Patience, grasshopper," I counseled. "You don't want to seem overeager." "Right, that's why I said tomorrow," he said. "I want to see you again tonight. But I'm willing to wait all night and much of tomorrow.

-John Green
John Green

Sometimes I don't get you,' I said. She didn't even glance at me. She just smiled toward the television and said, 'You never get me. That's the whole point.

John Green
I mean, I am pretty fabulous. Am I not?' 'You're a pillar of fabulosity in the community,' I tell him.
John Green

I wanted to, you know, get my story out in the world, which, it turns out, is a very misguided notion.

John Green
I didn’t need you, you idiot. I picked you. And then you picked me back.
John Green

She had the kind of eyes that predisposed you to supporting her every endeavor.

John Green
If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane.
John Green

Margo's beauty was a kind of sealed vessel of perfection--uncracked and uncrackable.

John Green
You are a side effect," Van Houten continued, "of an evolutionary process that cares little for individual lives. You are a failed experiment in mutation.
John Green

I pulled the oxygen tubes from my nostrils and raised the tube up over my head, handing it to Dad. I wanted it to be just me and just him.

John Green
And so much depends, I told Augustus, upon a blue sky cut open by the branches of the trees above. So much depends upon the transparent G-tube erupting from the gut of the blue-lipped boy. So much depends upon the observer of the universe.