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Orhan Pamuk

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I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.

— Orhan Pamuk

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I don't want to be a tree; I want to be its meaning.

— Orhan Pamuk


Books, which we mistake for consolation, only add depth to our sorrow.

— Orhan Pamuk

#insight #sorrow #mistakes

Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.

— Orhan Pamuk

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Painting is the silence of thought and the music of sight.

— Orhan Pamuk


Tell me then, does love make one a fool or do only fools fall in love?

— Orhan Pamuk


Real museums are places where Time is transformed into Space.

— Orhan Pamuk

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As much as I live I shall not imitate them or hate myself for being different to them

— Orhan Pamuk

#difference #imitation #individuality #conformity

After all, a woman who doesn't love cats is never going to be make a man happy.

— Orhan Pamuk

#love #men #women #love

In a brutal country like ours, where human life is 'cheap', it's stupid to destroy yourself for the sake of your beliefs. Beliefs? High ideas? Only people in rich countries can enjoy such luxuries.

— Orhan Pamuk

#sacrifice #life

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Pamuk's lawyer Haluk İnanıcı subsequently confirmed that charges had been dropped. The novel blends mystery romance and philosophical puzzles in a setting of 16th century Istanbul. Personal life

Pamuk's elder brother Şevket Pamuk who sometimes appears as a fictional character in Orhan Pamuk's work is a professor of economics internationally recognised for his work in history of economics of the Ottoman Empire working at Bogazici University in Istanbul.

As well as the Nobel Prize in Literature (the first Nobel Prize to be awarded to a Turkish citizen) Pamuk is the recipient of numerous other literary awards. One of Turkey's most prominent novelists his work has sold over eleven million books in sixty languages making him the country's best-selling writer. Ferit Orhan Pamuk (generally known simply as Orhan Pamuk; born 7 June 1952) is a Turkish novelist screenwriter academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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