A long summer always meant a long winter to come.
Give me honorable enemies rather than ambitious ones, and I'll sleep more easily by night.
It seemed cruel for a day to dawn so fair and end so foul as this one promised to.
Ser Barristan loves his honor, Grand Maester Pycelle loves his office, and Littlefinger loves Littlefinger.
This is the bravo's dance, the water dance, swift and sudden. All men are made of water, do you know this? When you pierce them, the water leaks out and they die.
And I tell you truly, Danaerys, there is no man in all the world who will ever be half so true to you as me.
My sister has mistaken me for a mushroom. She keeps me in the dark and feeds me shit.
When the red star bleeds and the darkness gathers, Azor Ahai shall be born again amidst smoke and salt to wake dragons out of stone.
A lord must learn that sometimes words can accomplish what swords cannot.
He drew the dagger and laid it on the table between them; a length of dragonbone and Valyrian steel, as sharp as the difference between right and wrong, between true and false, between life and death.
It was bitingly cold up here,and the wind pulled at his clothes like an insistent lover.
She had put despair and fear aside, as if they were garments she did not choose to wear.
Tyrion Lannister was bundled in furs so thickly he looked like a very small bear
And the mystery knight should defeat all challengers and name the wolf maid the queen of love and beauty.
My skin has turned to porcelain, to ivory, to steel.
When you know what a man wants you know who he is, and how to move him.
A man could not always be where he belonged, though.
He wants you to smile and smell sweet and be his lady love. He wants to hear you recite all your pretty little words the way the septa taught you. He wants you to love him... and fear him.
Lords are gold and knights steel, but two links can't make a chain. You also need silver and iron and lead, tin and copper and bronze and all the rest, and those are farmers and smiths and merchants and the like. A chain needs all sorts of metals, and a land needs all sorts of people.
She remembered the godswood, drooping branches heavy with moisture, and the sound of her brother's laughter as he chased her through piles of damp leaves.
When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.
Any act can be a prayer, if done as well as we are able.
Noseless and Handless, the Lannister Boys.
You were made to be kissed, often and well.
A man of the Night's Watch lives his life for the realm. Not for a king, nor a lord, nor the honor of this house or that house, neither for gold nor glory nor a woman's love, but for the realm, and all the people in it. 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.
Her lord father had taught her never to steal, but it was growing harder to remember why.
Love is sweet, dearest Ned, but it cannot change a man's nature. -- Lyanna
She should be on a hill somewhere, under a fruit tree, with the sun and clouds above her and the rain to wash her clean.
When you find yourself in bed with an ugly woman, the best thing to do is close your eyes and get on with it
Can I dwell on what I scarce remember? I held a castle on the Marches once, and there was a woman I was pledged to marry, but I could not find that castle today, nor tell you the color of that woman's hair. Who knighted me, old friend? What were my favorite foods? It all fades. Sometimes I think I was born on the bloody grass in that grove of ash, with the taste of fire in my mouth and a hole in my chest. Are you my mother, Thoros?
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