“The world is not a wish-granting factory.”

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”

“Pain demands to be felt.”

“That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence.”

“I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once.”

“You realize that trying to keep your distance from me will not lessen my affection for you.”

“I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up.”

“I’m a grenade and at some point I’m going to blow up and I would like to minimize the casualties, okay?”

“The marks humans leave are too often scars.” “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.”

“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”

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

“I’m a good person but a crappy writer. You’re a crappy person but a good writer. We’d make a good team. I don’t want to ask you any favors, but if you have time – and from what I saw, you have plenty – I was wondering if you could write a eulogy for Hazel. I’ve got notes and everything. ” SIMON QUOTES IN LORD OF THE FLIES

“I’m a big believer in metaphor, Hazel Grace. I think everything connects. Maybe we’re not the stars, but we’re the reality that makes the stars beautiful. ”

“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.”

“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.”

“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.”

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

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

“Books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.”

“I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.”

“I’m going to take you to see a play tonight. It’s called The Purity Myth. It is a modern retelling of the story of the virgin martyr Saint Agnes, except it also involves a lot of people taking off their clothes.- Augustus Waters”

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world… but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.”