Author John Green who wrote the beloved bestselling novels Looking for Alaska, Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and The Fault in Our Stars, turns 38 on August 24. Throughout his career, this gifted author has written some beautiful and thoughtful passages like:
"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." (The Fault in Our Stars)
In honor of John Green's birthday, read 24 more of his quotes. Click through the gallery at this Parade.com story to read them all. And also see photos from the film version of The Fault in Our Stars.