John Green is an American author, vlogger, producer, and educator. He is best known for his award-winning young adult novels, including The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns. He is also the co-creator of the YouTube channel Vlogbrothers, which he runs with his brother Hank Green.

What is the most famous quote by John Green ?

Amsterdam is like the rings of a tree: It gets older as you get closer to the center.

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What can you learn from John Green (Life Lessons)

  1. John Green's work emphasizes the importance of being open to new experiences and perspectives, as well as the power of friendship and community.
  2. He also shows us the importance of resilience and perseverance in the face of adversity, and how to find joy in the little moments of life.
  3. Finally, John Green's work encourages us to think critically and ask questions, and to never stop learning and growing.

The most colossal John Green quotes you will be delighted to read

Following is a list of the best John Green quotes, including various John Green inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by 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.

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I feel like crying, so I must be crying, but it's impossible to tell because I'm underwater.

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John Green quote It hurts because it matters.

It hurts because it matters.

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...And in freedom, most people find sin.

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John Green quote We just use the future to escape the pre

We just use the future to escape the present.

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The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.

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Who is John Green?

John Green is a American author and vlogger
Nationality American
Profession Author
Born October 16
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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.

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A taste so profound and complex that it can't even be compared to other tastes, only to emotions. Cheesy waffles, I was thinking, tastes like love without the fear of love's dissolution.

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John Green quote You can love someone so much... But you

You can love someone so much... But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.

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All those paper people living in their paper houses, burning the future to stay warm.

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Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war

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Intelligent quotes by John Green

I would always love Alaska Young, my crooked neighbor, with all my crooked heart.

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John Green quote Just remember that sometimes, the way yo

Just remember that sometimes, the way you think about a person isn't the way they actually are.

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Waffles аrе јust awesome bread.

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At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it's over and you're relieved.

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The town was paper, but the memories were not.

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John Green quote I notice you're a nerd is like saying, '

I notice you're a nerd is like saying, 'hey, I notice that you'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you'd rather be thoughtful that vapid, that you believe that there are thing that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan.

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It's not life or death, the labyrinth.

Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. That's the problem. Bolivar was talking about the pain, not about the living or dying. How do you get out of the labyrinth of suffering?

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I liked that he was a tenured professor in the Department of Slightly Crooked Smiles with a dual appointments in the Department of Having a Voice that Made My Skin Feel More Like Skin.

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Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.

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John Green quote I don't know a perfect person. I only kn

I don't know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving.

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I'll fight it. I'll fight it for you. Don't you worry about me, Hazel Grace. I'm okay. I'll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time.

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Quotations by John Green that are thoughtful and empathetic

You can love someone so much...But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.

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If people could see me the way I see myself - if they could live in my memories - would anyone love me?

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John Green quote I'm in love with cities I've never been

I'm in love with cities I've never been to.

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Lonley, Vaguely pedophilic swing set seeks the butts of children.

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Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.

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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.

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John Green quote If you don't imagine nothing, nothing ev

If you don't imagine nothing, nothing ever happens at all.

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the problem is not suffering itself or oblivion itself but the depraved meaninglessness of these things, the absolutely inhuman nihilism of suffering.

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There's a stark difference between the words 'prodigy' and 'genius.

' Prodigies can very quickly learn what other people have already figured out; geniuses discover that which no one has ever previously discovered. Prodigies learn; geniuses do.

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Getting you a date to prom is so hard that the hypothetical idea itself is used to cut diamonds.

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John Green quote I don't know a perfect person. I only kn

I don't know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving.

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This is so much fun, but I’m so sleepy. To be continued?

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As long as we don't die, this is gonna be one hell of a story.

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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.

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John Green quote My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom in

My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.

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The Red Wheelbarrow" by William Carlos Williams. So much depends upom a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens.

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Let's make a deal: You figure out what the labyrinth is and how to get out of it, and i'll get you laid. -Alaska Young

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The thing about That Guy Is a Gigolo,' Radar says, 'I mean, the thing about it as a game, is that in the end it reveals a lot more about the person doing the imagining than it does about the person being imagined.

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

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That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.

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What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.

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I want more numbers than I’m likely to get, and God, I want more numbers for Augustus Waters than he got. But, Gus, my love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful.

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I don’t know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving.

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I'm a bad boyfriend. She's a bad girlfriend. We deserve each other.

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I don't suppose I can wear the flamingo tie," he said as he pulled on black socks. "It's a bit festive, given the occasion," I responded. "Can't wear it to the opera," said the Colonel, almost smiling. "Can't wear it to a funeral. Can't use it to hang myself. It's a bit useless, as ties go." I gave him a tie.

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Maybe there is something you're afraid to say, or someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. It's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters.

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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.

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Wait, wait. I don't get it.' 'That is because you only have eight functioning brain cells.

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She has enough black eyeliner on to outline a corpse, and her skin's so pale she looks like she's just broken dawn.

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I really like umbrellas. It's like, I have a roof! I carry it with me! Umbrellas always amuse me.

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If you don't imagine, nothing ever happens at all.

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Patience, grasshopper," I counseled. "You don't want to seem overeager." "Right, that's why I said tomorrow," he said. "I want to see you again tonight. But I'm willing to wait all night and much of tomorrow.

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And I put the latte down on a table, awash in the happy middle of my greatest adventure.

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Our lives are composed of a finite set of moments that we choose how to spend.

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One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life.

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I don't like reindeer. They seem like regular deer, only more dangerous.

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Our fearlessness shall be our secret weapon.

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