• " I learned about Mustafa Kemal Atatürk from someone who knows him very well. As I was speaking to the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Soviet Union, Litvinov, he told me that the most valuable and interesting leader in the world does not live in Europe but beyond the Straits in Ankara and that he was the President of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. " Franklin D. Roosevelt


  • " The name of Atatürk reminds makind of the historical success of one of the greatest men of this century. His inspirational leadership of the Turkish Nation, his open view in understanding the modern world and his might and courage as a military leader. " John F. Kennedy


  • " Atatürk was a statesman a military leader and one of the greatest leaders of our century. I am proud to be one o Atatürk's loyal friends. " Gen. Douglas MacArtur


  • " The death of Atatürk, who had saved Turkey during the war and revived the Turkish Nation after the war, is a great loss, not only for his country, but also for Europe as well. " Sir Winston Churchill