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A ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

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“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armor yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

3

“I wish you were coming with us.” “Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

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“Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?” he heard his own voice saying, small and far away. And his father’s voice replied to him. “That is the only time a man can be brave.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

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“They’re not my brothers,” Jon snapped. “They hate me because I’m better than they are.” “No. They hate you because you act like you’re better than they are.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

6

why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on the other side?”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

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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.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

8

When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies, but the pack survives.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

9

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it,

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

10

Ned looked at the man evenly, saying nothing, waiting. He had found over the years that silence sometimes yielded more than questions.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

11

Catelyn’s only strength was one elderly knight, armored in loyalty.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

12

“They say night’s beauties fade at dawn, and the children of wine are oft disowned in the morning light.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

13

I was never so alive as when I was winning this throne, or so dead as now that I’ve won it.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

14

Fear cuts deeper than swords.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

15

“Mercy is never a mistake,

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

16

“Torches just blind you.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

17

A king should never sit easy,

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

18

sometimes a child’s innocent eyes can see things that grown men are blind to.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

19

How small the difference between victory and defeat, between life and death.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

20

A man of the Night’s Watch takes no wife and fathers no sons. Our wife is duty. Our mistress is honor. And you are the only sons we shall ever know.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

21

A bruise is a lesson, she told herself, and each lesson makes us better.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

22

“My words lied. My eyes and my arm shouted out the truth, but you were not seeing.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

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The heart lies and the head plays tricks with us, but the eyes see true. Look with your eyes. Hear with your ears. Taste with your mouth. Smell with your nose. Feel with your skin. Then comes the thinking, afterward, and in that way knowing the truth.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

24

Fear cuts deeper than swords,

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

25

a long summer always meant a long winter.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

26

A man who won’t listen can’t hear.”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

27

Laughter is poison to fear.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

28

Whenever his father’s eyes were on him, he became uncomfortably aware of all his deformities and shortcomings.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

29

“No sword is strong until it’s been tempered,”

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

30

There is no creature on earth half so terrifying as a truly just man.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

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