Quotation Explorer - 'Khaled Hosseini'

Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. - Khaled Hosseini
Perspective [is] a luxury when your head [is] constantly buzzing with a swarm of demons. - Khaled Hosseini
Stories close the gap and reconcile between what we want life to be and how it actually is. - Khaled Hosseini
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
She passed these years in a distant corner of her mind. A dry, barren field, out beyond wish and lament, beyond dream and disillusionment. There, the future did not matter. And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and it accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion. - Khaled Hosseini
Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth. - Khaled Hosseini
Children aren't coloring books. You don't get to fill them with your favorite colors. - Khaled Hosseini
and yet she was leaving the world as a woman who had love and been loved back. she was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian. a mother. a person of consequence at last. - Khaled Hosseini
If there was a God, he'd guide the winds, let them blow for me so that, with a tug of my string, I'd cut loose my pain, my longing. - Khaled Hosseini
I thought about you all the time. I used to pray that you’d live to be a hundred years old. I didn’t know. I didn’t know that you were ashamed of me. - Khaled Hosseini
But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. - Khaled Hosseini
and every day I thank [God] that I am alive, not because I fear death, but because my wife has a husband and my son is not an orphan. - Khaled Hosseini
For you, a thousand times over! - Khaled Hosseini
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 in making you. - Khaled Hosseini
I could wade into this river, let my sins drown to the bottom, let the waters carry me someplace far. Someplace with no ghosts, no memories, and no sins. - Khaled Hosseini
It's often a matter of sitting in front of the computer and worrying. It's what writing comes down to--worrying that things aren't going to work out. - Khaled Hosseini
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