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.

Book Quotes
Book Quote by Cath Crowley from A Little Wanting Song

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, Appearance
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from A Little Wanting Song

It's a different kind of missing. You're trying to remember, and he's trying to forget.

Missing Someone
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

Dreaming's the only way to get anywhere.

Dreaming
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

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, Pictures
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

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.

Art
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

It's harder to make someone laugh than it is to make them cry.

Laughing & Smile, Crying & Tears
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

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 love
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

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.

Love
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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

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.

Memory
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