Kemal Ataturk Quotes

While one has to work from the roots upwards to build a solid organization, at the start one has no choice but to work from the top downwards, since until individuals had learnt to think for themselves, masses could be manipulated.




Kemal Ataturk, 1881-1938, 1st President and founder of the Turkish Republic, A speech, Ankara, April 1919, Quoted in Andrew Mango, Ataturk

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Kemal Ataturk
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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was a Turkish field marshal (Mareşal), revolutionary statesman, author, and founder of the Republic of Turkey, serving as its first President from 1923 until his death in 1938. Ideologically a secularist and nationalist, his policies and theories became known as Kemalism.

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