Not following her is the hardest thing I've ever done.

-John Green
John Green

This is the Homosexuality Is An Abomination Club, right?

John Green
We are greater than the sum of our parts.
John Green

Saying 'I notice you're a nerd' is like saying, 'Hey, I notice that you'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you'd rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?' In fact, it seems to me that most contemporary insults are pretty lame. Even 'lame' is kind of lame. Saying 'You're lame' is like saying 'You walk with a limp.' Yeah, whatever, so does 50 Cent, and he's done all right for himself.

John Green
I would argue that stupidity is born out of bad reading, bad teaching and bad thinking!
John Green

Augustus," I said. "Really. You don't have to do this." "Sure I do," he said. "I found my Wish." "God, you're the best," I told him. "I bet you say that to all the boys who finance your international travel," he answered.

John Green
He really was beautiful. I know boys aren’t supposed to be, but he was.
John Green

We were sitting there on the couch together, and he pushed himself up to go but then fell back down onto the couch and sneaked a kiss onto my cheek. “Augustus!†I said. “Friendly,†he said. He pushed himself up again and really stood this time, then took two steps over to my mom and said, “Always a pleasure to see you,†and my mom opened her arms to hug him, whereupon Augustus leaned in and kissed my mom on the cheek. He turned back to me. “See?†he asked.

John Green
Right, well, he'd been sick for a while and his nurse said to him, 'You seem to be feeling better this morning,' and Isben looked at her and said, 'On the contrary,' and then he died.
John Green

And we'll call you...hmmm. Pudge." "Huh?" "Pudge," the Colonel said. "Because you're skinny. It's called irony, Pudge. Heard of it? Now, let's go get some cigarettes and start this year off right.

John Green
In retrospect Hank I don't know why I spent four years writing this book when I could have just made a hit sing-a-ma-jig album.