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10+ quotes from I Crawl Through It by A.S. King

Quotes from I Crawl Through It

A.S. King ·  336 pages

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“Somewhere in every mind is an opening to crawl through.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“We're alive. We have words and shapes and ideas. We will throw them at you when you do not believe. We will throw our love and our hate and our failure and success. We'll split in two right in front of you and be our best and our worst. We'll lie and tell the truth.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“The world will be upside down forever. We just have to come to terms with that.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“ doesn't just show up and disappear, Not real love.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“Blowing up isn't always external. It's not always easy to hear or see. Synapses fire every day in my brain. Thinking is just like exploding until it eventually scars you and you can't interact with people anymore. It's like one big, final detonation.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“Your Cat Has More Self Esteem Than I Do
There are no billboards for cats
advertising feline plastic surgery
feline acne gels
feline gastric bands
feline face-lifts.
There are no commercials about
feline makeup
feline sex toys
feline fashion.
There are porn movies with cats,
but no cats watch them.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“I learned in English class about surrealists. It was the first time I wanted to throw myself up so I could be marked present. Surrealism turns the whole world upside down.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“Have you ever loved somebody?" I ask him.
"Does it always hurt so much?" I ask,
"When does it hurt?" he asks.
"All the time."
"I'm not sure that's love," he says, "You may be sick.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“I don't think most humans are dumb," I argue.
"So you think most humans are smart?"
"I think all humans have potential.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It

“I have too much homework to watch M*A*S*H yet, so I settle down at the kitchen table and I face it.”
― A.S. King, quote from I Crawl Through It


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A.S. King
Born place: Pennsylvania, The United States
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