Top 60+ 'Name Of The Wind' Quotes From The Fantasy Novel

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'Name Of The Wind' is a fantasy novel written by Patrick Rothfuss, and is a heroic novel known as the king killer chronicle.

The novel is about the character named Kvothe who lost his parents, and now his only goal is to survive in the wild and cruel world. This book will have you glued to it for its writing style, plot and dynamics.

If you are a fan, or jus a keen reader, and have read a similar fantasy novel to that of 'Name Of The Wind', then you will definitely want to check out the following quotes. This might lead you to read the novel once more if you’ve already read it, and it will urge you to read if you haven’t read it. Here are the best 'Name Of The Wind' quotes from the fantasy novel that will have you glued to the story, from 'Name Of The Wind' friend quotes, plus love and anger quotes.

If you like this article, make sure to check out 'Throne of the Glass' quotes and 'Six Of Crows' quotes from our collection.

Patrick Rothfuss Quotes From'Name Of The Wind'

The novel itself has a very philosophical aspect to it, making the genre preferred by wide range of readers. The dialogue is in fact very relatable which gives the novel a realistic point of view. Read on for some of the best Patrick Rothfuss quotes along with various 'Name Of The Wind' friend quotes and 'Name Of The Wind' quotes love to enrich the faculty of your mind.

'Name of the Wind' is regarded as a classic.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

2. “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 bring tears from the hardest hearts.”

- Patrick Roth fuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

3. “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, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

4. “Power is okay, and stupidity is usually harmless. Power and stupidity together are dangerous.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

5. “Perhaps the greatest faculty minds possess is the ability to cope with pain.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

7. “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 Roth Fuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

8. “Bones mend. Regret stays with you forever.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

10. “There are two sure ways to lose a friend, one is to borrow, the other is to lend.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

11. “Too much truth confuses the facts. Too much honesty makes you sound insincere.”

- Patrick Roth fuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

12. “Anger can keep you warm at night, and wounded pride can spur a man to wondrous things.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

13. “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.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

14. “The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

15. “Dawn was coming. The Way stone Inn lay in silence, and it was a silence of three parts.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

16. “Wisdom precludes boldness.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

17. “I needed to let them know they couldn't hurt me. I've learned that the best way to stay safe is to make your enemies think you can't be hurt.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

18. “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.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

19. “Last is the door of death. The final resort. Nothing can hurt us after we are dead, or so we have been told.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

20. “I'll see you where the roads meet.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

'Name Of The Wind' Quotes Anger And Dangerous

This novel is a perfect combination of friendship, anger, time, wisdom, love and a great amount of heroic nature. Here are some interesting Patrick Rothfuss quotes from the novel along with Elodin quotes ‘Name Of The Wind’ and Lettuce ‘Name Of The Wind’ quotes.

'Name Of The Wind' enjoys a great fan following all over the world.

21. “You are not wise enough to fear me as I should be feared. You do not know the first note of the music that moves me.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

22. “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.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

23. “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,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

25. “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,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

26. “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,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

27. “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,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

28. “We are more than the parts that form us.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

29. “Everyone thinks chemistry and alchemy are so similar, but they’re really not. They’re not even related. They just happen to live in the same house.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

30. “Nobles’ sons are one of nature’s great destructive forces, like floods or tornadoes. When you’re struck with one of these catastrophes, the only thing an average man can do is grit his teeth and try to minimize the damage.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

31. “It was one of those perfect autumn days so common in stories and so rare in the real world.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, 'The Name Of The Wind'.

32. “Isn't that the way of the world? We want the sweet things, but we need the unpleasant ones.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘Book The Name Of The Wind’.

34. “Someone's parents have been singing entirely the wrong sort of songs.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘Book The Name Of The Wind’.

35. “I only know one story. But oftentimes small pieces seem to be stories themselves.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘Book The Name Of The Wind’.

36. “Congratulations. That was the stupidest thing I've ever seen. Ever.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

37. “It's hard to be wrongfully accused, but it's worse when the people looking down on you are clods who have never read a book or travelled more than twenty miles from the place they were born.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

38. “Damn chicken. Come eat your dinner. I'm cold.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

39. “Do you just want to get by? Or do you want to make me proud?”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

40. “Just pity him, my boy. Tomorrow we'll be on our way, but he'll have to keep his own disagreeable company until the day he dies.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

41. “A poet is a musician who can't sing.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

42. “No hard feelings about that time in the Crucible when you mixed my salts and I was nearly blind for a day. No. No, really, drink up!”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

43. “When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

44. “Call a jack a jack. Call a spade a spade. But always call a whore a lady. Their lives are hard enough, and it never hurts to be polite.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

45. “You lack the requisite spine and testicular fortitude to study under me.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

46. “It wasn't even a good note. 'If you are reading this I am probably dead.' What sort of a note is that?”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

47. “You may have heard of me.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

48. “It is a word. 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 Name Of The Wind’.

49. “When necessity demands it, I'm an excellent liar. Not the noblest of skills, but useful. It ties closely to acting and storytelling, and I learned all three from my father, who was a master craftsman.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

50. “I guess I'm doomed to die loveless.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

51. “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, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

Patrick Rothfuss Quotes About Women And Love

The story  focuses on the character named Kvothe, who faces a lot prejudice people wherever he goes. He fights through the judgements of society, love and different perspective on the worldly things. Read on for some of the best Patrick Rothfuss quotes from the novel to ignite the sparks of innocence in your free mind and the courage to 'call a spade a spade'.

52. “You see, women are like fires, like flames. Some women are like candles, bright and friendly. Some are like single sparks, or embers, like fireflies for chasing on summer nights. Some are like campfires, all light and heat for a night and willing to be left after. Some women are like hearth fires, not much to look at but underneath they are all warm red coal that burns a long, long while.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

54. “She taught me I should never do anything in private I did not want talked about in public, and cautioned me not to talk in my sleep.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

55. “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, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

56. “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, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

57. “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, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

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

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

59. “I guess I'm destined to be loveless.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

60. “I can't count the men who have tried to seduce me away from my virtue by teaching me how to defend it.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

61. “Its 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, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

62. “Suddenly the story she tells herself in her own head changes. She transforms. She isn't seen as beautiful. She is beautiful, seen.”

- Patrick Rothfuss, ‘The Name Of The Wind’.

63. “I have, of course, been called many other things. Most of them uncouth, although very few were unearned.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

64. “I knew it to be good advice, and ignored it.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,'The Name Of The Wind'.

65. “You wouldn't think a girl in bandages with a blackened eye could be beautiful, but Denna was. Lovely as the moon: not flawless, perhaps, but perfect.”

- Patrick Rothfuss,‘The Name Of The Wind’.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Name Of The Wind' quotes, then why not take a look at [LOTR quotes], or J.R.R. Tolkien quotes.

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