The Wise Man's Fear: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two Quotes

Patrick Rothfuss
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It was the patient, cut-flower sound of a man who is waiting to die.”
-- Narrator (Prologue)

Importance: This statement implies the immense strain that Kvothe’s experiences have placed on his perspective of life. He feels as though he is older than his years. Rothfuss repeats this quote at the end of the Epilogue as well to demonstrate that Kvothe feels burdened every night.

If it’s something everyone knows, I can’t afford to ask.
-- Kvothe (chapter 2)

Importance: Kvothe demonstrates that he excels at adapting to different circumstances. He gathers observations about his surroundings and uses this information to fit into the proper setting. This skill is especially useful during Kvothe’s travels when he encounters new cultures with which he is unfamiliar.

I don’t wonder why they talk. I wonder what they say.
-- Kvothe (chapter 3)

Importance: Kvothe expresses his comfort with having established a reputation among his peers during his youth at the University. He acknowledges...

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