Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Quotes
If one day my words contradict science, choose science.
Our aim is not to die. It is to carry out the revolution, to make a reality of our ideas. We must live, to get them accepted by the people.
For everything in the world, for civilization, for life, for success, the truest guide is science.
I am pleased, with a feeling of good fortune, to be from Selanik. If you want to know the truth better, I feel that my chest is overflowing with a feeling of pride.
There is no problem that reason and logic cannot solve.
Sovereignty and sultanate are not given to anyone by negotiation or quarrel, just because it is based on knowledge. Domination, sultanate is taken by force, power and force.
The necessary thing for anyone to be happy and contented as long as he lives is working for the ones who will come after him rather than working for himself... One can reach the true delight and happiness in the life only by working for the existence, honor, and happiness of the future generations.
It is necessary to believe that everything we see in the world is the work of women.
Raise the youth. Give them positive ideas of science and wisdom. You will have the light of the future with them.
I will lead my people by the hand along the road until their feet are sure and they know the way. Then they may choose for themselves and rule themselves. Then my work will be done.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
I always give much attention to military character and to psychological and morale conditions.
Would not obeying to my mother's warnings, who is at least 25 years older than me, be returning to the past? And rebelling against her would mean ruining my mother's, who, I am convinced that, is a virtuous high woman, heart and evaluations. I do not find this right, either.
A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.
I do not hold grudges against the enemy, even in wars; I only think about the application of the military rules.
Emotions, memories, brotherhood and friendship are not considered in national affairs, national affairs, and real affairs.
My people are going to learn the principles of democracy, the dictates of truth and the teachings of science. Superstition must go.
I was born as a soldier and will die as one.
I have established the republic. But today it is not clear whether the form of government is a republic, a dictatorship, or personal rule.
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