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Quotes

Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from The Fault in Our Stars.

Family Quotes

I went to Support Group for the same reason that I'd once allowed nurses with a mere eighteen months of graduate education to poison me with exotically named chemicals: I wanted to make my parents...

Isolation Quotes

I hadn't been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best friend was an author who did not know I existed. (1.62)

Love Quotes

Isaac shot me a look. "Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway. Don't you believe in true love?" (4.94)

Religion Quotes

I'd learned this from my aforementioned third best friend, Peter Van Houten, the reclusive author of An Imperial Affliction, the book that was as close a thing as I had to a Bible. (1.65)

Courage Quotes

"That's the thing about pain," Augustus said, and then glanced back at me. "It demands to be felt." (4.110)

Identity Quotes

"Don't tell me you're one of those people who becomes their disease." (2.70)

Life, Consciousness and Existence Quotes

"Everything that we did and built and wrote and thought and discovered will be forgotten […] and this will have been for naught […] And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I enc...

Mortality Quotes

There are a number of ways to establish someone's approximate survival expectations without actually asking. (2.9)

Coming of Age Quotes

I didn't tell him that the diagnosis came three months after I got my first period. Like: Congratulations! You're a woman. Now die. (2.13)
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