Quotes from Haunted

Meg Cabot ·  263 pages

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“Unrequited love is all right in books and things, but in real life, it completely sucks”
― Meg Cabot, quote from Haunted

“Well, hi, CeeCee," I said. "Hi, Adam. Nice of you two to drop by. Ever heard of knocking?"
"Oh, please," CeeCee said. "Why? Because we might interrupt you and your precious Jesse?"
Jesse, upon hearing this, raised his eyebrows. Way up.”
― Meg Cabot, quote from Haunted

“Jesse, this is Craig. Craig, Jesse. You two should get along. Jesse's dead,
― Meg Cabot, quote from Haunted

“Adam gave me a scandalized look. "Fraternizing with the enemy!" he cried. "For shame, wench!”
― Meg Cabot, quote from Haunted

“I don’t know why the world has to be populated by so many unpleasant people. I really don’t. It really takes an effort to be rude, too. The amount of energy people expend on being a jerk astounds me sometimes.”
― Meg Cabot, quote from Haunted

“I told them I wasn't crying. I told them my eyes were watering from all the marker fumes. And they seem to believe me. Too bad the only person I didn't seem able to fool anymore was myself.”
― Meg Cabot, quote from Haunted

About the author

Meg Cabot
Born place: in Bloomington, Indiana, The United States
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“You may have read or heard about the so-called positive thinkers of the West. They say
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Atisha's method is just the opposite: when you breathe in, breathe in all the misery and
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out, breathe out all the joy that you have, all the blissfulness that you have, all the
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of compassion: drink in all the suffering and pour out all the blessings.
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Once you have learned that your heart can do this magic, this miracle, you would like to
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ground in the world every day. As the world becomes more intelligent, Buddha will
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