„If you don't have ammunition, you have bayonets! FIX BAYONETS! GET DOWN!“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Instructions to his soldiers to answer an ANZAC attack on Chunuk Bair (25 April 1915)

„We did not win the war with prayers, but with the blood of our soldiers.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Explaining his dismissal of the imam assigned to the Turkish Grand National Assembly; as quoted in Ataturk : An Intellectual Biography (2011) by M. Şükrü Hanioğlu, p. 145 http://books.google.com/books?id=dNFhZzug6tMC&pg=PA145

„Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Variant translation: Unless a nation's citizens are in danger, war is a crime.
"Adana Çiftçileriyle Konuşma" (16 March 1923) http://www.atam.gov.tr/index.php?Page=SoylevDemecler&IcerikNo=155; English translation as delivered in an address by Talat S. Halman (10 November 1995) http://turkishembassy.com/II/O/AtaturksPage.htm, quoted in The Turkish Times (1 December 1995)
Original: (tr) Milletin hayatı tehlikeye maruz kalmadıkça, savaş bir cinayettir.

„[Turkish women] had lived free of the veil for 5,000 years, and had been covered only in the last 600 years.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

As quoted in Ataturk : An Intellectual Biography (2011) by M. Şükrü Hanioğlu, p. 38 http://books.google.com/books?id=dNFhZzug6tMC&pg=PA38

„Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

As quoted in The Macmillan Dictionary of Political Quotations (1993) by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan Paul Siegel, p. 424; also in Ataturk: First President and Founder of the Turkish Republic (2002) by Yüksel Atillasoy, p. 15

„Science is the most real guide for civilisation, for life, for success in the world. To search for a guide other than science is absurdity, ignorance and heresy.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

As quoted in Atatürkçülük, Volume I, General Staff of the Republic of Turkey, Millî Eğitim Basımevi, 1984, p. 283

„The torch that the Turkish nation holds in her hand and in her mind, while marching on the road of progress and civilisation, is positive sciences.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Speech on the tenth anniversary of the Republic, 1933 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atat%C3%BCrk%27s_Tenth_Year_Speech

„Men, I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die. In the time that it takes us to die, other forces and commanders can come and take our place.“

—  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Orders to the 57th Infantry Regiment, at the Battle of Gallipoli (25 April 1915); as quoted in Studies in Battle Command https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Portals/7/combat-studies-institute/csi-books/battles.pdf by Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, p. 89; also quoted in Turkey (2007) by Verity Campbell, p. 188
Variant translation: I am not ordering you to fight, I am ordering you to die.

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