Quotes and Sayings about Turkey



"Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels."
- William Bartram
(Related: Men, Birds, Turkeys)

"The commerce of India does not grow, nor does that of Portugal, or of Turkey; that but that of the protected countries does increase, as has been shown in the case of Spain, and can now be shown in that of Germany."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Commerce, Countries, Germany, Now, Spain, Turkey)

"When turkeys mate they think of swans."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Swans, Turkeys)

"You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not think you can keep up the Mahommedan rule in the country."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Country, Europe, May, Name, Turkey)

"Well, after I had the heart attack, it was a very simple choice. What the doctor told me I did and I did it religiously. I ate nothing but lean turkey breast or chicken breast or a piece of fish that was very lean. I mean I stayed away from everything."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Heart, Choice, Fish, Nothing, Turkey)

"You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Food, America, Beer, EnglEnglish, Night, Turkey)

"And the separatist terrorist organization, PKK, had easy access to Turkey to, inside Turkey."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Turkey)

"But thanks to the efforts, the initiative of the United States and of the several countries from the world, from Europe, including Turkey, it ended within a few weeks."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Countries, Europe, states, Turkey, United, World)

"Turkey, unlike chicken, has very elegant characteristics. It has more of a cache than chicken. Turkey is a delicacy, so it should be presented in such a way."
- Todd English
(Related: Turkey)

"I love to cook. I make an award-winning turkey chili."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Love, Turkey)

"If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Vision, Future, Genocide, Leaders, Turkey)

"A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: People, African, Attention, Discrimination, Europe, Genocide, Problems, Turkey, World)

"But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco - oh my god."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: God, People, Alcohol, Turkey)

"A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Kitchen, Thanksgiving, Turkey)

"A journey of four hundred and thirty miles can be made in any part of the United States, but in Turkey it takes as many days."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Journey, states, Turkey, United)

"Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year, the Administration remains opposed to a congressional resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections. This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to Turkey and to the rest of the world."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Leadership, Genocide, Resolution, Rest, Turkey, World, Wrong)

"No more turkey, but I'd like some more of the bread it ate."
- Hank Ketcham
(Related: Turkey)

"I only eat fish - no chicken, no turkey, just fish. I get all my protein from fish and egg whites."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Fish, Turkey)

"My favorite meal is turkey and mashed potatoes. I love Thanksgiving, it's just my favorite. I can have Thanksgiving all year round."
- Cindy Margolis
(Related: Love, Favorite, Thanksgiving, Turkey)

"I love Bill Clinton. I think we should make him king. I'm talking the red robe, the turkey leg - everything."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Love, Talking, Turkey)

"I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice."
- Carmen Miranda
(Related: Money, English, Turkey, Words)

"The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don't have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the '60s and '70s."
- Alex North
(Related: Society, Countries, Culture, states, Turkey, United)

"If you want to save a species, simply decide to eat it. Then it will be managed - like chickens, like turkeys, like deer, like Canadian geese."
- Ted Nugent
(Related: Geese, Turkeys, Want, Will)

"I see Turkey's future as being in Europe, as one of many prosperous, tolerant, democratic countries."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: Being, Countries, Europe, Future, Turkey)

"There's been quite a clear upswing in nationalist sentiments. Everyone is talking about it, in Turkey as well."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: Talking, Turkey)

"The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: Power, Religion, Mistake, Control, Army, Turkey)

"The turkey has a destiny which ends on San Martino's day."
- Waverley Lewis Root
(Related: Day, Destiny, Turkey)

"Most turkeys taste better the day after, my mother's tasted better the day before."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Mother, Day, Taste, Turkeys)

"The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Truth, Christmas, Culture, Economy, Football, Holidays, Meaning, Thanksgiving, Turkey)

"But, although America cannot be justly charged with violating the rights of Turkey, Turkey nevertheless can be justly charged with violating the rights of America."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: America, Rights, Turkey)

"To say, that Capt. Ingraham violated the rights of Turkey, is nonsense."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Rights, Nonsense, Turkey)

"What Ottawa and Washington used to think about Turkey or Iran was not very important because we really didn't think much about either, but now what we think about them is extremely important - to ourselves and to many other peoples."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: Now, Turkey, Washington)

"What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen."
- Alice B. Toklas
(Related: May, Turkey)

"I have no desire to crow over anybody or to see anybody eating crow, figuratively or otherwise. We should all get together and make a country in which everybody can eat turkey whenever he pleases."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Country, Desire, Eating, Turkey)

"Talk about national interests: When we went in with Operation Iraqi Freedom, some of our allies, Turkey, for example, would not let us through. How much trouble did that cause us, because we were not able to go into Iraq through Turkey?"
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Cause, Example, Freedom, Iraq, Talk, Trouble, Turkey)

"Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven."
- April Winchell
(Related: Love, Children, Christmas, Holidays, Lonely, Parents, Turkey, Word)

"All us Youngs could throw. I used to kill squirrels with a stone when I was a kid, and my granddad once killed a turkey buzzard on the fly with a rock."
- Cy Young
(Related: Turkey)