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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -52




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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* By just looking at the dark side of life, you cannot make it bright! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Those who want to get wet need no umbrella! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a secret place and be unreachable! And then, in the silence of solitude, the things you cannot reach in the crowds will meet you there! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Being alive and helping others to stay alive is the greatest personal success! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The reality of the mind can be one hundred percent different than the reality of the reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A nation’s people must love each other, otherwise there will remain no nation! The world’s nations must love each other otherwise there will remain no world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the beauty of the mornings we forget about the night; in the beauty of the night we forget about the mornings! When you meet the beauty, you drop anchor in the present time and all other times disappear from your mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You cannot call a man as a good person just because he is treating you good! He should treat everyone good to be good! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The main reason for the people who support a dictator is that their character perfectly match with the character of that dictator! They both have a mean personality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The greatest danger in finding the right path often lies in here: The right path may look ugly and the wrong path may look beautiful! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a cheerful spirit, a dark street is just another bright street! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A man with a finite life can only dream to have an infinite journey and the good news is that any dream has the potential to turn into a reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Losing path is a magic! If you can enjoy with the unknown path, you shall find the exit much quicker! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The purpose of an idealist mind is not to find an easy path and travel there in safety obtaining happiness but to find a tough path and travel there in danger gaining wisdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To achieve a great success, you must first have yourself behind yourself as your greatest supporter! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Are you there? If your mind is not there, you are not there! You are wherever your mind is wandering! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Colourful autumn is a tristful travel to the pale Planet of Melancholy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Governments stand because people sit; if people stand, governments will sit! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is the world’s problem? The world is still believing the old childish stories! That is the problem! Grow up, world, grow up! Be a bit serious! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you move faster than the music, it will look strange; if you move slower than the music, it will look strange! Be like autumn leaves which follow exactly the rhythm of the wind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Even in the middle of a hopeless darkness a light may suddenly reach you; keep your hope tightly and this great hope of yours will strongly attract the light onto you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* You need a strong light for a tough journey? A light like the sun? Then you need a wise thinking! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With an easy life you can never grow mature; with a tough life you can never remain immature! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Earthquake means destruction; dictator means destruction! In the case of earthquake, you need a strong building; in the case of dictator, you need an educated rational mind, because an irrational ignorant mind always serves the dictator! (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a calm lake and wait for the twilight in silence! There, existence will visit you with all its magnificence! The existence of the Existence can best be felt in the presence of dimness and in the absence of crowds and noises! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes you must behave like a tunnel! If a formidable mountain is on your way, thrust through it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you want the waves to touch you softly, have a walk on the sea coasts; if you want the life to touch you softly, have a walk on the reason’s coasts, because reason is a shield that softens the strokes of life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If our life is a dream, let it continue; who wants the reality? If our life is a reality, let it continue; who wants the dream? Unknown is unreliable! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A tough life can be defeated only by the tougher person! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An autumn forest is such a place that once entered you never look for the exit! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Here is a very simple strategy of life: When the train arrives at the station, be at the station! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* By walking on the path of unhappiness you can learn the things that can never be learned on the path of happiness! He who knows well only the light is very poor; he who knows well the darkness besides the light is very rich! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* First reach your target in your mind, then reaching your target in reality will just be a formality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A mind that tastes the grief obtains a good chance to travel to the Land of Wisdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is something more beautiful than a beautiful thing and that is a beautiful thing which has a beautiful reflection on the water! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Earth is a flower in the Garden of Cosmos! And therefore, a flower on Earth is a flower within the flower! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The victory of the ignorant masses always means a temporary backward movement in the progression of humanity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the strong people, when the path gets dangerous, the danger itself becomes the path! They continue their travel by walking over the danger! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You are whatever you shall leave behind when you leave life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Trust not the man who is not holding his umbrella by himself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t get stuck in one candle; find other candles, create other candles! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What do you see from your window? Mostly the things you have been taught to you! And so your view is poor and so you too! To be rich, let the things which have not been taught to you reach you too! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For some, the life journey has just started, for some, it is about to end; but in truth, there is no start and there is no end! There is just an ocean of particles playing aimlessly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a place forgotten and make it feel that it is remembered! Find someone forgotten and make him feel that he is remembered! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The job of reflection is to add a dimension of fable to the reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If the world you created on your own is stronger than the real world, then the real world disappears and you stay alone with your own created world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The magical way the wintertime warms you up is through its frozen beauties! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The way to the place you wish to go can always be found; just behave like a river, that is to say, firstly, move and secondly, move with no hesitation! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Though we think we see different things from our windows, in reality we see the same things: Happiness and sorrow! All that is seen from every window! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* As long as you keep on walking on the old paths, you will never have footprints on the new paths! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just because an impressive storm doesn’t touch you, you must not find it beautiful! Lend an ear to the voices of those which are under the storm! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Look ahead, because life is before you, not behind you, or else you stumble! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let those who live never forget those who died! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For us, the greatness of this universe is to give us every means by which we may build our dreams! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is the name of your dream? A lovely wooden cottage in the middle of a forest? Or walking in an endless autumn path? What is the name of your dream? Don’t give a name, always give a list! Fill yourself with dreams because dream is the path to reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Even if everything is destroyed, keep your spirit high because this will put everything into its place again! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If my path is right, let it be your path; if your path is right, let it be my path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No one can see very clearly inside the heavy fog, no one but the fog himself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The more you keep your door closed, the more you will rot! Open your door! Let different ideas, different beliefs, different cultures and different attitudes flow into your mind. Anything different will help you to enlarge your little world! By opening your door, you invite the whole universe to your tiny house! Enlarge your house and enrich yourself! As long as your door remains closed, you shall continue rotting in your poor world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Mind makes you happy, mind makes you unhappy. When you are unhappy, the solution is there, in your mind, not in somewhere else! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A candle, a book and a peaceful person mean three candles for the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You are looking at the world from your window, that’s good, but there is something missing here, something very big: You must also look at your window from the world to see yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Leaving a place, a person or a country silently and without any notice is a heroic and a noble way of teaching the importance of your presence to those who ignore your existence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You want to go to a place where you never lose anything and you keep gaining many things? Go to the Land Of Literature where you gain new paths, new ideas, new lives, new goals, and new souls! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are two paths that you must never leave in your life: The path of peace and the path of reason! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t mention me about your religion! Show me your heart! If you have the heart of an innocent child, you have the best religion, even if you are a nonbeliever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* One can easily forget his destination when walking in a marvellous path towards his destination! The attraction of the path can be much stronger than the attraction of the target! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best teacher is the one who teaches you how to be your own teacher! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your life is so short that you are nothing but the trace you left behind yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* History proved many times that path of millions was often the wrong path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is only one autumn in a year, but in people’s life, there are many autumns in one year! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Twilight is the refuge of the blue souls! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Can you see a serene island in the middle of a stormy ocean? And the wise man is that calm island! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Living in a stupid country is living in a marsh! You are surrounded by the reptiles and the alligators! Refusing hell is the best path to eliminate the hell! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Hold the Earth tightly and fondly because you owe your existence to the Earth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unless you have a free press in your country, there is no need to buy newspapers and there is no need to watch the news because there is no need to listen to the lies! And you already have one real information: You are being deceived by the people you are governed! This is an enough information for you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everything which helps us to exist is holy! And a tree is holiest of the holy for us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The longest path is always the one you walk with fear! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is autumn? Here is a very simple definition: Autumn is a Queen, Queen of Beauty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Have you been to a place where no one have been before? I give you the answer: Yes! Everywhere changes from one second to another and wherever you go, you will always be the first visitor! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can’t see the world from your window and likewise the world cannot see you as well! Go out, come nearer to the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unless you leave the known paths, no one will realize your footprints! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The moment you think that your destiny is predetermined, you become a miserable loser! Trust your own power so that you can shape your own destiny! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* On the matters where your country is wrong, don’t take side with your country! Because it is always wrong to be on the side of wrong! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man is hypocrite! He says that he loves flowers but he kills them for his own simple interests and for his own joy! Man is hypocrite! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Little cats mean little kids, little kids mean little cats! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best thing you can give a person is the courage and the desire to go beyond his culture, that little limited world of his! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The nicest thing about being lost is that you get rid of the fear of losing your path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Trying to see the face of the future? Know ye not that the future has infinite faces? ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The name of the regime where media is on the side of the government is undoubtedly fascism, a regime of the sick minds where freedoms are drowned in the cold waters of oppressions! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Imperialism means raping other nations; imperialist means rapist! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you want a good advice on your path? Here it is: Don’t be sure of your path! Don’t ever be sure of it! Do you want more advice? Here it is: Doubt your path! And examine the other paths, know the other paths! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Same mind with same old ideas enters the same old year; only the new mind with new ideas enters the New Year! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is your big project in the New Year? You don’t have one? No dream, no reality! Get a big dream for yourself now to get a big reality tomorrow! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Art needs no victory because it is already the victory of the meticulous mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everyman has the ability to lie but luckily not everyman has the ability to hide their lies masterly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes all a country needs is an entire collapse for a new beginning! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If the weather is summer in your mind, even the coldest winter will be hot for you! If the weather is winter in your mind, even the hottest summer will be cold for you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Are you a part of a herd? Then shame on you! Until you leave your herd, you are no one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When nobody is applauding you, applaud yourself! Your most precious support is the support you give yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Flying is not only the art of the birds, but it is also the art of the artists! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A good quote is a beautiful bird! Wherever you meet with it, you will start flying with it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Have an objective in life! Or you feel lost in life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Leave city, leave reality; enter forest, enter fantasy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Losing something might be a blessing; gaining something might be a curse! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are happy with your past, you visit it often; and strangely, if you are unhappy with your past, you visit it often too! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Any idiot or imbecile can easily make enemies; the important and the hard thing is to make friends easily and keep them as friends always! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you want to give a special gift in the New Year to someone you love? Then let him or her realize this: We are the main shepherd of our fate, we are the main designer of our destiny! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every long separation is a test: A test to see how powerful or how weak the will of reuniting is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You will rot in any place you feel you do not belong to! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Because of poverty and ignorance, not everyman living on earth lives in the same epoch! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Student asked: Master, give me a key to open every door in this universe! Master replied: Understanding is the key for all the locked doors; once you understand something, you defeat it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Good literature is a lifeboat! Every time you feel you are sinking, jump on it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are good at building bridges, you will never fall into the abyss! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Never accept the situation where you have the light but sufficient only for yourself! You must have an abundant light so that you may give to others! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let me give you a New Year message: Believe in yourself, because no one ever achieved anything significant without believing in himself and no one ever will! Believe in yourself powerfully, especially when there is no reason left to believe in yourself because the ultimate bottom is the best place to start a big rise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Simple is humble; complicated is conceited! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t look for trouble, because troubles look for being found by those who look for them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t wait for anyone to push you up, push yourself up; don’t wait for anyone to pull you up, pull yourself up! Your best hero, your greatest savior is yourself! The candle of your darkness is hidden within you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Being patient will continue to remain something ridiculous as long as tomorrows continue to be something no more than a hypothesis! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you don’t hear the crows of the roosters in the mornings, you are one cursed city fellow! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We can change people only by becoming their friends, not by becoming their enemies! Make friends with people so that you may be able to change them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can lose your past by forgetting it but you can never lose your future because you can lose only the things you already own! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is a very childish and a clumsy act to try to make an intelligent man to believe in the fallacies and the fantasies of the religions! You cannot put shadow on the candle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you go back your home, no matter how difficult the road is, you shall have an extra power, the power of love! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Look at the mirror! Who are you? You are not yourself, you are your culture! Do you want to be yourself? Then leave your prison and discover the paths beyond your path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In life, there are many hills and valleys to pass and you cannot avoid them! The most important thing you need is to know this: You must pass them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Storm destroys, man also destroys, so man is a storm too! But contrary to storm, man can learn no to destroy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every lighthouse knows that when the giant waves come, no one will help! And when you know that no one will help you, you fight more seriously! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Never give up the life you wish, because that wish is your personal sun! If you give up, you will find yourself in the darkness even in the brightest day! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are 365 days in a year and you will meet all the colours of life throughout the year: The blue, the black, the pink… Only blue is not a life, only pink is not a life, only black is not a life! Life is all the colours! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Avoid the known paths or else be ready to end up in the known places! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A man stroking a dog’s head means the universe is stroking the universe; a child playing with a little dog means the universe is playing with the universe! If the universe is a theatre play, then we can be sure that there is only one player: The universe itself! Everything we see is the same player! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Many trains arrive at your station; treat them good whether they stay or leave! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Leave the paths to find your own unique path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Make a journey in such a way that it becomes the dream of others even long after you have gone! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Wherever you see an empty life, or an empty page or an empty mind, add something good to it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are happy with the journey you can give up the destination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is not enough to protect the source of the light; the paths of the light must be protected as well so that either we may reach the light or the light may reach us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To see the universe clearly, you need not only a clear sky but also a clear mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -51




Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

This account has the Collection of His Quotes, Quotations, Aphorisms, Apothegms, Words of Wisdom, Maxims, Wise Words and Sagacious Sayings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

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* In reality there is nothing mysterious in this entire universe, there is only our lack of knowledge! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To take a good rest in life time to time, you must know the ways to make yourself a remote island! An island no one can reach… ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Minds of people need a good revolution and great quotations are good revolutionists! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Even if you are a little drop of water, you can still be very useful, you can at least quench the thirst of few ants! The holy road to be helpful is always open for those who want to be helpful! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You may want to change the place or the direction of the Moon or you may do something more practical: You accept the Moon as it is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every day there is a war inside your mind: A war between you and yourself! One side of you may defeat the other side of you! But you must know that your winning side might fail in the real world! Always be ready to give a chance immediately to your losing side, to your defeated idea! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You know why the International Worker’s Day is important? Look around you, everything you see, every building, every school, every hospital, every road was built by the workers, by their elbow grease! And that’s why it is important! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* World history showed us many times that in any country whenever a dog ascended the throne of kingdom, it did nothing but to bark aloud and bite the people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Today, in the May Day, find a worker and shake his hand with gratitude! Without workers, no civilisation could be built! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To see the end, go to the end; to see beyond the end, don’t go further, because beyond the end, there will remain no observer! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The day you realise how fragile your civilisation across the natural forces is, it may be too late to build a sounder one! All realisations must happen today, right now! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Remember that existence comes before the happiness and thus to exist is more important than to be happy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Choose a summit; make a plan to reach there! If you think you can’t make it, choose a new summit, make another plan. Or give up the summits, make new plans, find lower targets! In short, be ‘flexible’ in life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man becomes a man only when he stops bossing around both his own fellow men and other living beings! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We often dream that a special train will come and take us to a wonderful place and thus we start waiting for the train! But that special train is already in the station; you are waiting for the train inside the train! The train is this very moment! This moment is special and this place is wonderful because you are alive in this very moment! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Opening a dark box can make you very unhappy! But for the love of truth, never hesitate even a second to open it, because the truth is the way to true happiness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The Other World? Yes, there is the Other World: Go to the districts of the poor people, you will find the Other World, the World of Poverty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Make the depths of the stillness as your teacher, and then it will make you the teacher of the depths! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In a society where everyman is fox-minded, you need to be foxier than the fox! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If your mind is misty, your life will be misty; if your mind is sunny, your life will be sunny! Your life will be the reflection of your mind, of your thoughts! If there is a candle in your mind, your life will not know what utter darkness is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Those who mastered in the art of falling have no fear of rising! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Make yourself reachable for all the great things that want to reach you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you sweep the universe, nothing changes, only the things change their places; when the universe sweeps you, nothing changes, only the things change their places! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every men create some sound. Be a melody in this universe not a noise! If you become a melody, the whole universe will listen to you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Something always attracts us towards the ruins, because ruins remind us our fundamental problem: The problem of impermanence! Amongst the ruins we see the very end of our road! Whatever shows you the simple truth, it is your Master Teacher; whoever repeatedly recalls you of the plain truth, he is your good master! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A man with awareness lives in a world much prettier and much richer than the world a man without awareness lives in! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Storm cannot be well-behaved, it cannot be calm, and it cannot be kind! If it can be all these things, then it cannot be a storm! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The meeting of the two lonely souls is the meeting of the dark sea with the moonlight. ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The longest walk of your life does not happen when you walk great distances lonely but it happens when you walk very shortly with the boring people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you want people to enter your world, you don’t need to invite them; just keep your door open and keep your thoughts plain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the reality looks extraordinarily unreal, you must know that you are in an extraordinarily beautiful place! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The world is your real country! Replace your local mind with the universal one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is the character of the road you travel gives you wisdom not the length of the road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you keep avoiding the forces that can defeat you, you may never learn your true power! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Anything mysterious is worth to be followed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Wind is the sacred music of the leaves; wherever and whenever the wind blows, over there leaves start their holy dancing frantically! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A boat can love the storm only if it is stronger than the storm! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The moment when kite becomes free, it will fall down! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Street music is always good even it is bad, because actually there is only one melody over there: The melody of life struggle of a poor man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man of simple life envies the man of complex life and man of complex life envies the man of simple life! The solution is simple: Let them taste the lives they envy. And thus the envy will disappear; it will replace with the truth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your mind is your tram; it will take you any station you wish! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The greatest magic of life is that all things in life can be changed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Wild nature always gives a very simple message to humanity: Do not disturb me! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Filled with anything? Find an emptiness and let your load flow into it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The sun will rise whether you like it or not, whether you oppose it or not, whether you care about it or not! Some things will happen whatever you think and whatever you feel about them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A thought which is created in a second can change the thousand years of the World! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An ordinary place turns into an extraordinary place when visited by a good music! Earthly place becomes celestial! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you are bored of the plains, the secret passages to the mountains suddenly appear out of nowhere before you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If only a horrible storm can demolish the castle of the devil, then let the storm be victorious! It is not uncommon that heaven comes after hell! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Crowds most envy the lonely man who walks confidently as if he is walking with the great crowds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* They will keep telling you that don’t hurry up! And I will keep telling you that hurry up! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If there is no destination to arrive at, then there is no need to hurry on the road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Hopelessness can be defeated only by a new hope! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When we were monkeys, we were more human because we were at least not destroying the nature those days! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A dull speech which is full of truths is much more brilliant than an eloquent speech which is full of lies! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A man who learns complicated things from animals is a clever man, but an animal who learns complicated things from men is a genius animal! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An idea can change your fate in  a wonderful way but you must first let the idea to touch your mind and your heart! No closed book can ever be your hero! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If the storm underestimates your power, nothing happens to him; but if you underestimate the power of the storm, you sink! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is one thing that you can never find in the black and white photographs of the old times: The insincerity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is something much better than sitting on an empty chair and that is to watch it and to let it to inspire you to think deeply! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Without mathematics, your world becomes foggy! For a clear vision, you need to be educated in the Temple of Mathematics! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You must learn the art of disappearance to protect yourself from the stupid! This art will save your time and your energy and it will keep your mind’s purity. And what is this art? It is to isolate yourself for a particular period of time from the society! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you like the fairy tales, visit the old towns! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* People of deserts cannot know the importance of forests; to know this, one must first have sweet memories spent in the forests! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are a hope for someone, that’s very nice, but if you are a hope for everyone just like the Sun, that’s excellent! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The scent of flowers is the glory of gardens and the scent of art is the glory of Paris! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To be a plain means to die for a mountain; to be a mountain means to die for a plain! Thus, to kill a mountain, make it plain; to kill a plain, make it mountain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A tree in the middle of a giant rock may grow up if it is stubborn like hell! Sometimes to be successful in life is simply made up of being stubborn as a mule! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everywhere you walk, every place you go is full of art, explicit or hidden! If you can see them, you will be the richest art collector and your memory will be the richest art gallery! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Our true appearance is our mind’s appearance; whatever our mind’s visage is, that is our real visage! Thus, whenever you meet a person, concentrate on his mind to see his real look, try to understand his mind because his mind is his real face! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Looking for a good book to read and a great teacher to listen to? Here is a good book and here is a great teacher: Other cultures! To read this book and to listen to this teacher, all you need is to travel! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you take pictures of nature with passion, nature poses for you more passionately! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes your mind can imprison your body and can put your body under some constraints. There is only one way for your body to be free: To free your mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To read is to climb the high places! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A society must create lots of sunshine for its miners as they need the sun most! And ‘to be remembered, to be respected’ is a good sunshine; ‘safety in the mine’ is a good sunshine! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In life moments arrive where the mouth becomes tongueless and the eyes become tongue! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

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* There is no reason for the fish to love the fisherman! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To forget hard things try even harder things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you erase your memory completely, you cannot see your face on the mirror, you only see someone else looking at you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You must try to change some things in your society and all good changes first start attacking old rotten ideas, storming common cultural stupidities and raiding spiritual lies, fearlessly and even ruthlessly! And never forget that you can defat ideas only with ideas! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What to do in St Valentine’s Day? Must love and love and love! What to do in other days? Must love and love and love! Because love is the atmosphere you can breathe in and do all your other jobs! Wherever there is love there is oxygen to breathe, there is life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For all living beings, second second may never come, it may never exist and this makes this very second infinitely precious! Second second lies in the future; it has not born yet and it may never be born! This very second is our one and only real shelter! If the next second comes, it will be our new and unique shelter! All we have is a second in this dream world! Love this present second with all your heart! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* At the beginning Earth was a hell; then it became a heaven! Hell is the road leading to heaven! Chestnut tastes good after roasted! When the sand lives through hell, it becomes a beautiful glass! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Beautiful view and utter silence are the best friends of meditation! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When tired, when bored, when happy, when unhappy, when night, when day, when cold, when hot, when nervous, when relaxed you always need music to fly into another dimension, the Dimension of Mindlessness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Good science is always humanity’s best friend! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If there is a nice road to your destination, you are lucky; if there isn’t any, then you are even luckier because you will have the chance to be a road-creator! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In harsh winter, remember the spring; this will give you hope and hope is power! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Zoo is inhuman, it is unethical, and it is sick and stupid! Just because children and their ignorant parents go and have some fun there, slavery and torture cannot be justified! A society which has zoos does not deserve to be free! You deserve freedom only if you let others to be free, including animals! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best fairy-tale we can have in this universe is to live on our miraculous planet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Climb to the summits not to defeat the mountains but to ease their lonelinesses! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every ruin gives you a clear message: Even your most durable things will turn into ruins! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Life can hit you very hard; if he does, you hit him back very hard, bang in the face! And how can you do this? By continuing to travel to your dreams with even more determination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You must know that you are always near to everything! Nothing is far from you! Life means to be close to everything, to be close to death, to smile, to hot, to cold, to joy, to sorrow! We live in a very small island surrounded by everything, surrounded by good, by bad, by sweet, by bitter! We are very close to everything! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Offer a wise man to be the king of the world, he will refuse it because wisdom is already a kingdom and the king is the kingdom itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The train goes where the road goes; we don’t want this. We want this one: The road goes where we go! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You don’t have to go to the far corners of the earth to live the mystery; if the weather is foggy in your street, that mysterious far places come to you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Doing unusual things is seeing the world from unusual angles! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do your work well, and then the universe will shine on you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the winter you may want the summer; in the summer, you may want the autumn; in the autumn, you may want the winter; but only in the spring you dream and want no other season but the spring! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The most tragic thing about the future is that it may not come into being! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whatever a happy house is surrounded by, by the heavy snow, by the storm or by the fire, it shall survive through the power of love and harmony, through the magic of togetherness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every person and everything can change the destiny of every other person and every other thing, in a good or in a bad way! We are all destiny makers; everything is a destiny maker! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In your hard times, your most important wealth is your own efforts! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you know the right path, never keep it to only yourself! If you know the wrong path, never keep it to only yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you declare a particular river as sacred, what will other rivers think of this? Be just! All rivers give you life and all are sacred! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When mind is blurred, everything becomes blurred even on the brightest day; when mind is clear everything becomes clear even on the foggiest day! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The moon belongs to the lovers? Yes! But it also belongs to the lonely! It belongs to anyone who needs it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can come across a precipice not only in the mountains but in everywhere! If you don’t like a person, there, a precipice appears; if you meet a person with a different faith, there, a precipice appears! The more mature, the more tolerant and the wiser you become, the less precipice will appear in your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Ruins in the lives of people are much more than the ruins in the fields of the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There can never be a king in a free country of honourable people! Monarch, Kaiser, emperor, dictator, Caesar or shah, they all belong to submissive and weak minded societies! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* By disappearing in the Land of Nature, you appear in the Land of Wisdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t forget to make a curve when the road makes a curve! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We keep saying that we humans are all in the same boat. This is only physically true, but not mentally! For instance Stephen Hawking lives mentally on the space! Not everyman mentally lives on this planet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A person who loves himself can never feel himself completely lonely! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* London is not a city, London is a person. Tower Bridge talks to you; National Gallery reads a poem for you; Hyde Park dances with you; Palace of Westminster plays the piano; Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral sing an opera! London is not a city; it is a talented artist who is ready to contact with you directly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You go to a place for a visit and deep in your heart you think that this place can be your own home and Zurich is such a place! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every nation’s greatest chance comes from the fact that no nation is completely composed of fools! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Before anything else, determine your direction right, because if your direction is wrong, you may end up in deserts instead of green valleys! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* At times an obstacle on your way may be so stupid that you may not want to deal with it; jump over it and save your time! There is no need to deal with every stupid thing or every stupid person; jump over them, leave them quite behind you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Trust your own reason and your own logic, not your own media! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What are you? German? American? English? Greek? Japanese? Turkish? French? Indian? Chinese? These are not real, these are virtual! You are human! This is what is real! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is no country on earth which does need no revolution! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stay awake, because neither opportunities nor dangers have specific times to visit us! All times are their visit times! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Oh, how so beautiful an old bridge looks! You know why? Because it helped so many people to crossover under every condition! Can you see the pure goodness and the beautiful devotion in an old worn bridge? ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We are all amateur dancers; the professional dancer is the Earth, the Sun, and all the planets! They have been dancing nonstop for billions of years! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is true that an open door sends an invitation; but for the curious person, a closed door sends even a stronger invitation! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Why do you get angry with the storm? The storm is just going from somewhere to somewhere else, just like you! Everything lives its own life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you don’t want something, refuse it! Refusal is your true way to the stars! Man rises by refusing with courage the things he finds inconvenient! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Though the life is very difficult and at times quite tragic, we must nonetheless be happy for being existed, for being the miracle very itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You are waiting for something good to come; but you know, if the life is also waiting, then nothing will happen, nothing will come! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Here is the holy message coming from the bridges: Help people in silence without asking anything in return! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Darkness well ahead is better than darkness close by, because you can find a way to avoid the former! Search the horizons to see the storms ahead. ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If the door to the light is locked, no matter how strong its lock is, break it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Say hello to the world with your good ideas and the world will say hello to you with millions of good messages! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The secret passages of life are simply magnificent! You can continue walking without being noticed, far away from all the perils! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Weak needs a path to reach anywhere; strong needs only a ground to reach anywhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can sleep in a forest and have a nice dream. But when you wake up, you will have a much better dream: The beautiful reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you put limits on yourself, you become unhappy! And your belief mostly puts limits on yourself; it puts limits on your clothes, on your thoughts, on your actions! Free yourself from such artificial limits! Otherwise you will feel a deep unhappiness inside you when you see a free person! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An old small hotel is much more valuable than a seven-star hotel because the former has a spirit and a literary posture! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Learn to be happy with simple things because you are completely surrounded by the wonderful simple things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Watching the rain is as beautiful as watching the sunset or the sunrise and it is even better because in addition to watching you can also listen to it, the fantastic music of the drop sounds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* People are lucky because they have shelters, they have refuges, they have sanctuaries and they have heavens! And what are they? Nature is a refuge; music is a shelter; literature is a sanctuary and art is a heaven! Whenever you need them you can take refuge in them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you do not have a universal high objective, you are not only wasting your precious time but also the time of humanity! Try to get a cosmic high elevation goal! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A poor person feeding another poor! And this is the ultimate generosity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A great thought is no different than an old-time steam locomotive. When it is heard from far away, everyone knows that something spectacular is coming! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Who is your teacher? If you give only one name, then you are not a good student! And who is a good student? He is whose teacher is everyone and everything! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a right path and leave beautiful footprints! A life like this will be remembered as a great life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every sunset is different, because every day sun is different, clouds are different, space is different, reflections are different, mountains are different, fogs are different, and above all, we are different! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the capable, everywhere and everything is a road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When we are bone-dry, all we need is a heavy rain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are bad at heart, no polish can make you shine! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you want the butterfly to visit you, be a flower! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A road surrounded by the flowers may take you a place surrounded by only the stones and the garbage or vice versa! (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can’t touch the rain behind the windows! You can’t touch the life behind the cowardice because cowardice is the greatest obstacle between you and the life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The storms in our lives can best be handled through a sound thinking, a calm stance and a high spirits! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No matter how strong you are, there is always another power which can defeat you easily! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We have two main objectives in this universe: First is to have fun; second is to try find a way to protect our existence so that we can continue to have fun! These two objectives must be pursued simultaneously! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Darkness is a great opportunity to discover the divine face of the light! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Open every door gently and with kindness even if you have the power to crash the door with only your breath! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The old age comes very quickly; let us welcome it and find new joys and new pursuits not known in the youth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A Street filled with people is a vein filled with blood! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the field is very thirsty, the dark shadow of a cloud becomes the brightest light for the field! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* However little you may be, you can always be a giant by helping others! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whenever we hear laughter, we sense the magic and the beauty of being existed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you lost your way and still feel happy, you must continue being lost! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Creating light is a wiz; sharing that light is witty and protecting that light is a great honour! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you love the rain very much, you feel the warmth of the sunshine in your heart while it is heavily raining outside! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* All the fun is there, in the simple life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What do we learn from the camel caravans? If you endure very hard conditions, you shall reach your challenging destination sooner or later! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The road to home, however hard it is, must be travelled! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


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Contemporary Turkish Novelist & Playwright, Thinker Mehmet Murat ildan (MMI), Member of the International PEN Writers.

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* What a great joy is to contemplate the whole day in a silent place! And even a greater joy is to see those contemplated thoughts starting their journey in the neural pathways of the world mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just because you believe in something, you cannot expect others to respect for your belief! They may even make fun of it! All you have to do is to be peaceful at any time, with everyone! Something holy for you may be just a rubbish for others! All you have to do is to be peaceful at any time, with everyone! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Give freedom to others to criticise your belief! No brave man is afraid of his belief being criticised harshly! Give freedom to people to challenge your belief, to challenge your ideas, to challenge your values! Be brave enough to give freedom to people to question your most beloved believes! Don’t ever be a coward person who cannot defend his beliefs peacefully! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Meditation is mind’s vacation! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* One face of the cloud sees the sun, other face of the cloud sees the darkness! To survive in this universe, you must do the same! See the sun, see the darkness! Enjoy the life, but prepare for the worst as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you can give up the thing behind the door, the lock will be opened by itself! Sometimes giving up is the best key! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sun is the wisdom of the sky; wisdom is the Sun of the Terra! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* After reading a book, you become someone else: Now you are not you, but you plus the book! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you love to pass the frontiers, your reward will be brand-new frontiers to pass! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are many you’s within you, but all of them are still you! You are nothing but different you’s! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You are either in here or you are in nowhere, because both the past and the future are nowhere; past is dead, future is not born yet! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Refuse to be called master, otherwise people will start thinking that whatever you say is right! Refuse to be called master! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the sun is setting, deep inside you, you know that life is setting! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Fool is full, clever is empty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Just because you are living in a stupid country, you don’t have to be stupid! Isolate yourself from the fools! Protect your mind to be poisoned by the deceitful media, by the dishonest politicians, by the primitive culture and the illogical traditions! Rise above the lownesses of the system like a falcon rising from the marshland and start shining like a star for others to see you and to come near to you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Dreams can create new roads that have never existed before! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the old times when everything was more difficult people were more real! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unknown is not unknown for the unknown! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* After a long time when the sun finally comes out of the clouds, the Earth salutes it by striking its best pose! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Anything difficult you do, anything thought to be impossible you achieved is always a great inspiration for the world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Since you cannot experience everything, you need the experiences of others, especially the Beluga Caviar, the quotations! They are the most precious eggs of the big life experiences! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you feel very tired, take a rest under a wisdom tree, because mostly what makes people feel very tired is the feeling that the direction to the truth is lost forever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Almost dream is still real; almost real is still dream! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes life makes us to kneel down dreadfully without knowing that man can make much better plans especially in the Land of Defeat to stand up again with an irresistible power! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We chain ourselves much more than others chain us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unless you jump on it, precipice can teach you many things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Paths which have been opened before will take you to places which have been discovered before! Boring! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the future, you will always encounter the past! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Great distance is a small distance for the great mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You walk and walk and walk and then you look at back and see your youth, so far away from you, so young, so curious, so hopeful, so breezy, so brave! To feel young in old age, remember your youth very often! Remind yourself frequently what you were once! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We take thousands of decisions in life; the very best ones are often the ones taken boldly and unhesitatingly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You watched the sunset today? You are rich! You missed it? You are poor! Try to meet the great artists in every opportunity possible to increase your wealth! And Sun is a very great artist! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is fear in being lost, but if the place being lost is beautiful, then there is fear in being found! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Pull yourself out of yourself so that you can replace yourself with the universe itself! When somebody knocks your door, if you are not there, the universe will open the door! Wisdom is to make yourself to fly away from yourself! When you leave yourself, there won’t be any emptiness left inside you, because universe will immediately flow into that emptiness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A dream place is not a place where you can dream; it is a place where you know you are already in the dream and need no more a dream! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When a beautiful road invites you to walk on it, cancel all your appointments and be there! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every one of us see many nightmares every day, not in our sleeps but with our very own eyes: The poverty! The most real and the most common nightmare of all times! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you start thinking that ‘it is too high, it is too far away, it is too cold, it is too dangerous, it is too difficult, it is too improbable,’ you lose your chance to reach your target! The golden road to your target and to all the targets is the idea that all is feasible! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Archer has arrows to shoot; Sun has lights to shoot and Wise Man has thoughts to shoot! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the weather is bright everyone can see everything in the Valley of Life; the talent is to see the unseen when The Valley is foggy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t ever let your door to be a wall! Let your door be a door, opening wide and inviting with goodness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the moonlight and the waterfall come together, all other things fade from the scene! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With whomever you feel yourself as if you are with your very self, he or she is surely your true Valentine! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Stupid king sees himself as a giant, wise man sees himself as a dwarf, because stupid king’s universe is his little golden throne and wise man’s golden throne is this whole universe! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In life, some good and beautiful things can always come to you from almost nowhere, from almost nothingness without giving any notice and unfortunately some bad things too… ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is perfectly banal to establish a city in the middle of nature but it is perfectly extraordinary to establish nature in the middle of a city! Ordinary nations do the first, extraordinary nations do the second! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Nowhere is where there is no love, where there is no hope, where it is cold, where it is meaningless, where it is dark and frightening, painful and hurting! When love shines, nowhere disappears; where love is alive, nowhere is dead! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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