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Quotes by John Green

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Wikipedia Summary for John Green

John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author, YouTube content creator, and podcaster. He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and has had several of his subsequent books debut at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list, including his most popular novel, The Fault in Our Stars. The 2014 film adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars opened at number one at the box office and was a commercial and critical success. In 2014, Green was included in Time magazine's list of The 100 Most Influential People in the World. Another film based on a Green novel, Paper Towns, was released on July 24, 2015.

Aside from being a novelist, Green is well known for his online content creation, most notably his YouTube ventures. In 2007, he launched the Vlogbrothers channel with his brother, Hank Green. Since then, John and Hank have launched events such as Project for Awesome and VidCon and created a number of online series, including Crash Course, an educational channel teaching literature, history, science, and other topics. John also hosts the weekly comedy podcast Dear Hank & John and hosted the essay podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed, the latter of which he adapted into a book of the same name.

Quote: The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. by author John Green overlaid on photo of group of people inside the room in grayscale photo
Photo Credit: Brooke Cagle

The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.




Quote: Something about looking up always makes me feel like I'm falling. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Something about looking up always makes me feel like I'm falling.


Quote: I would never slay the dragon, because the dragon was also me. by author John Green overlaid on photo of green forest during daytime
Photo Credit: Rural Explorer

I would never slay the dragon, because the dragon was also me.


Quote: You listen to people so that you can imagine them, and you hear all the terrible and wonderful things people do to themselves and to one another, but in the end the listening exposes you even more than it exposes the people you're trying to listen to. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You listen to people so that you can imagine them, and you hear all the terrible and wonderful things people do to themselves and to one another, but in the end the listening exposes you even more than it exposes the people you're trying to listen to.


Quote: YOU are valuable and rare and worthy of love. by author John Green overlaid on photo of yellow labrador retriever puppy sitting on floor
Photo Credit: Taylor Kopel

YOU are valuable and rare and worthy of love.


Quote: Love is the most common miracle. by author John Green overlaid on photo of person holding brown pencil
Photo Credit: Neven Krcmarek

Love is the most common miracle.


Quote: There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't. by author John Green overlaid on photo of flying blue and green hummingbird
Photo Credit: Zdeněk Macháček

There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't.


Quote: That's who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of. by author John Green overlaid on photo of white ceramic mug with coffee on brown wooden table
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

That's who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of.


Quote: We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken. by author John Green overlaid on photo of low angle view of blue clouds
Photo Credit: Matthew McBrayer

We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.


Quote: Some people have lives; some people have music. by author John Green overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of person
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

Some people have lives; some people have music.


Quote: He responded a few minutes later. Okay. I wrote back. Okay. He responded: Oh, my God, stop flirting with me! by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

He responded a few minutes later. Okay. I wrote back. Okay. He responded: Oh, my God, stop flirting with me!


Quote: Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.


Quote: As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slow, and then all at once. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slow, and then all at once.


Quote: It is saying these things that keeps us from falling apart. And maybe by imagining these futures we can make them real, and maybe not, but either way we must imagine them. The light rushes out and floods in. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It is saying these things that keeps us from falling apart. And maybe by imagining these futures we can make them real, and maybe not, but either way we must imagine them. The light rushes out and floods in.


Quote: Random questions are the least random of all questions. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Random questions are the least random of all questions.


Quote: He loved the scratching of pencil against paper when he was focused: it meant something was happening. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

He loved the scratching of pencil against paper when he was focused: it meant something was happening.


Quote: Why is it upset? Shouldn't it be downset? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Why is it upset? Shouldn't it be downset?


Quote: Standing in line is a form of oppression. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Standing in line is a form of oppression.


Quote: You like someone who can't like you back because unrequited love can survive in a way that once-requited love cannot. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You like someone who can't like you back because unrequited love can survive in a way that once-requited love cannot.


Quote: Missing her kept him awake more than the coffee. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Missing her kept him awake more than the coffee.


Quote: This is why we call people exes, I guess because the paths that cross in the middle end up separating at the end. It's too easy to see an X as a cross-out. It's not, because there's no way to cross out something like that. The X is a diagram of two paths. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

This is why we call people exes, I guess because the paths that cross in the middle end up separating at the end. It's too easy to see an X as a cross-out. It's not, because there's no way to cross out something like that. The X is a diagram of two paths.


Quote: I'm not up for laughing, but their laughter makes the room feel safer, so we begin to explore. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I'm not up for laughing, but their laughter makes the room feel safer, so we begin to explore.


Quote: But monotony doesn't make for painlessness. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But monotony doesn't make for painlessness.


Quote: Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war.


Quote: You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world. But you do have some say in who hurts you. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world. But you do have some say in who hurts you.


Quote: It is so hard to leave until you leave and then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It is so hard to leave until you leave and then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.


Quote: I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once.


Quote: Books--they weren't ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Books--they weren't ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions.


Quote: This is what I love about novels -- both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss to be with you where you are. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

This is what I love about novels -- both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss to be with you where you are.


Quote: I didn't know if I should hug him, and he didn't seem to know if he should hug me, so we just sort of stood there not touching, which to be honest is my preferred form of greeting. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I didn't know if I should hug him, and he didn't seem to know if he should hug me, so we just sort of stood there not touching, which to be honest is my preferred form of greeting.


Quote: I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is improbably biased toward the consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is improbably biased toward the consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed.


Quote: People are such idiots. As if there's something wrong with being in love. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

People are such idiots. As if there's something wrong with being in love.


Quote: You're not boring. You've got to stop saying that or people will start believing you. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You're not boring. You've got to stop saying that or people will start believing you.


Quote: But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring.


Quote: I wasn't possessed by a demon. I was the demon. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I wasn't possessed by a demon. I was the demon.


Quote: My parents always liked it when I cursed in front of them. I could see the pleasure of it in their faces. It signified that I trusted them, that I was myself in front of them. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

My parents always liked it when I cursed in front of them. I could see the pleasure of it in their faces. It signified that I trusted them, that I was myself in front of them.


Quote: It sounded like a dragon breathing in time with me, like I had this pet dragon who was cuddled up next to me and cared enough about me to time his breaths to mine. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It sounded like a dragon breathing in time with me, like I had this pet dragon who was cuddled up next to me and cared enough about me to time his breaths to mine.


Quote: Wounded. Like Caroline Mathers had been a bomb and when she blew up everyone around her was left with embedded shrapnel. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Wounded. Like Caroline Mathers had been a bomb and when she blew up everyone around her was left with embedded shrapnel.


Quote: We were very different, and we disagreed about a lot of things, but he was always so interesting, you know? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

We were very different, and we disagreed about a lot of things, but he was always so interesting, you know?


Quote: The beautiful couple is beautiful. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The beautiful couple is beautiful.


Quote: We only have so long to play in the dirt and ask questions of rivers. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

We only have so long to play in the dirt and ask questions of rivers.


Quote: You deserve a life. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You deserve a life.


Quote: The problem with happy endings, I said, is that they're either not really happy, or not really endings, you know? In real life, some things get better and some things get worse. And then eventually you die. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The problem with happy endings, I said, is that they're either not really happy, or not really endings, you know? In real life, some things get better and some things get worse. And then eventually you die.


Quote: That tastes like hope feels. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

That tastes like hope feels.


Quote: I wasn't disappointed. My expectations had been met. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I wasn't disappointed. My expectations had been met.


Quote: If it doesn't happen to you, it doesn't happen at all. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

If it doesn't happen to you, it doesn't happen at all.


Quote: The Degree to which I am blessed staggers me... the degree to which I take that for granted shames me. -Streetwalking with Jesus. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The Degree to which I am blessed staggers me... the degree to which I take that for granted shames me. -Streetwalking with Jesus.


Quote: The only sentence that begins with 'I' that's true of me is I'm full of shit. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The only sentence that begins with 'I' that's true of me is I'm full of shit.


Quote: We all matter -- maybe less then a lot but always more than none. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

We all matter -- maybe less then a lot but always more than none.


Quote: He's become the one the songs are about, and while part of me knows he's probably worth that, another part is yelling at me to slow the fuck down. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

He's become the one the songs are about, and while part of me knows he's probably worth that, another part is yelling at me to slow the fuck down.


Quote: You can imagine another well-- but never quite perfectly, you know? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You can imagine another well-- but never quite perfectly, you know?


Quote: It's more impressive from a distance, I mean. You can't see the wear on things, you know? You can't see the rust or the weeds or the paint cracking. You see the place as someone once imagined it. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It's more impressive from a distance, I mean. You can't see the wear on things, you know? You can't see the rust or the weeds or the paint cracking. You see the place as someone once imagined it.


Quote: In our hyper-secular world, worship is still inevitable. But it is vital to remember that our gods don't choose us, we choose them. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

In our hyper-secular world, worship is still inevitable. But it is vital to remember that our gods don't choose us, we choose them.


Quote: Teenagers think they are invincible. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Teenagers think they are invincible.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Teenagers think they are invincible" with that sly, stupid smile on their faces, they don't know how right they are. We need never be hopeless, because we can never be irreparably broken. We think that we are invincible because we are. We cannot be born, and we cannot die. Like all energy, we can only change shapes and sizes and manifestations. They forget that when they get old. They get scared of losing and failing. But that part of us greater than the sum of our parts cannot begin and cannot end, and so it cannot fail.


Quote: I'm not asexual. I'm arelationshipal. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I'm not asexual. I'm arelationshipal.


Quote: The light filtered throught the leaves and pine needles above as if through lace, the ground spotted in shadow. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The light filtered throught the leaves and pine needles above as if through lace, the ground spotted in shadow.


Quote: I realized it in waves and we held on to each other crying and I thought, God we must look so lame, but it doesn't matter much when you have just now realized, all the time later, that you are still alive. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I realized it in waves and we held on to each other crying and I thought, God we must look so lame, but it doesn't matter much when you have just now realized, all the time later, that you are still alive.


Quote: We just sat there quiet for a long time, which was fine, and I was thinking about way back in the very beginning in the Literal Heart of Jesus. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

We just sat there quiet for a long time, which was fine, and I was thinking about way back in the very beginning in the Literal Heart of Jesus.


Quote: It's not a value judgment. I'm not saying you're good or generous or kind or whatever. I'm just saying you're memorable. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It's not a value judgment. I'm not saying you're good or generous or kind or whatever. I'm just saying you're memorable.


Quote: It's so weird, to know you're crazy and not be able to do anything about it, you know? It's not like you believe yourself to be normal. You know there is a problem. But you can't figure a way through to fixing it. Because you can't be sure, you know? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It's so weird, to know you're crazy and not be able to do anything about it, you know? It's not like you believe yourself to be normal. You know there is a problem. But you can't figure a way through to fixing it. Because you can't be sure, you know?


Quote: Everyone wanted me to feed them that story--darkness to light, weakness to strength, broken to whole. I wanted it, too. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Everyone wanted me to feed them that story--darkness to light, weakness to strength, broken to whole. I wanted it, too.


Quote: And people are moody, dude. You gotta get used to living with people. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

And people are moody, dude. You gotta get used to living with people.


Quote: I realize that humans lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I realize that humans lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.


Quote: The first few days, I kept checking my phone, waiting for him to reply, but slowly I understood that we were going to be part of each other's past. I still missed him, though. I missed my dad, too. And Harold. I missed everybody. To be alive is to be missing. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The first few days, I kept checking my phone, waiting for him to reply, but slowly I understood that we were going to be part of each other's past. I still missed him, though. I missed my dad, too. And Harold. I missed everybody. To be alive is to be missing.


Quote: Right, except I'm not going to lie to my mom, because what kind of bastard lies to his own mother? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Right, except I'm not going to lie to my mom, because what kind of bastard lies to his own mother?


Quote: When it works, anticipation is far more fulfilling than surprise, because we are reminded that a sunrise is precisely as magnificent as it is inevitable. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

When it works, anticipation is far more fulfilling than surprise, because we are reminded that a sunrise is precisely as magnificent as it is inevitable.


Quote: Everyone wants to leave an extraordinary life. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Everyone wants to leave an extraordinary life.


Quote: You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose.


Quote: I'm not interested in writing for adults. I like them as people! I don't like the way they publish books in that world. Nothing ever gets a chance. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I'm not interested in writing for adults. I like them as people! I don't like the way they publish books in that world. Nothing ever gets a chance.


Quote: The true ninja doesn't make a splash at all. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The true ninja doesn't make a splash at all.


Quote: So we gave up. I'd finally had enough of chasing after a ghost who did not want to be seen. We'd failed, maybe, but some mysteries aren't meant to be solved. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

So we gave up. I'd finally had enough of chasing after a ghost who did not want to be seen. We'd failed, maybe, but some mysteries aren't meant to be solved.


Quote: Maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one . by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one .


Quote: On time for us was thirty minutes before actually started, because the half hour before the first bell was the highlight of our social calendars: standing outside the side door that led into the band room and just talking. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

On time for us was thirty minutes before actually started, because the half hour before the first bell was the highlight of our social calendars: standing outside the side door that led into the band room and just talking.


Quote: Some tourist think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a ciry of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Some tourist think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a ciry of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.


Quote: Isn't it also that on some fundamental level we find it difficult to understand that other people are human beings in the same way that we are? We idealize them as gods or dismiss them as animals. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Isn't it also that on some fundamental level we find it difficult to understand that other people are human beings in the same way that we are? We idealize them as gods or dismiss them as animals.


Quote: It is easy to forget how full the world is of people, full to bursting, and each of them imaginable and consistently misimagined. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It is easy to forget how full the world is of people, full to bursting, and each of them imaginable and consistently misimagined.


Quote: I'm starting to realize that people lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I'm starting to realize that people lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.


Quote: If you act out of a paranoid fear of something happening, you will always make that thing happen. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

If you act out of a paranoid fear of something happening, you will always make that thing happen.


Quote: It's like people believe all you need to do is like the same bands in order to be soulmates. Or book. Oh my god...you like The Outsiders too...it's like we're the same person! No, we're not. It's like we have the same English teacher. There's a difference. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It's like people believe all you need to do is like the same bands in order to be soulmates. Or book. Oh my god...you like The Outsiders too...it's like we're the same person! No, we're not. It's like we have the same English teacher. There's a difference.


Quote: My regret was immediate and permanent and useless. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

My regret was immediate and permanent and useless.


Quote: You live for pretentious metaphors. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You live for pretentious metaphors.


Quote: I give people credit for buying into consumerism. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I give people credit for buying into consumerism.


Quote: There are books which you can't tell people about, books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

There are books which you can't tell people about, books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.


Quote: How can you just be so wrong about something? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

How can you just be so wrong about something?


Quote: They belong to their readers now, which is a great thing -- because the books are more powerful in the hands of my readers than they could ever be in my hands. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

They belong to their readers now, which is a great thing -- because the books are more powerful in the hands of my readers than they could ever be in my hands.


Quote: Destiny is not something that happens all at once-it's something that happens only in retrospect. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Destiny is not something that happens all at once-it's something that happens only in retrospect.


Quote: That brief walk was one of those moments he knew he'd remember and look back on, one of those moments that he'd try to capture in the stories he told. Nothing was happening, really, but the moment was thick with mattering.
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That brief walk was one of those moments he knew he'd remember and look back on, one of those moments that he'd try to capture in the stories he told. Nothing was happening, really, but the moment was thick with mattering.
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Quote: The worst thing that could happen had finally happened. And there was a kind of relief in it, maybe. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The worst thing that could happen had finally happened. And there was a kind of relief in it, maybe.


Quote: She didn't leave me enough to discover her, but she left me enough to rediscover the Great Perhaps. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

She didn't leave me enough to discover her, but she left me enough to rediscover the Great Perhaps.


Quote: It sucked having a dead person in your family and I knew what he meant about seeking solace in the old light...because you can't let the light catch up with the present. Otherwise you'd forget. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It sucked having a dead person in your family and I knew what he meant about seeking solace in the old light...because you can't let the light catch up with the present. Otherwise you'd forget.


Quote: You can't know what an experience will mean to future-you until you are future-you. You need millions of seconds of perspective, which ultimately, only time can buy. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You can't know what an experience will mean to future-you until you are future-you. You need millions of seconds of perspective, which ultimately, only time can buy.


Quote: It is not my fault that my parents own the world's largest collection of black Santas. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It is not my fault that my parents own the world's largest collection of black Santas.


Quote: Nostalgia is inevitably a yearning for a past that never existed and when I'm writing, there are no bees to sting me out of my sentimentality. For me at least, fiction is the only way I can even begin to twist my lying memories into something true. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Nostalgia is inevitably a yearning for a past that never existed and when I'm writing, there are no bees to sting me out of my sentimentality. For me at least, fiction is the only way I can even begin to twist my lying memories into something true.


Quote: I needed, I decided, to really know her, because I needed more to remember. Before I could begin the shameful process of forgetting the how and the why of her living and dying, I needed to learn it: How. Why. When. Where. What. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I needed, I decided, to really know her, because I needed more to remember. Before I could begin the shameful process of forgetting the how and the why of her living and dying, I needed to learn it: How. Why. When. Where. What.


Quote: They were angry, I thought. Horrified. These teenagers, with their hormones, making out beneath a video broadcasting the shattered voice of a former father. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

They were angry, I thought. Horrified. These teenagers, with their hormones, making out beneath a video broadcasting the shattered voice of a former father.


Quote: Like they just wanted to enjoy The Gus Waters Show while it was still in town. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Like they just wanted to enjoy The Gus Waters Show while it was still in town.


Quote: Writing is something you do alone. It's a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Writing is something you do alone. It's a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it.


Quote: When you're as charming and physically attractive as myself, it's easy enough to win over people you meet. But getting strangers to love you...now, that's the trick. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

When you're as charming and physically attractive as myself, it's easy enough to win over people you meet. But getting strangers to love you...now, that's the trick.


Quote: I hated talking, and I hated listening to everyone else stumble on their words and try to phrase things in the vaguest possible way so they wouldn't sound dumb. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I hated talking, and I hated listening to everyone else stumble on their words and try to phrase things in the vaguest possible way so they wouldn't sound dumb.


Quote: I do my precalc homework, and then when I'm done I actually sit with the textbook for like three hours and try to understand what I just did. That's the kind of weekend it is -- the kind where you have so much time you go past the answers and start looking into the ideas. by author John Green overlaid on photo of John Green quote; white text on black background

I do my precalc homework, and then when I'm done I actually sit with the textbook for like three hours and try to understand what I just did. That's the kind of weekend it is -- the kind where you have so much time you go past the answers and start looking into the ideas.


Quote: The pleasure isn't in doing the thing, the pleasure is in planning it. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The pleasure isn't in doing the thing, the pleasure is in planning it.


Quote: I'm not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I'm not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is.


Quote: Both my parents are therapists, which means that I am really goddamned well adjusted. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Both my parents are therapists, which means that I am really goddamned well adjusted.


Quote: There is no try. There is only do. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

There is no try. There is only do.


Quote: Honestly, I don't even like my type of girl that much, let alone other types. Not that I'm asexual or something -- I just find Romance Drama unbearable. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Honestly, I don't even like my type of girl that much, let alone other types. Not that I'm asexual or something -- I just find Romance Drama unbearable.


Quote: I like us. I like that we've got our own way of doing things. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I like us. I like that we've got our own way of doing things.


Quote: Nobody ever says anything is too bad to be true. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Nobody ever says anything is too bad to be true.


Quote: I've got a theory about uniforms. I think they design them so that you become, like, a nonperson, so that you're not Daisy Ramirez, a Human Being, but instead a thing that brings people pizza and exchanges their tickets for plastic dinosaurs. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I've got a theory about uniforms. I think they design them so that you become, like, a nonperson, so that you're not Daisy Ramirez, a Human Being, but instead a thing that brings people pizza and exchanges their tickets for plastic dinosaurs.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

I've got a theory about uniforms. I think they design them so that you become, like, a nonperson, so that you're not Daisy Ramirez, a Human Being, but instead a thing that brings people pizza and exchanges their tickets for plastic dinosaurs. It's like the uniform is designed to hide me.


Quote: I thought about how everyone always seemed slightly uncomfortable when discussing their fathers in front of me. They always seemed worried I'd be reminded of my fatherlessness, as if I could somehow forget. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I thought about how everyone always seemed slightly uncomfortable when discussing their fathers in front of me. They always seemed worried I'd be reminded of my fatherlessness, as if I could somehow forget.


Quote: Peter Van Houten was the only person I'd ever come across who seemed to (a) understand what it's
like to be dying, and (b) not have died. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Peter Van Houten was the only person I'd ever come across who seemed to (a) understand what it's
like to be dying, and (b) not have died.


Quote: I told myself -- as I've told myself before -- that the body shuts down when the pain gets too bad, that consciousness is temporary, that this will pass. But just like always, I didn't slip away. I was left on the shore with the waves washing over me, unable to drown. by author John Green overlaid on photo of John Green quote; white text on black background

I told myself -- as I've told myself before -- that the body shuts down when the pain gets too bad, that consciousness is temporary, that this will pass. But just like always, I didn't slip away. I was left on the shore with the waves washing over me, unable to drown.


Quote: Your driving is unpleasant, but it isn't technically unsafe. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Your driving is unpleasant, but it isn't technically unsafe.


Quote: How will you -- you personally -- ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

How will you -- you personally -- ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?


Quote: Apparently, the world is not a wish-granting factory. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Apparently, the world is not a wish-granting factory.


Quote: There is no best and no worst, ...those judgments have no real meaning because there is only what is. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

There is no best and no worst, ...those judgments have no real meaning because there is only what is.


Quote: For she had embodied the Great Perhaps -- she had proved to me that it was worth it to leave behind my minor life for grander maybes, and now she was gone and with her my faith in perhaps. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

For she had embodied the Great Perhaps -- she had proved to me that it was worth it to leave behind my minor life for grander maybes, and now she was gone and with her my faith in perhaps.


Quote: I just want to do something that matters. Or be something that matters. I just want to matter. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I just want to do something that matters. Or be something that matters. I just want to matter.


Quote: But what I want to know is, is there a you independent of circumstances? Is there a way-down-deep me who is an actual, real person, the same person if she has money or not, the same if she goes to this school or that school? Or am I only a set of circumstances?
-Aza. by author John Green overlaid on photo of John Green quote; white text on black background

But what I want to know is, is there a you independent of circumstances? Is there a way-down-deep me who is an actual, real person, the same person if she has money or not, the same if she goes to this school or that school? Or am I only a set of circumstances?
-Aza.


Quote: As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist.


Quote: High School made me realize that the people who say they will never change, are always the ones who change the most. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

High School made me realize that the people who say they will never change, are always the ones who change the most.


Quote: Illness is a story told in the past tense. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Illness is a story told in the past tense.


Quote: Thoughts are only thoughts. They are not you. You do belong to yourself, even when your thoughts don't. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Thoughts are only thoughts. They are not you. You do belong to yourself, even when your thoughts don't.


Quote: We all romanticize the people we adore. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

We all romanticize the people we adore.


Quote: She cannot possibly be dead, people do not just die. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

She cannot possibly be dead, people do not just die.


Quote: I think teenagers bring a lot of intellectual sophistication. They're wrestling with big questions. It's just that, a lot of times they do that separately from adults. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I think teenagers bring a lot of intellectual sophistication. They're wrestling with big questions. It's just that, a lot of times they do that separately from adults.


Quote: These kids, they're like tied-down helium balloons. They strain against the string and strain against it, and then something happens, and that string gets cut, and they just float away. ... But once that string gets cut, kid, you can't uncut it. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

These kids, they're like tied-down helium balloons. They strain against the string and strain against it, and then something happens, and that string gets cut, and they just float away. ... But once that string gets cut, kid, you can't uncut it.


Quote: But once that string gets cut, kid, you can't uncut it. Do you get what I'm saying? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But once that string gets cut, kid, you can't uncut it. Do you get what I'm saying?


Quote: The internet is necessarily public. It can be filtered-public or censored-public, but it necessarily has to be open and available. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The internet is necessarily public. It can be filtered-public or censored-public, but it necessarily has to be open and available.


Quote: You're awfully philosophical for a girl that just got busted. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You're awfully philosophical for a girl that just got busted.


Quote: I just did some calculations and I've been able to determine that you're full of shit. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I just did some calculations and I've been able to determine that you're full of shit.


Quote: I don't think you can ever fill the empty space with the thing you lost. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I don't think you can ever fill the empty space with the thing you lost.


Quote: It was not an eventful day. I should have done extraordinary things. I should have sucked the marrow out of life. But on that day, I slept eighteen hours out of a possible twenty-four. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It was not an eventful day. I should have done extraordinary things. I should have sucked the marrow out of life. But on that day, I slept eighteen hours out of a possible twenty-four.


Quote: Imagining isn't perfect. You can't get all the way inside someone else...But imagining being someone else, or the world being something else, is the only way in. It is the machine that kills fascists. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Imagining isn't perfect. You can't get all the way inside someone else...But imagining being someone else, or the world being something else, is the only way in. It is the machine that kills fascists.


Quote: Okay, maybe I'm not such a shitty writer. But I can't pull my ideas together, Van Houten. My thoughts are stars I can't fathom into constellations. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Okay, maybe I'm not such a shitty writer. But I can't pull my ideas together, Van Houten. My thoughts are stars I can't fathom into constellations.


Quote: In the dark beside me, she smelled of sweat and sunshine and vanilla,. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

In the dark beside me, she smelled of sweat and sunshine and vanilla,.


Quote: This is the Homosexuality Is An Abomination Club, right? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

This is the Homosexuality Is An Abomination Club, right?


Quote: Bro, it's dark. You can't go to a strange building with a mysterious address in the dark. Haven't you ever seen a horror movie? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Bro, it's dark. You can't go to a strange building with a mysterious address in the dark. Haven't you ever seen a horror movie?


Quote: Best day of my life was January 9, 1997. I was eight years old and my mom and I went to the zoo on a class trip. I liked the bears. She liked the monkeys. Best day ever. End of story. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Best day of my life was January 9, 1997. I was eight years old and my mom and I went to the zoo on a class trip. I liked the bears. She liked the monkeys. Best day ever. End of story.


Quote: The whole passage was underlined in bleeding, water-soaked black ink. But there was another ink, this one a crisp blue, post-flood, and an arrow led from How will I ever get out of this labyrinth! to a margin note written in her loop-heavy cursive: Straight and Fast. by author John Green overlaid on photo of John Green quote; white text on black background

The whole passage was underlined in bleeding, water-soaked black ink. But there was another ink, this one a crisp blue, post-flood, and an arrow led from How will I ever get out of this labyrinth! to a margin note written in her loop-heavy cursive: Straight and Fast.


Quote: Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. That's the problem. Bolívar was talking about the pain, not about the living or dying. How do you get out of the labyrinth of suffering? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. That's the problem. Bolívar was talking about the pain, not about the living or dying. How do you get out of the labyrinth of suffering?


Quote: She'd obviously read the book many times before, and so she read flawlessly and confidently, and I could hear her smile in the reading of it, and the sound of that smile made me think that maybe I would like novels better if Alaska Young read them to me. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

She'd obviously read the book many times before, and so she read flawlessly and confidently, and I could hear her smile in the reading of it, and the sound of that smile made me think that maybe I would like novels better if Alaska Young read them to me.


Quote: Ya'all smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Ya'all smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die.


Quote: I was not taking my prescription quite as often as I was technically supposed to. Partly, I kept forgetting, but also there was something else I couldn't quite identify, some way-down fear that taking a pill to become myself was wrong. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I was not taking my prescription quite as often as I was technically supposed to. Partly, I kept forgetting, but also there was something else I couldn't quite identify, some way-down fear that taking a pill to become myself was wrong.


Quote: Prick us we bleed, prick him he pops. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Prick us we bleed, prick him he pops.


Quote: Principled hate is a hell of a lot stronger than Boy, I wish you hadn't mummified me and thrown me into the lake hate. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Principled hate is a hell of a lot stronger than Boy, I wish you hadn't mummified me and thrown me into the lake hate.


Quote: But this was the truth, a pitiful boy who desperately wanted not to be pitiful, screaming and crying, poisoned by an infected G-tube that kept him alive, but not alive enough. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But this was the truth, a pitiful boy who desperately wanted not to be pitiful, screaming and crying, poisoned by an infected G-tube that kept him alive, but not alive enough.


Quote: I didn't want to look at them, so I looked away, and to look away was to look at Augustus. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I didn't want to look at them, so I looked away, and to look away was to look at Augustus.


Quote: You'll find my leg under the coffee table. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You'll find my leg under the coffee table.


Quote: But, oh, sweet holy Lord, I would ride that one-legged pony all the way around the corral. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But, oh, sweet holy Lord, I would ride that one-legged pony all the way around the corral.


Quote: I guess I had a hamartia after all. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I guess I had a hamartia after all.


Quote: Sin dolor, no podriamos conocer la alegria. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Sin dolor, no podriamos conocer la alegria.


Quote: I want to leave a mark.
But Van Houten: The marks humans leave are too often scars. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I want to leave a mark.
But Van Houten: The marks humans leave are too often scars.


Quote: Augustus Waters died eight days after his prefuneral, at Memorial, in the ICU, when the cancer, which was made of him, finally stopped his heart, which was also made of him. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Augustus Waters died eight days after his prefuneral, at Memorial, in the ICU, when the cancer, which was made of him, finally stopped his heart, which was also made of him.


Quote: I wanted more time so we could fall in love. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I wanted more time so we could fall in love.


Quote: The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Water's death with was Augustus Waters. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Water's death with was Augustus Waters.


Quote: I believe humans have souls, and I believe in the conservation of souls. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I believe humans have souls, and I believe in the conservation of souls.


Quote: Becoming a father made me much more interested in the parent character in my novels. I've never found parents that interesting. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Becoming a father made me much more interested in the parent character in my novels. I've never found parents that interesting.


Quote: We do an epically bad job of acknowledging one another's work and checking our sources. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

We do an epically bad job of acknowledging one another's work and checking our sources.


Quote: Failing to grapple with complexity actually turns out to be a pretty bad life strategy. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Failing to grapple with complexity actually turns out to be a pretty bad life strategy.


Quote: It turns out that, somehow, there are a tremendous number of things to be optimistic about. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It turns out that, somehow, there are a tremendous number of things to be optimistic about.


Quote: Youth is counted sweetest by those who are no longer young. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Youth is counted sweetest by those who are no longer young.


Quote: Like many people, I feel like celebrating. Remember this feeling. It is human, and can help us understand when others express bloodlust. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Like many people, I feel like celebrating. Remember this feeling. It is human, and can help us understand when others express bloodlust.


Quote: The thing about chameleoning your way through life is that it gets to where nothing is real. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The thing about chameleoning your way through life is that it gets to where nothing is real.


Quote: You cannot invent an algorithm that is as good at recommending books as a good bookseller, and that's the secret weapon of the bookstore -- is that no algorithm will ever understand readers the way that other readers can understand readers. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You cannot invent an algorithm that is as good at recommending books as a good bookseller, and that's the secret weapon of the bookstore -- is that no algorithm will ever understand readers the way that other readers can understand readers.


Quote: Congratulations! You're a woman. Now die. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Congratulations! You're a woman. Now die.


Quote: Maybe life is not about accomplishing some bullshit markers. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Maybe life is not about accomplishing some bullshit markers.


Quote: I don't think ministering requires a religious context. The number one thing is that every parent is extremely worried about their kid. Of course, when a chaplain shows up, that can exacerbate this worry rather than calm it. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I don't think ministering requires a religious context. The number one thing is that every parent is extremely worried about their kid. Of course, when a chaplain shows up, that can exacerbate this worry rather than calm it.


Quote: I realized during my time as a chaplain that I didn't want to be a minister. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I realized during my time as a chaplain that I didn't want to be a minister.


Quote: The nature of the love between a parent and child really is literally stronger than death. As long as either person in that relationship is alive, that relationship is still alive. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The nature of the love between a parent and child really is literally stronger than death. As long as either person in that relationship is alive, that relationship is still alive.


Quote: Dear Jane, Just so you know: e. e. cummings cheated on both of his wives. With prostitutes. Yours, Will Grayson. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Dear Jane, Just so you know: e. e. cummings cheated on both of his wives. With prostitutes. Yours, Will Grayson.


Quote: The ideas of directing attention outward, trying to imagine other people complexly, trying not to see myself as the center of the universe -- these concepts have become important to me, and I hope they're at work in my life on a minute-by-minute basis. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

The ideas of directing attention outward, trying to imagine other people complexly, trying not to see myself as the center of the universe -- these concepts have become important to me, and I hope they're at work in my life on a minute-by-minute basis.


Quote: Breaking up isn't something that gets done to you; its something that happens with you. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Breaking up isn't something that gets done to you; its something that happens with you.


Quote: She taught me everything I knew about crawfish and kissing and pink wine and poetry. She made me different. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

She taught me everything I knew about crawfish and kissing and pink wine and poetry. She made me different.


Quote: History doesn't have a curfew. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

History doesn't have a curfew.


Quote: I hate the rich snots here with a fervent passion I usually reserve only for dental work and my father. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I hate the rich snots here with a fervent passion I usually reserve only for dental work and my father.


Quote: Mental health days only exist for people who have the luxury of saying 'I don't want to deal with things today' and then can take the whole day off, while the rest of us are stuck fighting the fights we always fight, with no one really caring one way or another, unless. by author John Green overlaid on photo of John Green quote; white text on black background

Mental health days only exist for people who have the luxury of saying 'I don't want to deal with things today' and then can take the whole day off, while the rest of us are stuck fighting the fights we always fight, with no one really caring one way or another, unless.


Quote: I told him they built a statue of Schultz, and then he said that a monument is cold comfort to a dead man, and then I said that the statue was built not for Schultz, but for us -- to remind us how to be human. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I told him they built a statue of Schultz, and then he said that a monument is cold comfort to a dead man, and then I said that the statue was built not for Schultz, but for us -- to remind us how to be human.


Quote: High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship -- nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship -- nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change.


Quote: That's part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

That's part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence.


Quote: This is the fear that made fish crawl out onto dry land and evolve lungs, the fear that teaches us to run, the fear that makes us bury our dead. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

This is the fear that made fish crawl out onto dry land and evolve lungs, the fear that teaches us to run, the fear that makes us bury our dead.


Quote: I like this world. I like drinking champagne. I like not smoking. I like Dutch people speaking Dutch. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I like this world. I like drinking champagne. I like not smoking. I like Dutch people speaking Dutch.


Quote: If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane.


Quote: Not the brightest gem in the jewelry shop, but you've got to admire his single-minded dedication to drug abuse. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Not the brightest gem in the jewelry shop, but you've got to admire his single-minded dedication to drug abuse.


Quote: I don't have a favourite book, I have hundreds. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I don't have a favourite book, I have hundreds.


Quote: I was a bit of a Victorian Lady, fainting-wise. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I was a bit of a Victorian Lady, fainting-wise.


Quote: And so that is the question I leave you with in this final: What is your cause for hope? by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

And so that is the question I leave you with in this final: What is your cause for hope?


Quote: They like their coffee like they like their ex-boyfriends: bitter. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

They like their coffee like they like their ex-boyfriends: bitter.


Quote: She has enough black eyeliner on to outline a corpse, and her skin's so pale she looks like she's just broken dawn. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

She has enough black eyeliner on to outline a corpse, and her skin's so pale she looks like she's just broken dawn.


Quote: It was nice -- in the dark and the quiet... and her eyes looking back, like there was something in me worth seeing. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

It was nice -- in the dark and the quiet... and her eyes looking back, like there was something in me worth seeing.


Quote: Life is not a wish granting factory. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Life is not a wish granting factory.


Quote: But even if we survive the collapse of our sun, we will not survive forever. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But even if we survive the collapse of our sun, we will not survive forever.


Quote: But I believe in true love, you know? I don't believe that everybody gets to keep their eyes or not get sick or whatever, but everybody should have true love, and it should last at least as long as your life does. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But I believe in true love, you know? I don't believe that everybody gets to keep their eyes or not get sick or whatever, but everybody should have true love, and it should last at least as long as your life does.


Quote: You die in the middle of your life. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You die in the middle of your life.


Quote: But I will say this: When the scientists of the future show up at my house with robot eyes and they tell me to try them on, I will tell the scientists to screw off, because I do not want to see a world without him. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But I will say this: When the scientists of the future show up at my house with robot eyes and they tell me to try them on, I will tell the scientists to screw off, because I do not want to see a world without him.


Quote: Some infinities are bigger than others. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

Some infinities are bigger than others.


Quote: That is the fear. I have lost something important, and I cannot find it, and I need it. It is fear like if someone lost his glasses and went to the glasses store and they told him that the world had run out of glasses and he would have to do without. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

That is the fear. I have lost something important, and I cannot find it, and I need it. It is fear like if someone lost his glasses and went to the glasses store and they told him that the world had run out of glasses and he would have to do without.


Quote: I wrote my first novel and my second novel in Chicago. It was the place where I became a writer. It's my favorite city. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

I wrote my first novel and my second novel in Chicago. It was the place where I became a writer. It's my favorite city.


Quote: But there was nothing I could do to dim the supernovae exploding inside my brain, an endless chain of intra cranial firecrackers. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

But there was nothing I could do to dim the supernovae exploding inside my brain, an endless chain of intra cranial firecrackers.


Quote: You get all these friends just when you don't need friends anymore. by author John Green overlaid on photo of photo of author John Green with quote

You get all these friends just when you don't need friends anymore.


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