Quotation Explorer - 'John Green'

…it argues that true love will triumph in the end (which may or may not be true) but if it’s a lie, it’s the most beautiful lie we have! - John Green
We bring the fucking rain Q, not the scattered showers. - John Green
Colder by the hour, more dead with every breath. - John Green
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. - John Green
this is the rough part, okay? so just stay tuned for the good part. i promise it'll come soon. - John Green
You don’t get to have an opinion on whether .999… is equal to 1, for instance. It is equal to 1. People smarter than us have worked hard to figure this stuff out, and we owe it to them and to the universe to respect what they’ve figured out. - John Green
I was born into Bolívar's labyrinth, and so I must believe in the hope of Rabelais' Great Perhaps. - John Green
True love will triumph in the end—which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, it's the most beautiful lie we have. - John Green
Just move to the Internet, its great here. We get to live inside where the weather is always awesome. - John Green
Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience we’re still alone… each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together. - John Green
Just deleting vandalism on the Chuck Norris page," Radar said. "For instance, while I do think that Chuck Norris specializes in the roundhouse kick, I don't think it's accurate to say, 'Chuck Norris's tears can cure cancer, but unfortunately he has never cried. - John Green
I wish I knew how to quit you, Tumblr. - John Green
And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened. - John Green
As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. - John Green
On the morning in question, she wore white shorts and a pink T-shirt that featured a green dragon breathing a fire of orange glitter. It is difficult to explain how awesome I found this T-shirt at the time. - John Green
You are helpful, and you are loved, and you are forgiven, and you are not alone. - John Green
Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you’re a nerd is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Linsey Lohan. Why is that? - John Green
The opportunity of studying history, is the opportunity to experience empathy. - John Green
The vast majority of us imagine ourselves as like literature people or math people. But the truth is that the massive processor known as the human brain is neither a literature organ or a math organ. It is both and more. - John Green
Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children’s librarians are ambitious bakers: 'You like the jelly doughnut? I’ll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my cruller, too. My cruller is gonna blow your mind, kid. - John Green
Pain demands to be felt". - John Green
I believe in hope, in what is something called radical hope. I believe there is hope for all of us, even amid the suffering. And that’s why I write fiction, probaby. It’s my attempt to keep that fragile strand of radical hope, to buld a fire in the darkness.r - John Green
I realize that they giggle and I actually laugh, that they show their cleavage and I have none to show, but just so you know, I am also a girl. I'm one of the three wise MEN. And it's gay to think that James Bond is hot. - John Green
I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me. Those seem to be the two choices. Everything else is just killing time. - John Green
The funny thing about writing is that whether you're doing well or doing it poorly, it looks the exact same. That's actually one of the main ways that writing is different from ballet dancing. - John Green
but there was nothing I could do to dim the supernovae exploding inside my brain, an endless chain of intra cranial firecrackers - John Green
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 - John Green
We are taught that the hero’s journey is the journey from weakness to strength. But I am here today to tell you that those stories are wrong. The real hero’s journey is the journey from strength to weakness. - John Green
Like many people, I feel like celebrating. Remember this feeling. It is human, and can help us understand when others express bloodlust. - John Green
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
What a slut time is. She screws with everybody. - John Green
All writing is rewriting. - John Green
The world," he said, "is not a wish-granting factory," and then he broke down, just for one moment, his sob roaring impotent like a clap of thunder unaccompanied by lightning, the terrible ferocity that amateurs in the field of suffering might mistake for weakness. - John Green
The existence of broccoli does not in any way affect the taste of chocolate". - John Green
There is no Them. There are only facets of Us. - John Green
He'd fought hard, Lida told me, as if there was another way to fight. - John Green
We all romanticize the people we adore. - John Green
Reading a good book helps us to feel un-alone. - John Green
If people were rain, I'd be a drizzle and she'd be a hurricane. - John Green
I am trying to find ways to live honestly and hopefully in the world without ignoring or denying the universe´s cold and painful indifference to us. - John Green
Nerd life is just so much better than regular life. - John Green
Great books help you understand and they help you feel understood. - John Green
Ya sabes que intentar mantener las distancias conmigo no va a cambiar mis sentimientos. - John Green
Because so many people use goodreads, it is an amazingly good—and amazingly underutilized—resource for understanding what people read, why, and how they feel about their reading experiences. - John Green
So I let her go, too. And I'm sorry. I know you loved her. It was hard not to.Takumi - John Green
In the end, what makes a book valuable is not the paper it’s printed on, but the thousands of hours of work by dozens of people who are dedicated to creating the best possible reading experience for you. - John Green
Books—they weren't ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions. - John Green
One of the Great Rules of Economics According to If you are rich, you have to be an idiot not to stay rich. And if you are poor, you have to be really smart to get rich. - John Green
For me, at least, fiction is the only way i can even begin to twist my lying memories into something true. - John Green
Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college. And if they can do it, so can you. - John Green
How wil we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering? - John Green
Nerd girls are the world’s most underutilized romantic resource. And guys, do not tell me that nerd girls are not hot because that shows a Paris Hilton-esque failure to understand hotness. - John Green
Dear Teens at Starbucks wearing 'Abstain from Sex 2 Attain Ur Goals' t-shirts: Doesn't it depend on what my goals are? - John Green
It doesn’t matter how long we’ve used something; all that matters is how awesome the thing replacing it is. MP3s and automobiles happen to be really, really awesome, whereas ebooks—at least so far—are fairly limited in their awesomeness. - John Green
We all want to do something to mitigate the pain of loss or to turn grief into something positive, to find a silver lining in the clouds. But I believe there is real value in just standing there, being still, being sad. - John Green
If people were rain i was drizzle and she was a hurrican. - John Green
Suffering can bend & break us. But it can also break us open to become the persons God intended us to be. It depends on what we do with the pain. If we offer it back to God, He will use it to do great things in us & through us, because suffering is fertile... it an grow new life. - John Green
Maybe Harry Potter is real and you're not. - John Green
You can't know what an experience will mean to future-you until you are future-you. You need millions of seconds of perspective, which ultimately, only time can buy. - John Green
I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be... but God clearly says, "those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - John Green
The Degree to which I am blessed staggers me... the degree to which I take that for granted shames me.-Streetwalking with Jesus - John Green
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."[Thoughts from Places: The Tour, Nerdfighteria Wiki, January 17, 2012] - John Green
The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Waters' death was Augustus Waters. - John Green
But alas, the world is not a wish-granting factory. - John Green
When she fucked up all those years ago, just a little girl terrified into paralysis, she fell onto the enigma of herself. - John Green
Physical intimacy isn’t and can never be an effective substitute for emotional intimacy. - John Green
...the kind of weather that reminds you after a long winter that while the world wasn't built for humans, we were built for the world. t - John Green
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