You may know John Green from his cult-favorite YouTube channel vlogbrothers, extremely popular Young Adult books (including "The Fault In Our Stars") and for being the fearless leader for nerdfighters across the Internet. But this week, Green opened up to fans about something extremely personal: bullying.

Watch above to see Green's pitch-perfect response to a middle school student on the subject of bullying.

As usual, his response is insightful, thoughtful and, most importantly, hopeful. This is a must-see for any young person -- or adult -- who's ever struggled with bullying in their lives.

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  • "I go to seek a great perhaps." (Okay, these words actually originated from French writer <a href="">François Rabelais</a>, but Green famously uses them in "Looking For Alaska") via <a href=""></a>

  • "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." via <a href=""></a>

  • "Maybe there's something you're afraid to say, or someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. It's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters." via <a href=" /"> </a>

  • "You are going to live a good and long life filled with great and terrible moments that you cannot imagine yet." via <a href=" "> </a>

  • "The town was paper but the memories were not." via <a href=""></a>

  • "What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person." via <a href=""></a>

  • "That's the thing about pain. It demands to be felt." via <a href=""></a>

  • "When you acknowledge that there is nothing repulsive or unforgivable or shameful about yourself, it becomes easier to be that authentic person and feel like you're living a less performed life." via <a href=""></a>

  • "'Oh, I'm grand.' Augustus Waters smiled with a corner of his mouth. 'I'm on a roller coaster that only goes up, my friend.'" via <a href=""></a>

  • "You are helpful, and you are loved, and you are forgiven, and you are not alone." via <a href=""></a>

  • "I don't know any perfect people, only really really flawed people who are still worth loving." via <a href=" /"> </a>

  • "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." via <a href=""></a>

  • "Some infinites are bigger than other infinites." via <a href=""></a>

  • "I fell in love with the way you fell asleep, slowly and then all at once." via <a href=""></a>

  • "And when people try to minimize your pain they are doing you a disservice. And when you try to minimize your own pain you're doing yourself a disservice. Don't do that. The truth is that it hurts because it's real. It hurts because it mattered. And that's an important thing to acknowledge to yourself. But that doesn't mean that it won't end, it won't get better. Because it will." via <a href=""></a>

  • "My thoughts are stars I can't fathom into constellations." via <a href=""></a>

  • "Just remember that sometimes, the way you think about a person isn't the way they actually are." via <a href=""></a>

  • "Sometimes you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book." via <a href=""></a>

  • "True love will triumph in the end, which may or may not be true, but if it's a lie, it's the most beautiful lie we have." via <a href=""></a>