60 Let it Snow Quotes by John Green

John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle wrote the novel Let It Snow.

It is a fix-up book with three unique storylines that interact with one another.

The story follows three separate kids as they encounter a massive blizzard in Gracetown during the Christmas season.


I have handpicked some of the best quotes from Let It Snow novel.

Let it Snow Quotes by John Green

“We just did an awesome job of not dying.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Nothing wrong with a little risk-taking, here and there.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“But what could I lose by continuing that had not already been lost?” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Being sixteen means you have to be a genius conversational editor.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“One person’s crazy is another person’s sane, I guess.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I know no one is perfect, that behind every facade of perfection is a writhing mess of subterfuge and secret sorrows… but even taking that into account, Noah was pretty much perfect.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Breaking down that wall is the kind of story that might have a happy middle – oh, look, we broke down this wall, I’m going to look at you like a girl and you’re going to look at me like a boy, and we’re going to play a fun game called Can I Put My Hand There What About There What About There.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“A pause while my mother made high-pitched sisterly devotions of gratitude.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Christmas is a state of mind.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

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Quotes from Let it Snow

“Any sentence that combined “I love you” and “but” could not be good.” ~ Lauren Myracle, Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances

“The worst thing that could happen had finally happened. And there was a kind of relief in it, maybe.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“But I could always tell in her eyes if she got really pissed at me, and her eyes were still pretty smiley” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Also, when on a campaign to convince a stranger that you aren’t a few fries short of a Happy Meal, throwing around phrases like “tangentially Swedish” is not the best way to go.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I stood under the awning for a moment, but finally I decided that being in a bad mood with your friends beats being in a bad mood without them.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Something about me has always liked the drama and inconvience of bad weather. The worse the better, really.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor hail shall close the door of the mighty Starbucks.” ~ Lauren Myracle, Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances.

“If by that you mean that I dislike celebrity magazines, prefer food to anorexia, refuse to watch TV shows about models, and hate the color pink, then yes. I am proud to be not really a girl.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

Best Let it Snow Quotes by John Green

“It’s not what the universe gives us that matters, but what we give the universe” ~ Lauren Myracle (Let It Snow).

“I could envision it all to clearly: Stuart or Debbie finding the dented door off its hinges, lying in the snow. “She came in, ravaged the boy, stole plastic bags, and ripped off the door in her escape,” the police would say in the APB. “Probably making her way to bust her parents out of jail.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“My stomach sank. JP had come so close. His immigrant parents had sacrificed so much.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Tired, but not the kind of tired that sleep fixes.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Guy walks into a bar. Bartender says, ‘What’ll ya have?’ And the guy says, ‘Whaddya got?’ And the bartender says, ‘I don’t know what I got, but I know what you got: Stage IV melanoma.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“And I put the latte down on a table, awash in the happy middle of my greatest adventure.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“We study there a lot because… what other choice does society give us, right? It’s Starbucks or death, sometimes.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I realize Jubilee is a bit of a stripper name. You probably think I have heard the call of the pole.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“It was a bit on the frantic side, maybe because neither one of us had done the metal preparation, so we were both thinking, Oh, right! Kissing! Quickly! Quickly! More movement! Deploy tongue!” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Running away is pretty pathetic, but it’s even worse getting caught.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

Famous Let it Snow Quotes by John Green

“You should never give up a happy middle in the hopes of a happy ending, because there is no such thing as happy ending. There is so much to lose.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“…but somehow when it’s real, when it’s your life… that person can feel even farther off and more unobtainable than an actual celebrity. Proximity doesn’t breed familiarity” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Once you think a thought, it is extremely difficult to unthink it.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Debbie had to get up and slice me a thick piece of cake before she could answer. And I do mean thick. Harry Potter volume seven thick. I could have knocked out a burglar with this piece of cake. Once I tasted it, though, it seemed just the right size.” ~ Maureen Johnson, Let It Snow

“Which is both gross and breathtakingly romantic. He could always have just gone upstairs and brushed his teeth, but he stayed and lurked by the fish for me.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I know it sucks, but it’s certainly the most adventurous Christmas ever.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Just then, my phone started ringing. The ring must have been damaged by the water as well, so now it had a high, keening note – kind of the sound I imagine a mermaid might make if you punched her in the face.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Holidays bring out neediness like nothing else.” ~ Lauren Myracle, Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances

“She’s like all the others, Tobin: as soon as I confess my love, she abandons me.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“I always had this idea that you should never give up a happy middle in the hopes of a happy ending, because there is no such thing as a happy ending. Do you know what I mean? There is so much to lose.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“It’s always awkward when someone doesn’t realize you’re joking and devotes thought time to what you’ve said. Double that when the person is wearing tinfoil.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I knew it was beautiful, but knowing something is beautiful and caring about it are two very different things, and I didn’t care.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Stuart must have sensed my despair from the way I began lightly banging my forehead on the table.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

Thoughtful Let it Snow Quotes

“Sometimes when we forget to do things for others, it’s because we’re too wrapped up in our own problems.” ~ Lauren Myracle, Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances

“Oh my God!” said one of the Ambers. “Is this not the worst trip ever? Did you see the snow?” She was a sharp one, this Amber. What would she notice next? The train? The moon? The hilarious vagaries of human existence? Her own head?” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I may have been a complete lunatic, but I was a complete lunatic with manners.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Were you playing with Stuart?” she asked. The question was loaded. I was a filthy, filthy woman, and even the five-year-old knew it.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“May the pigs of fate fly you safely home.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“These houses had been plunked down with an alarming randomness — unevenly spaced, on crooked lines, like whoever had designed the place had said, “We’ll just follow this cat, and wherever he sits down, we’ll build something.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“We were just standing there, and her eyes were so interesting. Not in the usual way of being interesting, like being extremely blue or extremely big or flanked by obscenely long lashes or anything.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“It makes you very cool,” he said, taking big, jumping steps to get in front of me. “CNN would interview you, for sure. Daughter of Flobie! But don’t worry. I’ll keep them back!” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

Great Let it Snow Quotes by John Green

“It’s Keun. He wants to be put on speaker. He’s being weird.” “Fancy that,” said the Duke. “Next you’ll tell me that the sun is a mass of incandescent gas.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Proximity doesn’t breed familiarity.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I wanted us to have an adventure. Because I love that crap. Because I’m not whatever-her-name-is. I don’t think it’s oh so hard to walk four miles in the snow. I want that. I love that.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“There is nothing about a bad situation that fourteen hyper cheerleaders can’t worsen.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“I had always liked him, but it never really occurred to me to like him, like him.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“I can sleep like a champion. I once slept through a smoke alarm going off. For three hours. In my bedroom.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“What tinfoil?” he asked.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“Can I tell you something you really don’t want to hear? He’s going to break up with you. – Stuart” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“You want to go back to my house the long way?” he asked. “Or the shortcut? You have to be cold-” “Long way,” I replied. “The long way, for sure.” ~ Maureen Johnson (Let It Snow).

“There is always the risk: something is good and good and good and good, then all at once it gets awkward.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“I was having one of those days when you feel like… life likes you” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“Gentlemen, may you travel safely and swiftly. But if you die tonight, die in the comfort that you have sacrificed your lives for that noblest of human causes. The pursuit of cheerleaders.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).

“But than again (and here is one of my main complaints about human consciousness): once you think a thought, it is extremely difficult to unthink it.” ~ John Green (Let It Snow).



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