Book Quotes by Cath Crowley

Cath Crowley is a young adult fiction author based in Melbourne, Australia. She has been shortlisted and received numerous literary awards including the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction for her novel Grafitti Moon and, in 2017, the Griffith University Young Adult Book Award at the Queensland Literary Awards for Words in Deep Blue. Crowley was born in 1971 in rural Victoria.

The best Book Quotes

I guess there are a lot of people who don't know the right thing to say. You don't notice them so much because they pretend they do.

Talking, AppearanceCath Crowley in A Little Wanting Song
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It's a different kind of missing. You're trying to remember, and he's trying to forget.

Missing SomeoneCath Crowley in A Little Wanting Song
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Dreaming's the only way to get anywhere.

DreamingCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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For a while, for as long as you're looking at it, that painting is the world and you get to be in it.

Art, PicturesCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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I like that about art, that what you see is sometimes more about who you are than what’s on the wall. I look at this painting and think about how everyone has some secret inside, something sleeping like that yellow bird.

ArtCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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It's harder to make someone laugh than it is to make them cry.

Laughing & Smile, Crying & TearsCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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Every time he looked at me I felt like I'd touched my tongue to the tip of a battery. In art class I'd watch him lean back and listen and I was nothing but zing and tingle. After a while, the tingle turned to electricity, and when he asked me out my whole body amped to a level where technically I should have been dead. I had nothing in common with a sheddy like him, but a girl doesn't think straight when she's that close to electrocution.

Love, Falling in loveCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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I guess love's kind of like a marshmallow in a microwave on high. After it explodes it's still a marshmallow. but, you know, now it's a complicated marshmallow.

LoveCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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I like the idea of her bottles. Memories that are nothing but a strange shape floating inside of you, memories that are nothing but empty bottles. And the good stuff, glassed in so it can’t float away.

MemoriesCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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