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Best Name Of The Wind Quotes 2021

Patrick Rothfuss is an author who is most popular for his set of three books, ‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’.

‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’ has won him multiple awards, including the 2007 Quill Award for his introductory novel, ‘The Name Of The Wind’. ‘The Wise Man’s Fear’ was published in March 2011 and reached the number one spot on the New York Times hardback fiction bestseller list.

Rothfuss was born on 6 June 1973 in Madison. He completed his BA in English from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in 1999. He contributed to ‘The Pointer’, the campus paper, and produced a widely circulated parody warning about the Goodtimes Virus. He received an M.A. at Washington State University and returned to teach at Stevens Point.

Patrick Rothfuss ‘Name Of The Wind’ Quotes

Let’s have a look at a few wise quotes about love, anger, innocence, being silent, tears, and more, from the book published in 2007.

1. “Emotions by their very nature are not reasonable things.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

2. “There is a part of her that is only for me. You cannot touch it, no matter how hard you might try.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

3. “It’s like he knows he’s better than you but doesn’t look down on you for it because he knows it’s not your fault.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

4. “Ten times ten thousand books. More than that. More books than you could ever read.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

5. “Beer dulls a memory, the brand sets it burning, but wine is the best for a sore heart’s yearning.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

6. “That’s why stories appeal to us, they give is the clarity and simplicity our real lives lack.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

7. “‘Are you hurt?’ ‘Absolutely,’ I said. ‘Especially in my everywhere.'”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

8. “Power and stupidity together are dangerous.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

9. “It gets tiresome being spoken to as if you are a child, even if you happen to be one.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

10. “You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

11. “And after she has left you I will still be here, making her laugh.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

12. “We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

13. “Power is okay, and stupidity is usually harmless.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

14. “I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. You may have heard of me.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

15. “Using words to talk of words is like using a pencil to draw a picture of itself, on itself. Impossible. Confusing. Frustrating… but there are other ways to understanding.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

16. “I learned to love the feel of good words.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

17. “My parents danced together, her head on his chest. Both had their eyes closed. They seemed so perfectly content.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

18. “I also felt guilty about the three pens I’d stolen, but only for a second. And since there was no convenient way to give them back, I stole a bottle of ink before I left.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

19. “You lack the requisite spine… to study under me.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

20. “You see, women are like fires, like flames. Some women are like candles, bright and friendly.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

21. “The best lies about me are the ones I told.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

22. “Congratulations. That was the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen. Ever.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

23. “Only priests and fools are fearless and I’ve never been on the best of terms with God.”

– Patrick Rothfuss.

24. “The boy grows upward, but the girl grows up.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

25. “I have known her longer, my smile said.”

– Patrick Rothfuss.

26. “It’s a horrible thing to have your body failure, you never think about it when you are young.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

27. “I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in.”

– Patrick Rothfuss, ‘Name Of The Wind’.

Name Of The Wind Quotes

  • Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Remember this son, if you forget everything else. A poet is a musician who can’t sing. Words have to find a man’s mind before they can touch his heart. And, some men’s minds are woeful small targets. Music touches their hearts directly, no matter how small or stubborn the mind of the man who listens.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he’ll look for his own answers.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Patrick Rothfuss quote: There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a...There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind.

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  • So yes. It had flaws, but what does that matter when it comes to matters of the heart? We love what we love. Reason does not enter into it. In many ways, unwise love is the truest love. Anyone can love a thing because. That’s as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Patrick Rothfuss quote: It's like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always...It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Only priests and fools are fearless and I’ve never been on the best of terms with God.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. This is rare and pure and perfect.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts. There are seven words that will make a person love you. There are ten words that will break a strong man’s will. But a word is nothing but a painting of a fire. A name is the fire itself.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Words have to find a man’s mind before they can touch his heart, and some men’s minds are woefully small targets.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Dawn was coming. The Waystone Inn lay in silence, and it was a silence of three parts.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • You are not wise enough to fear me as I should be feared.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Sleep marks passing time, giving us distance from the things that have hurt us. When a person is wounded they will often fall unconscious. Similarly, someone who hears traumatic news will often swoon or faint. This is the mind’s way of protecting itself from pain.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • I have, of course, been called many other things. Most of them uncouth, although very few were unearned

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Congratulations. That was the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen. Ever.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • My parents danced together, her head on his chest. Both had their eyes closed. They seemed so perfectly content. If you can find someone like that, someone who you can hold and close your eyes to the world with, then you’re lucky. Even if it only lasts for a minute or a day. The image of them gently swaying to the music is how I picture love in my mind even after all these years.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • We are more than the parts that form us.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Do not mistake me for my mask. You see light dappling on the water and forget the deep, cold dark beneath.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • If you can find someone like that, someone who you can hold and close your eyes to the world with, then you’re lucky.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • You do not know the first note of the music that moves me.

    Patrick Rothfuss
  • The Waystone was his, just as the third silence was his. This was appropriate, as it was the greatest silence of the three, wrapping the others inside itself. It was deep and wide as autumn’s ending. It was heavy as a great river-smooth stone. It was the patient, cut-flower sound of a man who is waiting to die.

    Patrick Rothfuss

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