Discover the most popular and inspiring quotes and sayings on the topic of Turkish. Share them with your friends on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or your personal blogs, and let the world be inspired by their powerful messages. Here are the Top 100 Turkish Quotes And Sayings by 75 Authors including Kim Kardashian,Chico Buarque,J. Sheridan Le Fanu,Loukas Notaras,Orhan Pamuk for you to enjoy and share.

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I was raised with a huge Armenian influence, always hearing stories of Armenia, celebrating Armenian holidays. -- Kim Kardashian
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(Hungarian ... ) the only tongue the devil respects -- Chico Buarque
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piece of Turkey carpet -- J. Sheridan Le Fanu
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I would rather see a Turkish turban in the midst of the City [i.e., Constantinople] than the Latin mitre -- Loukas Notaras
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I see Turkey's future as being in Europe, as one of many prosperous, tolerant, democratic countries. -- Orhan Pamuk
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Turkey is taking advantage of the war in order to thoroughly liquidate its internal foes, i.e., the indigenous Christians, without being thereby disturbed by foreign intervention. -- Talaat Pasha
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It's it, it's them it really doesn't matter. The languages are complex, as far I can tell. -- Deyth Banger
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A feast of languages -- William Shakespeare
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We used to be brothers and sisters here. Kurdish, did not know he was. Turkmenians, Germans, they all existed here but never were proud of it. That pride was only distributed by the powers who aimed to destroy Turkey. -- Orhan Pamuk
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In this night, pure and everlasting, like an old fairy tale, being Turkish felt infinitely better than being poor. -- Orhan Pamuk
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To Armenians, half Armenians, quarter Armenians, and one-eight Armenians.
Sixteen and thirty-second Armenians, and other winners, are likelier to be happy with a useful book -- William, Saroyan
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From that high up, language or the lack of it didn't matter much. The swirling currents of people were way better than anything on TV. Even on cable. Except, possibly, the Armenian Channel. -- Julia Claiborne Johnson
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I see two opposite tendencies in Turkish society: people feel demoralized, they lose the interest in politics and retreat to their private lives; or they become very angry and even more politicized, and radicalized. Both trends are troublesome. -- Elif Safak
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It is simply in the nature of Armenian to study, to learn, to question, to speculate, to discover, to invent, to revise, to restore, to preserve, to make, and to give. -- William, Saroyan
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Words are heavy in Turkey, and every writer, every poet and every journalist knows that, because of a word, because of a sentence, because of a tweet or even a retweet, you can be sued, you can be demonized by the media and you can even land in prison. -- Elif Safak
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Many analysts compare Turkey with countries in the Middle East, but I think we need to compare it with Russia. Both countries come from a tradition of empire, and also from a tradition of the strong state. -- Elif Safak
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In Turkey, the media wait for you outside. You go down to them, in tunnel, and sometimes, people are yelling and throwing things. They throw coins. I get hit in the head. Bleeding. There is blood. -- Mehmet Okur
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Turkey wants to see Bashar al-Assad go and wants to kind of expand its sphere of influence into Turkey so its Ottoman glory or Ottoman past are once again project into the Syrian provinces. That's kind of what Turkey's vision is. -- Richard Engel
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The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community. -- Otto Schily
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I might do something in Arabic. I might do something in Hebrew. -- Stevie Wonder
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British. My mother -- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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He knew Muhammad Iffat was of Turkish descent and stubborn as a mule. -- Naguib Mahfouz
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A whole new life at fifty, all because I had become entranced with both the Turkish culture and with Kazim - who one friend called a careening festival of a human being and another called an alcoholic Kurdish carpet salesman. I called him a catalyst. -- Irfan Orga
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Armenians have more imagination than Mohammedans. -- Kurban Said
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Wherever the Turkish hoof trods, no grass grows. -- Victor Hugo
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Turkey has a very young, dynamic, curious population. In Europe, Facebook and Twitter are mostly about sharing daily experiences while for Turkish people, social networks are political platforms. -- Elif Safak
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Turkey's great if you're one of those people who can't sleep on planes because when the tryptophan kicks in, it's no problem. -- Mike Pesca
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At this time to refuse or neglect to give coffee to their wives was a legitimate cause for divorce among the Turks." William H. Ukers (1873-1945). -- Stewart Lee Allen
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It is a fake, but a good fake. Turkey is the land of the masterful fake. But it is far far from that hateful little eighth-floor apartment huddling between the roar of the expressway and the blare of the mosque. -- Ian Mcdonald
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Kosovo is Serbian, only if my mother is a Virgin -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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Yossarian!!!(?)! -- Joseph Heller
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Turks have a dismissive phrase: he works like a clerk. I have turned this insult around: I am proud to say that I work like a clerk. -- Orhan Pamuk
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When Joan D' Arc was asked by her judges why as a Christian she did not love the British, she answered that she did love them, but she loved British in their country. In the same way, we do not hate the Turks, we love them, but in their country. -- Jean-Marie Le Pen
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For my part, it was Greek to me. -- William Shakespeare
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Bur Armenians have a talent for sorrow. -- Lionel Shriver
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The Armenian language cannot be worn out; its boots are stone. Well, certainly, the thick-walled words, the layers of air in the semi-vowels. -- Osip Mandelstam
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Authoritarianism, an unrealistic occidental imagination - these issues will never be settled. Turkey will continue to take Europe as a model; it will continue to pursue its search for democracy. -- Orhan Pamuk
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For peace and brotherhood, I am ready to serve the Turkish state, and I believe that for this end I must remain alive. -- Abdullah Ocalan
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Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have to respect the Turkish Republic's laws -- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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I don't like this vision that Turkey is successful because it is as successful as the western powers in economic terms. But I do think they are trying to find a new space in the multi-polar world, and this is what I am advocating. I don't think that Muslims have an alternative model. -- Tariq Ramadan
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Turkey is a model of economic and social development, especially in terms of human resources and regional cooperation. -- Victor Ponta
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You, the sons and daughters, the future of Turkiye, even under such circumstances and conditions, your duty is to save the Turkish independence and the Republic, you will find the power you need in the noble blood in your veins. -- Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
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The struggle within Turkey that continues to this day is the legacy of Kemal Ataturk's radical reformation, -- Eric Bogosian
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When in Turkey, do as the turkeys do. -- Honore De Balzac
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Krasivaya. It means beautiful, but with strength. Unique. -- Ruta Sepetys
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The Turkish Government began and ruthlessly carried out the infamous massacre and deportation of Armenians in Asia Minor. The clearance of the race from Asia Minor was about as complete as such an act, on a scale so great, could well be. -- Winston Churchill
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Thanksgiving turkey in the world. -- James Patterson
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In a normal democracy, you protect the individual from the excessive power of the state. In Turkey, power elites try to protect the state - as if this state were fragile and needed protection - when in fact, it's too powerful already. -- Elif Safak
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Politics in Turkey are taken more seriously than they are at home. It was only quite recently that they executed a Prime Minister. We dream of it, but they act. -- Graham Greene
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Turkish football serves the cause of nationalism, but not of the nation. -- Orhan Pamuk
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One side of me is very busy paying attention to the details of life, the humanity of people, catching the street voices, the middle-class, upper-middle-class secret lives of Turks. The other side is interested in history and class and gender, trying to get all of society in a very realistic way. -- Orhan Pamuk
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It's probably worth noting that although I'm ethnically Greek, my grandfather was actually born in Turkey and came through Greece on his way to the United States. -- James G. Stavridis
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The West has the wrong perception about Turkey itself. -- Guler Sabanci
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Turkey has in interest in finding agreement on more permissive visa requirements, it wants to be recognized as a safe country of origin and it wants to finally return to constructive EU accession negotiations. We Europeans decide all of those things together. -- Martin Schulz
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As the United States shapes and carries out its policies toward Muslim countries, it should do so with Turkey at its side. -- Stephen Kinzer
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I think it's horrible that we Turks are always seen under the aspect of Islam first. I am constantly asked about religion, and almost always with a negative undercurrent that makes me furious. -- Orhan Pamuk
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I don't believe in that country any longer. I'm not interested. I'm writing in the language, and I like the language. -- Joseph Brodsky
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In Turkey the religious minorities have more rights than they do in Europe. -- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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We join Armenians around the world as we remember the terrible massacres suffered in 1915-1923 at the hands of the rulers of the Ottoman Empire. The United States responded to this crime against humanity by leading diplomatic and private relief efforts. -- George H. W. Bush
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Turkey is viewed as a very modern country and a great place to go and visit and yet Islamic as well. Iran is in some ways like that ... with the difference that Iran is probably more influential than Turkey. -- Hooman Majd
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Erdogan wants an old-fashioned Islam, if you will, for lack of a better term. -- Rush Limbaugh
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If you can imagine a man having a vasectomy without anesthetic to the sound of frantic sitar-playing, you will have some idea of what popular Turkish music is like. -- Bill Bryson
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Taleenoi olngisoilechashur. -- Leylah Attar
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People look at me as sort of a diplomat for Turkey, which by nature, I'm not; I don't want to be. It's again about that playfulness. Being Turkey's voice or representative is not playful, it's not childlike; it makes me self-conscious, kills the child in me. -- Orhan Pamuk
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Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan, helped them build their own army. -- Bulent Ecevit
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I am sympathetic to the fact that Turkey is doing everything it can to prevent the civil war in Syria from spilling over into its own country. -- Thomas De Maiziere
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I'm one-fourth Tatar and three-fourths Bashkirian. -- Ildar Abdrazakov
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Hassan and I were stunned. Dazed. John Wayne didn't really speak Farsi -- Khaled Hosseini
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I would like the refugee crisis to become a new beginning in the Turkish-European relationship. But it would be very problematic if, during this process, human rights were forgotten. Democracy needs to be the priority. -- Elif Safak
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I do not use the language of my people. I can take liberties with certain themes which the Arabic language would not allow me to take. -- Tahar Ben Jelloun
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The fictive structure, my work, my imagination, my books are about the details, the huge construction about culture, Islamic culture or modern Turkey. They're all intertwined. -- Orhan Pamuk
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Either I conquer Istanbul or Istanbul conquers me. -- Mehmed The Conqueror
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Albanians, we tan well! I don't burn; I bake. -- Action Bronson
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Almost half of the Turkish population believes it is not legitimate to criticize the government. Interestingly, this correlates with the number of supporters of Erdogan's government. -- Elif Safak
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The eyes of the Armenians speak long before the lips move and long after they cease to. -- Arshile Gorky
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I know some really outstanding Turkish journalists, and have been pleased and honored to be able to join with them a few times in their courageous protests against state terror and repression. -- Noam Chomsky
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With the backdrop of its geostrategic location and historical ties with the Middle East, Turkey has an essential role to play for the stability, peace and social development of the region. -- Victor Ponta
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There's been quite a clear upswing in nationalist sentiments. Everyone is talking about it, in Turkey as well. -- Orhan Pamuk
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Men, not only in Turkish society but everywhere, have been the bosses in terms of creation. If you look at art history, women were the objects. The fact that it's not been made by women means that the subjects are not women. -- Deniz Gamze Erguven
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If the White Witch offers you Turkish Delights, tell her to shove off.
Scout -- Tammy Blackwell
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The Kurds are the greatest fighting force and our strongest allies. They're Muslim. -- Jeb Bush
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I have Russian, German, Spanish, Italian, French and Ethiopian blood in my veins. -- Peter Ustinov
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Aiya Earendil Elenion Ancalima! -- J.r.r. Tolkien
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The stupid girl thinks Muslim is a language. -- Jill Ciment
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You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not think you can keep up the Mahommedan rule in the country. -- Richard Cobden
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Irish as a Paddy's pig. -- Eugene O'neill
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That's the word, Turkey," said I - "that's it." "Oh, prefer? oh yes - queer word. I never use it myself. But, sir, as I was saying, if he would but prefer - " "Turkey," interrupted I, "you will please withdraw." "Oh certainly, sir, if you prefer that I should. -- Herman Melville
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Turkey is widely envied while there are very serious troubles in the world economy. -- Ali Babacan
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I never knew what language they'd lapse into when fucked - Urdu or Telugu or a mix of both (only the techies came in English). -- Manil Suri
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Our politics is very masculine, very aggressive, and it's very polarizing. And the pace of this development has increased in recent years. Erdogan is, in my eyes, the most polarizing politician in recent Turkish political history. -- Elif Safak
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I suppose if I went to Turkey - I mean, I can't imagine going that far away, but if I did go to Turkey, yes, I would probably try to know 'please' and 'sorry' and 'thank you', and 'a beer please', and all the useful words. -- Robert Webb
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someone in Tunis. Halabi -- Jamie Fredric
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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
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My fans
when I see them somewhere, outside my concerts
I get that, that vibe. They're really supporting my projects and everything, because it's a first time that a Turkish singer is, you know, able to express himself out of Turkey. -- Tarkan
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Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate need to defend their national dignity - and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe. -- Orhan Pamuk
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Regardless of our ambitions to become part of the E.U., we have to keep in mind that Turkey is also a very strong voice that can represent the needs of our region in wider terms in global platforms. -- Igor Luksic
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Growing up in eastern Turkey, I was not really involved with the family business - sheep and cow farming, yogurt and cheese making. But I think I learned from my father the unspoken business language or instincts that go back thousands of years. -- Hamdi Ulukaya
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In Turkey, we have lived almost everything that could be lived; war and torture ... The war concept was consumed to its limits. But there is only one way we have not tried: negotiations, peace, and talking. -- Osman Baydemir
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but for mine own part, it was Greek to me. -- William Shakespeare
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I have had it up to here with the prosecutions, the government's attitude, the judiciary, the media's stance and the majority of Turks who view the Kurdish people's justified cause through a nationalist lens. -- Osman Baydemir