“Mard ki aankh aur aurat ki zaban ka dum sab se aakhir main nikalta hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Mushtaq Ahmad Sahab is an Urdu satirist plus a humorist who is for sure a big and famous name in the world of Urdu literature.
His work is full of satire and can certainly give you a good laugh. His writings are totally perfect to regale you.
However, we have listed ten out of his many witty quotes that will in seconds refreshen your mood. Yeah, yeah! We clearly mean that if for some reasons you are annoyed and had a bad day, then thank us right now as we are going to change your mood with the help of Mushtaq Ahmad Sahab.
1. Telling the reality of men
“Aik Franceesi adeeba kiya khoob keh gayein hain kay main admiyon ko jitne qareeb se dekhti hun, utnay hi kuttay achay lagtay hain.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
2. Be easy on make-up, ladies!
“Banao singhaar har aurat ka haq hai bashar-takiya wo isey farz na samajh le.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
It’s okay to go for make-up but women should know the beauty of being simple as well plus it’s not necessary to wear make-up all the time.
3. You wise woman!
“Wo zeher de kay maarti toh duniya ki nazar mein ajati, anadaz-e-qatal toh daikho, hum se shaadi kar li.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Sahab
4. Easy solution
“Sabhi insaan ahmaq hutay hain ager tum waqae kisi ahmaq ki soorat nahi daikhna chahte toh khud ko apne kamre mein muqafil kar lo aur ayeinay ko tor kar phenk do.” – Mushtaq Sahab
5. Yad-e-ma’azi azaab hai
“Jo apne ma’azi ko yaad hi nahi karna chahta wo yaqeenan lofar raha huga.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
6. Wise cum lofar
“Samajhdaar admi nazar hamesha neechi aur neeyat kharab rakhta hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
“Nahanay se so beemariyan door hujati hain, liken na nahanay se jo beemariyan door rehti hain un mein se aik mehbooba bhi hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Sahab
8. Some men can’t tolerate open-minded wives, how sick!
“Mujhe roshan khayal bv bohat pasand hai ba-shart kay wo kisi doosrey ki hu.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Sahab
Here, the great satirist totally nailed it by highlighting the sick mentality of those men who love to control their wives and can’t tolerate them to be independent and open-minded.
9. Mout cum shaadi
“Apni shaadi toh is tarah waqiyah hui jaise lougo ki mout waqiyah huti hai. Achanak, baghair marzi kay.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
It’s funny and sad both at the same time as this happens very often in our society where people are being married forcefully with someone they never wanted to get married.
10. But moong-phali is way better
“Moong-phali aur awaargi mein kharabi yeh hai kay aadmi aik dafa shuru kar de toh samajh mein nae ata kay khatam kaise karay.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Yusufi Sahab due to his great work in Urdu literary received Sitara-e-Imtiaz Award and Hilal-e-Imtiaz Award by the Government of Pakistan which are the highest literary honours in Pakistan.
However, some of the amazing pieces of this great writer are Chiragh Talay, Khakam-ba-dahan, Zarguzasht, Aab-e-gum and Sham-e-Shair-e-Yaaraan.
The great satirist always threw light on the hypocrisy and reality of our society by his writings and we love him for this reason.
“Masayib tou mard bhi jesey tesey bardasht kar letay hain. Magar aurtein is lihaaz se qaabil-e-satayish hain kay unhein masayib kay elawa mardon ko bhi bardasht karna parta hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi