Check out this comprehensive list of remarkable quotes from the first book of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIAF) book series – A Game of Thrones:
Nothing burns like the cold.
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.
“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.” – Eddard Stark
“A ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is.” – Eddard Stark
Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.
“I swear to you, sitting a throne is a thousand times harder than winning one.” – Robert Baratheon
“They say it grows so cold up here in winter that a man’s laughter freezes in his throat and chokes him to death. Perhaps that is why the Starks have so little humor.” – Eddard Stark
“I forget nothing.” – Jon Snow
“If you knew what the oath would cost you, you might be less eager to pay the price, son.” – Benjen Stark
“Dwarfs don’t have to be tactful. Generations of capering fools in motley have won me the right to dress badly and say any damn thing that comes into my head.” – Tyrion Lannister