Turtles All the Way Down is a young adult novel featuring the 16-year-old Aza Holmes story.
The novel was published in 2017 by American author John Michael Green. John is a writer as well as a famous YouTuber.
He has a channel on YouTube called vlogbrothers which has more than 3.5 million subscribers.
This book is based on the friendship and mental illness theme. It has been talked about mental illness like anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
It is a fictional story as well as a personal story. Because john green once said that this story affects my childhood life.
This story is about 16-year-old high school student Aza Holmes. Which is associated with mental illness like OCD and anxiety. Because of this, she is struggling internally.
Along with that, she is also very sad because she has lost her father. During that time she feels her frustration that she knows it is a problem. But she cannot find a way through fixing it.
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But finally, Aza eventually realizes that she must accept herself and learn to see herself outside of her thought. Because thoughts are only thoughts. They are not you, you belong to yourself even when your thoughts don’t.
I personally think that this is a fantastic book that teaches us how to live with mental illness and how to get out of it.
In short, This book teaches us that when we share our struggles with others we become stronger. And we can’t control life because life is not something you wield.
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Turtles All The Way Down Quotes About Anxiety :
Worrying is the right worldview. Because life is worrying. ― John Green
One of the challenges with physical or mental pain is that we can really only be approached through metaphor. ― John Green
Break hearts but never break promises. ― John Green
The greatest weapon to fight against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ― John Green
John Green Turtles All The Way Down Quotes :
The truth always disappoints. ― John Green
The thought is not action. ― John Green
Everyone in our lives eventually disappears. ― John Green
Be kind to yourself. ― John Green
Beauty was mostly a matter of attention. ― John Green
You don’t know the weight of being a father until you lift yourself. ― John Green
The past is a snake that has already caught you. ― John Green
I wasn’t possessed by a demon. Because I was the demon. ― John Green
Love is not a tragedy or a failure, but a gift. ― John Green
Everything in our life is irrelevant whether it is sadness or happiness. ― John Green
To be alive is to be missing. ― John Green
Thoughts are just a different kind of bacteria that are colonizing you. ― John Green
I couldn’t make myself happy, but I made the people around me sad. ― John Green
I remember what I’ve imagined and imagined what I remember. ― John Green
Every loss is unprecedented. ― John Green
Turtles All The Way Down Quotes About Identity :
Look up long enough and you start to feel your Limitlessness. ― John Green
We are not really the way we are. Because we are just a bunch of thoughts and behaviors and circumstances. ― John Green
What’s the difference between who you are and what you have? Maybe nothing. ― John Green
You’re real, but not because of your body or because of your thoughts. ― John Green
You are somebody’s something, but you are also your you. ― John Green
Thoughts are only thoughts. They are not you, you belong to yourself even when your thoughts don’t. ― John Green
Best Turtles All The Way Down Quotes :
We never really even looked at each other, but it didn’t matter because we were looking at the same sky together. So it’s quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see. ― John Green
In the best conversation you do not remember what you talked about, only remember how you felt. ― John Green
When you lose someone, you realize you’ll eventually lose everyone. ― John Green
We are about to live the dream, which is sure to benefit from someone else’s misfortune. ― John Green
You think you’re spending money, but all along the money’s spending you. ― John Green
When observation fails to align with truth, what do you trust? Your senses or your truth? ― John Green
Think of a rainbow. It’s one arc of light, but also seven differently colored arcs of light. ― John Green
The problem with happy endings is that they’re either not really happy, or not really endings. ― John Green
Quotes From Turtles All The Way Down :
The twentieth-century is the sanity of adolescents. ― John Green
You remember your first love because they show you, prove to you, that you can love and be loved. ― John Green
I was so good at being a kid, and now I feel so terrible whatever I am. ― John Green
You are as real as anyone, and your doubts make you more real. ― John Green
Sometimes makeup feels kind of like armor. ― John Green
Nobody ever says anything is too bad to be true. ― John Green
Something is going to kill you, someday. But you can’t know if this is the day. ― John Green
Nobody really gets anyone else. Because we are all stuck inside ourselves. ― John Green
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