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76 Great Meg Cabot Quotes That Will Keep You Inspired

Famous As: American author
Born On: February 1, 1967
Born In: Bloomington
Age: 55 Years

Maggie Patricia Cabot, popularly known as Meg Cabot is an American novelist who specializes in writing romantic fiction as well as paranormal fiction. She has bagged plenty of awards during her illustrious career. Cabot studied at Indiana University and initially wanted to be an illustrator, but eventually became a member of staff at New York University. Her most famous work is the ‘Princess Diaries series’, which was first published in the year 2000 and made her a bestselling author. There have been 15 books of the series in total and all of them have been extremely popular. Walt Disney has also made two films based on the series. Cabot’s other notable works include ‘The Mediator Series’, which includes the books ‘Shadowland’, ‘Ninth Key’, ‘Reunion’, ‘Darkest Hour’, ‘Haunted’ and ‘Twilight’ among others. Some of her other well-known works include the ‘Avalon High Series’, ‘The Airhead Trilogy’ and ‘The Abandon Trilogy’. Cabot is without doubt one of the most renowned authors in the genres in which she writes and in recognition of her efforts she also won the ‘New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age’ award, the ‘Book Sense Pick Award’ and the ‘Evergreen Young Adult Book’ award among others. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotes that have been excerpted from her novels, books and writings, thoughts and interviews. Read on to explore a compilation of some of the best known quotes by Meg Cabot, covering various aspects of life. The quotes are sure to inspire and motivate you.

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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.

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.

The fact is, I love him. He's the boy I want and one day he'll be MINE.

Meg Cabot
Unrequited love is all right in books and things, but in real life, it completely sucks

Unrequited love is all right in books and things, but in real life, it completely sucks

Meg Cabot
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.

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
Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.

Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising.

Meg Cabot
My mother's psychologist says I have an overactive anger switch, but people just keep pissing me off.

My mother's psychologist says I have an overactive anger switch, but people just keep pissing me off.

Meg Cabot
A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.

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
You’re not a one hundred dollar bill, not everyone is going to like you.

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.

Life's not easy for unicorns, you know. We're a dying breed.

Meg Cabot
The peace sign is with two fingers not one.

The peace sign is with two fingers not one.

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.

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
If you love something, set it free. If it was meant to be, it will come back to you.

If you love something, set it free. If it was meant to be, it will come back to you.

Meg Cabot
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
Lilly says I have an overactive imagination and a pathological need to invent drama in my life.

Lilly says I have an overactive imagination and a pathological need to invent drama in my life.

Meg Cabot
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

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
I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can't tell anyone.

I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can't tell anyone.

Meg Cabot
Someone Hot is sometimes can't be the person they appear to be- except for their hotness... that cannot be denied.

Someone Hot is sometimes can't be the person they appear to be- except for their hotness... that cannot be denied.

Meg Cabot
Whoa. If high school was suppose to be the best years of my life - at least so far - I was truly destined to have a sucky adulthood.

Whoa. If high school was suppose to be the best years of my life - at least so far - I was truly destined to have a sucky adulthood.

Meg Cabot
You'll blow up a helicopter, but you won't go out with me? What is  wrong  with you?

You'll blow up a helicopter, but you won't go out with me? What is wrong with you?

Meg Cabot
I wonder what it's like to live in Tinaville. I get the feeling it's very shiny there.

I wonder what it's like to live in Tinaville. I get the feeling it's very shiny there.

Meg Cabot
There is a difference between listening and hearing, just as there is a difference between seeing and knowing.

There is a difference between listening and hearing, just as there is a difference between seeing and knowing.

Meg Cabot
Bite me, Harry Potter.

Bite me, Harry Potter.

Meg Cabot
There will be no more British guys. Unless they are members of the royal family, of course.

There will be no more British guys. Unless they are members of the royal family, of course.

Meg Cabot
Sometimes we need to take big risks if we want to find out who we are, and what we were put on this planet for.

Sometimes we need to take big risks if we want to find out who we are, and what we were put on this planet for.

Meg Cabot
That hurt querida, that really hurt

That hurt querida, that really hurt

Meg Cabot
But then I remembered something Grandmere had once assured me of: No one has ever died of embarrassment-never, not once in the whole history of time.

But then I remembered something Grandmere had once assured me of: No one has ever died of embarrassment-never, not once in the whole history of time.

Meg Cabot
If you give a man a fish he'll eat for a day, if you teach a man to fish he'll eat all the fish you may have caught for yourself

If you give a man a fish he'll eat for a day, if you teach a man to fish he'll eat all the fish you may have caught for yourself

Meg Cabot
Faint heart never won fair lady

Faint heart never won fair lady

Meg Cabot
You know your Lamborghini is on fire, right?

You know your Lamborghini is on fire, right?

Meg Cabot
And in what fairy tale would John ever be any sane person's idea of Prince Charming anyway? He was the opposite of charming. More like Prince Terrifying.

And in what fairy tale would John ever be any sane person's idea of Prince Charming anyway? He was the opposite of charming. More like Prince Terrifying.

Meg Cabot
Remember... life is short. Each moment you have is precious. Treasure every second. Don't spend them doing anything you don't love.

Remember... life is short. Each moment you have is precious. Treasure every second. Don't spend them doing anything you don't love.

Meg Cabot
Anything can happen in the blink of an eye. Anything at all.
One.
Two.
Three.
Blink.

Anything can happen in the blink of an eye. Anything at all. One. Two. Three. Blink.

Meg Cabot
However, because they have no actual interests of their own (or if they do, they squelch them in order to fit in) and merely pursue those that they think will look best on their college apps, they're zombies.

However, because they have no actual interests of their own (or if they do, they squelch them in order to fit in) and merely pursue those that they think will look best on their college apps, they're zombies.

Meg Cabot
Sometimes what you want is right in front of you. All you have to do is open your eyes and see it.

Sometimes what you want is right in front of you. All you have to do is open your eyes and see it.

Meg Cabot
It's truly weird how everyone just thinks they can bring me Diet Coke and everything will be okay. Especially since it's pretty much true.-Lizzie Nichols

It's truly weird how everyone just thinks they can bring me Diet Coke and everything will be okay. Especially since it's pretty much true.-Lizzie Nichols

Meg Cabot
Save your rejections so that later when you are famous you can show them to people and laugh.

Save your rejections so that later when you are famous you can show them to people and laugh.

Meg Cabot
You know. Life's short. If you don't try new things, you'll never know what you're best at. And you can only make time for new things by quitting the things you know don't work for you.

You know. Life's short. If you don't try new things, you'll never know what you're best at. And you can only make time for new things by quitting the things you know don't work for you.

Meg Cabot
Who knew an elf queen could be so vicious!

Who knew an elf queen could be so vicious!

Meg Cabot
Though I imagine in your case, trying not to fall just made you fall harder.

Though I imagine in your case, trying not to fall just made you fall harder.

Meg Cabot
In a way, I was incrediibly proud of her (not that I had any intention of letting it show while I was beating the crap out of her).

In a way, I was incrediibly proud of her (not that I had any intention of letting it show while I was beating the crap out of her).

Meg Cabot
And eternity is a long time. So if you have to spend it with someone I could see wanting to spend it with someone impossible...but interesting....

And eternity is a long time. So if you have to spend it with someone I could see wanting to spend it with someone impossible...but interesting....

Meg Cabot
If all people became ghosts my social life would be so over

If all people became ghosts my social life would be so over" - Suze Simon in the Mediator

Meg Cabot
See? Anger can be healthy. When the time comes–and it will come–remember that. And what I said. Embrace your powers–love yourself the way Nature made you, and you will prevail. Always.

See? Anger can be healthy. When the time comes–and it will come–remember that. And what I said. Embrace your powers–love yourself the way Nature made you, and you will prevail. Always.

Meg Cabot
Why would John bother using windows or doors like a normal person? Why would he bother to say hello? Just poof. Crunch. Bye.

Why would John bother using windows or doors like a normal person? Why would he bother to say hello? Just poof. Crunch. Bye.

Meg Cabot
But I let it slide, because, hello, hot guy.

But I let it slide, because, hello, hot guy.

Meg Cabot
Meet me inside the Edge of the Icepack penguin enclosure in at four fifteen

Meet me inside the Edge of the Icepack penguin enclosure in at four fifteen" she says, sounding just like Kim Possible. If Kim Possible ever asked people to meet her inside a penguin enclosures.

Meg Cabot
If you have to say “no offense” to someone, you have already offended them.

If you have to say “no offense” to someone, you have already offended them.

Meg Cabot
Zach had rushed down to rescue me without remembering to put a shirt on...Maybe I had died and gone to heaven.

Zach had rushed down to rescue me without remembering to put a shirt on...Maybe I had died and gone to heaven.

Meg Cabot
And try to remember what we discussed, Susannah. A mediator is someone who helps others resolve conflicts. Not someone who, er, kicks them in the face.

And try to remember what we discussed, Susannah. A mediator is someone who helps others resolve conflicts. Not someone who, er, kicks them in the face.

Meg Cabot
No. The answer was no, I was not all right. I nearly got knocked out. Knocked out by desire! Desire for forbidden dissimilar molecules

No. The answer was no, I was not all right. I nearly got knocked out. Knocked out by desire! Desire for forbidden dissimilar molecules

Meg Cabot
Especially if he called me querida again.

Especially if he called me querida again.

Meg Cabot
When people look you in the eye and call you stupid, dont look away, but tell them that half of the world is stupid and they are one of them because they are dening their own stupidity.

When people look you in the eye and call you stupid, dont look away, but tell them that half of the world is stupid and they are one of them because they are dening their own stupidity.

Meg Cabot
He let his mouth linger on mine, neither possessively nor sweetly... like his mouth just belonged there on mine. And he was right. It did. It always had.

He let his mouth linger on mine, neither possessively nor sweetly... like his mouth just belonged there on mine. And he was right. It did. It always had.

Meg Cabot
Michael has never cried during a Broadway show. Except in that scene where Tarzan's ape father is brutally murdered.

And that was only because he was laughing so hard.

Michael has never cried during a Broadway show. Except in that scene where Tarzan's ape father is brutally murdered. And that was only because he was laughing so hard.

Meg Cabot
You didn't,

You didn't," John said, stepping from the shadows as he clapped for me, "even hit your head this time.

Meg Cabot
Great. now i was starting to get jealous of myself.

Great. now i was starting to get jealous of myself.

Meg Cabot
Whatever. Boris, must you constantly breathe on me?

Whatever. Boris, must you constantly breathe on me?

Meg Cabot
How is it that I'd nearly been smothered to death, and yet I could sit there and notice things like my stepbrother's abdominal muscles a few minutes later?

How is it that I'd nearly been smothered to death, and yet I could sit there and notice things like my stepbrother's abdominal muscles a few minutes later?

Meg Cabot
Tell me Jesse, does she sigh when you kiss her too

Tell me Jesse, does she sigh when you kiss her too

Meg Cabot
The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.

The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.

Meg Cabot
So take my advice: whatever you do? Don’t blink

So take my advice: whatever you do? Don’t blink

Meg Cabot
What is the appropriate reply to make to a man who says he loves you?
Thank you. You are very kind.

What is the appropriate reply to make to a man who says he loves you? Thank you. You are very kind.

Meg Cabot
They've arrested Sebastian! For m-murder! You've g-got to stop them! He d-didn't do it! He can't have done it! He doesn't believe in murder! He's a v-vegetarian!

They've arrested Sebastian! For m-murder! You've g-got to stop them! He d-didn't do it! He can't have done it! He doesn't believe in murder! He's a v-vegetarian!

Meg Cabot
I've never even been to Long Island

I've never even been to Long Island

Meg Cabot
Was it frisson when you saw a guy smile and it made your heart act all weird?

Was it frisson when you saw a guy smile and it made your heart act all weird?

Meg Cabot
Why had I taken all those useless classes like bio and German when I should have been taking lipreading?

Why had I taken all those useless classes like bio and German when I should have been taking lipreading?

Meg Cabot
I didn't even think about suggesting he take the boots off. There'd probably be a apocalypse or something.

I didn't even think about suggesting he take the boots off. There'd probably be a apocalypse or something.

Meg Cabot
Kings don't sneak.

Kings don't sneak.

Meg Cabot
Honey, some boys stopped by to see you. They had wood.

Honey, some boys stopped by to see you. They had wood.

Meg Cabot
I'm a liar. And I can't stop thinking about boys.

I'm a liar. And I can't stop thinking about boys.

Meg Cabot
Looks can be deceiving.

Looks can be deceiving.

Meg Cabot
Always be true to your friends, just as you are to yourself.

Always be true to your friends, just as you are to yourself.

Meg Cabot
Lana says J.P. makes Matt Damon from the Bourne movies look like Oliver from Hannah Montana

Lana says J.P. makes Matt Damon from the Bourne movies look like Oliver from Hannah Montana

Meg Cabot
What did that mean? Where could it go? He was a death diety. I was a high school senior.

What did that mean? Where could it go? He was a death diety. I was a high school senior.

Meg Cabot