The Fault in Our Stars

If you haven’t read The Fault In Our Stars yet, you need to.  Watching the movie is not the same thing.  Here are my seven favorite quotes from the book with some awesome fan art.  Why seven?  I just couldn’t stop at five, and if I put ten you might as well read the book yourself.

The Fault in Our Stars in 7 Quotes

#1. “‘Okay?’

‘Okay.”

#2. “There are infinite numbers between 0 and 1.  There’s .1 and .12 and .112 and an infinite collection of others.  Of course, there is a bigger infinite set of numbers between 0 and 2, or between 0 and a million.  A writer we used to like taught us that.  There are days, many of them, when I resent the size of my unbounded set.  I want more numbers than I’m likely to get, and God, I want more numbers for Augustus Waters than he got.  But, Gus, my love, 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.”

#3. “You are so busy being YOU that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are.”

#4. “But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassius note, ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars/ But in ourselves.'”

#5. “I wanted to know that he would be okay if I died.  I wanted to not be a grenade, to not be a malevolent force in the lives of people I loved.”

#6. “It’s a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don’t give it the power to do the killing.”

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

 

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