And it was just the three of us - three bodies and two people - the three who knew what had happened and too many layers between all of us too much keeping us from one another.

-John Green
John Green

Agustus asked if I wanted to go with him to Support Group, but I was really tired from my busy day of Having Cancer, so I passed.

John Green
How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!" to a margin note written in her loop-heavy cursive: Straight & Fast.
John Green

Did I help you toward a fate you didn't want, Alaska, or did I just assist in your willful self-destruction?

John Green
The internet is necessarily public. It can be filtered-public or censored-public, but it necessarily has to be open and available.
John Green

You can’t know, sweetie, because you’ve never had a baby become a brilliant young reader with a side interest in horrible television shows, but the joy you bring us is so much greater than the sadness we feel about your illness.

John Green
I make a gesture that is intended to convey, "Hey, no hurry, talk as long as you'd like," and probably actually conveys, "Hey, look at me! I have spastic hands.
John Green

Augustus Waters died eight days after his prefuneral, at Memorial, in the ICU, when the cancer, which was made of him, finally stopped his heart, which was also made of him.

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

You're amazing, and I so want to be your boyfriend, because of what you just said, and also because that shirt makes me want to take you home and do unspeakable things while we watch live-action Sailor Moon videos

John Green
It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.