Like the way the sun is right now, with the long shadows, and that kind of bright, soft light you get when the sun isn’t quite setting? That’s the light that makes everything better, everything prettier, and today, everything just seemed to be in that light.
John Green, Looking for Alaska
Being in a relationship, that’s something you choose. Being friends, that’s just something you are.
John Green & David LevithanWill Grayson, Will Grayson
It is easy to forget how full the world is of people, full to bursting, and each of them imaginable and consistently misimagined.
John Green, Paper Towns
We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.
John Green, Looking for Alaska
And it occurred to me that the voracious ambition of humans is never sated by dreams coming true, because there is always the thought that everything might be done better and again.
John Green, The Fault In Our Stars
I feel like my life is so scattered right now. Like it’s all these small pieces of paper and someone’s turned on the fan, but talking to you makes me feel like the fan’s been turned off for a little bit, like things could actually make sense. You completely unscatter me, and I appreciate that so much.
John Green & David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
The marks we leave are too often scars.
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
It is so hard to leave — until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.
That was perfect, I thought: you listen to people so that you can imagine them, and you hear all the terrible and wonderful things people do to themselves and to one another, but in the end the listening exposes you even more than it exposes the people you‘re trying to listen to.



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