A God in Every Stone Quotes.

1. "If a man is to die defending a field, let the field be his field, the land his land, the people his people."
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

2. "At Vipers, when the German gunners shot Afroze who chose to cry out his grief knowing the consequences rather than bear the death of a beloved in silence, a whisper burbled across the field: Ina lillahi wa inna illayhi rajiun. The men of the 40th, not all of them Muslim, whispered the words for the two dead men, and the prayer would have reached the gunners as wind on water or the sighs of ghosts."
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

3. "But, Miss Spencer, I should strike a note of caution. I know there have been women archaeologists in Greece, in Turkey. Even Egypt. But this is Peshawar. Pathan men don't much like the idea of women...' 'Don't much like the idea of women doing what?' 'Don't much like the idea of women."
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

4. "Grief never leaves, It merely sinks into you."
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

5. "That's what I want for my life. I want to go to Peshawar... Because there's more past than present there. Two and a half thousand years of history beneath its soil. How long a list of reasons do you need?"
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

6. "The shaking had stopped, outwardly, but her mind couldn't hold a thought for any length of time without splintering apart. She took a deep breath, thought of a cliff above the sea, the taste of figs on her tongue, a man's finger touching the jut of her wrist, the sea so blue she thought it might drive her mad though she understood nothing of madness then"
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

7. "seeped into his bones from decades of sitting outdoors in"
- Kamila Shamsie, A God in Every Stone

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