The Fault In Our Stars

Have you read or seen The Fault in Our Stars?

There are so many great quotes and moments in this book and movie.

I loved the book for several reasons, but mostly because Juliana loved it so much and read it 8 times.  It was hard for me to read it just once. I finished the book a short while ago and promised her I would read it before watching the movie with her. She had to wait a very long time.

Tonight was the night to finally snuggle on the couch and watch it together.  The movie made me cry, but not in the sappy parts. I cried when they got to Amsterdam because I’m a sap (according to Juliana) and wanted to be back there again walking on the canals.

I’m also weird in that when I read a book, I take forever and take notes. I don’t know why I take notes, but I guess I hope I’ll remember the main parts that way.  But I don’t. At least I have my notes and the good news is, I found them again before writing this post.

Here are a few of my favorite sayings from the book:

“Worry is another side effect of dying.”

“The world is not a wish granting factory.”

“Two emotions – love and fear.”  I choose love.

“Amsterdam was a city designed for movement and activity.”  Love, love, love Amsterdam!

“There is no try. There is only do.”

“I believe the universe wants to be noticed.”  I see you.

“I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up.”  I wish.

“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”

“Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.”  Grief is a tragic, beautiful side of life. We are so vulnerable when we are grieving and we discover our true nature that sometimes is masked by our daily routines and reality.

“Okay? Okay.”

What is your favorite quote? Namaste, BeLovers.

2 thoughts on “The Fault In Our Stars

    • That’s a good one too, my friend. Knowing that we are supposed to feel pain hopefully helps us to accept this part of life. It’s real and it’s okay even though it’s not okay. xo

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