Please be warned, these are favorite quotes directly from the book.
NOTE: This is still a work in progress
“They don’t kill you unless you light them,” he said as Mom arrived at the curb. “And I’ve never lit one. 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.”
“That’s the thing about pain,” Augustus said, and then glanced back at me. “It demands to be felt.”
“Okay,” he said after forever. “Maybe okay will be our always.”
“Okay,” I said.
“Hazel GRACE!” he shouted. “You did not use your one dying Wish to go to Disney World with your parents.”
“Also Epcot Center,” I mumbled.
“Oh, my God,” Augustus said. “I can’t believe I have a crush on a girl with such cliché wishes.”
“God, you’re the best,” I told him.
“I bet you say that to all the boy who finance your international travel,” he answered.
via text: “(But we both know that okay is a very flirty word. Okay is BURSTING with sensuality.)”
“Thanks for not trying to see me when I looked like hell.”
“To be fair, you still look pretty bad.”
“Okay, please draw a circle.” I did. “Now draw a smaller circle within that circle.” I did. “The larger circle is virgins. The smaller circle is seventeen-year-old guys with one leg.”
“I must see this old swing set of tears immediately,” he said.
“Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children,” I said.
“That’s why I like you. Do you realize how rare it is to come across a hot girl who creates an adjectival version of the word pedophile? You are so busy being you that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are.”
via text: “Everything’s coming up Waters.”
“I’ve gotten really hot since you went blind.”
“I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.”