Quotes About A Storm Of Swords

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George R.R. Martin
“It all goes back and back," Tyrion thought, "to our mothers and fathers and theirs before them. We are puppets dancing on the strings of those who came before us, and one day our own children will take up our strings and dance in our steads.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“Noseless and Handless, the Lannister Boys.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“Lord Tywin Lannister did not, in the end, shit gold.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“Every once in a very long while, Lord Tywin Lannister would actually threaten to smile; he never did, but the threat alone was terrible to behold.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“Jaime smiled knowingly. Men will read all sorts of things into a knowing smile if you let them.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“The snow drifted down and down, all in ghostly silence, and lay thick and unbroken on the ground. It was a place of whites and blacks and greys. White towers and white snow and white statues, black shadows and black trees, the dark grey sky above. A pure world, Sansa thought. I do not belong here. Yet she stepped out all the same.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“The light was so dim that Jaime could scarcely see her, though they stood a scant few feet apart. 'In this light she could almost be a beauty', he thought. 'In this light she could almost be a knight'.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“Up and down," Meera would sigh sometimes as they walked, "then down and up. Then up and down again. I hate these stupid mountains of yours, Prince Bran."
"Yesterday you said you loved them."
"Oh, I do. My lord father told me about mountains, but I never saw one till now. I love them more than I can say."
Bran made a face at her. "But you just said you hated them."
"Why can't it be both?" Meera reached up to pinch his nose.
"Because they're different," he insisted. "Like night and day, or ice and fire."
"If ice can burn," said Jojen in his solemn voice, "then love and hate can mate. Mountain or marsh, it makes no matter. The land is one."
"One," his sister agreed, "but over wrinkled.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“Why ask for truth when you close your ears to it? - Ser Barristan Selmy to Daenerys”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow

George R.R. Martin
“You look different now. Like a proper little girl."
"I look like an oak tree, with all these stupid acorns."
"Nice, though. A nice oak tree.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“That boy had wanted to be Ser Arthur Dayne, but someplace along the way he had become the Smiling Knight instead.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“I am a hollow shell, the crab's died, there's nothing left inside. Don't they know that?”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“When your enemies defy you, you must serve them steel and fire. When they go to their knees, however, you must help them back to their feet. Elsewise no man will ever bend the knee to you”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“Jaime: "Bir el kaybettim, bir baba, bir oğul, bir kız kardeş, bir sevgili ve çok yakında bir erkek kardeş kaybedeceğim. Ve bana hâlâ Lannister Hanedanı'nın bu savaşı kazandığını söylüyorlar.”
George R.R. Martin, Epic: Legends of Fantasy

George R.R. Martin
“You are in difficulty," she observed.
"He will not come," Kraznys said.
"There is a reason. A dragon is no slave.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“Do as you're told, sweetling, it won't be so bad. Wolves are supposed to be brave, aren't they?”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“And I know that a king protects his people, or he is no king at all.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“It's dangerous being free, but most come to like the taste o' it,”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“A dead enemy is a joy forever.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin
“Whisper a word in the wrong ear and before you knew it you'd be short a head.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“Sometimes," Catelyn said slowly, "the best thing you can do is nothing. When I first came to Winterfell, I was hurt whenever Ned went to the godwood to sit beneath his heart tree.

Part of his soul was in that tree, I know, a part I would never share. Yet, without that part, I soon realized, he would not have been Ned.

Jeyne, child, you have wed the north, as I did ... and in the north, the winters will come."

She tried to smile.

"Be patient. Be understanding. He loves you and he needs you, and he will come back to you soon enough. This very night, perhaps. Be there when he does. That is all I can tell you.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“No, don’t, don’t cut my hair, Ned loves my hair.”
George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin
“He was born in grief, my queen, and that shadow hung over him all his days.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

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