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  • #1
    John Green
    “Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #2
    John Green
    “I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not fuck, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together in the most innocent sense of the phrase. But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating. So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was hurricane.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #3
    John Green
    “It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #4
    John Green
    “He—that's Simon Bolivar—was shaken by the overwhelming revelation that the headlong race between his misfortunes and his dreams was at that moment reaching the finish line. The rest was darkness. Damn it," he sighed. "'How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!'

    "So what's the labyrinth?" I asked her.

    "That's the mystery, isn't it? Is the labyrinth living or dying? Which is he trying to escape—the world or the end of it?”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #5
    John Green
    “We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #6
    John Green
    “You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #7
    John Green
    “It's only forever...
    Not long at all.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #8
    John Green
    “The snow may be falling in the winter of my discontent, but at least I've got sarcastic company.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #9
    John Green
    “it was not enough to be the last guy she kissed. i wanted to be the last one she loved.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #10
    John Green
    “A woman so strong she burns heaven and drenches hell.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #11
    “How will we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?”
    John Green, Alaska, Looking for Alaska

  • #12
    John Green
    “Last words are always harder to remember when no one knows that someone's about to die.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska



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