Citati iz knjige „And the Mountains Echoed“ autora Khaled Hosseini

Out beyond ideas
of wrongdoing and rightdoing,
there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.
—JELALUDDIN RUMI, 13th century
A finger had to be cut, to save the hand.
some laughed, some hurried past for fear
It is impossible to read Hosseini’s novels without feeling at times that your heart is being ripped out and yet somehow you finish the novel feeling as if you have been given a very special gift’ *****
He said that if culture was a house, then language was the key to the front door, to all the rooms inside.
I swear, since seeing Your face,
the whole world is fraud and fantasy.
The garden is bewildered as to what is leaf or blossom.
The distracted birds can’t distinguish the birdseed from the snare.
A Rumi poem, one from Mullah Shekib’s teachings.
Everything she did—the way she spoke, the way she walked, dressed, smiled—was a novelty to me
one is well served by a degree of both humility and charity when judging the inner workings of another person’s heart
winter and its icicles
Heartbreaking’#8217; Grazia ‘#8216;A multi-generational saga of familial love, honour, sacrifice and betrayal,
As it approached the village from the direction of the mountains, the earth shook with each of its footfalls.

As it approached the village from the direction of the mountains, the earth shook with each of its footfalls.

Every day, he labored from dawn to sundown, plowing his field and turning the soil and tending to his meager pistachio trees.
beyond ideas
of wrongdoing and rightdoing,
there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.
—JELALUDDIN RUMI, 13th century
Do you understand, Abdullah, how this was an act of mercy? The potion that erased these memories? It was Baba Ayub’s reward for passing the div’s second test.
“Today I have seen the charm, the beauty, the unfathomable grace of the face that I was looking for.” She smiled. “Rumi.
“You’ll be close by.”

“Yes.”

“Until we’re old.”

“Very old.”

“For always.”

“Yes, for always.”
Nothing good came free. Even love. You paid for all things. And if you were poor, suffering was your currency.
But then it passed, as all things do. It passed.
Out beyond ideas

of wrongdoing and rightdoing,

there is a field.

I’ll meet you there.

—JELALUDDIN RUMI, 13th century
‘A touching story of love across time and continents’ Sunday Express
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