"When ended his speech, people stood up and cheered. They clapped for a long time. Afterward, people shook his hand" (Hosseini 16)
"Do you have to always be the hero? Can't you just let it go for once? But I knew he couldn't-it wasn't in his nature" (Hosseini 122) "Baba had volunteered to take a bullet for the honor of a woman he didn't even know" (Hosseini 125)
"Baba proved them all wrong by not only running his own business but becoming one of the richest merchants in Kabul. Baba and Rahim Khan built a widely successful carpet-exporting business,two pharmacies, and a restaurant" (Hosseini 16)
It's a chance for Amir to have a better future.
"Almost two years we've bought his damn fruits and put money in his pocket and the son of a dog wants to see my license! Does he think I'm a thief? What kind of country is this No one trusts anybody!"(Hosseini 134-135)
"I am moftakhir, Amir, he said. Proud. His eyes gleamed when he said that and I liked being on the receiving end of that look" (Hosseini 139)
"I'd seen the way he winced and rubbed his wrists on damp days. The way sweat erupted on his forehead as he reaches for his bottle of antacids after meals. "Besides, I didn't bring us here for me, did I?" (Hosseini 137)