The Best John Green quotes

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John Green is a well-known entrepreneur who has started and sold multiple businesses. In this blog post, we will take a look at the quotes compilation of John Green and what makes him so successful. We will also highlight some of his best advice for entrepreneurs.

We are glad to present you the best Thinking, Story, Liked, Feelings, Love, Time, Life quotes from John Green, and much more.

Summary

About John Green

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Born:
August 24, 1977

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Occupation:
Author, Vlogger

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Nationality:
American

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Alma Mater:
Kenyon College

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Period:
2005-Present

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Genre:
Young Adult Fiction, Bildungsroman, Romance, Radio, Video

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Notable Works:
Looking For Alaska, Paper Towns, The Fault In Our Stars, Turtles All The Way Down, Vlogbrothers, Crash Course And More.

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Notable Awards:
Michael L. Printz Award 2006 Looking For Alaska Edgar Award 2009 Paper Towns

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

You can never love someone as much as you miss them. β€” John Green

God I love rainbows. β€” John Green

You are valuable and rare and worthy of love. β€” John Green

I love you present tense. β€” John Green

you can never love someone as much as you miss them John Green quote

Love is the most common miracle. β€” John Green

People are such idiots. As if there’s something wrong with being in love. β€” John Green

She said ‘I love you’ as if it were a secret, and an immense one. β€” John Green

Love is tied to truth. β€” John Green

We can’t love our neighbors till we know how crooked their hearts are. β€” John Green

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Love is just a shout in the void. β€” John Green

I would always love Alaska Young, my crooked neighbor, with all my crooked heart. β€” John Green

Love is keeping the promise anyway. β€” John Green

I fell in love like you would fall asleep: slowly and then all at once. β€” John Green

I kind of conned you into believing you were falling in love with a healthy person. β€” John Green

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All sorts of yayness floods my brain. Love is such a drug. β€” John Green

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

I love you’ really is the gateway drug of breaking up. β€” John Green

When I look at my room, I see a girl who loves books. β€” John Green

We all romanticize the people we adore. β€” John Green

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The part I enjoy most is not the doing, but the noticing. β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ON LIFE

I don’t really want to be the costar of anyone’s life. β€” John Green

If only I were as good at life as I am at the internet. β€” John Green

As lives go, I’ll take the quietly desperate over the radically bipolar. β€” John Green

Nerd life is just so much better than regular life. β€” John Green

i don t really want to be the costar of anyone s life John Green quote

It is worth it to leave behing my minor life for grander maybes. β€” John Green

Life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future. β€” John Green

I try to live life so that I can live with myself. β€” John Green

Some people have lives; some people have music. β€” John Green

You die in the middle of your life. β€” John Green

if only i were as good at life as i am at the internet John Green quote

You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth. β€” John Green

Maybe life is not about accomplishing some bullshit markers. β€” John Green

It is a good life, Hazel Grace. β€” John Green

Our lives are composed of a finite set of moments that we choose how to spend. β€” John Green

Whatever. Great day. Today. Best day of my life. β€” John Green

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Life is a series of choices between wonders. β€” John Green

I even tried to tell myself to live my best life today. β€” John Green

Worrying is the correct worldview. Life is worrisome. β€” John Green

The United States Congress, like a lot of rich people, lives in two houses. β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ABOUT THINKING

Because no one thought she was a person, she had no one to really talk to. β€” John Green

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And I wondered if hurdlers ever thought, you know, ‘This would go faster if we just got rid of the hurdles. β€” John Green

If I had cared about her as I should have, as I thought I did, how could I have let her go? β€” John Green

I thought you hung the moon. β€” John Green

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. β€” John Green

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. aa β€” John Green

if i had cared about her as i should have as i thought i did how could i have let her go John Green quote

I think when you’re 16, if you have good parents, they generally just fade in the background. I had great parents, and because they were great, I thought very little about them in high school. β€” John Green

Lacey shrugged bashfully. ‘Do you think I’m superficial?’ ‘Well, yeah.’ I thought of myself standing outside Becca’s bedroom, hoping she’d take her shirt off. ‘But so am I,’ I added. ‘So is everyone. β€” John Green

My thoughts are starts I can’t fathom into constellations. β€” 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. β€” John Green

She’s cute, I thought, but you don’t need to like a girl who treats you like you’re ten: You’ve already got a mom. β€” John Green

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I thought being an adult meant knowing what you believe, but that has not been my experience. β€” John Green

While I did not fancy myself a particularly good person, I never thought my first real sexual action would be prostitutional. β€” John Green

The thought of you being removed from the rotation is not funny to me. β€” John Green

Okay, maybe I’m not such a shitty writer. But I can’t pull my ideas together, Van Houten. My thoughts are stars I can’t fathom into constellations. β€” John Green

That doesn’t sound like my Margo’, she said, and I thought of my Margo, and all of us looking at her reflection in different funhouse mirrors. β€” John Green

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They were angry, I thought. Horrified. These teenagers, with their hormones, making out beneath a video broadcasting the shattered voice of a former father. β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ABOUT FEELINGS

It’s nice to have people who will feel guilty for you. β€” John Green

The past feels distant, even when it’s near. The future feels assured, even when it isn’t. β€” John Green

I don’t know how I look, but I know how I feel: Young. Goofy. Infinite. β€” John Green

The joy you bring us is so much greater than the sadness we feel about your illness. β€” John Green

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Leaving feels too good, once you leave. β€” John Green

Sunlight feels warm and rough against your skin like a kiss on the cheek from your dad. β€” John Green

I feel like crying, so I must be crying, but it’s impossible to tell because I’m underwater. β€” John Green

I feel like I might start crying and that I’m going to cry pee. β€” John Green

Doing stuff never feels as good as you hope it will feel. β€” John Green

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

Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood. β€” John Green

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Reading a good book helps us to feel un–alone. β€” John Green

My regret was immediate and permanent and useless. β€” John Green

What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person. β€” John Green

i don t know how i look but i know how i feel young goofy infinite John Green quote

Maybe some people need to believe in a proper and omnipotent God to pray, but I don’t. β€” John Green

She had the kind of fingers you want to interlace with your own. β€” John Green

I smiled. She smiled. I believed the smile. β€” John Green

You’re not boring. You’ve got to stop saying that, or people will start believing you. β€” John Green

I go to seek a Great Perhaps. β€” John Green

the joy you bring us is so much greater than the sadness we feel about your illness John Green quote

She was nothing but good and I was nothing but bad, but then she died, and I didn’t. β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ABOUT TIME

It was nice to spend time with someone so interesting. β€” John Green

This was the first time in my life that so many things would never happen again. β€” John Green

I realized during my time as a chaplain that I didn’t want to be a minister. β€” John Green

I wanted more tIme so we could fall In love. β€” John Green

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Love is always a miracle, everywhere,every time. But for us, it’s a little different. I don’t want to say it’s more miraculous,…It is though. β€” John Green

What a slut time is. She screws everybody. β€” John Green

Maybe this time she wanted to be found, and to be found by me. β€” John Green

Remember that time in the minivan, twenty minutes ago, when we didn’t die? β€” John Green

Do you guys remember that one time, in the minivan, twenty minutes ago, that we somehow didn’t die? β€” John Green

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in my life that so many things would never happen again John Green quote

For the longest time, it felt kind of like my chest was cracking open, but not precisely in an unpleasant way. β€” John Green

There’s no way of knowing that your last good day is Your Last Good Day. At the time, it is just another good day. β€” John Green

If I had a nervous breakdown every time something awful happened in the world, I’d be crazier than a shithouse rat. β€” John Green

After all this time, it seems to me like straight and fast is the only way out–but I choose the labyrinth. The labyrinth blows, but I choose it. β€” John Green

I’ve stopped thinking about it. I don’t have time to have a girlfriend. I have like a full–time job Learning How to Be Blind. β€” John Green

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But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I’ll have more time for reading when I’m old and boring. β€” John Green

Walt Whitman is HOT! I mean, that guy could sound his barbaric yawps over the roofs of my world any time. β€” John Green

We just sat there quiet for a long time, which was fine, and I was thinking about way back in the very beginning in the Literal Heart of Jesus. β€” John Green

And in my classes, I will talk most of the time, and you will listen most of the time. Because you may be smart, but I’ve been smart longer. β€” John Green

Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. β€” John Green

i wanted more time so we could fall in love John Green quote

What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. β€” John Green

You can’t not like ‘The Great Gatsby.’ It’s got the best sentences in, like, ever. β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ON STORY

My responsibility is to try to tell true stories. To me a true story is always hopeful, but never simply, uncomplicatedly happy. β€” John Green

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

As long as we don’t die, this is gonna be one hell of a story. β€” John Green

as long as we don t die this is gonna be one hell of a story John Green quote

I spy with my little eye a great story. β€” John Green

And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened. β€” John Green

Gratitude is the proper response for the absolute astonishment of getting to be alive, and aware, and an essential part of this crazy, sprawling story. β€” John Green

You have a choice in this world, I believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice. β€” John Green

Margo in the story is one of those people who a lot of people pay attention to but nobody ever actually listens to, and i think that is certainly something that cara can relate to. β€” John Green

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I think all true stories are hopeful stories. I don’t think there’s any room for nihilism. β€” John Green

He knew he couldn’t tell stories, that he always included extraneous details & tangents that interested only him. β€” John Green

The right story needs the right telling. β€” John Green

Like, the world is billions of years old, and life is a product of nucleotide mutation and everything. But the world is also the stories we tell about it. β€” John Green

And he found himself thinking that maybe stories don’t just make us matter to each other–maybe they’re also the only way to the infinite mattering he’d been after for so long. β€” John Green

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But you want to see shapes; you want to see stories, so you pick them out of the sky. β€” John Green

This was what I liked most about my friends: just sitting around & telling stories. β€” John Green

This is what i liked most about my friends: just sitting around and telling stories. window stories and mirror stories. β€” John Green

I was beginning to learn that your life is a story told about you, not one that you tell. β€” John Green

One of those moments he knew he’d remember and look back on, one of those moments that he’d try to capture in the stories he told. Nothing was happening, really, but the moment was thick with mattering. β€” John Green

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I wanted to, you know, get my story out in the world, which, it turns out, is a very misguided notion. β€” John Green

I really think that reading is just as important as writing when you’re trying to be a writer because it’s the only apprenticeship we have, it’s the only way of learning how to write a story. β€” John Green

Writing is something you do alone. It’s a profession for introverts who wanna tell you a story but don’t wanna make eye contact while telling it β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN QUOTES ON LIKED

I liked being a person. I wanted to keep at it. β€” John Green

Something about me has always liked the drama and inconvience of bad weather. The worse the better, really. β€” John Green

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My days had a pleasant identicalness about them. I had always liked that: I liked routine. I liked being bored. I didn’t want to but I did. β€” John Green

I always liked routine. I suppose I never found boredom very boring. β€” John Green

She never acted as if she liked him all that much, but then she never acted as if she liked anyone all that much. β€” John Green

My parents always liked it when I cursed in front of them. I could see the pleasure of it in their faces. It signified that I trusted them, that I was myself in front of them. β€” John Green

I never liked writing concluding paragraphs to papers–where you repeat what you’ve already said with phrases like ‘In summation’, and ‘To conclude’. β€” John Green

JOHN GREEN Quotes Take Away

John Green’s words of wisdom are both thought-provoking and inspiring. They remind us that there is so much to learn in the world, and we should never stop exploring and expanding our horizons. We hope you’ve enjoyed these quotes as much as we have. If you’re looking for more ways to expand your knowledge, be sure to check out our courses page. We offer a variety of online learning opportunities that can help you deepen your understanding of the world around you.