I don't see any point in nihilism...just as I suppose the nihilist sees no point in everything else.
Margo's beauty was a kind of sealed vessel of perfection--uncracked and uncrackable.
The important thing is not whatever nonsense the voices are saying, but what the voices are feeling.
The only thing worse than having a party that no one attends is having a party attended only by two vastly, deeply uninteresting people.
Nothing to be gained by worrying between now and then.
Do you ever wonder whether people would like you more or less if they could see inside you?
You may choose your song, but know this: Tiny. Cooper. Hates. Over. The. Rainbow.
Hazel has to realize that her mom was wrong when she said, â€œI wonâ€™t be a mother anymore.â€ 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 rel
And then it was the kind of dark your eyes never adjust to.
The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you're unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it.
Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.
Lonley, Vaguely pedophilic swing set seeks the butts of children.
It is very sad to me that some people are so intent on leaving their mark on the world that they donâ€™t care if that mark is a scar.
I believe in that line from An Imperial Affliction. 'The risen sun too bright in her losing eyes.' That's God, I think, the rising sun, and the light is too bright and her eyes are losing but they aren't lost.
Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.
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 p
Ben's tongue is like sunscreen...It's good for your health and should be applied liberally.
You're not a little kid anymore. You need to make friends, get out of the house, and live your life.
The nature of the labyrinth, I scribbled into my spiral notebook, and the way out of it. This teacher rocked. I hated discussion classes. I hated talking, and I hated listening to everyone else stumble on their words and try to phrase things in the vaguest possible way so they wouldn't sound dumb, a
I am a grenade," I said again. "I just want to stay away from people and read books and think and be with you guys because there's nothing I can do about hurting you: You're too invested, so just please let me do that, okay? "I'm going to go to my room and read for awhile, okay? I'm fine. I really a
In my opinion, actual heroism, like actual love, is a messy, painful, vulnerable businessâ€”and I wanted to try to reflect that.
Daddy is trying really fugging hard to think of a not-terrifying reason why you'd wake Daddy up in the middle of the night to ask that fugging question. But no. No. Daddy does not have a match or a lighter.
Is that what relationships become? A reduced version of the hurt, nothing else let in. It was more than that. I know it was more than that.
People talk about the courage of cancer patients, and I do not deny that courage. I had been poked and stabbed and poisoned for years, and still I trod on. But make no mistake: In that moment, I would have been very, very happy to die.
I think forever is an incorrect concept," I answered. He smirked. "You're an incorrect concept." "I know. That's why I'm being taken out of the rotation".
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.
Stop thinking about the landing, because it's all about falling.
But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassius note, â€˜The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves.
I didn't even know what the feeling was, really, just that there was a lot of it.
The truth hurts because it's real. It hurts because it mattered. And that's an important thing to acknowledge to yourself.