mischief always wins the war

John Green Quotes
  • Aries: “The marks humans leave are too often scars.”
  • Taurus: “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
  • Gemini: “I'm not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is.”
  • Cancer: “You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you.”
  • Leo: “What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.”
  • Virgo: “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”
  • Libra: “Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war”
  • Scorpio: “Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.”
  • Sagittarius: "thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
  • Capricorn: “What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?”
  • Aquarius: “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
  • Pisces: "It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”
Looking for Alaska quotes for the signs
  • Aries: "Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war."
  • Taurus: "That didn’t happen, of course. Things never happened the way I imagined them."
  • Gemini: "And in my classes, I will talk most of the time, and you will listen most of the time. Because you may be smart, but I've been smart longer."
  • Cancer: "We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken."
  • Leo: "A woman so strong she burns heaven and drenches hell."
  • Virgo: "When I look at my room, I see a girl who loves books."
  • Libra: "At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid and it hurts, but then it's over and you're relieved."
  • Scorpio: "When you stop wishing things wouldn't fall apart, you stop suffering when they do."
  • Sagittarius: "If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane."
  • Capricorn: "If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can't know better until knowing better is useless."
  • Aquarius: "You just use the future to escape the present."
  • Pisces: "I'd rather wonder than get answers I couldn't live with."
The Types as John Green Quotes

(cause i’m john green trash, deal with it)

ESFJ - “If people could see me the way I see myself - if they could live in my memories - would anyone love me?”

ISFJ - “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” 

ENTP - “I’m okay. I’ll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time.”

INTP - “That’s who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of.”

ESTJ - “I just did some calculations and I’ve been able to determine that you’re full of shit.” 

ISTJ - “At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it’s over and you’re relieved.” 

ENFP - “Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war”

INFP - “Books can be so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.”

ENTJ - “I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity.”

INTJ - “What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?” 

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

ISFP - “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.” 

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

INFJ - “We’re as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we’re not likely to do either.” 

ESTP - “I may die young, but at least I’ll die smart.” 

ISTP - “The real heroes anyway aren’t the people doing things; the real heroes are the people NOTICING things, paying attention.” 

Looking for Alaska: Quote Post

Hello Book lovers!

So this is the quote post for December’s BOTM: John Green’s “Looking for Alaska" I hope you all loved it as much as I do!

I organized it by day and page number according to my paperback copy.

It will be under the cut because it is SUPER long and because SPOILERS ARE EVIL and I don’t want to ruin the book for anyone who hasn’t read it!


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The Signs as 4 John Green Books//Quotes//Looking for Alaska||Paper Towns||TFIOS||An Abundance of Katherines//
  • Aries: Looking for Alaska//"Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war."
  • Taurus: The Fault in Our Stars//"Love is keeping he promise anyway."
  • Gemini: Paper Towns//"You see how fake it all is...it's a paper town."
  • Cancer: The Fault in Our Stars (pun intended, get ready fandom, feels r gonna hit u 4 this one)//"Augusts Waters died eight days after his prefuneral...when the cancer,which was made of him,stopped his heart, which was also made of him."
  • Leo: An Abundance of Katherines//"All hurt is brain hurt."
  • Virgo: Paper Towns//"As much as life can suck, it always beats the alternative."
  • Libra: The Fault in Our Stars//"My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations."
  • Scorpio: Paper Towns//"Leaving feels too good, once you leave."
  • Sagittarius: An Abundance of Katherines//"That smile could end wars and cure cancer."
  • Capricorn: Looking for Alaska//"At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze."
  • Aquarius: Looking for Alaska//"I may die young, but at least I'll die smart."
  • Pisces: An Abundance of Katherines//"I thought you hung the moon."