Memorable John Green Quotes

John Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author. Below is a list of some quotes by John Green.

John Green Quotes

John Green Quotes
John Green Quotes

“What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?”
― John Green

“You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.”
― John Green

“You are so busy being YOU that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are.”
― John Green

“Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.”
― John Green

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
― John Green

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.”
― John Green

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
― John Green

“The world is not a wish-granting factory.”
― John Green

“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”
― John Green

“Books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.”
― John Green

“They love their hair because they’re not smart enough to love something more interesting.”
John Green

“It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.”
― John Green

“The marks humans leave are too often scars.”
― John Green

“I’m a grenade and at some point I’m going to blow up and I would like to minimize the casualties, okay?”
― John Green

“Thomas Edison’s last words were “It’s very beautiful over there”. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.”
John Green Quotes

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
― John Green

“If you don’t imagine, nothing ever happens at all.”
― John Green

“You realize that trying to keep your distance from me will not lessen my affection for you. All efforts to save me from you will fail.”
― John Green

“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.”
― John Green

“What a slut time is. She screws everybody.”
― John Green

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

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”
― John Green

“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”
― John Green

“That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence.”
― John Green

“So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
― John Green

“What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.”
― John Green

“At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it’s over and you’re relieved.”
― John Green

“It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.”
― John Green

“That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfast cereals based on color instead of taste.”
― John Green

“Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were “I go to seek a Great Perhaps.” That’s why I’m going. So I don’t have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.”
― John Green

“Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we’re quoting.”
― John Green

“You don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.”
― John Green

“Oh, I wouldn’t mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”
John Green Quotes

“Some people have lives; some people have music.”
― John Green

“There are infinite numbers between 0 and 1. There’s .1 and .12 and .112 and an infinite collection of others. Of course, there is a bigger infinite set of numbers between 0 and 2, or between 0 and a million. Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”
― John Green

“Some people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them,” I said. “Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That’s what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.”
― John Green quotes

“Without pain, how could we know joy?’ This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.”
― John Green

“Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”
― John Green

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