‘‘ Every cloud has a silver lining’’
“The world is not a wish-granting factory.”
Saturday, August 17, 2013 4:25 PM


“There are infinite numbers between 0 and 1. There's .1 and .12 and .112 and an infinite collection of others. Of course, there is a bigger infinite set of numbers between 0 and 2, or between 0 and a million. Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. A writer we used to like taught us that. There are days, many of them, when I resent the size of my unbounded set. I want more numbers than I'm likely to get, and God, I want more numbers for Augustus Waters than he got. But, Gus, my love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn't trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I'm grateful.”
— John Green, The Fault in Our Stars


I've read "The Fault In Our Stars", fallen in love with it and got my heart torn from reading it. It might seem like a miracle for two people to find solace and love in each other under the most unbelievable circumstances, but I believe these things happen. Or rather, I want to believe that these things do happen. The main character has the most sophisticated aura that I've ever seen (or read, in this case). She notices things and sees things in a different perspective from others. She is bright and strong. Her mind is an intricate labyrinth that will embroil you. And yes, I adore her, this frictional character of Green. So fascinating is her personality that it makes me want to be like her because she views things in such a clear, vivid light. Then of course, there's the guy, yet another intriguing character who caused me to be captivated, enchanted even. Together, they do make a great pair, except that life doesn't always go the way you want it to be and because pain demands to be felt. Indeed, the world is, after all, not a wish-granting factory.

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