The Kite Runner Quotes Flashcard Example #1148

The chill between Baba and me thawed a little. And the reason for that was kites.
Fathers and son
Amir
Chapter 6, page 46
He walked to me, curled his arm around my neck, and gave my brow a single kiss.
“I am moftakhir, Amir,” he said. Proud.
His eyes gleamed when he said that and ai liked being on the receiving and of that look.
Fathers and sons
Amir & Baba
Chapter 11, page 122
If i changed my mind and asked for a bigger, fancier kite, Baba would buy it for me – but then he’d buy it for Hassan, too.
Sometimes I wished he wouldn’t do that. Wished he’d let me be the favourite.
Fathers and sons
Amir
Chapter 6, page 48
It should have been just the two of us – that was the way i wanted it.
Fathers and sons
Amir
Chapter 8, page 77
A loyal Hazara. Loyal as a dog.
Friendship ; Sacrifice
Assef
Chapter 7, page 68
Tears were sliding down his cheeks. I reached across my seat, slung my arm around him, pulled him close. He rested his head on my shoulder. “He took you for someone else”, I whispered.
Friendship
Amir
Chapter 2, page 7
I imagine the animal sees that it’s imminent demise is for a higher purpose.
Sacrifice
Amir (memory)
Chapter 7, page 72
Then he Ali would remind us that there was a brotherhood between people who had fed from the same breast, a kinship that not even time could break.
Friendship
Amir
Chapter 2, page 10
under the same roof, we spoke our first words.
Mine was Baba.
His was Amir. My name.
Friendship
Amir
Chapter 2, page 11
He cupped his hands around his mouth “For you a thousand times over!” he said. Then he smiled his Hassan smile and disappeared around the corner.
Friendship
Amir
Chapter 7, page 63
I knew I was being cruel, like when I’d taunt him he didn’t know some big word. But there was something fascinating – albeit in a sick way – about teasing Hassan.
Betrayal
Amir
Chapter 6, page 11
Next to me, Hassan held the spool, his hands already bloodied by the string.
Betrayal
Amir
Chapter 7, page 60
I opened my mouth, almost said something. Almost. The rest of my life might have turned out differently if I had.
Betrayal
Amir
Chapter 7, page 69
I caught a glimpse of his face. Saw the resignation in it. It was a look I’d seen before. It was the looks of the lamb.
Sacrifice
Amir
Chapter 7, page 71
He knew I betrayed him yet he was reaching me once again
Betrayal
Amir
Chapter 9, page 98
“Hit me back!” I snapped. Hassan looked from the stain on his chest to me. “Get up! Hit me!” I said.
Guilt
Amir
Chapter 8, page 86
“You’re a coward!” I said. “Nothing but a godd*mn coward!”
Guilt
Amir
Chapter 8, page 86
Hassan was smeared in red like he’d been shot by a firing squad. I fell to my knees, tired, spent, frustrated.
Guilt
Amir
Chapter 8, page 86

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