"Loyalty is what matters, and that exists now, not in the past. Loyalty has to be proved every day, in every piece of fresh-kill brought back for the Clan, every claw mark on our enemies, every patrol, every training session."
— Firestar in Sunset, page 240 "Brambleclaw... Brambleclaw, you did well. Your path has been hard, harder than most. But you fought a great battle here, and you won. You are a worthy deputy of ThunderClan."
— Firestar to Brambleclaw in Sunset, page 300 We have great plans for the forest, Tigerstar and I, and you could have been part of them. But we don't need you because you are weak and care more for kin than for power. I don't."
— Hawkfrost to Brambleclaw, in Sunset, page 298