Inspirational Patrick Rothfuss Quotes

Patrick Rothfuss (born June 6, 1973) is an American writer of epic fantasy. Below is a collection of Inspirational Patrick Rothfuss Quotes.

Patrick Rothfuss Quotes

Patrick Rothfuss Quotes
Patrick Rothfuss Quotes

“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

“All the truth in the world is held in stories.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“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

“Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“The best lies about me are the ones I told.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“Perhaps the greatest faculty our minds possess is the ability to cope with pain. Classic thinking teaches us of the four doors of the mind, which everyone moves through according to their need.”
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

“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

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

“Knowing your own ignorance is the first step to enlightenment.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“First is the door of sleep. Sleep offers us a retreat from the world and all its pain. 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 by stepping through the first door.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“Second is the door of forgetting. Some wounds are too deep to heal, or too deep to heal quickly. In addition, many memories are simply painful, and there is no healing to be done. The saying ‘time heals all wounds’ is false. Time heals most wounds. The rest are hidden behind this door.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“Third is the door of madness. 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

“I’ve waited a long time to show these flowers how pretty you are.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“We are more than the parts that form us.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“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

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

“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

“Books are a poor substitute for female companionship, but they are easier to find.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“The boy grows upward, but the girl grows up.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“Bones mend. Regret stays with you forever.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

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