50 Amazing Meg Cabot Quotes

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Which are your favorite Meg Cabot quotes?

Meg Cabot is an American author. She is most famously known for her book series ‘The Princess Diaries’, ‘Avalon High’, and ‘Insatiable’.

Throughout her career as a writer, Cabot has successfully written and published more than fifty novels of young adult and adult fiction. Both her book series ‘The Princess Diaries’ and ‘Avalon High’ have notably gotten adapted into big hits film versions.

For her wildly successful novels, Cabot has had the honor to receive many prestigious book awards, including the ‘the Evergreen Young Adult Book Award’, the ‘American Library Association Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Award’, and the ‘Tennessee Volunteer State TASL Book Award’ to name a few.

We’ve put together this collection of the best Meg Cabot quotes:


50 Amazing Meg Cabot Quotes

1. “Diet Coke does not contain nasty chemicals. It contains lovely and delicious carbonation, caffeine, and aspartame. What’s unnatural about that?” – Meg Cabot

2. “I can’t even tell you how good it felt to see him. It felt even better when he reached through the metal grate, wrapped his fingers around the front of my shirt, dragged me forward, and kissed me through the bars. “Sorry” he said-only not looking to sorry if you know what I mean.” – Meg Cabot

3. “I just got a fortune cookie that says “Turn off your computer and read a book” which is odd because I’m WRITING a book…on my computer!” – Meg Cabot

4. “It is a documented fact. I read it in People magazine.” – Meg Cabot

5. “every seven miles, in America, there is at least one McDonald’s. Not a hospital, mind you, or a police station, but a McDonald’s, every seven miles. I mean, that’s sort of scary, if you think about it.” – Meg Cabot

6. “I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can’t tell anyone.” – Meg Cabot

7. “When I was a kid, I had a couple of really good friends, like some really good best friends, but I was really shy other than that.” – Meg Cabot

8. “Sorry, Bex,” Jason said “You don’t have the recognizable facial characteristics – such as a huge chin, or a large amount of real estate between the eyes – that would merit the bestowing of a criminal mastermind nickname such as Lockjaw or Walleye. Whereas Crazytop here…well, just look at her.” “At least I can blow-dry my hair straight,” I pointed out. “Which is more than what I can say for your nose, Hawkface.” – Meg Cabot

9. “Was it frisson when you saw a guy smile and it made your heart act all weird?” – Meg Cabot


10th of 50 Meg Cabot Quotes

10. “Oh, that’s just great. I come all the way back here, risking major brain cell burnout, and you don’t even believe me? I’m basically guaranteeing myself a lifetime of heartbreak, and all you have to say is that you think I’m not right in the head?” – Meg Cabot


11. “Honey, some boys stopped by to see you. They had wood.” – Meg Cabot

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

13. “One of the biggest mistakes girls can make concerning their romantic life is sitting around waiting for their prince to find them, rather than getting out there and finding him themselves.” – Meg Cabot

14. “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

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

16. “This was very exciting. I’d never had two boys get into a fight over me before. The fact that one of the boys was my stepbrother, however, and held about as much romantic appeal for me as Max, the family dog, somewhat dampened my enthusiasm. And Michael wasn’t much of a catch, either, when you actually thought about it, being a potential murderer and all. Oh, why did I have to have such a couple of losers fighting over me? Why couldn’t Matt Damon and Ben Affleck fight over me? Now that would be truly excellent.” – Meg Cabot

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

18. “Why does anyone commit murder?’ he asked in a low voice. ‘I-‘I blinked.’How should I know?’ ‘Three reasons,’ Christopher said. He held up one finger. ‘Love.’ Another finger. ‘Revenge.’ And finally, a third finger. ‘Profit…” – Meg Cabot

19. “But I don’t care what Megan Fox or Jessica Biel say: There are definite advantages to being the hottest girl on the planet. Number one was that I got paid for it. A lot.” – Meg Cabot


20th of 50 Meg Cabot Quotes

20. “even if vampires were stupid. Especially American vampires. They hung out in places Alaric himself would never have gone, especially if he were immortal. Such as high schools. And Walmart.” – Meg Cabot


21. “It’s simple, really,” Alaric Wulf said. ” Lucien Antonescu is the prince of darkness.” Jon nodded. “Yeah,” he said. “We know. He’s got a castle and stuff.” – Meg Cabot

22. “Someone Hot is sometimes can’t be the person they appear to be- except for their hotness… that cannot be denied.” – Meg Cabot

23. “Writing used to be my hobby, but now that it’s my job, I have no hobby – except watching TV and laying around the pool reading ‘U.S. Weekly.’ I have tried many hobbies, such as knitting, Pilates, ballet, yoga, and guitar, but none of them have taken.” – Meg Cabot

24. “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

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

26. “In high school, I was very active in extracurricular activities such as art, theatre, and choir. I also wrote for the school newspaper, but not regularly, because I never liked writing non-fiction very much.” – Meg Cabot

27. “Maybe nobody has a right to tell anybody to shut up. Maybe this is how wars get started because someone tells someone else to shut up, and then no one will apologize.” – Meg Cabot

28. “Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear; The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all.” – Meg Cabot

29. “I thought you’d like it,” he said, seeming hurt. “You look very pretty.” – Meg Cabot


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30. “You know in sixth grade when they made all of us girls go into this other room and watch a video about getting our periods and stuff? I bet while we were gone, the boys were watching a video about how to look at each other in that infuriating way.” – Meg Cabot


31. “You didn’t,” John said, stepping from the shadows as he clapped for me, “even hit your head this time.” – Meg Cabot

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

33. “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

34. “What is the sound of one hand clapping? What is the weight of a single grain of sand? The answer is equal to my interest in the message you are about to leave so make it short. — Mitch Hertzog’s voice mail message.” – Meg Cabot

35. “If the guy likes/loves you, he won’t care if you are a good kisser or not. He should like you for what you are – not how you kiss.” – Meg Cabot

36. “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

37. “To achieve self-actualization, do good things for other people that you would want to be done onto yourself” – Meg Cabot

38. “I realized that life is so short: Why waste one minute of it worrying what other people think or say about you, or what score you got on some test? Why not believe what you want to believe, and do what you love?” – Meg Cabot

39. “I know. I seriously need to just give up men entirely. I wonder if Episcopalians can enter convents?” – Meg Cabot


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


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

42. “I realized Michael was right. I mean, I am always writing in this journal. And I do compose a lot of poetry and write a lot of notes and emails and stuff. I mean, I feel like I am always writing. I do it so much, I never even thought about it as a talent. It’s just something I do all the time, like breathing.” – Meg Cabot

43. “A WRINKLE IN TIME is one of my favorite books of all time. I’ve read it so often, I know it by heart. Meg Murry was my hero growing up. I wanted glasses and braces and my parents to stick me in an attic bedroom. And I so wanted to save Charles Wallace from IT.” – Meg Cabot

44. “When you feel like an outsider – for whatever reason – you spend a lot of time alone.” – Meg Cabot

45. “What’s the point? was my attitude. We’re all just going to die and then NOT be let on the boat.” – Meg Cabot

46. “Always be true to your friends, just as you are to yourself.” – Meg Cabot

47. “Screenwriting is a much more collaborative effort. When you write a novel, it’s just you, with input from your editor.” – Meg Cabot

48. “he’d know that I think that . . . well, that bending an enemy’s will through military force is the absolute last way a nation ought to go about solving their problems.” – Meg Cabot

49. “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

50. “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



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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