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  • #1
    John Green
    “I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #2
    John Green
    “I want to leave a mark.

    But Van Houten: The marks humans leave are too often scars.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #3
    John Green
    “Do you have a Wish?' he asked, referring to this organization, The Genie Foundation, which is in the business of granting sick kids one wish.
    'No' I said. 'I used my Wish pre-Miracle.'
    'What'd you do?'
    I sighed loudly. 'I was thirteen,' I said.
    'Not Disney,' he said.
    I said nothing.
    'You did not go to Disney World.'
    I said nothing.
    'HAZEL GRACE!' he shouted. 'You did not use your one dying Wish to go to Disney World with your parents.'
    'Also Epcot Center,' I mumbled.
    'Oh, my God,' Augustus said. 'I can't believe I had a crush on a girl with such cliché wishes.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #4
    John Green
    “If you don't live a life in service of a greater good, you've gotta at least die a death in service of a greater good, you know? And I fear that I won't get either a life or a death that means anything.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #5
    John Green
    “I'm on a roller coaster that only goes up," he said.

    "And it is my privilege and my responsibility to ride all the way up with you," I said.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #6
    John Green
    “You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you.”
    John Green

  • #7
    John Green
    “Augustus, perhaps you’d like to share your fears with the group.”
    “My fears?”
    “Yes.”
    “I fear oblivion,” he said without a moment’s pause. “I fear it like the proverbial blind man who’s afraid of the dark.”
    “Too soon,” Isaac said, cracking a smile.
    “Was that insensitive?” Augustus asked. “I can be pretty blind to other people’s feelings.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #8
    John Green
    “Thank you for explaining that my eye cancer isn't going to make me deaf. I feel so fortunate that an intellectual giant like yourself would deign to operate on me.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #9
    John Green
    “Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #10
    John Green
    “The worst part of being truly alone is you think about all the times you wished that everyone would just leave you be. Then they do, and you are left being, and you turn out to be terrible company.”
    John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

  • #11
    John Green
    “You're both the fire and the water that extinguishes it. You're the narrator, the protagonist, and the sidekick. You're the storyteller and the story told. You are somebody's something, but you are also your you.”
    John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

  • #12
    John Green
    “Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.”
    John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

  • #13
    John Green
    “We never really talked much or even looked at each other, but it didn't matter because we were looking at the same sky together, which is maybe even more intimate than eye contact anyway. I mean, anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.”
    John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

  • #14
    John Green
    “Your now is not your forever.”
    John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

  • #15
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”
    Fitzgerald F. Scott, The Great Gatsby

  • #16
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby



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