The investment in rare coins has captured the public's imagination. People feel in their gut that it's a bad idea. That's devastating for a governor who's never been flashy but had the Taft reputation for integrity and good judgment.

-John Green
John Green

I hated being careful, too - or wanted to, at least.

John Green
You are helpful, and you are loved, and you are forgiven, and you are not alone.
John Green

Nerd girls are the world's greatest under-utilized romantic resource.

John Green
Reading a good book helps us to feel un-alone.
John Green

True love will triumph in the end—which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, it's the most beautiful lie we have.

John Green
Need is never a good basis for any relationship.
John Green

If I had cared about her as I should have, as I thought I did, how could I have let her go?

John Green
That's what we should do, Hazel Grace: We should team up and be this disabled vigilante duo roaring through the world, righting wrongs, defending the weak, protecting the endangered.
John Green

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

John Green
Do you have a Wish?' he asked, referring to this organization, The Genie Foundation, which is in the business of granting sick kids one wish. 'No' I said. 'I used my Wish pre-Miracle.' 'What'd you do?' I sighed loudly. 'I was thirteen,' I said. 'Not Disney,' he said. I said nothing. 'You did not go to Disney World.' I said nothing. 'HAZEL GRACE!' he shouted. 'You did not use your one dying Wish to go to Disney World with your parents.' 'Also Epcot Center,' I mumbled. 'Oh, my God,' Augustus said. 'I can't believe I had a crush on a girl with such cliché wishes.