John Green quotes about Love and Life

John Green 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. Here are some John Green quotes for life and love. also john green quotes from his some of his books.

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

“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.”

“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 only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”

“The marks humans leave are too often scars.”

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

“The marks humans leave are too often scars.”

“What a slut time is. She screws everybody.”

“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”

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

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“You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.”

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

“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.”

“Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we’re quoting.”

“That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfast cereals based on color instead of taste.”

“It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.”

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

“I’m not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is.”

“They love their hair because they’re not smart enough to love something more interesting.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Some people have lives; some people have music.”

“What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.”

“If you don’t imagine, nothing ever happens at all.”

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“Because you are beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence”

“You don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.”

“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.”

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“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.”

The Fault in Our Stars

“You like someone who can’t like you back because unrequited love can be survived in a way that once-requited love cannot. ”

“Talking to a drunk person was like talking to an extremely happy, severely brain-damaged three-year-old.”

“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.”

“I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.”

“You have a choice in this world, I believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice.”

“As long as we don’t die, this is gonna be one hell of a story.”

“The real heroes anyway aren’t the people doing things; the real heroes are the people NOTICING things, paying attention.”

“I try to live life so that I can live with myself.”

“As much as life can suck, it always beats the alternative.”

 The Fault in Our Stars

“There’s some people in this world who you can just love and love and love no matter what.”

“Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will”

“If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.”

“Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start.”

“The risen sun too bright in her losing eyes.”

“What matters to you defines your mattering.”

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“At some point, you gotta stop looking up at the sky, or one of these days you’ll look back down and see that you floated away, too.”

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

“Our fearlessness shall be our secret weapon.”

The Fault in Our Stars

“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt”

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“It’s hard to believe in coincidence, but it’s even harder to believe in anything else.”

“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.”

“Everything that comes together falls apart. When you stopped wishing things wouldn’t fall apart, you stopped suffering when they did.”

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