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

-John Green
John Green

Do you know what your problem is? You can't live with the idea that someone might leave.

John Green
It's fine," I repeated. And whatever. It was fine. It had to be.
John Green

maybe she'd been scared of being paralyzed by fear again.

John Green
…God, it’s over. Takumi, you gotta stop stealing other people’s problems and get some of your own.
John Green

Maybe there's something you're afraid to say, or someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. It's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters.

John Green
At least I carpe'd that one diem.
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
You know what ambrosia tastes like? It tastes like all the things you can't eat on Weight Watchers. Cheeseburgers, sugar cookies, regular frickin' ice cream, instead of, like, ice cream that's made out of air ... and human hope.
John Green

I could try to pretend that I didn't care anymore, but it could never be true again. You can't just make yourself matter, and then die, Alaska, because now, I am irretrievably different, and I'm sorry I let you go, yes, but you made the choice.

John Green
We're going to get gored to death by a feral fugging hog and your best strategy is to pretend it's a grizzly bear?