Quotes from Spirit

Brigid Kemmerer ·  301 pages

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“If you can't fix what went wrong, then fix what you can make right.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“The first day you meet, you are friends. The next day, you are brothers.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“I went by the house. Tried to work things out with my mom."
"You know I've got three younger brothers, right?"
Hunter frowned. "What?"
"It means I've got a pretty finely tuned bullshit detector.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“Really? So Chris turning the water ice cold while I was in the shower was friendly?'
'Gabriel paid him twenty bucks to do that.'
Hunter smiled.
Nick added, 'And then he felt like a moron when I told him he could have just turned off the hot water in the basement...'
Hunter laughed softly.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“When Chris was ten, we pushed him down the stairs. This was twice as entertaining.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit



“Words, not hands,' said Layne. She poked Gabriel with a fork. 'I think you need a T shirt that says that.'
He leaned in close. 'Give me five minutes and I bet I can change your mind.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“And Gabriel Merrick. I'd hoped your recent brush with the law would keep you out of my office for a while.'
'I'm happy to leave.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“Hunter leaned close. "Just to be clear: I'd know exactly what to do if you threw yourself at me."
Then he was in his car, starting the ignition, leaving her in the parking lot, nothing more than a melted puddle of hot, bothered, and seriously pissed off.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“Jesus, I could shake the crap out of you.' Gabriel shoved him in the shoulder. 'When you're going to do awesome stuff, let me in on it.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“I also told Nick she's a player, and I'm not interested."
Becca smiled a little ruefully. "I believe that."
Hunter frowned. "What does that mean?"
"It means I've listened to her hit on every guy on the porch.I'm surprised she's not mounting Casper.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit



“Wait a minute," said Gabriel. "Someone knows what the secret tattoo says?"
Hunter gave him a look. "It´s not a secret. It´s on my arm."
"Enough with the suspense already. What does it say?"
"Nothing important," said Hunter.
The nurse smiled and released the pressure in the cuff. "It says ,
The first day you meet, you are friends. The next day, you are brothers."
Gabriel lost the smile. Then he clapped Hunter on the shoulder.
Hunter frowned at him. "What was that for?"
"Brotherhood," he said. "Welcome to the family.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“Then Hannah said, 'Look, either you're going to talk or I'm going to have to finish the story about the guy who chopped off his penis. Your call.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“So yesterday,' said Gabriel. 'Remember when I flipped your tray?'
'No. I forgot all about it.'
'Totally didn't know you'd have soup on there. Jesus, I didn't even know the cafeteria sold - ”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“If we take out one, we have to take out all. We can't risk collateral damage."
"Say 'collateral damage' again. That sounded sexy.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“If your whole life is in those boxes, Hunter, I want you to hold on to all of it.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit



“Gabriel woke him up at the crack of dawn with a cup of water to the face and a kick in the ribs.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“I think this is the first time we all have a reason to stay.' He paused. 'You're dating a girl who left her kid with you, Michael.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“And she remembered the way he had gone from total control to utter disaster with the flip of a switch, like watching an intricate glass sculpture shatter into a thousand pieces—only to pull together again until you could barely see the seams.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“Before their final trip, Hunter's father had imparted one last lesson, and death had made it stick: Use them before they use you.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“God! She was tempted to take a picture of her middle finger and send it back. Her fingers flew across the screen. Heading to first period. Maybe you can do something more useful than texting me.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit



“He moved like a jungle cat, all purposeful, calculated motion—wrapped up in fluid grace.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“She wanted to touch him because Hunter looked like he needed someone to be gentle with him for five minutes.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“He told you to use people so you´d protect your heart, Hunter."
Her voice broke again. "Because love always carries the risk of loss.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“His grandparents lived on an old farm. Like he should have considered that psycho teenage girls might be leaving tainted steaks for his dog to find. "If you hurt him, I'll kill you.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“Hunter stared back at him until Michael raised his eyebrows in a Dude, wtf? expression. Hunter shook himself. "Yeah. Sure.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit



“Be a shadow, Hunter. Can you be a shadow? It was one of the first things he'd learned from his father.
He's been six.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“I´d like to kiss you," said Hunter softly.
"But I´d really like to try it without any lies between us."
For some reason, that made her eyes burn, and she worried that tears had found their way to her eyes.
His thumb stroked along her cheek, terrible confirmation.
"I don´t remember how to do that," she whispered.
A smile found his lips. "How to kiss?"
She squished her eyes shut and shook her head quickly.
"How to be true.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


“The first day you meet you are friends, the next day you are brothers.”
― Brigid Kemmerer, quote from Spirit


About the author

Brigid Kemmerer
Born place: in Omaha, The United States
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