Quotes from Love on the Lifts

Rachel Hawthorne ·  223 pages

Rating: (4.8K votes)


“Tap Life on the shoulders and fall a little more in love.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“I'm not confused anymore.I know what I want."
"Me,too.What I've always wanted since I first saw you."
"Why didn't you kiss me again after that first time,that night on the deck?"
"You didn't give me any hints that you wanted another one."
i wiggled up a little closer to him and looped my fingers behind his neck. "What would a hint entail?"
He held my gaze."Exactly what you're doing."
"Then why aren't you kissing me?"
He touched his nose to mine."It's cold out here.What if our lips freeze together?"
"I'll chance it.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“I can't believe you'd rather hold handle bars than a girl."
He angled his head thoughtfully."I hadn't considered that."
"Maybe you should."
He hopped over,gingerly swinging his bad leg over to the other side and settled down behind me on the seat.
"You got rules on how I can hold you?"
"Nothing distracting while I'm driving," I tossed over my shoulder, meeting his gaze."We don't need another accident."
"And when you're not driving?"
"The Kate-have-a-good-time fund is getting low.Maybe you should think about making a deposit.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Hot chocolate should be sinful, and I don't believe in sinning in half measures.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Do I have clueless tattooed across my forehead?"
Narrowing my eyes,I leaned toward him. "Yeah,I think maybe you do.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts



“Hey, ya'll,can we go?" Leah asked. "The cute guys are gonna be taken by the time we get there."
"No,they won't be," Sam said,"Because you'll be ariving with them.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“You're my favorite sister."
I snorted. "Gosh,I'd hate to be your unfavorite sister. I might not survive."
"Hey,Kate,you know I'm just teasing when I give you a hard time."
"Yeah,right,and the teasing just keeps me laughing.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Do you need anything?"
"I would say just you but that sounds way too corny.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“What can I get you guys?" Another lie, maybe?”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Don't wait for life to tap you on the shoulder.Go out and tap it.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts



“It's just that,well,I'm gonna pull a Brad on you."
"You're going to start totally ignoring me?”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“I'm trying to figure out how much I need to deposit into the Kate-have-a-good-time fund," he said.
"It's pretty empty.You might have to make a substanial deposit." I couldn't believe how breathless I sounded,like I'd been running beside a snowmobile instead of riding on it.
His grin grew."I'm still strapped for cash."
"You're torturing me,you know thst? Did you take lessons from Sam?"
"I'm torturing you?Geez,you've been torturing me since the day we got here.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Caught in a lip-lock that I thought might require the expertise of the mountain rescue team to break apart'.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“She won't reveal your secret handshake."
"It's not my handshake I'm worried about."
"Pretend it is.Because as far as I'm concerned,thats all the two of you do. Shake hands.Even if I see you kissing? In my head,I'm going to tell myself that you're shaking hands.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Tell me there's more to it than just adding water," he said.
I gave him a pointed look. "Nope. that's all there is to it."
he looked over his shoulder at the doorway that led to the living room, then back at me. "Matchmaking?"
I grimaced and nodded.
"You don't look thrilled."
"It's my love life, and everyone treats it like it's a community project.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts



“I'd made myself some hot chocolate, located a book with a lot of murder and mayhem,curled up on a loveseat near the fireplace, and was happily envisioning Joe as the corpse of this tale.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“I finally got it.Allie and Sam..heavy duty secret handshake going on.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Great.My brother was an entertainer and I was a sleeping pill.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“After all,how long could it take to fix a garbage disposal? He could have built her a freaking new one by now. With his teeth.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“My brother," I said with emphasis, in case the snow had blinded her and she hadn't realized exactly who she'd been standing there with.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts



“Even if the cables hold,your heart might not.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“He kicked me out,okay?"
"How can a guy who only has one good leg to stand on kick you out?"
"He doesn't want me around."
"I find that hard to believe, Katie."
"Yeah,well,he threw snow at me and told me to leave."
She looked astounded.As well she should be.
"Where did he get snow?" she asked.
Okay,I'd obviously misread the reason for her astonishment.It wasn't that he'd thrown snow at me,but that he'd had snow to throw.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“But I just couldn't seem to get excited about the fact that we were sorta having a date.I mean, he'd asked me to go skiing with him, and so here I was, and my heart should have been pounding.
But it wasn't.
I could have been going to the grocery store to pick up a bag of potatoes for all the thudding it was doing.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“The weather,I finally thought.The weather was always a good topic of conversation. "That was some blizzard we had last week,wasn't it?" I asked, since he'd been at Cynthia's instead of with us.We could talk about the blackouts,the shrieking winds-
He perked up, looked around. "There's a Dairy Queen in town?I didn't know that.Where is it?"
I heard Allie snicker.
Sam took up for his friend. "It's an understandable mistake.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Dolly Parton to my..well, ;et's just say that the greatly endowed wagon had passed me by.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts



“Cynthia ordered Guilty Pleasure-why was I not surprised?”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“He was more of a cut-a-wisebrack-and-run-for-cover kind of guy.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“Switch places," Sam ordered me.
"What are we doing, playing musical partners here?"
"I didn't know we were playing with Foosball sharks here.We're starting over.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“If I didn't know better,I'd think she arranged this snowstorm just so we'd all have to stay indoors for a while.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts


“I've totally fallen for him. Really bad.I don't know how I'm going to go back to Texas,Kate."
"On an airplane."
She scowled at me. "I'm serious.I don't want to leave him.”
― Rachel Hawthorne, quote from Love on the Lifts



About the author

Rachel Hawthorne
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“She was mine, had always been, and I'd always been hers. Despite what I'd done, the wounds I'd inflicted, she had always been mine.... our hearts had been tied, our bond one that neither of us could ever escape.”
― A.L. Jackson, quote from Take This Regret


“How you’ve always felt?” “I’ve loved you my entire life,” he said, eyes locked on mine. “And I would love you for the rest of my life if you’d let me, Syd.”
― Jennifer L. Armentrout, quote from Frigid


“I love you forever. I am sorry I cannot love you now.”
― Nick Harkaway, quote from Angelmaker


“Go on in the certain way, and if you do not receive that thing, you will receive something so much better that you will see that the seeming failure was really a great success.”
― Wallace D. Wattles, quote from The Science of Getting Rich


“I'm in love with you. I'm in love with you and I don't know how to make you feel better. I'm in love with you and I shouldn't be. I'm in love with you and once you figure out who I am, you're not going to love me. I'm in love with you and I seem to fuck up the ones who love me back.”
― Katie McGarry, quote from Take Me On


Interesting books

Light Years
(3.9K)
Light Years
by James Salter
Love Always, Kate
(1.7K)
Love Always, Kate
by D. Nichole King
The Never List
(10.8K)
The Never List
by Koethi Zan
One Evening in Paris
(1.7K)
One Evening in Paris
by Nicolas Barreau
On the Use and Abuse of History for Life
(1.4K)
On the Use and Abuse...
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Hemy
(6.5K)
Hemy
by Victoria Ashley

About BookQuoters

BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.

Founded in 2023, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.