The Kite Runner Quotes by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner Quotes by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner was published in 2003 and written by an Afgan-American writer Khaled Hosseini. This is a story of an unforgettable and heartbreaking friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant. After reading the book you’ll get to know that how this story tells about powerful friendship, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption.

If you are here to read the quotes of this unforgettable story so here is the list of best quotes from The kite Runner book. 

Quotes from The Kite Runner Book:

1. “it always hurts more to have and lose than to not have in the first place.”

― 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. “For you, a thousand times over”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

4. “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

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. “I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

7. “When you kill a man, you steal a life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband, rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

8. “There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

9. “There is a way to be good again…”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

10. “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

11. “People say that eyes are windows to the soul.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

12. “Time can be greedy thing-sometimes it steals the details for itself.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

13. “A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

14. “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

15. “I want to tear myself from this place, from this reality, rise up like a cloud and float away, melt into this humid summer night and dissolve somewhere far, over the hills. But I am here, my legs blocks of concrete, my lungs empty of air, my throat burning. There will be no floating away.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

16. “In the end, the world always wins. That’s just the way of things.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

17. “Some stories don’t need telling”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

18. “You’ve always been a tourist here. You just didn’t know it.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

19. “I’m so afraid. Because I’m so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening…They only let you this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

20. “Men are easy,’ he said, fingers tapping on his mahogany desk. ‘A man’s plumbing is like his mind: simple, very few surprises. You ladies, on the other hand…well, God put a lot of thought into making you.”

― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

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