TOP 10 BEST RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN QUOTES

Discover the Top 10 Best Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes.

The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers…

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There is no moderate or immoderate Islam. Islam is Islam and that’s it

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

You cannot put women and men on an equal footing. It is against nature. They were created differently. Their nature is different. She should not laugh loudly in front of all the world and should preserve her decency at all times.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The best examples of lies can be found there. To me, social media is the worst menace to society.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The knife in the hand of a murderer kills, but if you give it to a doctor he will heal with it.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If some people keep saying that the press is still not free in Turkey, then I would like to say this: there has been a coup attempt in Turkey. And there are people siding with the coup plotters. And there are – there is also media outlets that have been against – that are against the coup attempt. So my question is that against the media that supported the coup, will the Turkish justice, judicial system, not take any steps? Of course it will.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Our religion has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood. Some people can understand this, while others can’t. You cannot explain this to feminists because they don’t accept the concept of motherhood.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey is the gateway to the east for Europe, and the gateway to Europe for the east. We have a bridging function that Europe shouldn’t underestimate.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says. Everyone will witness the power of the Turkish Republic. There is now a scourge that is called Twitter. The best examples of lies can be found there. To me, social media is the worst menace to society. They came to me with this case of Twitter ignoring case of smeared housewife. I said, let’s solve this.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

 

My own daughters weren’t able to study in Turkey because of their headscarves, so they went to the United States.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If the people allow something to happen, it’s the right thing.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

This (presidential) system will not bear any resemblance to dictatorships under the same name in Africa and Asia, (It) will be unique to Turkey, it will be like a bee making honey, taking something from every flower and giving us a taste of a truly different honey.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If we look at history, we will see that regimes which persecute [their people] do not remain standing.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We will not leave this nation at the mercy of YouTube and Facebook

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Similarly, it is argued that the culture of Islam is incompatible with democracy. Basically, this conventional perspective of the Middle East thus contends that democracy in that region is neither possible nor even desirable

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Forsake Alcohol, eat grapes instead!

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I don’t want to use the term “nuclear weapons” because those people in Iran who have authority say they are not building nuclear weapons. I make an appeal to the countries who do have nuclear weapons. They don’t consider them a nuclear threat. But let’s say a country that doesn’t have nuclear weapons gets involved in building them, then they are told by those that already have nuclear weapons that they oppose [such a development]. Where is the justice in that?

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

It is impossible to preserve my friendship with people who are allegedly leaders when they are attacking their own people, shooting at them, using tanks and other forms of heavy weaponry.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We are seeing with great grief that America remains quiet as Turkey struggles against terrorism. Because there were promises given to us, and they need to be kept. If not, we can take care of our own business.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration, participation and representation of Muslim citizens, and occasional but lingering anti-Semitism.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I went back in British history. Some 204 people died there after a mine collapsed in 1838. In 1866, 361 miners died in Britain. In an explosion in 1894, 290 people died there…These are usual things.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

They cry press freedom, but (the raids) have nothing to do with it, we have no concern about what the EU might say, whether the EU accepts us as members or not, we have no such concern. Please keep your wisdom to yourself.

~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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