110+ Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On Receipt, Reception And India

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  1. A country without a strong leader will go down.
  2. The best examples of lies can be found there. To me, social media is the worst menace to society.
  3. There is no moderate or immoderate Islam. Islam is Islam and that's it.
  4. 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.
  5. The knife in the hand of a murderer kills, but if you give it to a doctor he will heal with it.
  6. But foremost, I do not subscribe to the view that Islamic culture and democracy cannot be reconciled.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone.
  10. A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Short Quotes

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  • I am saying yes to criticism, but no to insults.
  • Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have to respect the Turkish Republic's laws
  • Obviously some states are allowed to have weapons of mass destruction while others are not.
  • If the European Union wants to be an address where civilizations meet, it must take Turkey in.
  • Every country needs a strong leader in order to progress.
  • We have never done anything to stop freedom of expression or freedom of press.
  • My nation wants the death penalty. That is the decision of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
  • A federated structure in Iraq based on ethnicity or religious sects will not be healthy.
  • Germany has become an important haven for terrorists.
  • Engaging in actions which are not allowed by law should have certain prices to pay.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On Israel

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Everyone should unconditionally accept that Israel is an indispensable element of the Middle Eastern mosaic. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I am against nuclear weapons, regardless of whether they are in the hands of Iran or Israel or any Western country. But obviously some states are allowed to have weapons of mass destruction while others are not. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On Democracy

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What should be targeted is a concept of organic, and not just mechanic, democracy that preserves the rule of law, separation of powers, and that is participatory and pluralistic. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In other words, the bar should be maintained at the level of a pluralistic and participatory democracy. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The US and the European Union needs to help in the translation of the demand for democracy into a political will. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Therefore, the question is not whether such democratization is possible, but instead how to meet the yearning of the masses in the Middle East for democracy; in other words, how to achieve democratization in the Middle East. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I take the debate on the method of promoting democracy seriously. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be a formidable journey. — 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

Democracy is like a streetcar. When you come to your stop, you get off. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept; this perception can be addressed. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We, as Turkey, call on Europe to respect human rights and democracy. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On Turkey

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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

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

There is an attempt to tarnish Turkey by using press freedom when it is in fact measures taken against terrorism, i dispute this. Nowhere in Europe or in other countries is there a media that is as free as the press in Turkey. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Germany and Turkey are two countries that need each other. As political leaders we will leave our offices one day, but our people will remain and have to get along with each other. So we shouldn’t give them negative messages. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Our bilateral relations and our agreement [between Turkey and America] on the extradition of criminals should dominate and precede actually any inclusion into any list. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's path toward Europe started back in 1959, almost 50 years ago. But we have been pushed to the side ever since. Despite all the hurdles we will not deviate from our course towards Europe –- even by one step. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey has put up a fight against the powerful nations of the world. The crusader mentality attacked us abroad. Inside, their lackeys attacked us. We didn't succumb. As a nation, we stood strong. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Among leaders in Europe there are those who have prejudices against Turkey, like France and Germany. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We have a very significant number of Jewish citizens, and they have always been safe and secure where they are in Turkey. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The E.U. should want Turkey to be part of it. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On People

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We won't allow the people to be devoured by YouTube, Facebook or others. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There are people who say that "Gül can't be my president". These people don't have good manners for and they should renounce their Turkish citizenship foremost this man will be chosen democratically by the people. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If an individual is a terrorist, then you should not be promoting those people and putting them under a good light, if you will, and promoting to the young generation to come. That will only be spoiling the young generation. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I cannot understand how sensible people still defend Facebook, YouTube and Twitter — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A confidence problem exists on the part of the people of the region who desire democratic rule in principle, but remain suspicious of both the fashion with which democratization is presented and the purposes of the democratic world. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria are also part of the Syrian people, and they have the right to exercise their democratic rights. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If the people allow something to happen, it's the right thing. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Being in the European Union, we would be building bridges between the 1.5 bn people of Muslim world to the non-Muslim world. They have to see this. If they ignore it, it brings weakness to the E.U. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If we believe in a democratic system, we have to accept the will of the people. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If you're the leader, you have to communicate the message of immortality to your people. Because I believe if a leader hides behind a rock, then the people will hide behind a mountain. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On Muslim

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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

Therefore, the observation must be explicitly made: In the Middle East and in the Muslim world, suspicions linger concerning the objectives of the West and notably the US. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I consider personally the election of Barack Hussein Obama to have very great symbolic meaning. A Muslim and a Christian name - so in his name there is a synthesis, although people from time to time want to overlook that, and they do it intentionally. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Before anything else, I'm a Muslim. As a Muslim, I try to comply with the requirements of my religion. I have a responsibility to God, who created me, and I try to fulfill that responsibility. But I try now very much to keep this away from my political life, to keep it private. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Family planning, birth control, no Muslim family can practice such an understanding. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There exists an unmistakable demand in the Middle East and in the wider Muslim world for democratization. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Muslim world and its subset the countries of the Middle East have been left behind in the marathon of political, economic and human development. For that, there is a tendency to blame others as the primary cause. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Islam is a religion. It is not an ideology. For a Muslim, there is no such thing as to be against modernity. Why should a Muslim not be a modern person? I, as a Muslim, fulfill all the requirements of my religion, and I live in a democratic, social state. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Quotes On Middle

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I am aware of the thesis that the United States has long since invested exclusively in stability and this has obviated democratic transformation in the Middle East. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I regard the endorsement of both the objective and a method - which can differ from one country to another- of democratization by the parties in the region as a basic requisite of democratization in the Middle East. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Several experts on the Middle East concur that the Middle East cannot be democratized. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Famous Quotes And Sayings

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Similarly, gender-equality, supremacy of law, political participation, civil society, and transparency are among the indispensable elements that are the imperatives of democratization. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Paramount is the need to secure human rights. The form of rule should be such that the citizen does not have to fear the State, but gives it direction and confidently participates in its administration. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

When there is no such thing as religious culture and moral education, serious social problems such as drug addiction and racism fill the gap. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There is a trouble called Twitter, the finest lies are here. Nowadays, social media is actually the headache of societies. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

It is not a process of bargaining or give-and-take. The peace process is not about giving concessions. We will not allow any step which would hurt the memories of our martyrs. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

It is essential that policy instruments be developed that would firmly establish democratization on the basis of social consensus and enable transformation on stable grounds. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If nuclear energy is used for the sake of humanity, then I say yes. But if it is used destructively, then no. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A fitting external security environment could also play an important role in promoting social consensus and institutionalization towards democratization. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I have already said that I find the coalition air strikes to be insufficient. A ground intervention will be necessary to overcome Daesh. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In this country, there is a segregation of Black Turks and White Turks. Your brother Tayyip belongs to the Black Turks. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If you think you can finish ISIS off with the PYD and YPG, you cannot, because they are terrorist groups as well. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In the process of the Arab Spring, we have unfortunately seen a development in Syria where the regime has been oppressing its people. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Nazism is still widespread in the West. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Strong families lead to strong nations. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I'm calling on the United States: what kind of strategic partners are we, that you can still host someone whose extradition I have asked for? — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I am a person who is inclined to define relations between individuals based on principles. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If Twitter, Youtube & Facebook will be honest; if they'll stop being so immoral, stop attacking families, we'll support them — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We have taken a strategic decision to gather education activities under a single roof. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel's Tomb were not and never will be Jewish sites, but Islamic sites. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The foundations of democratic transition should be laid in accordance with a sincere and committed strategy that is supported by various policy tools, and implemented wisely. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A simple caricature, a simple sketch - that's fine. There's nothing wrong with that. But if you draw up a caricature... if you associate that subject with the things you're not supposed to, then, of course, you can't expect that to be acceptable. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Russia and Iran back Assad, but are they fighting Daesh? The answer is 'no.' — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Those who claim we buy oil from Daesh are obliged to prove it. If not, you are slanderer. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The relations between Russia and Turkey entered into a really positive stage. I am sure that steps we both take will widen our cooperation. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Our country and our nation have again only one message to those who attack us - you will not succeed! — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

When we strengthen our relations with the Gulf states, when we cooperate with the Arabs, everybody asks if we are looking for a new geopolitical place. But in the Middle East and the Gulf, you can find German, French and British goods everywhere. German relations to these states are very good, as are English and French relations. Does this make them Arab-oriented? — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If everyone can say, looking at Obama, that is he is one of us, is that not befitting for the leading country in the world? — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Those who stand on our side in the fight against terrorism are our friend. Those on the opposite side are our enemy. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In Turkey the religious minorities have more rights than they do in Europe. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If the E.U. is going to make Turkey a full member, we are ready. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Once the people of Iraq know when the U.S. troops will leave, their confidence in the U.S. will increase. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Russia is not engaged in a fight against Daesh in Syria. On the contrary, they are actually targeting moderate opposition. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish an anti-democratic regime. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I am one of the first political leaders officially declaring that anti-Semitism is a crime. I expect an official declaration that Islamophobia is a crime against humanity as well. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We are concerned that Germany, which has protected the PKK and DHKP-C for years, has become the backyard of the Gulenist terror organisation. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

They came to me with this case of Twitter ignoring case of smeared housewife — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There is no difference, where aims are concerned, between a terrorist with a gun and bomb in his hand and a terrorist who has dollars, euros, and interest rates. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We have to fight all terrorist groups, and not arm one to fight another. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Satire, whether it be satire or not, everything has to have boundaries. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If during their education our youths become alienated from their language, history, ancestors, culture and civilization, it means there is a very serious educational problem there. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Jerusalem is holy to three religions. You have to respect that. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There is now a scourge that is called Twitter — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We of course define all terror organizations as threats, but the PKK is the primary threat. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Whatever our Lord says, whatever our beloved Prophet says, we shall follow that path. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey is a sovereign state, just like the U.S. We might go to different directions, in terms of our impressions and ideas, but we'll always remain friends. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Why shouldn't Turkey be in the Shanghai Five? — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The whole world is an open, free market. No state can exist without the others. — 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

Attempts by one ethnic group to exercise sovereignty over another are not fair. It doesn't matter if that ethnicity is Kurdish, Turkish, Arabic, Chaldean or whatever. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

My legal bond with the A.K.P. may have ended the day I took the presidential oath of office, but my bonds of love have never ended and never will. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Life Lessons by Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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  1. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demonstrated the importance of staying true to one's convictions and values in order to be successful.
  2. He has also shown that hard work and dedication can lead to great achievements, even in the face of adversity.
  3. Finally, he has demonstrated the power of strong leadership and the importance of having a clear vision for the future.

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