15 Best Quotes From ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’

While the filming of the fifth Game of Thrones season continues, someone is also working on the sixth book, although he’s taking an awfully long time doing so.

George R.R. Martin has created one heck of an epic Fantasy saga, and just like any other memorable series, the number of quotes that linger on forever make a great job of defining i just how good it is.

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. (Ned Stark)

Ned Stark

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You know nothing, Jon Snow (Ygritte)

Ygritte & Jon

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A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one. (Jojen Reed)


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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. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you. (Tyrion Lannister)



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Egg, I dreamed that I was old. (Aemon Targaryen)


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Sing, little bird. Sing for your little life. (Sandor Clegane)

Sansa & Sandor

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Rhaegar fought valiantly, Rhaegar fought nobly, Rhaegar fought honorably. And Rhaegar died. (Jorah Mormont)

Jorah & Dany

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In the songs all knights are gallant, all maids are beautiful, and the sun is always shining. (Brienne of Tarth)


Art by Enife

There are no men like me. There’s only me. (Jaime Lannister)

Jaime Lannister

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A day will come when you think yourself safe and happy, and suddenly your joy will turn to ashes in your mouth, and you’ll know the debt is paid. (Tyrion Lannister)

Tyrion & Cersei


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Swift as a deer. Quiet as a shadow. Fear cuts deeper than swords. Quick as a snake. Calm as still water. (Syrio & Arya Stark)

Syrio & Arya

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On the Wall, a man gets only what he earns. You’re no ranger, Jon, only a green boy with the smell of summer still on you. (Benjen Stark)

Benjen Stark

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There are old sellswords and bold sellswords but there are no old, bold sellswords. (Brown Ben Plumm)


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Wear it quietly, or I’ll honour you again. (Robert Baratheon)

Robert Baratheon


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Don’t make me rue the day I raped your mother. (Roose Bolton)

Roose Bolton


Art by dejan-delic

For a bit more on epic quotes, check out this list of 15 quotes every geek should know, or focus on Star Wars and it’s top 11.