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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini |The Complete Quotes Guide for your Soul

And once in a lifetime, you come across a book so refined, that when you turn and read the last page, you close your eyes and live with it for many more days together. The Kite Runner is an intricate story, knitted with a tale of friendship blended with betrayal and redemption.The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is a perfect persuading page turner that captures life of a boy named Amir who had a troubled childhood while in Afghanistan and a secret that he carried along to his older days, a secret he tried to get rid of in vain, a secret no less than a nightmare.

This intense tale reflects how that secret from past lurks on and morphs Amir as a whole. It is a story of the friendship of Amir and Hassan (his servant’s son) and the relationship Amir shared with his father.

The entire narrative of Amir made me hate him, love him, respect him and cheer for him at different points of the story. On the same ground, I felt an a sympathetic attachment with the story of Hasan and his father.

If you are looking for a delightful, light read, toss this book back at the end of your bookshelf, whereas if you are searching for a deep and powerful, shattering yet an inspiring read then pick it back again and go for it.

The kite runner was the first Novel of one of the most famous Afghan-American Author – Khaled Hosseini. It became one of the best selling book as soon as it got published. In fact, , it remained New York times bestseller for over 2 years. This book also got adapted for a movie by Marc Forster, in 2007.

A story about guilt and how one lives with it. And the quotes of this story are heart touching and will stay for a life time with everyone of us.

Check out this list of quotes from The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini that are sure to find a place for themselves in the dustiest corners of your heart.

For You A Thousand Times Over | Quotes from The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite runner important quotes

  • Life goes on, unmindful of beginning, end…crisis or catharsis, moving forward like a slow like a dusty caravan kochis (nomads).
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    The Kite runner important quotes

  • I’m so afraid. Because I’m so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening… they only let you this happy if they are preparing to take something from you.
    ~The Kite runner important quotes
  • I ran with the wind blowing in my face, and a smile as wide as the valley of Panjsher on my lips. I ran.
    ~The Kite runner important quotes

  • And that’s the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.
    ~The Kite runner important quotes
  • Some stories don’t need telling.
    ~The Kite runner important quotes

  • Life is a train, get on board.
    ~The Kite Runner Important Quotes
  • In the end the world always wins. That’s just the way of things.
    ~The Kite Runner Important Quotes

The Kite runner Betrayal Quotes

  • I had one last chance to make a decision. One final opportunity to decide who I was going to be. I could step into that alley, stand up for Hassan -the way he’d stood up for me all those times in the past- and accept whatever would happen to me. Or I could run. In the end, I ran.
    ~The Kite Runner Betrayal Quotes

  • We had both betrayed the people who would have given their lives for us.
    ~The Kite Runner Betrayal Quotes
  • He knew I had betrayed him and yet he was rescuing me once again, may be for the last time.
    ~The Kite Runner Betrayal Quotes

The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

  • Come. There is a way to be good again.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes
  • Awake. And alone with demons of my own.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

  • As I drove, I wondered why I was different. May be it was because I had been raised by men.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes
  • I ran because I was a coward.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

  • Quite is peace. Tranquility. Quite is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes
  • I could wade into this river and let my sins drown to the bottom, let the water carry me someplace far.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

  • I flinched, like I’d been slapped …. Then I understood: this was Hassan’s final sacrifice for me.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes
  • There was the monster in the lake…. I was the monster
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes
  • Maybe Hassan was the price I had to pay, the lamb I had to slay, to win baba. Was it a fair price? He was just a Hazara, wasn’t he?
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

  • I was going to win, and I was going to run that last kite.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes
  • I opened my mouth, almost said something. Almost. The rest of my life might have turned out differently of I had. But, I didn’t.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

  • It’s wrong what they say about the past. I’ve learned, about how you can bury it. Because the past claws its way out.
    ~The Kite Runner Amir Quotes

The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba

  • When you kill a man, you steal a life.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba
  • I wasn’t like that at all, and neither were any of the kids I grew up with.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba

  • I mean to speak to you man to man. Do you think you can handle that for once?
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba
  • When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba

  • When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba
  • There’s only one sin, only one. And that is theft. Every other sin is a variation of theft.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba

  • War doesn’t negate decency. It demands it, even more than in times of peace.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Baba

The Kite Runner quotes by Rahim Khan

  • It always hurts more to have and to lose than to not have in the first place.
    ~The Kite Runner Quotes by Rahim Khan

Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner

  • For you, a thousand times over.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner
  • Not a word passes between us, not because we have nothing to say, but because we don’t have to say anything.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner
  • People say that eyes are windows to the soul.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner

 

  • Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner

 

  • Attention shifted to him like sunflowers turning to the sun.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner

 

  • He knew I’d seen everything in that alley, that I’d stood there and done nothing. He knew that I’d betrayed him and yet he was rescuing me once again.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner

 

  • I loved him in that moment, loved him more than I’d ever loved anyone, and I wanted to tell them all that I was the snake in the grass, the monster in the lake. I wasn’t worthy of this sacrifice; I was a liar, a cheat, a thief.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner
     
  • Hassan couldn’t read a first grade textbook but he’d read me plenty.
    ~Amir and Hassan Relationship Quotes, The Kite Runner
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