30 Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Karya John Green

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Novel Looking for Alaska

Fimela.com, Jakarta Looking for Alaska adalah novel yang ditulis oleh John Green pada tahun 2005. Novel ini merupakan novel terjemahan yang telah diterbitkan oleh PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama pada tahun 2014. Looking for Alaska ini sudah diadaptasi ke TV Series oleh Hulu di tahun 2019 dan telah menayangkan sebanyak 8 episode. 

Secara singkat, alur cerita novel ini berpusat pada Miles Halter, namun digambarkan bahwa sosoknya lebih sering dipanggil sebagai Pudge. Miles Halter bersekolah di sekolah asrama Culver Creek.

Menariknya, ia selalu memiliki obsesi untuk mencari “kemungkinan besar” dari kata-kata terakhir seorang penyair, Francois Rabelais, yang dia percaya takkan pernah ditemukan kalau tetap bersekolah di sekolah lamanya. 

Saat Miles pertama kali bertemu Alaska, ia langsung jatuh hati terhadap penampilannya yang nyentrik dan cara berpikirnya yang tidak umum seperti orang kebanyakan. 

Novel ini termasuk dalam jajaran novel remaja yang ringan, namun memiliki kisah-kisah misteri yang cukup menegangkan. Disamping itu, novel ini juga memiliki kutipan-kutipan yang sayang jika dilewatkan. Untuk itu, berikut Fimela.com telah merangkum 30 kutipan terbaik novel Looking for Alaska karya John Green. Selengkapnya di bawah ini. 

 

Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Bagian I

Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Bagian I
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1. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. “Thomas Edison's last words were "It's very beautiful over there". I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

3. “So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

4. “They love their hair because they're not smart enough to love something more interesting.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

5. “I may die young, but at least I'll die smart.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

6. “It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

7. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

8. “Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were "I go to seek a Great Perhaps." That's why I'm going. So I don't have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

9. “Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

10. “We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Bagian II

Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Bagian II
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11. “If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can't know better until knowing better is useless.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

12. “People, I thought, wanted security. They couldn't bear the idea of death being a big black nothing, couldn't bear the thought of their loved ones not existing, and couldn't even imagine themselves not existing. I finally decided that people believed in an afterlife because they couldn't bear not to.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

13. “I know so many last words. But I will never know hers.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

14. “At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

15. “I felt the unfairness of it, the inarguable injustice of loving someone who might have loved you back but can't due to deadness.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

16. “But a lot of times, people die how they live. And so last words tell me a lot about who people were, and why they became the sort of people biographies get written about.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

17. “Because memories fall apart, too. And you're left with nothing.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

18. “There comes a time when we realize that our parents cannot save themselves or save us, that everyone who wades through time eventually gets dragged out to sea by the undertow- that, in short, we are all going.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

19. “Why don’t we break up? I guess I stay with her because she stays with me. And that’s not an easy thing to do.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

20. “We didn't talk much. But we didn't need to.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Bagian III

Kutipan Terbaik Novel Looking for Alaska Bagian III
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21. “Everything that comes together falls apart. Everything. The chair I’m sitting on. It was built, and so it will fall apart. I’m gonna fall apart, probably before this chair. And you’re gonna fall apart. The cells and organs and systems that make you you—they came together, grew together, and so must fall apart. The Buddha knew one thing science didn’t prove for millennia after his death: Entropy increases. Things fall apart.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

22. “I hated talking, and I hated listening to everyone else stumble on their words and try to phrase things in the vaguest possible way so they wouldn’t sound dumb.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

23. “I still think that maybe the "afterlife" is just something we made up to ease the pain of loss, to make our time in the labyrinth bearable. Maybe we are just matter, and matter gets recycled”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

24. “There are always answers. We just have to be smart enough.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

25. “When you stop wishing things wouldn't fall apart, you stop suffering when they do.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

26. “We are engaged here in the most important pusuit in history. The search for meaning. What is What is the nature of being a person? What is the best way to go about being a person?How did we come to be, and wha will become of us when we are no longer? In short: What are the rules this game, and how might we best play it?”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

27. “I mean, it’s stupid to miss someone you didn’t even get along with. But I don’t know, it was nice, you know, having someone you could always fight with.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

28. “I wasn't disappointed. My expectations had been met.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

29. “It's fine," I repeated. And whatever. It was fine. It had to be.”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

30. “You can't just make me different and then leave”― John Green, Looking for Alaska

 

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