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A Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin

Top 10 Best Quotes

“... a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

“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.”

“Bran thought about it. 'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?' 'That is the only time a man can be brave,' his father told him.”

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.”

“Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.”

“When you play a game of thrones you win or you die.”

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

“The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. 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.”

“Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.”

“The things we love destroy us every time, lad. Remember that.”

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