Patrick Rothfuss Quotes (5 quotes)
“I'm just very careful with my words when I write. Obsessively careful. I'm the sort of person who worries about the difference between slim and slender.”
Interview with Peter Hodges and Kate Baker
Joking about Joss Whedon on his Patrick Rothfuss: Books from Peter V. Brett - Plus an Interview (14 January 2010) - Official site
“There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.”
By Kvothe, main protagonist of The Kingkiller Chronicle. The quotation is referred to for the first time in chapter 43 of The Name of the Wind. - The Wise Man's Fear (2011)
“All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.”
Le bourgeois gentilhomme (The Bourgeois Gentleman), 1670
“It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.”
As quoted in The Book of Poisonous Quotes (1993) edited by Colin Jarman, p. 232.
“Of all hatreds that the world produces, a wife's hatred for her husband, when she does hate him, is the strongest.”
Phineas Redux (1874)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPatrick Rothfuss
Born: June 6, 1973 (age 45)
Bio: Patrick James Rothfuss is an American fantasy writer and college lecturer. He is the author of the projected three-volume series The Kingkiller Chronicle.