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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -54




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 see a false hope in a man, take it from him! But you must give him a new hope, a real one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Even a little adventure in the day will make that day a real day! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Only the honorable people resist the injustices! The rest – the honorless – are afraid of even their own shadows! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If your yesterday was much better than your today, then today you will most probably walk around in your yesterday! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Life is very changeable: A supporter may suddenly find himself in need of a support! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We don’t give a damn to the insects on our Earth, but if we could find even a single insect on Mars, the whole world would cherish it like crazy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Look at yourself from different angles, if possible, from every angle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Not only the artist watches his art with admiration but his art also watches his artist with admiration! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You want to do something very simple but also very fantastic? Then sit under the rain! Not long after, yourself will leave you and there will remain only the rain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Minds need the unusual, because the unusual has the power to shake the mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The fate of the world depends on the triumph of the good people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best dancer is the one who isn’t even aware that she is dancing! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is meaningless to rise while leaving others behind! It is also unethical and selfish! If you know the paths to rise, rise altogether with others! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Death makes everything a dream and the family photographs are the greatest dreams remained from these dreams! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You are a nobody till you stop doing the same stupid things everybody else is doing! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An obedient man is no different than an obedient dog! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When the river meets the sea, he dies! Because the character of the river is to flow and when the character dies, everything dies! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If the humanity does not poison the minds of the children with all sort of religious craps, the new generations of humanity will soon create a new world order where reason and logic will be the sole guide, the sole savior! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The longest path is the path where you find no meaning when travelling on it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are doing whatever a shepherd is ordering you to do, then you are a real sheep, a poor submissive being! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With fear, you crawl on the ground; without fear, you fly in the skies! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Life shines where the light shines and our mind is our greatest light that can brighten our lives! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If one part of a country is watching football match while the other part of the same country is under heavy attacks by the rockets, then we can say that there is no nation in that country, but there is only crowd of people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When a state is afraid of the journalists, it means that that state is definitely doing some secret devilish things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the cowards, all doors are locked; for the daring, all doors are open! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is always a beautiful light around the compassionate people: The shining light of goodness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In life, you will encounter magical doors; if you open these doors, you will meet beauties, if you ignore them, you will meet regrets! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When everything looks like a beautiful dream, you must remind yourself that reality is somewhere out there and will soon show his face! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are two excellent challengers against darkness in this universe: Powerful lights and great ideas! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A step taken to a new idea is a step taken to a new world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have a very powerful will, the reality will submit to your will! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you wish the light shines on you, think rightly because right thinking is your best tool to get what you want! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can always ignore the reality! But the reality will not ignore you, instead, it will punish you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Most of the time a simple clever move can bring people together eternally or a stupid and a stubborn inaction can keep people aloof from one another forever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A system of submission is a good system for the brainless people! Because they are unable to think by themselves, someone else will think on behalf of them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sit down and solve your problems in your mind! Once solved in the mind, action will just be a formality anymore! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Instead of politicians, let the monkeys govern the countries; at least they will steal only the bananas! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If people don’t feel any emptiness when you leave a place, then it means you were an emptiness for them! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Art is our endless desire to turn the mortal things into the immortal things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Trust yourself, trust the road, trust the weather and trust your destination! This quarto-trust can create a miraculously successful journey! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No art is silent! Because art is an original idea and every original idea speaks, every interesting thought screams, every art talks, every art screams! No art is silent! If it is silent, then it is not an art! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are living a colorless life, it doesn’t matter whether the world is colorful or not! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When people like the path you walk and the style you walk in that path, they will start following you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every heart is touchable; you just have to know the secret passages reaching the hearts! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Poor man! You have many burdens on you: The burdens of your religion, of your culture, of your ignorance, of your oppressive government! Find a wild horse and watch it! You will see what is to be unburdened and free! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Lucky nation is the one who has at least one great progressive revolutionary man in its history! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Heart can keep a secret, but face is not a good secret keeper! So what the heart knows, face will expose it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In low intelligent ignorant societies, the clever are denigrated and the stupid are belauded; the brainy are stoned and the dull are held in high esteem! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* One of the lowest creatures on earth is the politician who tries to eliminate his political rivals using unlawful methods and even violence! To halt the march of such demonic people, never use the same immoral methods, because to defeat a poisonous snake you don’t have to be a poisonous snake yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No king becomes a king unless you submit to him! Behave honorably and refuse all the kings! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If the path is beautiful, all you have to do when walking in that path is to be beautiful so as to not ruin the beauty of the path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a thief and an immoral society finds a thief and an immoral political leader, it will support him to the death! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* A wrong path may take you to the right wisdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* If your mind is fed only by the books, your wisdom will remain incomplete! Feed your mind with the streets as well to attain full wisdom! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* A ship with a hole underneath is doomed to sink! And ignorance is also a hole in the brain, a big hole! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* If half of a country is rotten, the other half will soon start rotting as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

 * If a danger threatens you, you threaten that danger too! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Remember that good poets too can write bad poems! Talent has also a talent to be untalented! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Every one of us is guilty of something! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* The rise of the stupid in a country will definitely result in the fall of that country! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* One has to be dull to feel happy amongst the dull! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* The greatest honour in a reactionary country is to be a progressive man! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Where are you? In the past or in the future? It doesn’t matter because if you are not in today you are in the wrong place! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* A country which prefers guns to flowers will live the beauty of the flowers only in its graveyards! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* Great views are like great minds. They both give you the feeling of eternity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To feel free, create a fog around yourself! And how can you do this? Be silent! When you are silent, people will not notice you much! You will be invisible, you will be inside the fog! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Where there is a sincere effort, there happens a precious success! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* An ant cannot carry the sands of the whole beach at a time, but it can carry them piece by piece, one by one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The dead will not die completely till the day they are remembered by no one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a clean heart wears dirty clothes, it will still look clean! If a dirty heart wears clean clothes, it will still look dirty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The train may fall in love with a station, but it has to go and it goes! Don’t be like the train; stay at the station you fell in love, go nowhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Without finding out the little right paths, you cannot reach to your main right path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Countries which are governed by the dabblers will undoubtedly turn into the miserable countries! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The most beautiful road is the road you think it is the most beautiful road! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t let the society or your own family or anybody to kill your dreams because your dreams are yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You may feel tired of life but you must know that life does not have any better alternative! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is life? Life is an unknown ride into the unknown! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you have an education from a school? It is not enough! You have also an education from life, from the streets? Not enough! You also have an education from many books? Not enough! In addition to all of them, you need to educate yourself to love thinking and to think systematically! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is obvious that most people are not living the life they want to live! The easiest solution for this problem is to give up the life you want to live. And the hardest solution is this: Give up everything which prevents you to live the life you want to live! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The prisoners of the cultures are mostly the women! House is the name of the prison! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No man has ever seen a turtle climbing the wall. In order to do the things which are impossible for you, you need to change yourself, and better still, transform yourself into something new! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The secret of childhood happiness is to succeed to be happy with the simplest things ever possible! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A planet with no mountains, no storms and no earthquakes will create a planet of weak people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* It is not the jumps you made in your life but mostly the jumps you haven’t made are the real source of regrets in your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If an earth with no other creatures but only humans would be possible, it would be unbearably boring! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are earning your money through violence, all this money is unethical, because violence and ethics cannot be together! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t react to every lie you hear, or else you will soon collapse from exhaustion! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The fate of every unusual thing is to be a usual thing quickly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Simple things relieve eyes; simple things ease mind, simple things create meditation, simple things are simply miraculous! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Never trust the captain who has never taken any education from the School of Storms! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You will meet happiness on your way if you just stop looking for happiness desperately! Live your life without looking for anything! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you see something impossible, this is often because you have a limited imagination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Concentrate on the road ahead, not on the road behind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* While there are millions of hungry people all around the world, while there are thousands of homeless people in every country, while some continents are in a horrible poverty, while there are not enough schools, not enough hospitals in the entire world, building churches, mosques, synagogues or temples or spending money on guns, on war industry are the greatest treasons to humanity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Yes, human salvation will come through science, but only through the nature-respecting science! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your life will be colourful if you just add colours to your life! It is your own decisions that will determine to have a miserable or a marvellous life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you do something different, you are either blessed or cursed! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* All the beautiful roads are infinite because beauty gives us the feeling of infinity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A warm dead photograph is much livelier than a living cold reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When animals behave like humans or when humans behave like animals, don’t be surprised because in every animal there is a human and in every human there is an animal! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* On Earth you can meet Heaven and this meeting actualises every time you meet a kind person! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every man has a river on his mind: The River of Thoughts! But not every man has a holy river on his mind: The River of Right Thoughts! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your worst enemy can be your best teacher! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What we call as burden of life is nothing but the human failure on the matter of creating a just world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Important decisions that will affect a nation’s fate or humanity’s fate cannot be left to the referendums! Because such decisions require good knowledge of history; they require a sound reason and a powerful logic and masses often do not have such characteristics! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a road ends, that creates a great opportunity to develop new abilities to continue! Welcome every challenge in your life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Where do you come from and where do you go? I tell you: You come from the place I come and you go to the place I go! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Death is the truth of the 21st century and we know that it was the truth of the older centuries as well but it may not be the truth of the next day or the next year or the next centuries ahead! Why? Because we have created the idea of immortality and once we think of something, once an idea is created, it will appear in reality sooner or later! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is a cosmic river flowing from the Sun to the Earth and to everywhere: The Sunlight, the holiest of the holy rivers! Enemy of Darkness is the best friend of existence! Touch the sunlight with a strong love because light itself made that love possible! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If bad things are happening in your country, remember, the first responsible person is your stupid government! But if you have supported that government, now, you are the first responsible person! So sit down and shut up! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can’t expect justice from the storm, because it only knows to destroy! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You do not have a mind belongs to yourself! Your thoughts are the thoughts of your culture! When you speak, it is not you but your culture, your religion, your traditions, your political or spiritual leaders speak! If not you but your culture, your religion etc. are speaking on behalf of you, then what are you, who are you? A stupid puppet? Get a mind which belongs to yourself! Only then you will be able to speak with your own thoughts on behalf of your own self! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In a democratic country everything is very simple: If you choose a good government, good things will happen; if you choose a bad government, bad things will happen! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

 * The stone you took away from a beach will long for that beach because it belongs there! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

 * A society with lynch culture needs a big zoo, not for the animals definitely, but for the very people themselves! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

 * Don’t forget the snow in the summertime, because you will meet him again when the summer is over! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Solitude is the path to visit yourself, it is the path to yourself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes you have to succeed to see that there is nothing awesome in the thing which will be achieved! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When a powerful storm collides with a much more powerful storm, it will understand that his power was just a dust before the wind! You can be a giant only until a bigger giant comes and erases your existence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Cats speak the language of comfort and coolness and therefore we feel comfortable and cool whenever we see a cat! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Never give up fighting against the universe because we exist in life through action, through fighting! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* He who knows to be afraid has a higher chance of living! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a choice is given to us between being mortal and being immortal, you will find no one in the group of mortals! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Don’t ever be a stupid shadow who follows perfectly his leader no matter what foolishness his leader does! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best thing is to walk on the right path without looking back, without knowing who is following you because you must walk with your own speed, with your own freedom! Your followers will catch you or your ideas somehow somewhere ahead, somewhere in time! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What job a fascinating view does, apart from fascinating you? It does this: It perfectly motivates you to love existence much more than you can love! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are two lights in this universe: The light and the Reason! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Whatever good and beautiful experience you are having, if you are not writing them down, you are wasting them! Your thoughts on the paper are your real reality because the realities of the experience quickly disappear, they are already gone, they are dead, but the written thoughts of your experiences are still alive and can live thousands of years! Sit down and write them down! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can give your message to anybody, to everybody, from anywhere, from everywhere, in every way possible. The only thing you have to consider is this: Let your message be simple and understandable! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some people has the ability to see the winter as the spring season! Such positive minds can reach the farthest places! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To be remembered, umbrella waits for the rain! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To be in the present time, keep yourself busy always or else you will find yourself either in the past or in the future! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can’t make a high jump without high spirits! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No man can be immortal by dying! There is only one way to be immortal: Not to die! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Your real secret hiding place is not a dark cave, it is not a dusky forest, it is not a desolate house in the middle of nowhere but your real secret hiding place is always your own mind! Every person ultimately hides himself over there, in his own mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* May be you have already reached your target, but if you don’t know this, you will move away from your target! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Another day will be “just another day” unless you realise that days become different only when you do different things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can see your real face only when you stop deceiving yourself! Until then, you will always see someone which is not you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What is democracy? If it is the rule of the majority, ignoring the rest, then it is not good, it is very bad! But if it is the rule of the whole citizens, caring the wills of both the majority and the rest, then it is good, then it is real democracy! And the purpose of every real democracy is to be a modern country, to be a modern structure! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Here is a good message from the ocean: You will be an ocean too if you let every river, every rain, every flood and every stream flow to you freely! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* He who hides himself amongst the shadows deserves to live inside the dark shadows! Meet with the light to deserve the light! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* With a foggy mind you see nothing but fog! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Rain touching our hand will be a little bit salty! Man touching wisdom will be a little bit wiser! More touches take more from the touched! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some political leaders in the world make big mistakes but they never resign; some make a small mistake but they immediately resign! What makes a political leader to resign or not to resign has something to do with having an honour or not! Those who have honour always choose the honourable way: Resignation! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Find a right and a beautiful idea; stick to it tightly and drag it strongly from your mind to the reality! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sometimes you speak and sometimes your clothes speak! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Everything will turn into a ruin, even your beliefs will turn into a ruin! There will be no more believers from your belief, there will be only the viewers around your belief, watching this belief of once upon a time, and now just a ruin! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Future is not dark, future is not bright! Future simply does not exist yet, neither dark nor bright! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Water is the most perfect traveller because when it travels it becomes the path itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A full mind is unlucky if a good idea comes to enter inside; an empty mind is unlucky if a bad idea comes to enter inside! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let the colours of your ideas are red so that all can easily notice them! And what is red? Red is scream, red is power, red is assertion! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When you do something, you miss something else! If you don’t want to miss anything, you have to do everything! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a path to be your own path you must be walking on that path! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Look at yourself from the space! You are very little, you are so tiny! But there is something big in you: Your great ideas! Even from the space they look big because they have the power to change the universe, to change the space! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You will best realise the speed of life when you stop and watch the life! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Sovereignty unconditionally belongs neither to the people of the nation nor to some supernatural power but to the human mind, to the science and to the high ethical values! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* They want you to use a black umbrella; use yellow, use red, use green and always refuse the thing they want you to use! Refusal is often more honourable than conformity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The most dangerous enemy is the one who can easily make friends with his potential victims! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a weak person, every little hill is a giant mountain; for a strong person, every giant mountain is a little hill! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan) 

* The best dancer is the one who is not even aware of her dancing! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

 * Smile! Simply because at this very moment you are alive, you exist! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every seed wants to die in the soil! Every umbrella wants to live in a perpetually rainy world! Every mirror wants to see its own face in another mirror! Everything in this universe has dreams they wish to realise! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No path is a path unless it is a peaceful path! A path with violence is nothing but a precipice! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unless humanity gives top priority to the space science, there will be no future for the humanity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When an empty person sits on an empty chair, the chair will still remain empty! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If a writer is not an opponent of the government, he cannot be called as a writer, but just a disreputable lickspittle! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For an incurious person, an open door will be no different than a wall! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If your government keep making big mistakes and in return you keep supporting your government, then you are the biggest mistake for your country! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a stairs to be safe, every step on that stairs has to be safe! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The lives of the poor are enriched by the richness of simplicity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* He who knows everything about the future must surely be a cursed person! Because life is beautiful if you do not know what life will bring you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If there is a very strong love behind you that you can lean against to it, nothing can ever shake you very strongly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* World will be a beautiful place only with beautiful minds! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Something right in the morning can turn into something wrong in the afternoon! Even if you are on the right path, you must still question the rightness of your path! Conditions perpetually change! Update your path and your travel constantly! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A peaceful life is always the best destination one can ever arrive at and it is the only real heaven one can ever ascend to! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* What can you expect from a stupid government? Anything good? Anything useful, anything clever? Anything just? No! You can expect nothing but stupidity, nothing but mistakes, nothing but injustices and tragedies! All a stupid government can do is to produce wrecks and debris! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Let the boundlessness be your boundary! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every shoe will eventually need a cobbler! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you remember your first real teacher? Your first real teacher is your first sorrow, your first crying! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There are two groups of people: Herds and individual clever people. Because herds have numerical superiority, individual clever people remain weak in determining the right fate for the country! The solution: Disperse the herds, augment the individuals! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You can always challenge a big storm with a little boat and this will only prove how unserious person you are! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is nothing sacred about any beliefs! They are all the apparent inventions of human mind! Beliefs of the billions have nothing to do with the truth! If the world can stop deceiving itself, there will emerge a new world, a world that represents the truth! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Unless you close your door to other ideas, you will never remain idealess! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The path to tranquility gets through the storms! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The holy eye is the one who is able to see the extraordinary beauties of the ordinary days! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In the future, churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, all of them will be museums! The intellectual progression of humanity will necessitate such a drastic and dramatic change in the human history! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every country on Earth needs a progressive Revolution. But these revolutions must come through the Revolutions in the mind, not through Revolutions using Violence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To have a meaningful look on your face, you need to have a meaningful emotions deep inside you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you close your door to the world of books, the gates of the world of ignorance automatically open and quickly pull you inside! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you want to look after your shadow, you just have to look after yourself, that will do! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You must have your own world within the world and you must never compromise on the matters of giving up your own world for any reason whatsoever! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For the contented minds, lakes are oceans! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* Not every lost soul wants to be found, because not every lost is lost, some of them found something or many thing or even everything in their lostness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* Injustice and lawlessness are the greatest terror a government can ever enforce on its own people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* The great ideas you met on your path are the genius sculptors which shape the shape your mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* By being rigid, you become temporary; by being flexible, you become permanent! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* Every beautiful place is your temple, you can always visit them; every useful book is your holy book, you can always read them; every place you find love is your heaven, you can always go there! Don’t get stuck in the temples, in the so-called holy books and heavens of the religions because life is much richer, much superior and much intelligent than all the religions because life is alive, it is dynamic and it continuously develops itself! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* You can never leave a place unless you leave that place in your mind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* If two people said the same thing but only one of them said it beautifully, then only that one will conquer both the hearts and the minds of the people! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* Romanticism in loneliness is a true romanticism; but romanticism when others are around is suspicious because you may be pretending! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* To be the thing you see, stop thinking! To be wild waves, you must quit thinking, you must leave all the thoughts before the wild waves! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* It is always a great honor to be the driver of your own car, to be the boss of your own fate! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


* Every beautiful street is a port of happiness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Every fashion is temporary but the concept of fashion is permanent! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* No matter how developed it is, a country which does not protects its own wild life can never be called as a civilized country! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Similar souls wander in the similar places! They may not know each other, but often they touch the same winds, they step on the same leaves, their looks are lost in the same horizons! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Face your face! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* A journey without storm will teach you nothing serious! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* For a clever man, different cultures, different lives, different attitudes, different dreams, different of everything are a good teacher! You only take the things you already know from somebody or something like you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Do you know why the world is a stupid place? It is such a place, because people are just watching the evil instead of fighting it! And why do they do this? Because they are either indifferent or coward! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* We are unimportant creatures in this universe. We are all alone for the moment. Nobody has ever sent us any holy book or whatsoever. To survive in this universe we must first understand that nobody can help us, nobody but ourselves! To be important creatures in this universe means is to be able to shape this universe in such a way that our existence become everlasting! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)



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Quotes and Quotations of Mehmet Murat ildan -37




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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* Stop preventing light to shine on others! There is enough light for all of us! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Where does the road goes? Sometimes it is better not to ask this question and take a chance! This kind of courage can create a wonderful magic! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Some people look like frozen lakes; break the ice, there you will see a lively world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Without birds, trees would be very lonely and men too! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are only a teacher but not a student, then you are incomplete; if you are only a student but not a teacher, then you are incomplete! To be complete, you must be both student and teacher! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you see a castle under fog, you must walk there to meet the extraordinary dreams! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In solitude, you will find yourself; in crowds, you will find others! You need both of them: Solitude and crowds; yourself and others! Without others, what to do with yourself? Without yourself, what to do with others? ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Hope is the greatest servant of existence! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Open the curtains of your mind! If there is light outside, it will come in; if there is light inside, it will go out! Keep the curtains open! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is no house more beautiful than the house you happily live in! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You may not reach anywhere with a single step; but with it, you open the door leading to infinity! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* You may be lonely in St. Valentine’s Day, but you must know that love is like an air, it is everywhere! You shall find it in any day and anywhere! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The best thing about Valentine’s Day is that if you don’t have a lover, you badly remember to get one! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* He who thinks in a sunny garden about the miners who work in the dark galleries of mines will understand so perfectly how beautiful and how hard life is! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* To be very successful, climbing the stairs will not be enough; you must climb the icy stairs as well! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The misty forest shines more than the sunny city! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The kingdom of reflection is at the mercy of the wind! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* The streets have two spirits: One is its own spirit and the other spirit is all the living
creatures living in the street! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Man always behave like a snail on the railway! He thinks he has infinite time and moves accordingly, with the speed of unbelievable and nerve-wracking slowness! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Love is the color in the black and white photography! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* People who live in pale cities tragically understand how so much poor they are when they come across the dazzling colors of the country fields! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* In creating extraordinary beauties, simple things are more talented than the complex things! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* When mind is so easy, body becomes so tranquil and so fearless. ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Like a dolphin which is happy even in the middle of giant waves and horrible storms, wise man is also happy even in the middle of chaotic world! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Twilight is a scream time for the light: The sun screams magnificently before the total darkness comes! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you are in a position where a little mistake results in death, you don’t have to worry about the big mistakes! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you have to walk up the endless-looking stairs to reach your target, do never waste your time thinking, just walk up the stairs! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* By changing your direction, you can always change your destination! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* If you love yourself first, you will find your Valentine much quicker! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Land is a frontier for ship; it cannot go beyond it! The extent of dreams is a frontier for human being; it cannot go beyond it! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Shadows of deserts are as beautiful as the shining lights on the surface of oceans! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)

* Life is difficult for an ant, for a cat, for an elephant, for us, for birds! Everyone needs a helping hand, if not today, tomorrow for sure! Keep your hands ready for helping! Keep yourself ready to be helped! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan)


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