Ataturk Quotes by Ahmet Ertegun, Rush Limbaugh, William J. Clinton, Bulent Ecevit and many others.
My father was a very religious person. And he prayed five times a day. And he did that throughout his relationship with Ataturk – at a time when it was very brave to do because Ataturk was cutting off the heads of the imams. And people thought that that was foolhardy of my father.
The reason Ataturk, Kemal Ataturk was and is so highly reputed, is he was attempting to modernizeвЂ¦ ThatвЂ™s not the right word. Well, it is. For lack of a better way of saying it, he was trying to make Islam compatible with the modern twentieth century world.
My father believed very strongly in Ataturk. Ataturk was a very powerful man and a man of great vision.
Shakespeare wrote, Einstein thought, Ataturk built.
Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan, helped them build their own army.