The Fault in our Stars – Movie Quotes
Hazel: I believe we have a choice about how we tell stories in this world. You can sugar coat it…like they do in Disney movies… I like that version just as much as the next girl. It’s just not the truth. Sorry.
Hazel: Depression is not a side effect of cancer. It’s a side effect of dying.
Patrick: We are gathered here literally in the heart of Jesus. We are here with J.C.
Patrick: Why don’t I play another song? Christ is our friend and he’ll be there till the end. Christ. Christ. Christ.
Hazel’s dad: You do not take pot.
Hazel: Well that is the kind of thing I would know with a fake ID.
Hazel: So I went to support group for the same reason I did everything—to make my parents happy.
Hazel: The only thing worse than biting it from cancer was having a kid bite it from cancer.
Gus: I’m grand, yeah. I’m on a roller coaster that only up.
Gus: Fears? Oblivion. You see, I intend to live an extra-ordinary life and my fear is not to be able to do that.
Hazel: Oblivious is inevitable and if that scares you, then I suggest you ignore it. That’s what everyone else does.
Gus: I decided not to deny myself the simple pleasures of life since, as you so astutely pointed out, we are all going to die.
Gus: You put the thing that kills you between your teeth.
Driving instructor to Gus: You driving, while unpleasant, is not technically unsafe.
Gus: What’s your story? … Not your cancer story. Your real story.
Gus: It’s about honor and heroism and… and embracing your destiny.
Hazel: I’m so sorry. You want to talk about it?
Isaac: No. I’m pretty sure I want to sit and cry and play video games.
Gus: There’s an unwritten contract between author and reader.
Hazel (about her favorite book): I think it’s truthful. Because you just die [mid sentence]…
Gus: That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.
Gus: I’ve been trying to tell you—I’m kind of awesome.
Gus: You used your wish on Disney? Now I’m just embarrassed. I can’t believe I have a crush on a girl with such a cliché wishes.
Hazel: He doesn’t need this in his life. Nobody does.
Hazel’s dad: You’re right. Your mom and I were just thinking the same thing—we should just toss you on the sidewalk.
Gus: I demand to see this swing set of tears.
Gus: Hazel Grace, I hope you realize this effort of yours to keep your distance from me in no way lessons my affection for you.
Gus: It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.
Hazel: I’m a grenade! One day, I’m gonna explode and obliterate everything in my wake. It’s my responsibility to minimize the casualties.
Hazel: We’re just friend.
Gus: Well, she is. I’m not.
Gus: Yes, I definitely believe in something. … Otherwise, what’s the point?
Hazel: Maybe there is no point.
Gus: I won’t accept that.
Van Houten: Some infinities are greater than other infinities.
Van Houten: I assume that answers your questions.
Hazel: Pity – I do not want your pity.
Van Houten: Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why you care so much about the answers to your silly questions?
Anne Frank: We are much too young to deal with these problems. But they keep forcing themselves on us till we are forced to deal.
Anne Frank: And yet, when I look up at the sky, I cannot help but feel that things will get better, that this cruelty too will end.
Anne Frank: All is as it should be.
Anne Frank: God wishes to see people happy. Where there is hope, there is life.
Anne Frank: At such moments, I can’t think about the misery but the beauty that still remains.
Hazel’s mom: We’ll just have to come back is all.
Hazel: Will you just stop being ridiculous?
Hazel’s mom: I’m not being ridiculous. I’m being positive.
Hazel: It so unfair.
Gus: Apparently the world is not a wish granting factory.
Hazel: How are your eyes, Isaac?
Isaac: They’re good. They’re just not I my head anymore is all.
Hazel: Gus, I think we should wit until dark.
Gus: Well, it’s all dark to Isaac.
Gus: Are you Monica’s mother? Well, she’s done a great injustice and we are here to seek revenge.
Gus: [Between the 3 of us we have] 5 legs, 4 eyes , 2 ½ working pairs of lungs and 2 dozen eggs, so if I were you, I’d go back inside.
Hazel: I wish I could say that Augustus kept his sense of humor till the end, that not for one second did his courage waiver, but that’s not what happened.
Gus: I always thought I would be a hero, a grand story they would tell in the papers and all. I just thought I would be special.
Hazel: I am mad. I’m made because I think you are special…. You get me and your parents and this world. It’s not nothing—because I love you and I am gonna remember you.
Hazel’s mom: You, of all people, know it’s possible to live with pain.
Hazel’s Eulogy: You gave me a forever within the number of days and for that I am eternally grateful.
Hazel: I didn’t call it a 9 because I was brave; I was saving my 10. This was it—the great and unbearable 10.
Van Houten: We need to fake-pray now.
Hazel’s Eulogy at the funeral: There’s a beautiful quote in Gus’ home that reads, If you want the rainbow, you have deal with the rain. … I didn’t believe a word, but that’s OK. Funerals, I have decided, are for the living, not the dead.
Van Houten: I wouldn’t call him a fan. He detested me. But he quite insisted I attend his funeral and tell you what happened.
Hazel’s Dad: It was a privilege though, wasn’t it? To love him? Gives you an idea about how we fell about you.
Gus: Im’ a good person, but a s***ty writer. Your’e a good writer, but a s***ty person. Together we make a good team.
Gus: She didn’t want a million admirers. She only wanted one. … You never have to worry if she’s smarter than you because you know she is. …
Gus: You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do get to choose who hurts you, and I like my choices. I hope she likes hers.