by John Green
Read: 2017-05-31, Rating: 9/10.
A gripping story about someone struggling with OCD. Bandaids, helicopter moms, Rich Boys, and explaining the universe.
My Favourite Quotes:
True terror isn’t being scared; it’s not having a choice in the matter.
Whether it hurts is kind of irrelevant.
You tell yourself I am not my thoughts even though deep down you’re not sure what exactly that makes you
Charlotte Bronte “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendliness, the more unsustained, the more I will respect myself.”
Adults think they’re wielding power, but really power is wielding them. The parasite believes itself to be the host.
I was thinking that maybe the old lady and the scientist were both right. Like, the world is billions of years old, and life is a product of nucleotide mutation and everything. But the world is also the stories we tell it.
To be alive is to be missing.
Love is both how you become a person, and why.