Because you simply cannot draw these things out for ever. At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid and it hurts, but then it’s over and you’re relieved.John Green in Looking for Alaska
'Why are you wearing a fox hat?'
'Because no one can catch the motherfucking fox'
The only way out of this labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.Forgiveness & MercyJohn Green in Looking for Alaska
We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.John Green in Looking for Alaska
I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not fuck, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together in the most innocent sense of the phrase. But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating. So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was hurricane.DesireJohn Green in Looking for Alaska