200+ "John Green" Quotes And Sayings

John Green is a contemporary American author of young adult fiction. He is best known for his book series The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines.

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I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you. John Green
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He shook his head, just looking at me. - "What?" I asked.- "Nothing" he said.- "Why are you looking at me like that?" Augustus half smiled. "Because you`re beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence." A brief awkward silence ensued. Augustus plowed through: "I mean, particularly given that, as you so deliciously pointed out, all of this will end in oblivion and everything." I kind of scoffed or sighed or exhaled in a way that was vaguely coughy and then said, "I`m not beau-"- "You are like a millennial Natalie Portman. Like V for Vendetta Natalie Portman."- "Never seen it."- "Really?" he asked. "Pixie-haired gorgeous girl dislikes authority and can`t help but fall for a boy she knows is trouble. It`s your autobiography, so far as I can tell." His every syllable flirted. Honestly, he kind of turned me on. I didn`t even know that guys could turn me on - not, like, in real life. . John Green
Maybe 'Okay' will be our 'always'...
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Maybe 'Okay' will be our 'always'... John Green
Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.
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Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. John Green
I go to seek a Great Perhaps.
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I go to seek a Great Perhaps. Unknown
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There were five others before they got to him. He smiled a little when his turn came. His voice was low, smoky, and dead sexy. “My name is Augustus Waters, ” he said. “I’m seventeen. I had a little touch of osteosarcoma a year and a half ago, but I’m just here today at Isaac’s request.”“ And how are you feeling?” asked Patrick.“Oh, I’m grand.” Augustus Waters smiled with a corner of his mouth. “I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up, my friend. . John Green
Headline?
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Headline?" he asked."' Swing Set Needs Home, '" I said."' Desperately Lonely Swing Set Needs Loving Home, '" he said."' Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children, '" I said. John Green
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I told Augustus the broad outline of my miracle: diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer when I was thirteen. (I didn’t tell him that the diagnosis came three months after I got my first period. Like: Congratulations! You’re a woman. Now die.) John Green
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Getting you a date to prom is so hard that the hypothetical idea itself is actually used to cut diamonds, " I added. Radar tapped a locker twice with his fist to show his approval, and then came back with another. "Ben, getting you a date to prom is so hard that the American government believes the problem cannot be solved with diplomacy, but will instead require force. John Green
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The food was so good that with each passing course, our conversation devolved further into fragmented celebrations of its deliciousness:' I want this dragon carrot risotto to become a person so I can take it to Las Vegas and marry it. John Green
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Hazel has to realize that her mom was wrong when she said, “I won’t be a mother anymore.” The truth is, after Hazel dies (assuming she dies), her mom will still be her mom, just as my grandmother is still my grandmother even though she has died. As long as either person is still alive, that relationship survives. (It changes, but it survives.) John Green
When she fucked up all those years ago, just a...
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When she fucked up all those years ago, just a little girl terrified into paralysis, she fell onto the enigma of herself. John Green
What is the point of being alive if you don't...
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What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable? How very odd, to believe God gave you life, and yet not think that life asks more of you than watching TV. John Green
Nerd life is just so much better than regular life.
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Nerd life is just so much better than regular life. John Green
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Pg. 231-232: They'd given me a minivan. They could have picked any car and they picked a minivan. A minivan. O God of the Vehicular Justice, why dost thou mock me? Minivan, you albatross around my neck! You mark of Cain! You wretched beast high ceilings and few horsepower! John Green
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AHHHHH! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ' he screamed.' So that's Sara, ' I said.' Yes.'' She seems nice. John Green
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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 John Green
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I dislike the phrase 'Internet friends, ' because it implies that people you know online aren't really your friends, that somehow the friendship is less real or meaningful to you because it happens through Skype or text messages. The measure of a friendship is not its physicality but its significance. John Green
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I'd pick you, I say. Fuck it, I do pick you. I want you to come over to my house in twenty years with your dud and your adopted kids and I want our fucking kids to hang out and I want to, like, drink wine and talk about the Middle East or whatever the fuck we're gonna want to do when we're old. We've been friends too long to pick, but if we could pick, I'd pick you. John Green
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Sure, anyone can name fourteen dead people. But we're disorganized mourners, so a lot of people end up remembering Shakespeare, and no one ends up remembering the person he wrote Sonnet Fifty-five about. John Green