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Catherine Jinks Quotes & Sayings

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I was lucky enough to be a child during the renaissance of Australian children's literature, when people like Ivan Southall, Colin Thiele, Lilith Norman and Wrightson were pumping out hugely inspiring stuff. — Catherine Jinks

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In primary school, I was bored witless by Australian history. — Catherine Jinks

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I mean who the hell do you think you are, exactly? Saint Roland of the Perpetual Martyrdom? — Catherine Jinks

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If it hadn't been for Prosper, he might never have learned how to love at all. Because the ability to become attached to people was something that you had to exercise at an early age, if you didn't want to lose it altogether. — Catherine Jinks

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I'm a very nervy kind of person, who finds it almost impossible to relax. — Catherine Jinks

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Right" he said "Let's get one thing clear. I am not here to teach you law-I am here to teach you loopholes. — Catherine Jinks

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I write books for all age groups - young kids, teenagers and adults - because I get a range of different ideas. — Catherine Jinks

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The fact that I ended up married to a decent man is still a source of amazement to me, thanks to 'The Women's Room.' — Catherine Jinks

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When you're a dweeb, when you're really young, it stands out. But as everybody gets older and more conservative, it's not an issue any more. — Catherine Jinks

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I always had a soft spot for Sherlock Holmes and used to imagine helping him out. — Catherine Jinks

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There's nothing quite as exciting or moving as the very finest literary non-fiction. — Catherine Jinks

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Horace, however, had arrayed himself in a Gothic assortment of crushed velvet, black satin, and patent leather that shouldn't have been allowed in my view. He might as well have I AM A VAMPIRE embroidered across the front of his watered-silk waistcoat. An outfit like that is going to get him staked one of these days; it's exactly what Boris Karloff would have worn, if he had joined the cast of Rocky Horror Motion Picture Show. — Catherine Jinks

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Why look to far ahead, when there was nothing to see but dark clouds? — Catherine Jinks

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What ever you do-Don't get caught. — Catherine Jinks

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When someone's rattling on about blocked toilets, collapsing marquees, and penis-shaped birthday cakes, it's hard to convince yourself that you're in a life-or-death situation. — Catherine Jinks

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I'm a hacker!" Cadel protested. "I don't poison people! I don't blow them up! — Catherine Jinks

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I'm not a risk-taker; that's probably why I write - because when you're easily bored, but you don't like taking risks, you end up doing it all in your head. — Catherine Jinks

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I was always told you're not going to make much money from writing. You can actually do it. Now I've built a really good, big house out of words. — Catherine Jinks

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Mostly I wanted to be a writer, though for a couple of years there I wanted to be an animator, because I loved drawing and capturing beautiful movements. — Catherine Jinks