[This] is very important to remember when reading or writing or talking or whatever: You are never, ever choosing whether to use symbols. You are choosing which symbols to use.
This was what I liked most about my friends: just sitting around & telling stories.
Our children are weird. Nicely phrased.
Destiny is not something that happens all at once-it's something that happens only in retrospect.
Breaking up isn't something that gets done to you; its something that happens with you.
The rules of capitalization are so unfair to words in the middle of a sentence.
Everything's uglier close up," she said. "Not you," I answered.
That tastes like hope feels.
"Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will," she says. The sky is like a monochromatic contemporary painting, drawing me in with its illusion of depth, pulling me up. "Yeah, that's true," I say. But then after I think about it for a second, I add, "But then again, if you don't imagine, nothing e
I tried to tell myself that it could be worse, that the world was not a wish-granting factory, that I was living with cancer not dying of it, that I mustn't let it kill me before it kills me,...
Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.
Were she better or you sicker, then the stars would not be so terribly crossed, but it is the nature of the stars to cross...
So keeping the box closed just keeps you in the dark, not the universe.
But what could I lose by continuing that had not already been lost?
Nothing was happening, really, but the moment was thick with mattering
I leaned in toward her, suddenly overwhelmed with the feeling that we must kiss.
The not knowing would not keep me from caring.
All salvation is temporary
It was an indulgence, learning last words. Other people had chocolate; I had dying declarations.
Just move to the Internet, its great here. We get to live inside where the weather is always awesome.
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
What's your name ? Hazel . No , your full name . Um , Hazel Grace Lancaster .
I love you present tense,â€ I whispered, and then put my hand on the middle of his chest and said, â€œItâ€™s okay, Gus. Itâ€™s okay. It is. Itâ€™s okay, you hear me?â€ I hadâ€”and haveâ€”absolutely no confidence that he could hear me. I leaned forward and kissed his cheek. â€œOkay,â€ I said. â€œOkay
But before we can radically reshape the world, we need to shop.
This is so much fun, but Iâ€™m so sleepy. To be continued?
There comes a time when we realize that our parents cannot save themselves or save us, that everyone who wades through time eventually gets dragged out to sea by the undertow- that, in short, we are all going.
Augustus Waters," I said, looking up at him, thinking that you cannot kiss anyone in the Anne Frank House, and then thinking that Anne Frank, after all, kissed someone in the Anne Frank House, and that she would probably like nothing more than for her home to have become a place where the young and
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Colin did not laugh. Instead he thought, Tampons have strings? Why? Of all the major human mysteries - God, the nature of the universe, etc. - he knew the least about tampons. To Colin, tampons were a little bit like grizzly bears: he was aware of their existence, but he'd never seen on in the wild,
Also, I feel that crying is almost--like, aside from deaths of relatives or whatever-- totally avoidable if you follow two very simple rules: 1.Don't care too much. 2. Shut up. Everything unfortunate that has ever happened to me has stemmed from failure to follow one of the rules.