Quotes To Live By from the Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in our Stars by John Green date of publication was January 10, 2012 the story is narrated by a 16 year old cancer patient named Hazel Grace, who attends a support group (forced to by her parents). There she meets and falls in love with 17 year old Augustus Waters. Quote 1: “That’s the things about pain, it demands to be felt.” -Augustus Waters, page 63 This is my favorite quote in the book, mostly because it’s so true. Love and Pain seem to be the strongest of emotions. There are just times when the pain of something is so intense, there is nothing else to do but feel it. And on Augustus’ part he feels pain both ways, with his cancer and his love for Hazel. Quote 2: “Easy comfort isn’t comforting,”-Hazel Grace, page 145 This is quote is clear and so true. We all think we want the easiest comfort, and we expect people to say the easiest, most comforting things. But when I think about it doesn’t make me feel any better. What I think Hazel means is that it’s a false comfort. Quote 3:” The world is not a wish granting factory” -Augustus Waters, page 105 What I like about this quote is that it’s so raw, and kind of slaps you in the face. Because you can’t always have things go the way, what you imagine things to be like ends up being the exact opposite. You can’t always get what you want and exactly what you need. Quote 4: “Without pain we couldn’t know joy” – Hazel Grace, page 54 This was one of the quotes hanging up in Augustus’ house that Hazel loved. She found it comforting, I feel the way as Hazel, it means that you would need to go though many tragedies and painful times, to really find happiness and joy. And that it will not be easy to find it, you will have to work hard and not give up. Cause theirs always happiness. Quote 5: “I think forever is an incorrect concept,” – Hazel Grace Hazel answered this after Augustus asked her if she believed in an afterlife. I love how Hazel answered...
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