Saturday, October 15, 2011

Quotes from GOT

October 15, 2011


"Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?" 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))



"Fear cuts deeper than swords." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))



"A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))


"Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))


"Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))


"The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))


"Don’t call me Lord Snow.” 
The dwarf lifted an eyebrow. “Would you rather be called the Imp? Let them see that their words can cut you and you’ll never be free of the mockery. If they want to give you a name take it make it your own. Then they can’t hurt you with it anymore." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))


"My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer and I have my mind...and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much Jon Snow. - Tyrion Lannister" 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))



"Wind and words. We are only human, and the gods have fashioned us for love. That is our great glory, and our great tragedy." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))




"Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))





"Bran thought about it. 'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?' 
'That is the only time a man can be brave,' his father told him." 
— George R.R. Martin (A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1))