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 Looking for Alaska, the book that started it all. We’re sharing ten of our favorite quotes from this timeless classic. 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!
“When I look at my room, I see a girl who loves books.”
“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 a hurricane.”
“Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia.”
“I’d rather wonder than get the answers I couldn’t live with.”
“It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.”
“We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.”
“Thomas Edison’s last words were “It’s very beautiful over there”. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.”
“Things never happened like I imagined them.”
“You never get me. That’s the whole point.”
“At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.”
What’s your favorite quote? Take our poll below!