Song Of Ice And Fire Quotes

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“Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

“...the man who passes the sentence should swing the sword."
"...a ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

“She had no time for sleep, with the weight of the world upon her shoulders. And she feared to dream. Sleep is a little death, dreams the whisperings of the Other, who would drag us all into his eternal night.”
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

“Cunt again? It was odd how men like Suggs used that word to demean women when it was the only part of a woman they valued.”
George R. R. Martin

“The wide world is full of people wanting help, Jon. Would that some could find the courage to help themselves.

- Lord Commander Mormont”
George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

“Weese," she would whisper, first of all. "Dunsen, Chiswyck, Polliver, Raff the Sweetling. The Tickler and the Hound. Ser Gregor, Ser Armory, Ser Ilyn, Ser Meryn, King Joffrey, Queen Cersei." - Arya Stark, A Clash of Kings”
George RR Martin

“As well ask what good is life, what good is death? If the day comes when you would find me again, give that coin to any man from Braavos, and say these words to him—valar morghulis.”
George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

“No one will be alive by the last book. In fact, they all die in the fifth. The sixth book will be just a thousand-page description of snow blowing across the graves ...”
George R.R. Martin

“You can write the most detailed, vivid description of an ax entering a skull, and nobody will say a word in protest. But if you write a similarly detailed description of a penis entering a vagina, you get letters from people saying they'll never read you again. What the hell? Penises entering vaginas bring a lot more joy into the world than axes entering skulls.”
George R. R. Martin

“Gods and wonders always appear, to attend the birth of kings.”
George R. R. Martin

“Past a certain point, all the dates grow hazy and confused, and the clarity of history becomes the fog of legend.”
George R. R. Martin

“It was like murdering two of your children. I try to make the readers feel they’ve lived the events of the book. Just as you grieve if a friend is killed, you should grieve if a fictional character is killed. You should care. If somebody dies and you just go get more popcorn, it’s a superficial experience isn’t it?”
George R.R. Martin