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29 Notable Quotes By R. L. Stine

Born On: October 8, 1943
Born In: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Age: 78 Years

Robert Lawrence Stine or R. L. Stine, also known as the ‘Stephen King of children’s literature’, who was the mind behind classic horror fiction novels such as ‘Fear Street’, ‘Goosebumps’ and ‘The Nightmare Room’ series. The most popular depiction of his work on television, the Goosebumps TV series ran for four seasons from 1995-98 along with three video games. Having sold more than 400 million copies worldwide, Forbes placed him at 36th in the list of 40 best paid entertainers of 1996-97, for grossing more than $41 million in the fiscal year. Thrice during the 90s, he was named by USA Today as America's number one best-selling author. Stine also received accolades such as Champion of Reading Award, the Disney Adventures Kids' Choice Award for Best Book-Mystery/Horror and the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. He even has his name on the Guinness Book of World Record for the best-selling children’s book series author of all time. We have curated Stine’s notable quotes from his writings, novels, interviews and observations. Here are a few quotes from R. L. Stine.

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Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different style.

Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different style.

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Many adults feel that every children's book has to teach them something.... My theory is a children's book... can be just for fun.

Many adults feel that every children's book has to teach them something.... My theory is a children's book... can be just for fun.

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I've had a very sheltered life. What can happen to you if you stay home writing all day?

I've had a very sheltered life. What can happen to you if you stay home writing all day?

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Sometimes it helps to scold yourself, to give yourself advice.

Sometimes it helps to scold yourself, to give yourself advice.

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I'm so tired of being lonely,she thought. In so tired of never going out, of never being with a boy,off never having a boy care about me.

I'm so tired of being lonely,she thought. In so tired of never going out, of never being with a boy,off never having a boy care about me.

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There are all kinds of worlds in the real world,

There are all kinds of worlds in the real world,"she said softly."Most people don't know that.

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You guys are just jealous because i'm a natural athlete and you can't cross the street without falling on your face.

You guys are just jealous because i'm a natural athlete and you can't cross the street without falling on your face." -(Bird) Doug

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The book the snowman was the best book I have ever read it had suspence durring the whole book it was AWSOME!!!

The book the snowman was the best book I have ever read it had suspence durring the whole book it was AWSOME!!!

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Grandpa Mo choked out.

Grandpa Mo choked out. "They...they...they are hungry. Very hungry.

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He's is a real dummy

He's is a real dummy

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Zeke and I struggled to get to the dressing room so we could get changed. But we were mobbed by people who wanted to congratulate us and tell us how talented and terrific we were.

Zeke and I struggled to get to the dressing room so we could get changed. But we were mobbed by people who wanted to congratulate us and tell us how talented and terrific we were.

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At least I rescued your poor hot dog.

At least I rescued your poor hot dog.

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Good dog,' she said, stoking his head. 'Good sweet dog.' That was one of the great things about dogs. They always loved you no matter what was going on.

Good dog,' she said, stoking his head. 'Good sweet dog.' That was one of the great things about dogs. They always loved you no matter what was going on.

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Breath freezes

Breath freezes

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All those decaying zombies eating people and tearing out their guts.” She laughed. “Cool!

All those decaying zombies eating people and tearing out their guts.” She laughed. “Cool!

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There wouldn't be so many stories about vampires and zombies and other weird creatures if they didn't really exist.

There wouldn't be so many stories about vampires and zombies and other weird creatures if they didn't really exist.

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Dominatio per malum. Power through evil.

Dominatio per malum. Power through evil.

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Squatting over it, I pulled it open. My clothes were neatly folded at the top. Robb hadn’t stolen anything.

Squatting over it, I pulled it open. My clothes were neatly folded at the top. Robb hadn’t stolen anything.

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Noah — get off me!” she demanded, trying to push the big duck off her chest.

Noah — get off me!” she demanded, trying to push the big duck off her chest.

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To see the drooling, pink mouth open

To see the drooling, pink mouth open

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He looked a lot like the drawings of Benjamin Franklin in my history book.

He looked a lot like the drawings of Benjamin Franklin in my history book.

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You won't be going home tonight - or ever,

You won't be going home tonight - or ever," Trevor whispered. "You've seen too much.

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Him!” I cried. “Somebody

Him!” I cried. “Somebody

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Yes, we outran them easily,” Destiny replied. “It…it’s because we’re not human anymore. We outran them because we’re creatures now.

Yes, we outran them easily,” Destiny replied. “It…it’s because we’re not human anymore. We outran them because we’re creatures now.

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Would you love me if you knew I suck down liver blood in the supermarket?

Would you love me if you knew I suck down liver blood in the supermarket?

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I don’t think you’re weird, Ari.” Destiny dropped down on the edge of the bed and picked up the Anne Rice book. “I think it’s cool that you’re into…stuff.

I don’t think you’re weird, Ari.” Destiny dropped down on the edge of the bed and picked up the Anne Rice book. “I think it’s cool that you’re into…stuff.

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Tap-tap-tap is better than thump-thumpthump,

Tap-tap-tap is better than thump-thumpthump," Ivy said.

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