The best Quotes by Orhan Pamuk

The best Quotes by Orhan Pamuk

Ferit Orhan Pamuk (born 7 June 1952) is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic, and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, he has sold over 13 million books in 63 languages, making him the country's best-selling writer.

Love is the longing of man to find a save shelter for their soul.
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I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.
(The New Life)
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The first thing I learned at school was that some people are idiots; the second thing I learned was that some are even worse.
(Istanbul: Memories and the City)
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I don't want to be a tree; I want to be its meaning.
(My Name is Red)
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Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.

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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 2
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"One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us."
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If you have never spent whole afternoons with burning ears and rumpled hair, forgetting the world around you over a book, forgetting cold and hunger-

If you have never read secretly under the bedclothes with a flashlight, because your father or mother or some other well-meaning person has switched off the lamp on the plausible ground that it was time to sleep because you had to get up so early-

If you have never wept bitter tears because a wonderful story has come to an end and you must take your leave of the characters with whom you have shared so many adventures, whom you have loved and admired, for whom you have hoped and feared, and without whose company life seems empty and meaningless-

If such things have not been part of your own experience, you probably won't understand what Bastian did next.
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If you only ever read one book in your life I highly recommend... keeping your f*cking mouth shut.
Banksy in Cut It Out
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I feel so extraordinarily happy and free when I read that I'm convinced it could make everything else in my life bearable.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.
Penny: "Four years I lived with him! Four years, I mean that's like as long as high school!"
Sheldon: "It took you four years to get through high school?!"
Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 1
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We all have things we keep hidden. Sometimes, keeping secrets is how you survive. Because in High School, one rumor, one picture, one incident, can define you forever.
Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why - Season 2 Episode 2
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Max: "Hi, ready to order?"
Guest: "Do you have anything that's really special?"
Max: "Not according to my high school guidance counselor."
Max Black in 2 Broke Girls - Season 1 Episode 2
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Bullying happens because weak people need to prop up their ego by beating up or humiliating others.
Bruce Dickinson (What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography)
Charlie: "You didn't have to do that. I'm used to people saying stuff about me."
Nick: "No. But you shouldn't have to be. People shouldn't be saying stuff about you in the first place. You shouldn't have to put up with anything like that."
Nick Nelson in Heartstopper - Season 1 Episode 7
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Goldie Wilson: "Stand tall, boy! Have some respect for yourself. Don't you know if you let people walk over you now, they'll walk over you for the rest of your life."
Everything that made that giant tree is already contained inside this tiny little seed. All it needs is some time, a little bit of sunshine and rain, and voilá!
Flik in A Bug's Life
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No one can reap the fruit before planting the trees.
The axe forgets, but the tree remembers.
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A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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I am NOT telling you to be aggressive! I am telling you to stay in control. Be calm and assertive!
Cesar Millan (Rudelführer, Hundetrainer)
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After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
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"Oh yes, time flies and before you know it you're old," said Pippi. "Come autumn I'll be ten, and I suppose I'll be past my prime then."
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It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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I want you to help them open... because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
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This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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The Elves made many rings; but secretly Sauron made One Ring to rule all the others, and their power was bound up with it.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loved. She was beautiful, for her ability to make other people smile, even if she was sad. No, she wasn't beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul.
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The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
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Hope is like a shard of glass. Tread on it, and you'll end up wincing with every step. The best policy is to tweezer it out. Sure, it will hurt like billy-o and the wound will take a while to heal, but after that you can walk again.
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"Lost something?"
"Yes, my mind."
The dead are dead, and talking won't bring them back to life.
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"It's no use fretting for what you can't get," croaked the raven. "Does being angry make any difference? Be sensible! What can you do about it?"
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There are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
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The night breathed through the apartment like a dark animal. The ticking of a clock. The groan of a floorboard as he slipped out of his room. All was drowned by its silence. But Jacob loved the night. He felt it on his skin like a promise. Like a cloak woven from freedom and danger.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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