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“Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either.”
Meg Cabot
“The fact is, I love him. He's the boy I want and one day he'll be MINE.”
Meg Cabot, Princess in Training
“Unrequited love is all right in books and things, but in real life, it completely sucks”
Meg Cabot, Haunted
“Being brave is when you have to do something because you know it is right, but at the same time, you are afraid to do it, because it might hurt or whatever. But you do it anyway.”
Meg Cabot, All-American Girl
“Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.”
Meg Cabot, Big Boned
“It will hurt. Because deep down, I'll know there was someone.. someone I was supposed to have met. Only I'll never meet him. I'll go through my whole life waiting for him to come along, only he never will. What kind of life is that?”
Meg Cabot, Twilight
“My mother's psychologist says I have an overactive anger switch, but people just keep pissing me off.”
Meg Cabot, Darkest Hour
“A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle."
I really hate this expression. I bet fish would totally want bicycles.”
Meg Cabot, Princess on the Brink
“Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something is more important than fear; The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all.”
Meg Cabot, The Princess Diaries
“But as you age, you lose other, even more important things, like friends-hopefully only bad friends, who maybe weren't as good for you as you once thought. With luck, you'll be able to hang on to your true friends, the ones who were always there for you....even when you thought they weren't.

Because friends like that are more precious then all the tiaras in the world”
Meg Cabot, Forever Princess
“And now Rocky is begging me to watch Dora the Explorer with him. I understand that millions of kids love Dora and have learned to read or whatever from her show. But I wouldn't mind if Dora fell off a cliff and took her little pals with her”
Meg Cabot, Forever Princess
“You’re not a one hundred dollar bill, not everyone is going to like you.”
Meg Cabot
“Life's not easy for unicorns, you know. We're a dying breed.”
Meg Cabot
“The peace sign is with two fingers not one.”
Meg Cabot, Sanctuary
“If you love something, set it free. If it was meant to be, it will come back to you.”
Meg Cabot
“Someday you're really going to have to describe to me in more detail what life is like on the planet you live on. Because it sounds really great, and I'd like to visit there one day.”
Meg Cabot, Queen of Babble in the Big City
“My heart is broken.
It really is. All the signs are there. I can't sleep- not even burgers. Every time the phone rings, my pulse leaps... But it's never for me, it's never him.”
Meg Cabot, All-American Girl
“Well,' I said. 'I could strip off my clothes and reveal to you that under my jeans and sweatshirt I'm actually wearing a tank top and short-shorts, much like Lara Croft from Tomb Raider...only mine are flame-retardant and covered in glow-in-the-dark dinosaur stickers.'
No one stirred. Not even Christopher, who actually has a thing for Lara Croft.
'I know what you're thinking,' I went on. 'Glow-in-the-dark dinosaur stickers are so last year. But I think they add a certain je ne sais quoi to the whole ensemble. It's true, short-shorts are uncomfortable under jeans and hard to get off in the ladies' room, but they make the twin thigh-holsters in which I hold my high-caliber pistols so easy to get to....'
The oven timer dinged.
'Thank you, Em,' Mr. Greer said, yawning. 'That was very persuasive.”
Meg Cabot, Airhead
“Because when you love something, you want to do it all the time, even if no one is paying you for it. At least that's how I felt about drawing.”
Meg Cabot, All-American Girl
“Lilly says I have an overactive imagination and a pathological need to invent drama in my life.”
Meg Cabot, The Princess Diaries
“Don't cry."
"How can I not?" I asked him. "You just said you loved me."
"Well, why else did you think all of this was happening?" He set the book aside to wrap his arms around me. "The Furies wouldn't be trying to kill you if I didn't love you."
"I didn't know," I said. Tears were trickling down my cheeks, but I did nothing to try to stop them. His shirt was absorving most of them. "You never said anything about it. Every time I saw you, you just acted so... wild."
"How was I supposed to act?" he asked. "You kept doing things like throwing tea in my face.”
Meg Cabot, Abandon
“I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can't tell anyone.”
Meg Cabot, Princess in Love
“I've only been gone a week," I reminded him.
Well, a week's a long time. It's seven days. Which is one hundred and sixty-eight hours. Which is ten thousand, eighty minutes. Which is six hundred thousand, for hundred seconds.”
Meg Cabot
“But really, the term “forgive and forget” doesn’t make sense to me. Forgiving does allow us to stop dwelling on an issue, which isn’t always healthy. But if we forget, we don’t learn from our mistakes. And that can be deadly.”
Meg Cabot, Abandon
“I may have been dead for the past hundred and fifty years, Susannah,...but that doesn't mean I don't know how people say good night. And generally, when people say good night, they keep their tongues to themselves.”
Meg Cabot, Ninth Key
“What's a mediator you ask? Oh, a person who acts as a liason between the living and the dead. Hey, wait a minute...what're you doing with that strait jacket?-Suze Simon's imagination”
Meg Cabot, Twilight
“Someone Hot is sometimes can't be the person they appear to be- except for their hotness... that cannot be denied. ”
Meg Cabot, Avalon High
“I'm sorry, Heather, but everything was not just fine before I got here. You know how I know that? Because you're dead. Okay? You are dead. Dead people don't have lockers, or best friends, or boyfriends. You know why? Because they're dead.-Suze Simon”
Meg Cabot, Shadowland
“High school sucks. People who say those were the best years of your life—those people are liars... Who wants the best years of their life to be in high school? High school is something everybody should be ready to lose.”
Meg Cabot, Forever Princess
“You'll blow up a helicopter, but you won't go out with me? What is wrong with you?”
Meg Cabot, When Lightning Strikes

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