Foreign journalists writing about Turkey like to focus on the most fundamental divide in Turkish society: the rift between religious conservatives and secularists. -- Mustafa Akyol

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When things flourish they decline.

I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media, but I would have preferred to work in peace.

When we see that our problem is so complicated and so all-encompassing in its intent and content, then we realize that it is no longer a Negro problem, confined only to the American Negro; that it is no longer an American problem, confined only to America, but it is a problem for humanity.

When you think about it, three of our biggest financial decisions in life are made at times of peak emotional excitement: deciding to get married, buying a home, and having kids.

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline-it helps if you have some kind of football team , or some nuclear weapons, but in the very least you need a beer.

Don't give up the fight. Stand up for your rights.

When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream.

When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war.

When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open.

What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate what it means for their whole life.

Life is a dream from which we wake only when we meet death.

I am not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.

There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.

You are what what you eat eats.