Quotation Explorer - 'Orhan Pamuk'

It's not the content, but the form of thought that counts. - Orhan Pamuk
I need the pain of loneliness to make my imagination work. - Orhan Pamuk
Babasız büyürsen âlemin bir merkezi ve sınırı olduğunu anlamaz, her şeyi yapabileceğini sanırsın...ama bir süre sonra ne yapacağını bilmez, dünyada bir mana, bir merkez bulmaya çalışır, sana hayır diyecek birini aramaya başlarsın. - Orhan Pamuk
Sometimes Füsun yawned so beautifully that I would think that she had forgotten the entire world and that she was drawing from the depths of her soul a more peaceful life, as one might draw cold water from a well on a hot summer day. - Orhan Pamuk
Havadan sudan söz ettikten ve gerekli bilgi formlarını titizlikle doldurduktan sonra, "sorunumu" sorunca, doktora, bir an, sevgilimi kaybettiğim için kendimi uzaya yollanmış bir köpek gibi yalnız hissettiğimi söylemek geldi içimden... - Orhan Pamuk
We read novels because we want to see the world through other experiences, other beings, other eyes, other cultures. - Orhan Pamuk
Those who can truly see, know. - Orhan Pamuk
...and awakening, at that moment, to the thrilling prospect of complete surrender, not just of one’s lips but of one’s entire body to a lover’s mercy, we recognized that the gap between compassion and surrender is love’s darkest, deepest region. - Orhan Pamuk
...the waiting was torture, the worst Ka had ever known. It was this pain, this deadly wait, he now remembered, that had made him afraid to fall in love. - Orhan Pamuk
Einstein...even failed physics once, but he'd never thought of giving up school to make a living. - Orhan Pamuk
The essential reason for my loneliness is that I don't even know where I belong. - Orhan Pamuk
Humanity has one strength that no one has: that is we may feel the feelings, pain, jealousy, failure, love, happiness of others and identify with them, and even see the world through their own eyes. - Orhan Pamuk
What is the meaning of it all, of this...of this world?'Mystery', I heard in my thoughts, or perhaps, 'mercy', but I wasn't certain of either. - Orhan Pamuk
Dacă în tine dăinuie chipul unei iubite, pictat în inimă, îți este casă întreaga lume. - Orhan Pamuk
The sea was as dark as dreams and as deep as sleep. - Orhan Pamuk
I do know this much though: If a man resorts to wiles, guile and petty deceptions, it means he's nowhere near being in love. - Orhan Pamuk
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