, let all these disappear, but you live! You are more important than your thoughts, more important than your art and your fame, you are more important than all your works! Never change life with anything else! If necessary, give up everything, everything but life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* For a curious person, what a wonderful feeling is to get lost and what a horrible feeling to get lost for a coward! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The only way to fully know the soul of a mountain is to live it’s all seasons and it’s all heights and the same thing is valid for people as well! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the colours speak, close your mouth tight and open your eyes wide! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A victory won without struggle is an honourless victory; a defeat happened despite struggle is an honourable defeat! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Not only the ships sink but minds also sink, most especially the minds who does not know the secrets of being happy with all kinds of ordinariness in life!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We always change our paths when we walk on the streets; but in spiritual life, we often get stuck in one path! Walk to the other paths as well – as you do in real life – and enrich your world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Cats! What have we learned from these naughty boys of our world? They have taught us that we are important and that we must make ourselves happy! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The fog is a chest, a magical chest! What wonders are hidden in it, the only way to see them is to dive into the fog! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The eyes of the sad souls become friends with shadows, not with lights! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The flower blooming in a tree is not only the child of the roots or the branches or the leaves of that tree, but also the common child of the soil, the rain, the sun and the bees! The father and the mother of every living being is never one father or never one mother but actually the whole universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Don’t be fooled by the appearance of the doors! You can meet extraordinary beauties behind a shabby door and a wonderful door can be opened to a dump! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is a great danger in trying to punish the people you love with your absence: They may not feel as punished but rather relieved! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The more you spend your time in the ordinary streets, the more extraordinary things you will learn! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No one needs to write an autobiography, because everyone’s life is already hidden in their glances! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We don’t care whether you are Christian or Muslim or Jew or Hindu; all we care is the goodness inside you because only the goodness inside you can make you a good human! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You cannot have the right to cross a bridge without respecting it! You cannot have the right to use the things without respecting them! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes an invisible hand touches your life; you plan to travel to the east but you go to the west; you plan to meet someone but you meet someone else; you plan to fly in the sky but you crawl on the ground! And this invisible hand is what makes this life mystical! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you can’t stay alone with yourself, you will lose yourself! Keep yourself in yourself by creating a time for yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Protest against injustices belongs only to honourable and courageous people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Don’t sit, stand up! Do something; you can do wrong, but no problem, do it! At least you will have a story to tell others! If you don’t do something, you will be storyless! And what is life? Life is nothing but a book of stories we write! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The more the future occupies your mind, the less the present time will occupy your life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are tired, take shelter in silence! If you want to find the truth, take shelter in silence! If you’re tired of people, if you missed yourself, if you just want to watch the world or if you want to heal your soul, take shelter in silence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The sponge has no water; it cannot give water without first taking water! To attain wisdom, put your sponge in different lakes, different oceans, different rivers, put it under the rain, let it absorb as much different waters as possible and then squeeze the sponge so that others can get this enriched water! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

 * Every dawn is born with its own unique hope! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The greatest blessing in life is that a person is aware of and appreciates the blessings that he has in his life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Not the waves, not the storms, but often we ourselves sink our ships! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you can’t be a hope for yourself, to whom you can be a hope for? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In battle, the enemy takes you prisoner; and in peace, love and music!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When things look very strange, you get an opportunity to use your head! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you are above the clouds, you go beyond the foolishness of the World and find peace! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Without writers, we could never dive into the depths of other lives! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We’re all very busy with somethings, mostly with the most trivial things! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Characters who love loneliness walk on lonely roads! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Wildlife in the world can only be protected by the love of compassionate hearts in the world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A sheep who teaches something to the shepherd is no more a sheep but a teacher! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are walking in silence without disturbing the silence then you really love the silence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The opportunities you missed, the streets you didn’t walk, the people you didn’t talk and the dreams you didn’t dream will be the fate of others, not yours! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Extraordinary paths ‘may’ create extraordinary people, but extraordinary people definitely creates extraordinary paths! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When a stupid man realizes that he is a stupid man, only then he gets the chance to be a clever man, not before! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Define yourself or others will define you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Before every important decision, spend a long time with yourself; the wisdom of silence will help you to find the right path! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the purpose of your life is crystal clear in your mind, you will be able to continue your life journey very strongly even when everything else is very blurry! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Any writing that earns love from people’s hearts and earns respect from people’s minds is a good writing indeed! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you love thinking, you automatically become a silent person! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Wind is the most skilled hairdresser! Find a windy weather and let your hair be shaped creatively! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The idiots who say they’re having a great day at the zoo must know that the animals there are just having a terrible time every day! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* On  a cold winter day, the window of a warm house knows both the paradise inside and the hell outside! Any path knowing both the angel and the devil is the path of wisdom! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everybody is looking for happiness, as if happiness is hidden somewhere! But you must realise that happiness is everywhere, not hidden in a secret corner of life! You are a bee and everywhere is full of flowers; do not try to find a particular flower; concentrate on every flower; try to extract happiness from ever simple thing! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In successful photography, you don’t just look alive at the photo, but the photo also looks alive at you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The ports also have dreams: To go to the other ports! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All the untold words of this world could change this world if they were told, because words always have the potential to change the people they touch, and the world changes when people change! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes you can run away from a problem, but that doesn’t make you a strong person; that doesn’t give you honor! So, what to do? Stop running! Face your problem and fight your problem! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When fog invades the plains, everything disappears; everything but fog! When love invades the minds, everything disappears; everything but love! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When it comes to the beauty of nature, time stops, the space becomes silent and the soul falls asleep while awake! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The wise man is the one who can look at everything both with his own eyes and from the eyes of everything else! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Never let the world sweep you like a useless rubbish! If the world wants to sweep you, you respond in the same way: Sweep the world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To find the street you can fall in love, you may wander in countless streets, but it worths to wander! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

Sometimes you see a wonderful view when travelling on the train; but the train doesn’t stop and you lose the view! And the same thing happens on the journey of life : To catch the thing you like, you must slow down and move towards it otherwise you lose it!» ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Words of Wisdom, Aphorisms, Wise Sayings, Quotations

* Examine your life very carefully; look carefully at the obstacles in your path; you’ll see that most of the time you’re the one who put them there! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When everything is going well in your life, there appears a strange feeling inside you: This can’t be true! Why? Because life does not carry happiness for a long time! Certainly a wind blows soon and the rough waves begin in the peaceful stagnant sea! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes some of our dreams don’t come true! And after a long time, we realize that it was not a punishment of the universe but on the contrary it was its great blessing for us! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Not the world but the world you have created within the world determines the degree of your happiness or unhappiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Sometimes you want to leave everything behind you! You especially do this to find yourself when you think you lost yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you’re not saying ‘earth is an incredible place, life is an extraordinary thing’ when you look at the earth, then your awareness is very weak! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Touching a flower is touching life; touching the sun is touching life; touching the skin, touching the sand, all of this means touching life! No touch, no life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* An egg somewhere in the world waits to come out of the shell to discover this world! With every new born being, the world gets a new chance to change its own fate in a positive or negative way! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You get the best photos, the best literature, the best poems, the best art while working for your own pleasure with your own inner peace! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The silence of the forest is different; the silence of the desert is different; the silence of the cave is different! Silences in different places are not the same  silences because silence is not only the absence of the sounds but also it is the presence of different feelings in the absence of the sounds! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The melody you continuously hear in your ears when in fact there is no melody outside is the melody you fell in love! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Possibility of everything is the greatest beauty of the future! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

*  If a politician and a puppy participate the same election, you can be sure that the puppy will win the election because people will find it much more sincere! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you meet a shallow person, you will see both his body and his soul! When you meet a deep person, you will see only his body! To see his soul, go down to the depths! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* İnner peace is not something to be found but something to be created! By enjoying with the simple things of life, you can easily create a peaceful mind! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When two innocents exchange their touches, the aureola of love around them takes a spectacular form! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Mother Nature is the mother of all mothers, so let’s congratulate her too on Mothers Day today! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What do thinkers do? They think! What do lovers do? They love! Shoeshiner? They polish the shoes ! What about politicians? What do they do ? They decrease the mental and ethical average of human race! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You always have two worlds: The one you are in right now and the one beyond your world! The only way to live a full life is to discover the latter world continuously! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you return back to the road that you have beautiful memories from the past, the road starts talking to you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have found a quiet bench in a quiet park and sat down, be sure you had a very profitable day! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Most people are trying their best to ruin their own lives and the tragicomic thing is that they don’t know about this! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

*  Before you think that you are making great sacrifices on something, look at what sacrifices are making others on the same issues! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

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MEHMET MURAT ILDAN QUOTES

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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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* We people are the great champions to make the possible things impossible by undermining our power with our negative thoughts! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* There are streets to enjoy, there are streets to wander aimlessly and also there are streets to contemplate! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Behind every great success, there lie mirrors! He who has the habit of systematically looking in the mirrors to see his faults will reach there, to the Land of Great Success! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Without knowing the horrible sufferings of others, you can never perceive what beautiful life you are living! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are playing football, you can’t expect your shadow to play something else! Your trace is shaped in accordance with what you do! When you do something stupid, the legacy you left behind will also be something stupid! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A nation which accepts to live a third-class life is just a third-class nation! If a nation wants to be called honourable nation, it must use the option to refuse any kind of policy which is against human dignity! No refuse, no honour! If you don’t refuse a bad government, you deserve it all the way! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Hey, you mortal! You are nothing but a ghost; only immortality can make your real! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The idea that each one of us is born to accomplish a special task in this life is nothing but a colourful fantasy! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

*  Here is a beautiful game you can play: Go to a pretty street you have never been to; don’t look for anything and let the things find you! Never forget that those who look for nothing will always look more attractive! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You must know that some people need only a little light to get out of their darkness! So when seeing such people, never spare your light, just a little bit will be enough! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Here is a short history of mankind: Some make mistakes – purposely or unintentionally – and then others pay for it! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you live your life slowly, you live only half life; if you live your life fast, you live five lives or ten lives or fifteen lives! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There will be always some extraordinary people in our lives with whom we are proud to be living in the same époque with them! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Fed up with life? Then you need to watch the sunset; it will make you love the life again! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* With the help of our imagination, we have succeeded to create a new universe within this universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If the road ahead is complicated, you will make it even more complicated when you panic! The calmer you are, the simpler the world will be! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There are thousands of different paths in a city but there are millions of different paths in a library! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* The most comfortable shoes from the point of view of our feet are the most fashionable shoes! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When losing your path becomes the only meaningful path for you, lose your path! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A house turn into a home only when you put your soul in it! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We are lucky that mountains exist; we are lucky that we have such beautiful sanctuaries on earth where we can enjoy utter silence and heavenly rise! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We do not know whether this universe is infinite, but we know very well that the imagination power of art is infinite! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The best way to solve your problems is to create a silent time where you are all alone with yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No temple is a better temple than nature; no heaven is a better heaven than nature; no dream is a better dream than nature! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A street full of trees must always be preferred to a street made of gold! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To deserve living on earth primarily requires loving the earth! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everybody’s life can be a movie but most of such movies will be boring! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A good shepherd is not afraid of the storm for himself, but for the herd! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There are millions of homeless people in the world because humanity does not have a proper conscience! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the silence visits you, make no noise because silence is the homeland of the great thoughts! If you don’t touch the silence, it will touch you with wisdom! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The longest bridge is the one where you don’t know which side to turn your face for the exit! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Autumn is said to be the month of sadness, but in fact it is the end of autumn which is sad one, because a splendid beauty will be over! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Happy is the person who lost his old boring path but found an adventurous new path! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In life some moments will arrive where no-one’s help can help you! In such moments, only your own help to yourself will take you out of darkness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Eyes are the most effective tools for silently asking help! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Time will always tell us which path is right and which path is wrong; but on earth there are some special people who can truthfully tell us which path is right long before the time itself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every teacher was once a student, so respect each student because it is always possible for an ordinary seed to become a respected gigantic tree! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes you do everything you can to destroy yourself, but surprisingly you get out of this situation by becoming even stronger! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We all need a new year to motivate ourselves that something new will start, something hopeful will flourish! New Year is always a great need for all of us! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everything – good things and bad things altogether – is temporary and the best philosophy in life is to try to find a way to make all the good things perpetual! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to meet the mysterious people, you must first discover the mysterious paths! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you turn your back to the life, don’t expect the life to reappear in front of you; what is left at the back remains at the back! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* According to your mind you may consider yourself as real but may be you are just an unreachable dream in someone else’s mind! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Lost people are lucky people because there are no roads to some wonderful places, only those who are lost can find such places! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When watching a high mountain, wise man knows that no mountain is higher or colder or more unpredictable or foggier or more magnificent or more dangerous than the human mind! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We miss the old times where nature was neater, where people were gentler, where fruits tastier, words more trustable, hearts more real, and where people’s looks were more meaningful! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The easiest way to do yourself a favour is to take yourself to nature! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No matter how spectacular the valleys are, the mountains will always attract us! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Autumn! The greatest show of all times! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Fog is not mysterious, Fog is the mystery itself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If the reality makes you unhappy, make yourself happy with the surreal! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You fool, what better motivation are you looking for in the morning than the incredible motivation of the morning sunrise? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you keep your morale high, you’ll keep everything high! And to keep your morale high, try to benefit from nature’s energy! And to benefit from nature’s energy, make the nature as your favourite port! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* He who has no dreams, let him go to a beautiful forest to have many! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you can behave like the Sun, giving light to everyone, to every direction, to everything and providing warmth to every corner, to every moment of time, to every far distance, then you will be called as the Son of Sun! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Summit of a mountain is not the upper end of that mountain because every mountain has a soul higher than his body! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When two enemies become friends, this becomes a story of reason; when two friends become enemies, this becomes a story of stupidity! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Days of the future are coming towards us like crazy waves! Let us welcome every such wave as precious blessings from the existence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you are leaving someone, leave like the sun leaves the earth with a magnificent elegance! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* As long as the sun does not set in your mind, darkness will be nothing but a weak shadow in your life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* That exact moment when you think you will fail is the most precise moment to cast away this negative thought! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* After all, if you have added some lively colours to the world, you will be remembered well by the world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If the reflection is beautiful, we can be sure that the reflected is beautiful! If someone’s character is beautiful, we can be sure that his mind is beautiful! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Storms don’t need you to get stronger, but you need storms to get stronger in your life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People often look for a secret passageway to happiness. But the paths of happiness are obvious: To be happy, before everything else you must love yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You may think that silence can teach you only silence! But no! Silence will teach you to listen to the universe and when you listen to the universe, everything will be taught to you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In summer, you remember yourself; in autumn, you forget yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You miss the early morning today? Wait for tomorrow and don’t miss this time! Foggy mornings, sunny mornings, chilly mornings, rainy mornings! All mornings represent the beginnings and all beginnings represent hope! Don’t miss the hope! Don’t miss the beginnings of the journeys! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Here is a precious message for the New Year from the old year: Be an octopus in the New Year and hold the life tightly with six arms! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The only way for existence to survive is to create different forms of existence because same things will have same talents and different things will have different talents! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have decided to be a master, you must continue to be a student! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you see birds flying from the sunset towards you, you will find it hard to convince yourself that they are not angels from heaven! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A palace cannot make you rich but a cottage in the woods can! We become rich only through simpleness and modestness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Is it possible to further improve something excellent? Yes, it is possible and an uber-excellent photo of an excellent view is proof for this! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Changing ourselves is always easier than changing others! And when we change ourselves, we push the button for the change of others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No castle can protect you, no castle but the Castle of Reason! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are unable to stay in any port on earth, we can conclude that travelling itself is your port! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Will the rich continue to be rich in the New Year? Will the poor continue to be poor in the New Year? Then for god’s sake how on earth the New Year will be called as new? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What is death for a lake? Death for a lake is not to see the mountains on the horizon; not to see the reflections of the trees; not to hear the wings of the birds; not to feel the chilly air in the mornings; not to see the moonlight at nights! Death for a man is the same! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A winter message from the river: Never surrender! Life can try to stop you, but somehow find a way to flow! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You cannot stop the time, but you can leave the time! And to do this, you must visit the timeless beauty of an autumn forest! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Similar minds learn nothing from each other! To improve your mind, choose a friend who has a very different mind than yours! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No need to search for the sun, just leave your cave, he will find you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have the high spirit of the high mountains, even the greatest powers of the outer world will respect and admire you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The most amazing thing about the winter is that even a frozen world may be perceived as a heaven! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We can endure the storms only if we believe that the sun will soon come out of the clouds! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You find your government stupid and primitive, ugly and clumsy but on the other hand you love your country very much and you find your country very beautiful? Ok then, you have one of the most common feelings in this world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We have met so many interesting faces in our lives, but only a few interesting souls! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Dogs bite sometimes, people bite at all times, with their hurtful words! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The beginning of every New Year is always the best time to give another chance to your neglected talents! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You may find yourself in the middle of a storm. You must never have the word ‘surrender’ in your dictionary! Fight back is the only word you need! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to teach something to water, you must be first a river, a lake, an ocean; you must be rain and flood, ice and hail, rime and snow! You must be all of them! But not enough! You must be something more, only then you can teach something to water! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We all flee from somethings and the ports we anchored are mostly not the ports we wished to be, but they are the ports we have been dragged on while we’re fleeing from the things we fear! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* New Year is a spring time! Open up like a flower! Let the world see your energy! And when the world see your energy and enthusiasm, the previously locked doors will be opened to you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is no greater tragedy than the tragedy of hating yourself because you will always have to live with that tragedy unless you start finding a way to love yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Happy times are the times where you must not comment about your happiness; just live your happiness without contemplating about it! When you think, the journey stops. So, walk, my friend! Run, dear friend! Jump, laugh, dance! Without interfering the flow, just continue your journey of happiness! Never question your happiness when you are happy! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When your target is too far away from you, you can make the distance shorter by ignoring the distance! When you ignore the difficulties, you obtain a great power! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Yes, life is short, the roads are very difficult, but our love for life is greater than all these negativities! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People who don’t share the same horizons with you will stay in your life only for a while! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Beauty without elegance is a half beauty; elegance without beauty is still a full beauty! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The best way not to feel ourselves like an ant in this ‘giant’ universe is to have a ‘giant’ mind! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No one can ever find himself without making a lonely journey with himself to find himself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The New Year is not a time to think about what you have lost or what you could have achieved but it is a time to plan and realise what you can gain and what you can achieve! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can never be happy by stealing someone else’s happiness; if you do this, sooner or later you will be nothing but an unhappy thief! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The wind has no right to complain about the waves! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* He who gives you many dreams is a great master, and the foggy weather is such a master! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to rule the darkness, you must first rule the light! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you don’t despise the world under the clouds when you rise above the clouds, then it means you deserved to rise! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The most beautiful places suit best to the most free souls! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every shine which destroys the darkness of others is a holy shine! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All of a sudden you may realise that you are no longer young! And at that moment, you must also realise that by refusing getting old you can catch a chance to continue to be young! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your mind is your light. If your mind is cloudy, how can you illuminate your life? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Calm and quiet towns are the real paradises we are looking for in this chaotic universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You are lucky if you have a tough target because this will keep your mind lively and when your mind is lively your body will be lively too! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you lose your contact with nature, you lose your contact with your soul! And if you want a proof for this, just have a look at the faces of the city-people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We are not against the ending of things; we are only against the ending of good things! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have started getting bored of your own words, this is a very good sign because you can now say new things which can excite you and others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Darkness admires the light; light admires what it illuminates! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Here is an unchanging truth valid for all the New Year’s: The more you believe in luck, the less successful you will be! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A nation has to love and protect the lakes, rivers, forests, birds, bears, flowers and seas of the geography they live on! If he does not love them and he destroys them, then that nation must get out of that geography and leave its place to a more nature-sensitive moral nation! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If no one has called you back when you left a place, then your decision to leave that place was precisely true! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All dictators must understand that all the nightmares they have created for innocent people will one day come back for the dictator himself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You can learn perfect justice from nature! When the wind blows, it blows for everyone and for everything: For the birds, for the sailboats, for the wind roses, for the kites… ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you wander in an empty silent street, you wander within the mind of wisdom! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the winter speaks loud, everyone and everything becomes silent! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To feel the life, don’t stand still; to feel the universe, don’t move! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Only a city lost among the trees is a real city! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Fool the fools and thus hope that they may get wiser by being fooled! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Let us do something incredible this New Year: Let us try to see the world from the window of other cultures! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* You can never live a full life unless you fearlessly attack your fears! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every year is a chess game. New Year is a new chess game! You make the right moves, you win the game! – Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Find yourself a purpose. Find a road to achieve this purpose. And finally, never take your eyes off that road! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Don’t wait for the life to treat you well; just leave no choice to life than treating you well! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* If everyone is standing up to bow to an authority, you sit down! If everyone sits to bow to an authority, you stand up! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Many books mean many teachers; many teachers mean many paths and many paths mean many wisdom and many wisdom mean many lives! Yes, with wisdom you live not one life but many lives! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A castle can never be a home because home is born out of love not of fear! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Don’t expect an energy from the heavens when your life-energy is exhausted! Everything is in you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* The desire to have an eternal life is the greatest inspiration we get from an eternal road! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everyone can leave someone, but not everyone can leave someone with dignity! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you open the door of wisdom, all other doors will be opened! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What a splendid pleasure is to say good morning to the morning sun! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Light is a great opportunity for the darkness to realize that there exists a different world than the world of darkness! You can attain wisdom only when you discover the worlds beyond your own world! For the darkness to be wise, it must know the light; for the light to be wise, it must know the darkness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you feel that you are rotting in a port, nothing can make you happy other than leaving that port and sailing to new ports! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you don’t find any interesting things in a path, leave that path! Because you will feel alive only when you are surrounded by the interesting things. ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* One of the best strategies in life is to forget the distant destination sometimes and enjoy the beauties of the moment! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The beauty of art is the art of beauty! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you have a great self-confidence in your own style, you become a style for others too! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To find something you dreamed of, searching is not enough! You must make the universe sense how badly you want your dream! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you sincerely want to be discovered by the world, you will be discovered by the world even if you are a shepherd in a remote mountain! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Do not try to impose your limits to others because everyone has different talents and every talent’s limits are different! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Farewell – though it sounds very tragic – is sometimes the best exit from the hell of unhappiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When we see a marvellous religious structure, some of us immediately think of God, some of us think of talented workers who built that structure, and some of us think that the money that can be given to the homeless is wasted here! Everyone thinks differently and that is the reason why life is rich! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Politicians can be stupid, and most of them are so; they can be devilish and dishonest, and most of them are so; they can be charlatan, and most of them are so, but as long as the people who vote for them are not stupid or devilish or dishonest or charlatan, they can never come to the power! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Hidden wisdom is not wisdom! Because wisdom should shine in a way everyone can see! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The infinity of the universe is a great blessing for human beings, because human beings’ desire to discover is also infinite! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you’re unhappy today and you’re going to be happy twenty years later, would you go if there’s a miracle that will take you to that happy time in the future? Don’t go, because every single second – whether you are happy or unhappy – is infinitely valuable! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You never get tired of traveling on the path you love! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The burdens in our minds is always heavier than the burdens on our shoulders! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When a dark narrow street suddenly gets a beautiful light, everything in that street turns into a beautiful dream! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you cross a bridge, you take a break from this world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If we can give to urban people the peasant’s love of nature and their deep understanding on the matter of nature’s importance, the salvation of our Earth will be easier! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We expect aliens to contact with us! If they do contact, what will be the best thing we can offer to them? Of course our human values, what else can it be! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You must question everything you learned because you should know that no matter what country you live in, you will often be taught stupid things! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you only have the ability to see what’s hidden, you can’t see the obvious! If you only have the ability to see the obvious, you can’t see what’s hidden! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Those who lead people do not have the right to make mistakes! If they do, then they don’t have the right to lead! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Tramway is more close to human soul than the subway because it touches to the passengers’ souls with a sweet sunshine!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Some brave people look for impossible paths to travel to prove that they are possible for travelling! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The great thing about unknowingly waiting in the wrong place is to meet something much better than what you were waiting for in your original waiting place! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* As you walk, you must make the universe understand that you are extremely determined to reach your destination no matter how many obstacles intercept your path! When you do this, obstacles start disappearing one by one! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* With the experience gained in loneliness; you can open many doors; with the experience gained in the crowds, you can open many doors and finally with the experience you have gained in both the loneliness and the crowd, you can open every door! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Concentration is a genius; it has the power to solve any kind of problems. It works with the same principle a magnifier uses when creating fire: Bring all your powers to a point and destroy your problem! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes our shadow looks more alike to us than ourselves! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Until a tragedy touches you, you will never be able to fully understand what life really is! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your stance vis-à-vis life determines how successful or how happy you will be in life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nothing is more valuable than a tired smile to greet people despite being in the middle of a hard work! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The deeper you feel the pain of others, the more human you are! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Praying is a mathematical proof of our despair in the face of the universe’s power! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You will look bigger than you already are when you’re confident that you can really do a very hard job! And this is the magic of self-trust! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When a nation chooses an oppressive and reactionary government in election, it does not only betray its own country, but also betray humanity because only free minds in a free country can make a good contribution to humanity! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We touch the Sun through the light, we touch the heaven through the music! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you don’t know the art of disappearance, learn it because you will need it every time you get bored of the society you are living in! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When lost, it is a great relief to see that everyone is lost as well! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Whoever is showing you the right path, he or she deserves to be called as the light! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Cats do not try to be funny; they just behave as themselves which are funny by birth! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nature must remind itself of city people otherwise the city people continue to drown in their virtual life, unaware of nature! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you don’t do what you love, you die slowly and sometimes even you die fast! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Boxing is a disgrace. You can make money by hitting others to death, but at the same time you lose your human dignity! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Interesting is the enemy of the non-interesting! When these two come together, no one will notice the latter! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Interesting is the enemy of the uninteresting! When these two come together, no one will notice the latter! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Working requires being in the present time! So, if you want to be in the present, work! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everything you do gives a clue about yourself! The clothes you wear, the books you read, the cars you drive, the songs you listen, the streets you love, everything you do is you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To shine like the Sun, use the power of lively colours! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every time you discover the beauties of this world, you are reborn! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you haven’t found anything useful in the words of others, turn your eyes to the unspoken words in the depths of your own soul! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Great revolutions can be done only by those who know very well the great revolutionaries of the past! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you live in harmony with nature, both nature and you win! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you know where you are going, you just have to choose the road to your destination! If you don’t know where you are going, you either don’t travel or you just travel on any random road! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* We add more soul to this universe with our art! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Universe hears us not when we say something stupid but only when we say something intelligent! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Our thoughts of today might be proven wrong for tomorrow! Always be ready to accept that you can be mistaken! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* When a big ship and a small boat come together, you will see that the latter is happier than the former because it has much less problems! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The biggest goal of every nation must be to create individuals with independent and versatile minds! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You know, even when we leave a place, we leave our memories there and they will represent us in our absence! So, in reality, we will always continue to be in every place we depart! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A virus can change the fate of the world; power has nothing to do with being tiny or giant! Power is something related to the power hidden within you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* People who are fond of their freedom cannot walk in the narrow streets for a long time! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are blessed with a mind which never accepts not reaching the target, then reaching your target will just be a matter of time! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* The most precious smile is the smile we see in the people in misery! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Kids always find a way to have fun! This is the best art for the adults to learn from the kids! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* All the paths of this universe are ready to be your fate! You see, you are very rich in the matter of having different fates! Use this blessing very well, choose a good fate for yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes you come so close to your target, but suddenly an obstacle appears and you can’t reach it! This becomes a tragedy for the weak, but a great motivation to continue for the strong! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nobody is a king! Nobody is a queen! Nobody is a prince! Nobody is a princess! Nobody is a duke! Nobody is a duchess! These ridiculous titles are nothing but an insult to human dignity! Those bearing such titles must be rejected anywhere and anytime by the honourable people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

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* The viewer watching the view is also being watched by the view! So every viewer is also a view and every view, a viewer! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every day we chose our fate again! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If dogs are governing a country, what can you hear every day other than horrible barking noises? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To discover the depth, leave the surface and to discover the surface, leave the depth! You shall meet wisdom only when you know both the surface and the depth! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* By behaving elegantly, you inspire others to behave elegantly; by behaving rude, you invite others to behave rude! You change others when you change yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every second of every minute or every minute of every hour or every hour of every day carries the potential of bringing you either sadness or happiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* An infinite path is just another path; its only difference from other paths is that an infinite path arrives nowhere! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No man is good enough from whom we don’t learn anything negative and no man is bad enough from whom we don’t learn anything positive! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The real weather is not the weather outside but the weather inside your mind!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Accept the defeat only for a while, not forever! And ‘for a while’ will give you enough time to strike back with greater experience! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Wind also needs wind because everything and everybody needs a friend like himself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The beginning is the best time to think about the end! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When a stupid government is elected in a democratic country, the best thing about this is that you learn the number of stupid people in that country! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The greatest power of extraordinary is to provoke extraordinary thoughts! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To remember the nature, spend a day with a shepherd; to remember yourself, spend a day with nature! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Dogs carry both the mind of the children and the mind of the mature people! They like having fun very much but they can also be very serious! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you are living in heaven, invite people to your heaven; if you are living in hell, warn people to stay out of your hell! People need your heaven, not your hell! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you walk on earth, you must know that one miracle walks on another miracle! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What we have is often more important than what we will have simply because what we have is real! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Life is meaningful; death is meaningless and religion’s greatest betrayal to the humanity is that it gave a meaning to death, it wrongly made the death as meaningful! Declaring an ultimate ‘end’ as a hopeful ‘exit’ to somewhere is the biggest crime of the religion! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You are trying to stay dry when it rains; but only when you get wet, you will know that no one can ever obtain wisdom without melting inside the reality, without being on intimate terms with the truth! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* As long as you are stronger than the burden you carry, you will remain standing! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* They may say that dangerous roads are not for the cowards; I say if you are a coward, choose a dangerous road because even one single coward person is a great loss for humanity and the only way he learns to be brave is to travel on the dangerous roads! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you deprive yourself of night’s mystery, you will devoid of universe’s mystery too! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What use cities have for us? Their greatest use is to make us to realise the beauties of the rural life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* We must support nature because in this universe we are supported only by the nature! This is a matter of gratefulness for us all! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Never be a coward person; but if necessary you can pretend to be coward! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No life is more real than the life full of adventure! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Innocence has invisible hands to touch the hearts directly! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everyone needs fun, especially the devout because the devout often limits his life with some irrational boring rules! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you travel with a wise man, in addition to your physical direction, you travel to every direction! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The more we solve our problems by ourselves, the more we become invincible! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Only through reading various books and gaining a variety of knowledge, our intellect can find a path to develop itself properly!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A dog owner might be the master of his dog, but the dog is also a master, a master of friendship! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Only peace can save the world and only love can create a liveable earth! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* For some people life is beautiful only when they are having a beautiful dream in their sleeps! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Because most people live either in the past or in the future, it is not correct to say that the current world population is 7.6 billion! World is full of ghosts because if your mind is not in the present time, your turn into a ghost, you become just an image! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People are often daydreamers which is why when you see something strange on your way, you must thank to it because it liberates you from the world of dreams by waking you up! Welcome to the world of reality, welcome to this very moment we are in! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes you have to turn back and follow your own footprints to find the right path! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To understand the people who often talk about the meaninglessness of life, walk amongst the ruins! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Knowing only the valleys is half wisdom; knowing only the hills is half wisdom; for full wisdom, know both the valleys and the hills! Walk down and walk up! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Visit the bottom, visit the top! At the bottom, you meet ugliness; at the top, you meet beauty! Ugly world teaches you to be cautious; beautiful world teaches you to be full of hope! To survive in this universe, you need to be both cautious and full of hope! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you are sad today, remember your happy-past to survive emotionally today! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You want to change yourself? Find a good book; open its door and enter! Once you enter it, you will never be the same person when you exit! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Doubt in the mind means thorn in the mind; thorn in the mind means absence of peace in the mind! The solution for the peace of mind is simple: Seek for the truth at any cost and get rid of that thorn! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Music builds a wall around us against anything that can upset us and simultaneously it builds a bridge for us to cross to the land of happiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every ocean wave is a pirate; it attacks the land and it tries to drag the land into the ocean! Life is nothing but a struggle between the looter and the looted! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The world is full of footprints. If you think that the greatest question is which footprint to follow, then you are wrong, because the greatest question is how to create your own beautiful footprints! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The art of the good art is to reach the beyond of the beyond! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The real life is not before you; the real life is not behind you; the real life, dear friend is where you are because where you are belongs to now, to this very moment and only this moment is real! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What are you? Spring or summer? Winter or autumn? None or all? Whatever you are, always be mild! Are you winter, then be a mild winter! Summer? Be a mild summer! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In a way this whole life is a tragedy but let us not pay too much attention to it otherwise life will be even more unbearable! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The path becomes dangerous not when the path becomes dangerous but when you lose your faith in your abilities to overcome any danger on your way! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When the sun is setting your shadow become much more popular than yourself because with the help of sunset your shadow become a great artist, creating the beautiful art of mystery! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you trust yourself much, you can change your life easily just like you can change the places of the feathers with a simple blow! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every sunset is a journey, a journey to remember the memories of the past! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If your only target is to lose your path and reach a silent place, let me give you a bad news: You will fail to reach your target because you will always meet people who also lost their paths just like you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nations who respect the Mother Nature deserve all kinds of respect! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Between two extraordinarily high dangers, the wise man choses the one he can at least fight against! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Sometimes you make a very small move and then suddenly a giant door opens and a new exciting path appears before you and thus you understand how something such small carries a potential to create such big magic! Now you know that small is big! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* What is hotter than the magma? A sincere smile! What is colder than the ice? A ruthless face! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If your mind is always busy with the far places, you will then one day necessarily find yourself at the far places! Mind is a future creator! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* With high awareness, everything you see is your teacher; with low awareness, nothing is your teacher because for things to teach you something, you must first be aware of their existence! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The only way to be a master is to know the previous masters! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The student asked: What should I be, master? River, ocean, lake or mountain or what? The master replied: Be unique! There are already many rivers, many oceans, many lakes; be something different because the world needs diversity not uniformity; it needs something nonesuch with incomparable talents! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Feeling poor? Want to get richer? Find a place where you can watch the sunset and enrich yourself with the magic of matchless beauty! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your failure is a great teacher for you and it can also be a great teacher for others! Thus, when you fail, the experiences you gained and your invaluable indirect help to others must be your greatest consolation! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Inspire others with your talents; make them feel that they also can do what you do! Push people to pass over their frontiers! Let the beauty of your talents make people conquer their fears on trying the so-called impossible things! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When there is nothing left to learn from the winter, move on to the spring! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A striking colour is just another way of saying I am here! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Shepherds also need shepherds simply because everyone needs to be guided, may be not always but surely one day! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The most interesting feeling when watching an ocean is this: It seems like something will come from the distant horizon but actually nothing comes! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Do not criticize those who leave the Sun and run towards the fogs! May be they just need to disappear to get rid of the burdens of life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When heart is broken, eyes look empty! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The best thing about feeling yourself tiny is that you start wishing to be big! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you enter a known path, path shapes you! When you create a new path, you shape the path! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You gain more honour when you solve your problems by yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It always seems like the universe behaves reluctant to intercept those who determinedly travel to their destinations! It is as if the universe favours the decisive people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To reach the distant places, you must know when to rest and how long to rest! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every fool’s greatest success is nothing but to dare to pretend to be clever because this trick works in some people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you look at a strange animal, that animal also thinks that a strange animal is looking at it! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* Some people just watches the impassable valleys from afar and some others find ways through the valleys and make them passable! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Try to imagine its good old days whenever you see a ruin and try to do the same whenever you see an old person! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Being brave is not always an option; sometimes life leaves you only one option: Courage! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It matters not whether the life is foggy or not as long as your mind’s vision is clear! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to teach the waves to be calm, you must teach the sun to be calm because the sun creates the wind by heating the earth! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A romantic person will know from the bottom of his heart that no source of light can ever replace the mysterious beauty of a candle! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Many people turn back on the road of life just because they mistakenly think that the road ends! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

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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

* Let us go to an ordinary street to feel that life is beautiful with all the ordinary things, with cats around, with children playing, with laundries hanged out, with people wandering aimlessly! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A warm heart can heat us even in very low temperatures; a cold heart can frost us even in very high temperatures! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* For a dark street, sunshine is most welcome; for a wounded soul, love is most welcome! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* A beautiful view accords most with an elegant soul! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Ultimately, if you have travelled on the road you loved, you can be sure that you lived your life well! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to speak loudly or want to talk with everyone or want to taste what it is like to be immortal, speak through art! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Respect your enemy, then you can defeat your enemy more easily because we only take ‘the people we respect’ seriously! If you don’t take your enemy seriously, you lose! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In life, sincerity is always the best strategy to win people’s heart! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want to be successful, you must learn to be loyal audience of your own self because in life difficult times will arrive, you will have no one to applaud you, no one but you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The more you wait, the less you live! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Today will soon be once upon a time! If you want to own a beautiful past in the future, you need to have beautiful todays! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Your mind is your shepherd and if you have a wise shepherd, you shall be safe throughout your life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Death is the source of comedy; we had had to invent ‘comedy’ to ease ourselves vis-à-vis death, to reduce our fears vis-à-vis exitus! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To see yourself objectively from the outside is a great blessing! Sometimes to visit your true-self you must leave yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Refuse something, and so, that something won’t be your destiny! Accept something, and so, that something will be your destiny! Your life will mostly be determined by your refusals and by your acceptances! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Any man who is good by heart is a great man! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The young pessimist is much older than the old optimist! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Some moments arrive and we wish to see no trace at all from the civilisation! And such moments are the best proof that our civilisation has a demonic side! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To be curious means to discover the darkness because only the curious have the courage to enter the shady and dangerous zones of life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Wherever you are living, find the best things in there, live the best things in there! And when you move to another place, do the same thing! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* May Day is not an ordinary day because it is a day that cherishes the extraordinary people, the workers! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If suddenly the whole workers of the whole world disappear then the whole world will stop! Let us all realise this and let us celebrate the workers – these great people who make our world move! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you smell a flower, it also smells you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Innocence has nothing to do with face, it is something to do only with heart! Only an innocent heart can create an innocent person! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The best proof that a person lived a good life is his peaceful face in his old age! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Everybody needs a relaxation place to gather his strength now to give a better fight in tomorrow in the arena of life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When a happy person is treating others well, this is not too important; but when an unhappy person is treating others very well, this is very important and very valuable! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

 * Sometimes all of a sudden all the obstacles on your way disappear. You may call this situation as ‘an action of God’ or an ‘affair of chance’, but I call it as the miracle of your utter faith in yourself! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Not after one month, not after one week, not after one day, not after one hour, not even after one minute, only after one second is the best time for a defeated person to stand up and fight for his future victory! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Looking for magic? You are funny! Just look at the mirror, you are the magic! You were born as the magic of this mysterious universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* He who has the greatest peace of mind is certainly the richest of the world! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Do not avoid the stairs because they are really good exercises for the real life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Earth has two suns: One is outside, the Sun and one is within, the Wisdom! Both shine, both guide and both are bold in challenging the darknesses! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Mind is superior to body because you cannot have a new body, but you can have a new mind through wisdom! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Those who look for the people or the animals in need of help will never have a difficulty in finding them because our world is a world of desperate needers! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Those who look for the people or the animals in need of help will never have a difficulty in finding them because our world is a world of desperate needers! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No tongue can speak more sentimental than the eyes screaming for love! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* In life, the passage from one second to another is always critical because every second contains infinite possibilities that can change or end your life in every way possible! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* People often talk about and criticize the life of others to forget the failures and the negations in their own lives! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To know people really, you must catch them in their very unhappy times! If they treat you well, then you can be sure that they are good people! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Not every wish you wish comes true and this is a great blessing for you because not every wish you wish is ethical, only some are! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Soil is the home of the flower. All flowers must live in their homes, not in somewhere else; not in a woman’s hair or not in a lover’s hands or not on a dinner table! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No dictator has a healthy mind because only a sick mind can be a dictator! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Most people most of the time cannot see their faults! The best way to serve a person is to show their faults to them in a polite manner! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To reach the impossible, you must first practice with the most difficult possibilities! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* There is only one way to keep ourselves alive and that is to keep the earth alive! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Wisdom is to see no thing as a strange thing, no clothe as a strange cloth, no person as a strange person, no event as a strange event! Because in wisdom you understand why the things are as they are! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You don’t always need a particular reason to be happy and in such moments of happiness you meet the real happiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Without knowing the world of others, your own world will never get rich! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nobody’s story is written only by himself. In our story, we can always find the stories written by others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Disappear for a while! Let the people miss you! And this is what the sun does with the sunset! When you reappear, you are much loved! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* No precipice can challenge you if you have the ability to build bridges over any kind of precipice! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* When you lose your path, have you ever thought that may be the place you lost your path also lost its path and the two of you are looking for where the true path is? And such a thought will comfort you because now you have a friend who has the same fate as you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* You must always know that the direction you walk is always very important because may be some people are following you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* The less awareness you have, the more you become like others! Increase you awareness, then you will become more unique! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It is silly to fight against every obstacle on your way; it is wisely to avoid most of the obstacles on your way and it is brilliant to defeat only the few most crucial obstacles on your way! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To master the universe, firstly master your own mind! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Through silence you will hear the voice of three things: Your own inner voice, the voice of others and the voice of the universe! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nothing is more mysterious than watching a lonely man who is taking for a night walk in a foggy street! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* It is possible that your best future may lie in your past; in that case you must go back to your past to reach that great future! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Mind is the second sky on earth, full of mysteries! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Nothing is more tiring than waiting and nothing is more relieving than giving up waiting! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Reaching tomorrow is always a great victory! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If watching a bridge is much more exciting than crossing that bridge, then you can be sure that it is a very beautiful bridge! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Whatever you do in life, you can always do it in an artistic way! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* For those who can see well in the darkness, there is no darkness and for those who cannot see well even in the light, there is no light! Neither darkness nor light but only your talents matter most!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Every teacher needs a student, otherwise to whom he will teach? Every student needs a teacher, otherwise from whom he will learn? ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If nature was your good friend when you were a child, you must then know that you it will remain your good friend till the end of your life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* To have a better life, ignore your fears! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Are you sincere? Are you yourself? Are you as you look? You don’t have a mask on your face? You speak what you think? Then you are real, then you are not fake! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you want your door to be knocked by your friends, you knock their door first! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Humans must be free, because freedom is happiness and the same thing applies for the animals too: They must be free because freedom is happiness and they have the right to be happy! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* One man with a broom cannot clean the whole world but if the whole world starts knowing that that man has an idea of cleaning the whole world, then this idea can come true! One man is one man, but one idea is one thousand men or one million or one billion men! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Till a society remembers and starts caring its forgotten poor workers, it will remain to be a cruel and tinpot society! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you respect your body, make the nature a temple for yourself! And if you visit this splendid temple consistently, then wisdom will become your true nature!  ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you watch carefully the storms of your life, there you will often see your own mistakes as the architect of these storms! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan 

* No dream will make you fully happy, because every time you reach your dream, you will feel some kind of obtrusive emptiness alongside happiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* If you close yourself to the world, you will not be able to obtain the richness of the world and also the world will not be able to get your richness! Both the world and you will lose! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

* Our main purpose in this universe is to exist here on earth or somewhere beyond the earth. All other purposes don’t amount to a hill of beans beside this main purpose! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

 

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