15 Of The Most Beautiful Quotes From 'The Kite Runner'
There is a way to be good again.
October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016
“And I'll tell you this, Amir Jan: In the end, the world always wins. That's just the way of things. ”
“My whole life I had been 'Baba's son.' Now he was gone. Baba couldn't show me the way anymore; I'd have to find it on my own.”
“But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”
“Sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime...”
“And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.”
“There is only one sin. and that is theft... when you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.”
“It always hurts more to have and lose than to not have in the first place.”
“A boy who won't stand up for himself becomes a man who can't stand up to anything.”
“Love is a delicate thing that needs to be cosseted and protected. Love is not robust and love is not unyielding. Love can crumble under a few harsh words, or be tossed away with a handful of careless actions. Love isn't a steadfast dog at all; love is more like a pygmy mouse lemur.”
“The problem, of course, was that [he] saw the world in black and white. And he got to decide what was black and what was white. You can't love a person who lives that way without fearing him too. Maybe even hating him a little.”
“And that, I believe, is what true redemption is, Amir jan, when guilt leads to good.”
“It's wrong to hurt even bad people. Because they don't know any better, and because bad people sometimes become good.”