By the Angel, this place is barely better than a penny gaff,” Gideon said. “Gabriel, don’t look at anything unless I tell you it’s all right.— Cassandra Clare
Scandalous Gabriel Lightwood quotations
We are not our parents, Gabriel. We do not have to carry the burden of their choices or their sins.
A very magnanimous statement, Gideon,” said Magnus.
“I’m Gabriel.” Magnus waved a hand. “All Lightwoods look the same to me.
I am not a certified idiot—" "Lack of certification hardly proves intelligence," Will muttered.
Would you?” said Gabriel to Will, hotly.
“If it was your family?” His lip curled. “Never mind. It’s not as if you know the meaning of loyalty —” “Gabriel.” Gideon’s voice was a reprimand to his brother. “Do not speak to Will in that manner.
Hiding here, are you? That’s awkward.
” “Why?” “Because I had intended to hide here myself.” “You may hide here with me, if you wish.
Carstairs is alright, I suppose. If you like that sort.” “Oh?” “The taken. The uninterested.” “As opposed to… you, Gabriel?” “Well, yes.
There was a time I thought I was a ferret.
Gabriel’s green eyes sought Will. “It was demon pox, wasn’t it? You know all about it, don’t you? Aren’t you some sort of expert?” “Well, you needn’t act as if I invented it,” said Will.
Nicely done, brother," said Gabriel from the bed, blinking sleepy green eyes at Gideon. Gideon threw a scone at him.
He banged on the side of the carriage.
"Thomas! We must away at once to the nearest brothel. I seek scandal and low companionship.
All Lightwoods look the same to me—
You know," Gabriel said, "there was a time I thought we could be friends, Will.
" "There was a time I thought I was a ferret," Will said, "but that turned out to be the opium haze. Did you know it had that effect? Because I didn't.
I think' she said, choosing her words with care, ;
that any good impulse can be twisted into something evil.
Wasn't it? Is loyalty still a commendable quality when it is misdirected?
I think when we make choices—for each choice is individual of the choices we have made before—we must examine not only our reasons for making them but what result they will have, and whether good people will be hurt by our decisions.
Will gave a short laugh. He was in gear as if he had just come from the practice room, and his hair curled damply against his temples. He was not looking at Tessa, but she had grown used to that. Will hardly ever looked at her unless he had to.
Will's Father's gaze went immediately to Gabriel, and then to Cecily, his eyes narrowing. "And who is this gentlemen?" Will's grin widened. "Oh him," he said. "This is Cecliy's friend, Mr. Gabriel Lightworm." Gabriel, half in the act of stretching his hand to greet Mr. Herondale, froze in horror. "Lightwood," he sputtered. "Gabriel Lightwood.
He has become a worm. That is what I am telling you." "I don't suppose it would be possible," said Henry into the silence, "to, er, step on him?
Hmph," she said. "I'd like to see you learn how to manage sitting and standing up straight in stays and petticoats and a dress with a foot's worth of train!" "So would I," said Gideon from across the room.
To marry a girl just to make her a widow,” said Gabriel Lightwood.
“Many would say that was not a kindness.