Congratulations! You're a woman. Now die.

-John Green
John Green

I don't even know how ugly and pretty get decided.

John Green
And so that is the question I leave you with in this final: What is your cause for hope?
John Green

That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence

John Green
I told myself – as I’ve told myself before – that the body shuts down when the pain gets too bad, that consciousness is temporary, that this will pass. But just like always, I didn’t slip away. I was left on the shore with the waves washing over me, unable to drown.
John Green

What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant.

John Green
But once that string gets cut, kid, you can't uncut it. Do you get what I'm saying?
John Green

Initially, this helps Bush because it has him taking charge, showing leadership, marshaling the power of his office.

John Green
Before any of it could make sense, it had to be heard.
John Green

All salvation is temporary," Augustus shot back. "I bought them a minute. Maybe that's the minute that buys them an hour, which is the hour that buys them a year. No one's gonna buy them forever, Hazel Grace, but my life bought them a minute. And that's not nothing.

John Green
I was thinking about this girl you love so much," she said, "And this place I love so much. And how that happens. How you can just fall into it.