Quotes from Into the Gauntlet

Margaret Peterson Haddix ·  327 pages

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“I can tell you that you will have your hearts broken more by the people you love than by the people you hate. But you must still dare to love. The rewards are worth far more than the risks.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


“I like to know what I'm celebrating before I put on a party hat.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


“You know how to steer a yacht?" Mr. McIntyre asked Ian worriedly.
"I was born knowing how to steer a yacht," Ian said. Then a stricken look came over his face. "But–do you suppose Jonah prepaid the full amount for renting this? Once my dad hears what Natalie and I did, he'll cancel our credit cards."
"You mean we're...we're poor now?" Natalie gasped.
"Penniless," Ian said grimly.
"Actually," Mr. McIntyre said, "I should have mentioned this before the others left. Grace had an addendum to her will regarding everyone who made it through the gauntlet. There were eight of you–you will all receive double the amount you turned down to get the first clue."
"It was a million dollars originally," Ian said. "So Natalie and I each get two million dollars? I suppose we could live on that."
Natalie beamed.
"That is such a relief!" she said. "Being poor wasn't quite as bad as I thought it would be, but still–"
"You were only poor for about two seconds!" Dan protested, rolling his eyes.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


“Winning isn't everything," Eisenhower said faintly. "Sometimes, just knowing your family's safe and healthy and alive is even better.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


“It’s not whether you win or lose. It’s how you play the game.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


“The rewards are worth far more than the risks.”
― Margaret Peterson Haddix, quote from Into the Gauntlet


About the author

Margaret Peterson Haddix
Born place: in Washington Court House, The United States
Born date April 9, 1964
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