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Our 10 Favorite Quotes from PAPER TOWNS

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As part of our #TurtlesAllTheWayCountdown to John Green’s new book Turtles All the Way Down (see what we did there?), each week we are highlighting one of our favorite John Green books. This week, it’s Paper Towns! We’re sharing ten of our favorite quotes from this gem. Vote for your favorite below, and don’t forget to join us for our Facebook Live Book Club Wednesday over on the Penguin Teen Facebook! Check out our Turtles All the Way Countdown kickoff post for a re-read schedule!

 

“The town was paper, but the memories were not.”

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“I’m not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is.”

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“I could never stop thinking that maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one.”

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“You will go to the paper towns and you will never come back.”

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“Margo was not a miracle. She was not an adventure. She was not a fine and precious thing. She was a girl.”

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“It’s easy to forget how full the world is of people, full to bursting, and each of them imaginable and consistently misimagined.”

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“Maybe all the strings inside him broke.”

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“As long as we don’t die, this is gonna be one hell of a story.”

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“I didn’t need you, you idiot. I picked you. And then you picked me back.”

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“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.”

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