Quotes by John Green

John Green

I was thinking about the universe wanting to be noticed, and how I had to notice it as best I could. I felt that I owed a debt to the universe that only my attention could repay, and also that I owed a debt to everybody who didn’t get to be a person anymore and everyone who hadn’t gotten to be a person yet.

John Green
I’ll give you my strength if I can have your remission.
John Green

Were she better or you sicker, then the stars would not be so terribly crossed, but it is the nature of the stars to cross...

John Green
We fell. We got up. We ran.
John Green

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

John Green
I realized during my time as a chaplain that I didn't want to be a minister.
John Green

For a moment, she was quiet. Then she grabbed my hand, whispered, “Run run run run run,†and took off, pulling me behind her.

John Green
Do you know what your problem is? You can't live with the idea that someone might leave.
John Green

When you leave a place, it's best to leave.

John Green
I don't see a future where we're all taught by robots. The real life, physical experience of being in a classroom and having conversations with knowledgeable people is immeasurably valuable and irreplaceable.