Quotes by Orhan Pamuk

Ferit Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, his work has sold over thirteen million books in sixty-three languages, making him the country's best-selling writer. Pamuk is the author of novels including Silent House, The White Castle, The Black Book, The New Life, My Name Is Red, Snow, The Museum of Innocence, and A Strangeness in My Mind.

The best Quotes and Sayings

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

- Orhan Pamuk (Turkish author)

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

- Orhan Pamuk in The New Life

The first thing I learned at school was that some people are idiots; the second thing I learned was that some are even worse.

- Orhan Pamuk in Istanbul: Memories and the City

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

- Orhan Pamuk in My Name is Red