Important Quotes for the kite runner? 1) What is Amir's strength and which quote best describes it? ( is being good at kite fighting consider a strength?) 2) What quotes will best show the roots(history, family background, beliefs, nationality)  of Amir? I know there are a lot of quotes for these questions but i need a specific quote that fits, any suggestions?

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1)  During Amir's battle with Assef, he suddenly realizes that the pain he is enduring is making him stronger.

My body was broken--just how badly I wouldn't find out until later--but I felt healed. Healed at last. I laughed.

2)  Baba married into royalty, although he was anything but a common man.

     When people scoffed that Baba would never marry well--after all, he was not of royal blood--he wedded my mother... With me as the glaring example, my father molded the world around him to his liking.

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