Favourite Quotes: John Green

Hello everyone! Here I go, today’s author is John Green who has some brilliant, wise sayings up his sleeves and now, I am going to reassert them over here. Hope you all enjoy!

 

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”

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

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.”

“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”

“The marks humans leave are too often scars.”

“Oh, I wouldn’t mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”

 

“Thomas Edison’s last words were “It’s very beautiful over there“. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.”

“The world is not a wish-granting factory.”

“Books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.”

“The town was paper, but the memories were not.”

“It’s a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don’t give it the power to do its killing.”

“Maybe ‘okay’ will be our ‘always”

“I’m a grenade and at some point I’m going to blow up and I would like to minimize the casualties, okay?”

“At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it’s over and you’re relieved.”

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. And then there are books like An Imperial Affliction, which you can’t tell people about, books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like betrayal”

“You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful.”

“But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassius note, ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves.”

“I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up, my friend.”

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

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

“Maybe all the strings inside him broke.”

“I’ll fight it. I’ll fight it for you. Don’t you worry about me, Hazel Grace. I’m okay. I’ll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time.”

“Here’s to all the places we went. And all the places we’ll go. And here’s to me, whispering again and again and again and again: iloveyou”

“Margo always loved mysteries. And in everything that came afterward, I could never stop thinking that maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one.”

“We’re as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we’re not likely to do either.”

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

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

“Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will”

“He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.”

“What matters to you defines your mattering.”

“Come over here so I can examine your face with my hands and see deeper into your soul than a sighted person ever could.”

“Caring doesn’t sometimes lead to misery. It always does.”

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

“One swing set, well worn but structurally sound, seeks new home. Make memories with your kid or kids so that someday he or she or they will look into the backyard and feel the ache of sentimentality as desperately as I did this afternoon. It’s all fragile and fleeting, dear reader, but with this swing set, your child(ren) will be introduced to the ups and downs of human life gently and safely, and may also learn the most important lesson of all: No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can’t go all the way around.”

“What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?”

 

Anyways, what did you all think of my post?  Have you read any of John Green’s books? what do you think of them? Tell me in the comments below. Will be waiting to hear from you all, it means a lot to me.

Peace out cuties ♥

-Jayati xx

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