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#1. Still, there is something emboldening about being awake when the rest of the world is sleeping. Like I know something they don't. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#2. I don't understand a thing about this world: about people, and why they do the things they do. The more I find out, the more I uncover, the more I know, the less I understand. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#3. And it happens like that. Like when you first realize that there is no such thing as magic. Or that nothing actually answers your prayers, or really even listens. That cold moment of dismay where your feet are kicked from under you, where you're disarmed by a shard of knowing. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#4. I need to narrow things down, start pruning back. Until then, I'm a whirring zoetrope of half-thoughts and worries. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#5. My exit from the window is a little like a foal being born. It's a graceless and gangly drop, directly onto my mother's gerbera bed. I emerge quickly and pretend it didn't hurt. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#6. Holding something doesn't make it yours. You realize at some point you're just keeping it back for yourself, because it's pulling away with equal force. You've got to cut the string from your finger and leave that wispy thread, like a baby spider on the breeze. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#7. And so I think I got married because I thought that a ring would lock that love in forever, because it's very scary when it is just your feelings holding you together - Author: Craig Silvey
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#8. Tongues were wagging. Aspersions were being cast like dandelion spores on hot gossipy winds. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#9. What kind of lousy world is this? Has it always been this way, or has the bottom fallen out of it in the past couple of days? Has it always been so unfair? What is it that tips the scales so? I don't understand it. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#10. How strange and abandoned and unsettled I am. Like a snowdome paper weight that's been shaken. There's a blizzard in my bubble. Everything in my world that was steady and sure and sturdy has been shaken out of place, and it's now drifting and swirling back down in a confetti of debris. (p30) - Author: Craig Silvey
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#11. Life might be easier if you give in a little, but it's better if you hold onto something so hard you can't give it up. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#12. My brain is a vast, barren, jokeless plain where wolves howl at the moon over rocky overhangs and the wind kicks up twists of sand and tumbleweed. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#13. Sorry is a question that begs forgiveness, because the metronome of a good heart won't settle until things are set right and true. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#14. Batman doesn't have any superpowers. He's not superhuman. He's not super. So therefore he can't be a superhero. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#15. Jasper Jones fell out of this world and nobody noticed ... And they'll notice now because something has been burned. Now they'll look for Jasper Jones. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#16. I never understood why you would ever feel the need to shoot the fish in the barrel. I mean, they're in a barrel, you've already caught them. The hard work's done, they can't escape. So if you want them dead, just drain the water out. Why bring guns into it? - Author: Craig Silvey
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#17. I force a smile and hold up my hand, which must end up looking like some sort of strange, leery wince, like I've just swallowed a glass of somebody's urine and I'm recommending it. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#18. You need to understand that truth is stranger than fiction. Listen: people are willing to swallow any old tripe as long as you say it without flinching. They want to be told stuff. And they don't want to doubt you either. It's too hard. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#19. I'm excited but afraid. I long to turn and wedge myself through the horse's arse from which I've just fallen, to sit safe in the hot womb of my room. But this is Jasper Jones, and he and come to me. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#20. I can wade through the dark, but I can only see as far as the guttering candle allows me. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#21. My point is this: the more you have to lose, the braver you are for standing up. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#22. I think most of the time when I'm yelling at my husband, I'm just yelling at myself. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#23. I bid you a Jew. - Author: Craig Silvey
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#24. I don't mean to pry, but saving people is my calling. Yours vigilantly,
The Masked Avenger - Author: Craig Silvey
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#25. I'd sneer and tell him he's got the cerebral finesse of an amoeba and delight in his squint of confusion. - Author: Craig Silvey
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