Top 10 Quotes by John Green

John Green

The town was paper, but the memories were not.

John Green
We got off at the next exit, quietly, and, switching drivers, we walked in front of the car. We met and I held him, my hands balled into tight fists around his shoulders, and he wrapped his short arms around me and squeezed tight, so that I felt the heaves of his chest as we realized over and over again that we were still alive. I realized it in waves and we held on to each other crying and I thought, 'God we must look so lame,' but it doesn't matter when you have just now realized, all the time later, that you are still alive.
John Green

I don't see any point in nihilism...just as I suppose the nihilist sees no point in everything else.

John Green
I'm on a roller coaster that only goes up," he said. "And it is my privilege and my responsibility to ride all the way up with you," I said.
John Green

People believed in an afterlife because they couldn't bear not to.

John Green
but even if we survive the collapse of our sun, we will not survive forever.
John Green

At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.

John Green
I'm starting to realize that people lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, & so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.
John Green

I don't like reindeer. They seem like regular deer, only more dangerous.

John Green
Caroline is no longer sufffering from personhood.