M.K. Ataturk

Mustafa Kemal was founder of Republic of Turkey. He was a modern, democratic, idealist leader. Surname, "Ataturk", which was given to him as "father of Turks". He lived between 1881 and 1938.

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Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Heroes who shed their blood and lost their lives! You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours. You, the mothers, who sent their sons from far away countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well.
Human kind is made up of two sexes, women and men. Is it possible that a mass is improved by the improvement of only one part and the other part is ignored? Is it possible that if half of a mass is tied to earth with chains and the other half can soar into skies?
My people are going to learn the principles of democracy the dictates of truth and the teachings of science. Superstition must go. Let them worship as they will, every man can follow his own conscience provided it does not interfere with sane reason or bid him act against the liberty of his fellow men.
Peace at home, peace in the world.
Science is the most reliable guide in life.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
The future is in the skies.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.''*“Victory is for those who can say "Victory is mine". Success is for those who can begin saying "I will succeed" and say "I have succeeded" in the end.

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