Top 10 Quotes by John Green

John Green

I liked being a person. I wanted to keep at it.

John Green
Almost everyone is obsessed with leaving a mark upon the world. Bequeathing a legacy. Outlasting death. We all want to be remembered. I do, too. That’s what bothers me most, is being another unremembered casualty in the ancient and inglorious war against disease.
John Green

There's no reason whatsoever to drink eight glasses of water a day unless you, for whatever reason, particularly like the taste of water

John Green
The marks humans leave are too often scars.
John Green

Where do you come up with these zingers, Clint? Do you own some kind of joke factory in Indonesia where you've got eight-year-olds working ninety hours a week to deliver you that kind of top-quality witticism? There are boy bands with more original material.

John Green
You can trust that caring, as a rule, ends poorly,†which is true. Caring doesn’t sometimes lead to misery. It always does.
John Green

I'm a bad boyfriend. She's a bad girlfriend. We deserve each other.

John Green
He reached up t0 grab one and came down with several, and they kept coming, washing over him, floating all around him. Never have tampon strings seemed so beautiful as they rolled up and down with the wind, landing on the ground and then twirling and floating up again, falling and rising and falling and rising.
John Green

Oh, my god," Augustus said. "i can't believe i have a crush on a girl with such cliché wishes." "i was thirteen," i said again, although of course i was only thinking "crush crush crush crush crush". I was flattered but changed the subject immediately.

John Green
That's what I realized: if I did get her back somehow, she wouldn't fill the hole that losing her created.