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20 Best Quotes from The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini that are sure to Pull every chord of your Heart

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. An intricate story, knitted with a tale of friendship blended with betrayal and redemptionThe 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.

Check out this list of 20 best 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

1. For you, a thousand times over. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

2. It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

3. There is only one sin. and that is theft.When you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

4. It always hurts more to have and lose than to not have in the first place. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

5. And that’s the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

6. There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

7. They only let you be this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

8. Not a word passes between us, not because we have nothing to say, but because we don’t have to say anything. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

9. People say that eyes are windows to the soul. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

10. 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. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

11. A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

12. Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

13. Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

14. In the end, the world always wins. That’s just the way of things. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

15. Sad stories make good books. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

16. Life is a train, get on board. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

17. As far as I know, he never asked where she had been or why she had left and she never told. I guess some stories do not need telling. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

18. All my life, I’d been around men. That night, I discovered the tenderness of a woman. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

19. After everything he’d built, planned, fought for, fretted over, dreamed of, this was the summation of his life; one disappointing son and two suitcases. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

 

20. Awake and alone with demons of my own. ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

Don’t forget to read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini- a betrayal to redemption story of friendship.