The Fault in Our Stars

John Green derives his book's title from a famous line in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings." (I,ii,139-140). What does the line mean—and why would Green have used it for

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I think this has to do with the fault in whatever drives the fate of people. Getting cancer is seldom a person's fault more than the fault in whatever metaphysical fortune that drives human fate.