Boys are much more likely to objectify girls bodies, while boys are seen by girls as whole people.
If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane.
The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.
Ben Starling, you better not have bought your token black friend a racist shirt
It's all very dramatic and everything, but so what? I didn't know the guy. People I don't know die all the damned time.
The true ninja doesn't make a splash at all.
Caroline was always moody and miserable, but I liked it. I liked feeling as if she had chosen me as the only person in the world not to hate, and so we spent all this time together just ragging on everyone, you know?
I will not tell you our love story, because-like all real love stories-it will die with us,as it should.
Stupid human voices always ruining everything.
When you're as charming and physically attractive as myself, it's easy enough to win over people you meet. But getting strangers to love you...now, that's the trick.
I believe now that we are greater than the sum of our parts.
Let's make a deal: You figure out what the labyrinth is and how to get out of it, and i'll get you laid. -Alaska Young
We think that we are invincible because we are.
Even with everything broken and decided inside her she couldn't quite allow herself to disappear for good.
Maybe we're grass-our roots so interdependent that no one is dead as long as someone is still alive.
Well, but you can eat Grandma's cookies. They're not bad for you. They were made by Grandma. Grandma wouldn't hurt you.
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
Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent quite a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant free time to thinking about death.
The marks humans leave are too often scars.
And people are moody, dude. You gotta get used to living with people.
I mean, it's stupid to miss someone you didn't even get along with. But I don't know, it was nice, you know, having someone you could always fight with.
Scared isn't a good excuse. Scared is the excuse everyone has always used.
You smoke to enjoy it, I smoke to die.
If you don't imagine, nothing ever happens at all.
She waited for me to play out the string, to find the place where she had stopped and was waiting for me, to follow the breadcrumb tail until it dead-ended into her.
Anyway, that was the last good day I had with Gus until the Last Good Day.
I kept thinking there were two kinds of adults: There were...miserable creatures who scoured the earth in search of something to hurt. And then there were people like my parents, who walked around zombically, doing whatever they had to do to keep walking around.
People always get used to beauty though.
There was quite a lot of competitiveness about it, with everybody wanting to beat not only cancer itself, but also the other people in the room. Like, I realize that this is irrational, but when they tell you that you have, say, a 20 percent chance of living five years, the math kicks in and you figure that's one in five . . . so you look around and think, as any healthy person would: I gotta outlast four of these bastards.
But a lot of times, people die how they live. And so last words tell me a lot about who people were, and why they became the sort of people biographies get written about.
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