14 Important Things John Green Has Taught Us

14 Important Things John Green Has Taught Us

Paper Towns, Cara Delevigne, Nat Wolff

John Green, oh wise one. You’ve taught us so many things with your books and their movie adaptations — not to mention your smart social media musings. Here are just some of the lessons we’ll take with us in our day-to-day lives:

1. Good use of metaphor.

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2. Pain demands to be felt.

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3. Being nerdy is cool.

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4. Fantasy girl does not equal real girl.

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5. Everyone gets a miracle.

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6. Liquid courage is not the answer.

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7. Pizza is the answer.

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666-waffles.tumblr.com

8. Go on adventures.

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9. Always take care of your friends.

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10. It’s okay to love someone, even if it hurts. Okay? Okay.

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11. Sometimes you need to lighten up.

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12. The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.

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13. Someone can change your life when you least expect it.

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14. All of the below:

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Thanks, John, for teaching us the ways of life.

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