― John Green

“I fell in love like you would fall asleep: slowly and then all at once.”

― John Green

“Being in a relationship, that's something you choose. Being friends, that's something you just are.”

― John Green

“I fear oblivion. I fear it like the proverbial blind man who's afraid of the dark.”

― John Green

“I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence.”

― John Green

“People always get used to beauty, though. I haven’t gotten used to you just yet.”

― John Green

“I’ve stopped thinking about it. I don’t have time to have a girlfriend. I have like a full-time job Learning How to Be Blind.”

― John Green

“I stand in this parking lot, realizing that I’ve never been this far from home, and here is this girl I love and cannot follow.”

― John Green

“All the things I’d done here, all the love and pity and compassion and violence and spite, kept welling up inside me.”