20 Times 'The Fault In Our Stars' Taught Us How To REALLY Love

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This novel describes love PERFECTLY.

The Fault in Our Stars is the sixth novel written by YA fiction author John Green. The novel — which deals with themes of life, love, and death — was met with a lot of success and was adapted into a movie in 2014.  

The Fault in Our Stars is narrated by an adolescent female named Hazel Grace Lancaster who has cancer and attends a support group where she meets 17-year-old Augustus Waters. The two befriend each other and bond over their favorite books, which they share with each other.

Eventually, the two go on a trip to Amsterdam to meet Peter Van Houten, the author of a book about a cancer patient whose experiences resonate with Hazel. While in Amsterdam, Augustus confesses his love to Hazel.

Sounds like quite the romantic adventure for two teenagers, right? Well, Augustus and Hazel aren’t just normal teenagers—they’re teenagers who struggle with love and mortality as cancer patients. In the novel, they express their love and admiration for each other in touchingly honest ways. Although the two are only teenagers, the way they describe love can strike a chord with anyone.


The book deals with a mix of love and loss, and the romance between the two characters is profound and completely moving. If you haven’t read the book or watched the movie, you should definitely check it out and see why it’s so popular. And if you have read the book or watched the movie, then you must know how wonderfully touching the story is!

To get a glimpse of the deep love shared between Hazel and Augustus, here are 20 romantic The Fault In Our Stars quotes from the novel guaranteed to warm your heart.         


If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence. — The Fault In Our Stars

It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you — The Fault In Our Stars

I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once. — The Fault In Our Stars

You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I'm grateful. — The Fault In Our Stars

I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we're all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we'll ever have, and I am in love with you. — The Fault In Our Stars

It seemed like forever ago, like we've had this brief but still infinite forever. Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. — The Fault In Our Stars

You say you're not special because the world doesn't know about you, but that's an insult to me. I know about you. — The Fault In Our Stars

I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. — The Fault In Our Stars

But I believe in true love, you know? I don't believe that everybody gets to keep their eyes or not get sick or whatever, but everybody should have true love, and it should last at least as long as your life does. — The Fault In Our Stars

It is the nature of stars to cross. — The Fault In Our Stars

Love is keeping the promise anyway. — The Fault In Our Stars

Maybe 'okay' will be our 'always’. — The Fault In Our Stars

Trying to keep your distance from me will not lessen my affection for you. All efforts to save me from you will fail. — The Fault In Our Stars

You are so busy being YOU that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are. — The Fault In Our Stars

You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices. I hope she likes hers. — The Fault In Our Stars

Come over here so I can examine your face with my hands and see deeper into your soul than a sighted person ever could. — The Fault In Our Stars

Pain is like fabric: The stronger it is, the more it’s worth. — The Fault In Our Stars

She walks lightly, old man. She walks lightly upon the earth. — The Fault In Our Stars

He really was beautiful. I know boys aren’t supposed to be, but he was. — The Fault In Our Stars

How strange and how lovely it is to be anything at all. — The Fault In Our Stars