She was nothing but good and I was nothing but bad, but then she died, and I didn't.

-John Green
John Green

Something about me has always liked the drama and inconvience of bad weather. The worse the better, really.

John Green
Given what has come out, it seems very likely that Bob Ney would draw a strong opponent. If one were tempted to run against Bob Ney, this would certainly be seen as the time.
John Green

Given the final futility of our struggle, is the fleeting jolt of meaning that art gives us valuable? Or is the only value in passing the time as comfortable as possible? What should a story seek to emulate, Augustus? A ringing alarm? A call to arms? A morphine drip? Of course, like all interrogation of the universe, this line of inquiry inevitably reduces us to asking what it means to be human and whether—to borrow a phrase from the angst-encumbered sixteeen-year-olds you no doubt revile—there is a point to it all.

John Green
You die in the middle of your life.
John Green

Boys are much more likely to objectify girls bodies, while boys are seen by girls as whole people.

John Green
As lives go, I'll take the quietly desperate over the radically bipolar.
John Green

What's the meaning of life? Other people.

John Green
Wow,†I said. “Are you making this up?†“Hazel Grace, could I, with my meager intellectual capacities, make up a letter from Peter Van Houten featuring phrases like ‘our triumphantly digitized contemporaneity’?†“You could not,†I allowed. “Can I, can I have the email address?†“Of course,†Augustus said, like it was not the best gift ever.
John Green

And yet still I worried. I like being a person. I wanted to keep at it. Worry is yet another side effect of dying.

John Green
I will play out the string. I will not betray your trust. I will find you.