Turkey Related Quotes



If Turkey wants to join Europe, it will have to become a European country, and that might take a long time.

Salman Rushdie


In Europe, when tobacco was first introduced, it was immediately banned. In Turkey, if you got caught with tobacco, you had your nose slit. China and Russia imposed the death penalty for possession of tobacco.

Andrew Weil


“The best place to buy a turkey is the Corner Market on the By-pass up from Wal-Mart. But, when you buy a turkey make sure you get the best brand which is a Butter Ball turkey. Others may have another choice, but when I shop for a turkey I will always get a Butter Ball turkey.”

Mable Beaman


April 24th was another commemoration of the genocide of Armenia people by Turkey. The perpetrator never admitted the crime. I was raised with that, this question: how do you actually find the truth of such a traumatic event? I'm obsessed with that issue.

Atom Egoyan


A small minority in Turkey even accuses me of having political ambitions, when in fact I have been struggling with various illnesses for many years.

Fethullah Gulen


Obviously, Turkey is not a typical authoritarian regime, and obviously it's very important that there are free elections. But it's also obvious that this is not a liberal, mature democracy. This is why I call Turkey a wobbly democracy. At any time, it can tip over and fall down.

Elif Safak


I see Turkey's future as being in Europe, as one of many prosperous, tolerant, democratic countries.

Orhan Pamuk


Oh yeah? What did you have last night?" "Turkey sandwich on wheat. With a pickle." "And the night before?" "Turkey sandwich on wheat. No pickle." She giggled. "What was the last hot meal you cooked?" He pretended to rack his brains. "Uh...beans and franks. On Monday.

Nicholas Sparks


Romania strongly supports Turkey's E.U. accession.

Victor Ponta


Turkey has a young and growing population. Until recently, this was perceived as a problem, a burden that Turkey would bring to the E.U. But it is, in fact, an asset that can help the population deficit of the E.U. and the economic growth of Turkey.

Ali Babacan