10 Truths from the Fiction of Khaled Hosseini

By March 4, 2016March 4th, 2018Authors, Quotations

Khaled Hosseini (Born March 4th 1965) is one of the greatest writers of our time, and thanks to a worldwide publishing market, many of the wonders of Afghanistan have been brought to life for people in the West. His novels may be fiction but they are full of truths that hold up wherever you are in the world.

If you haven’t yet read any of the author’s works then they come highly recommended, and you may need tissues! Here are 10 truths from the author taken from the fiction he writes, including some of my favourite quotes.

Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.

From A Thousand Splendid Suns

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I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us.

From And the Mountain’s Echoed

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There is only one sin. and that is theft… when you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.

From The Kite Runner

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A society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated…

From A Thousand Splendid Suns

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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.

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Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them with your favorite colors.

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Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always

From A Thousand Splendid Suns

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And that’s the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.

From The Kite Runner

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

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For you, a thousand times over

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Hosseini really does have a way with words and his novels stay with you, always.



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