And the Mountains Echoed Quotes.

1. "They say no such things, his wife replied. No one thinks you are a coward. I can hear them, he said. It is your own voice you are hearing, husband, she said."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

2. "Adel could almost feel himself leapfrogging over childhood. Soon, he would land as an adult. And when he did, there would be no going back because adulthood was akin to what his father had once said about being a war hero: once you became one, you died one. Lying"
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

3. "prided myself on knowing that my clever story had given her a bit of reprieve from the discontent of her marriage. She was an extraordinary woman, and I went to bed that night feeling like I was perhaps more than ordinary myself. This was the effect she had on me."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

4. "Katamu kau tak punya keberanian. tapi aku melihatnya di dalam dirimu. Perbuatanmu, beban yang kau tanggung di bahumu, membutuhkan keberanian. Untuk itu, aku menghormatimu."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

5. "Many years later, when I began training as a plastic surgeon, I understood something that I had not that day in the kitchen arguing for Thalia to leave Tinos for the boarding school. I learned that the world didn’t see the inside of you, that it didn’t care a whit about the hopes and dreams, and sorrows, that lay masked by skin and bone. It was as simple, as absurd, and as cruel as that. My patients knew this. They saw that much of what they were, would be, or could be hinged on the symmetry of their bone structure, the space between their eyes, their chin length, the tip projection of their nose, whether they had an ideal nasofrontal angle or not. Beauty is an enormous, unmerited gift given randomly, stupidly. And"
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

6. "Part of me thinks it is better to go on as we have, to act as though we don’t know how ill suited we have been for each other. Less painful that way. Perhaps better than this belated offering. This fragile, trembling little glimpse of how it could have been between us. All it will beget is regret, I tell myself, and what good is regret? It brings back nothing. What we have lost is irretrievable. And yet when my mother says, Isn’t it beautiful, Markos? I say to her, It is, Mamá. It is beautiful, and as something begins to break wide open inside me I reach over and take my mother’s hand in mine."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

7. "Dio mene misli da je bolje da nastavimo kao i dosad, da se ponašamo kao da ne znamo koliko smo zanemarivali jedno drugo. Tako je manje bolno. Možda je bolje nego ova zakasnjela ponuda. Ovaj krhki, uzdrhtao nagovještaj kako su stvari mogle izgledati između nas. Iz toga će se samo izroditi žaljenje, kažem sebi, a kakva korist od žaljenja? Ono ništa ne može vratiti. Ono što smo izgubili je nepovratno."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

8. "Sad znam da neki ljudi proživljavaju nesreću onako kao što drugi proživljavaju ljubav: samotno, žestoko i bez zaleđa."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

9. "of you ask me for more. It’s late, and we have a long day of travel ahead of us, Pari, you and I. You will need your sleep tonight. And you too, Abdullah."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

10. "La verità è che, malgrado le difficoltà insormontabili, tutti noi aspettiamo sempre che ci succeda qualcosa di straordinario."
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

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