quote by John Green

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

— John Green

Impressive Margo Roth Spiegelman quotations

At some point, you gotta stop looking up at the sky, or one of these days you'll look back down and see that you floated away, too.


But my miracle was different. My miracle was this: out of all the houses in all the subdivisions in all of Florida, I ended up living next door to Margo Roth Spiegelman.

You see how fake it all is. It's not even hard enough to be made out of plastic. It's a paper town.

My heart is really pounding," I said. "That's how you know you're having fun," Margo said.

What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.


The rules of capitalization are so unfair to words in the middle of a sentence.

Maybe all the strings inside him broke.

The way I figure it, everyone gets a miracle.

At least for tonight. In sickness and in health. In good times and in bad. For richer, for poorer. 'Till dawn do us part.

She loved mysteries so much that she became one.


Margo always loved mysteries. And in everything that came afterward, I could never stop thinking that maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one.

Tonight, darling, we are going to right a lot of wrongs.

I've lived here for eighteen years and I have never once in my life come across anyone who cares about anything that matters.

Tonight, darling, we are going to right a lot of wrongs.

And we are going to wrong some rights. The first shall be last; the last shall be first; the meek shall do some earth-inheriting. But before we can radically reshape the world, we need to shop.

But before we can radically reshape the world, we need to shop.


Nothing really ever happens like you imagine it will.

At least I carpe'd that one diem.

But if you consider all the unlikely things together, at least one of them will probably happen to each of us.

And now life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future-you go to high school so you can go to college so you can get a good job so you can get nice house.

All the things paper-thin and paper-frail, and all the people too.


To find Margo Roth Spiegelman, you must become Margo Roth Spiegelman.

And I had done many of the things she might have done: I had engineered a most unlikely prom coupling. I had quieted the hounds of caste warfare. I had come to feel comfortable inside the rat-infested haunted house where she did her best thinking. I had seen. I had listened. But I could not yet become the wounded person.

And I don't really have anyone upon whom I want to rain down my wrath," I said, because in truth I didn't. I always felt like you had to be important to have enemies. Example: Historically, Germany has had more enemies than Luxembourg, Margo Roth Spiegelman was Germany. And Great Britain. And the United States. And czarist Russia. Me, I'm Luxembourg. Just sitting around, tending sheep, and yodeling.

And now life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future—you go to high school so you can go to college so you can get a good job so you can get a nice house so you can afford to send your kids to college so they can get a good job so they can get a nice house so they can afford to send their kids to college.

I always felt like you had to be important to have enemies.

Margo's beauty was a kind of sealed vessel of perfection--uncracked and uncrackable.


Life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future.

You can’t divorce Margo the person from Margo the body.

You can’t see one without seeing the other. You looked at Margo’s eyes and you saw both their blueness and their Margo-ness. In the end, you could not say that Margo Roth Spiegelman was fat, or that she was skinny, any more than you can say that the Eiffel Tower is or is not lonely. Margo’s beauty was a kind of sealed vessel of perfection – uncracked and uncrackable.

Interesting capitalization,' I said. 'Yeah. I'm a big believer in random capitalization. The rules of capitalization are so unfair to words in the middle.