The Fault In Our Stars Quotes

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Augustus Waters was a self-aggrandizing bastard. But we forgive him. We forgive him not because he had a heart as figuratively good as his literal one sucked, or because he knew more about how to hold a cigarette than any nonsmoker in history, or because he got eighteen years when he should've gotten more.' 'Seventeen,' Gus corrected. 'I'm assuming you've got some time, you interupting bastard. 'I'm telling you,' Isaac continued, 'Augustus Waters talked so much that he'd interupt you at his own funeral. And he was pretentious: Sweet Jesus Christ, that kid never took a piss without pondering the abundant metaphorical resonances of human waste production. And he was vain: I do not believe I have ever met a more physically attractive person who was more acutely aware of his own physical attractiveness. 'But I will say this: When the scientists of the future show up at my house with robot eyes and they tell me to try them on, I will tell the scientists to screw off, because I do not want to see a world without him.' I was kind of crying by then.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios]

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As the tide washed in, the Dutch Tulip Man faced the Ocean: "Conjoiner rejoinder poisoner concealer revelator. Look at it, rising up and rising down, taking everything with it." "What?s that?" Anna asked. "Water," the Dutchman said. "Well, and time.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [Tfios] [Peter Van Houten, An Imperial Affliction]

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Come over here so I can examine your face with my hands and see deeper into your soul than a sighted person ever could.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios]

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All salvation is temporary,' Augustus shot back. 'I bought them a minute. Maybe that's the minute that buys them an hour, which is the hour that buys them a year. No one's gonna buy them forever, Hazel Grace, but my life bought them a minute. And that's not nothing.'
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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And then the line was quite but not dead. I almost felt like he was there in my room with me, but in a way it was better, like I was not in my room and he was not in his, but instead we were together in some invisible and tenuous third space that could only be visited on the phone.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Relationships]

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I imagined the Augustus Waters analysis of that comment: If I am playing basketball in heaven, does that imply a physical location of a heaven containing physical basketballs? Who makes the basketballs in question? Are there less fortunate souls in heaven who work in a celestial basketball factory so that I can play? Or did an omnipotent God create the basketballs out of the vacuum of space? Is this heaven in some kind of unobservable universe where the laws of physics don't apply, and if so, why in the hell would I be playing basketball when I could be flying or reading or looking at beautiful people or something else I actually enjoy? It's almost as if the way you imagine my dead self says more about you than either the person I was or whatever I am now.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.
[Life] [The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios] [Infinity]

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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. And then there are book which you can't tell people about, books so special and rare and that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [Books] [John Green] [Reading]

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It's just that most really good-looking people are stupid, so I exceed expectations.' 'Right, it's primarily his hotness,' I said. 'It can be sort of blinding,' he said. 'It actually did blind our friend Isaac,' I said. 'Terrible tragedy, that. But can I help my own deadly beauty?' 'You cannot.' 'It is my burden, this beautiful face.' 'Not to mention your body.' 'Seriously, don't even get me started on my hot bod. You don't want to see me naked, Dave. Seeing me naked actually took Hazel Grace's breath away,' he said, nodding toward the oxygen tank.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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We?re as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we?re not likely to do either.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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It's a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the power to do its killing.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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I wanted to know that he would be okay if I died. I wanted to not be a grenade, to not be a malevolent force in the lives of people I loved.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Grenade]

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I've gotten really hot since you went blind.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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Headline?" he asked. "'Swing Set Needs Home,'" I said. "'Desperately Lonely Swing Set Needs Loving Home,'" he said. "'Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children,'" I said.
[Funny] [The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Humour] [Tfios] [Internet] [Pedophile] [Pedophilia]

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That?s what I believe. I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is improbably biased toward consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed. And who am I, living in the middle of history, to tell the universe that it- or my observation of it- is temporary?
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios]

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Thats why I like you. Do you realize how rare it is to come across a hot girl who creates a adjectival version of the word pedophile? You are so busy being you that you have no idea how utterly unrprecedented you are.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green]

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I was a bit of a Victorian Lady, fainting-wise.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios]

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Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios]

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Thank you for explaining that my eye cancer isn't going to make me deaf. I feel so fortunate that an intellectual giant like yourself would deign to operate on me.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Augustus Waters] [Hazel Grace]

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While I did not fancy myself a particularly good person, I never thought my first real sexual action would be prostitutional.
[The Fault In Our Stars] [John Green] [Tfios]