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Tyrion Lannister Quotes

14 of the best book quotes from Tyrion Lannister
  1. #1
    “Do all maesters lie so poorly? I told Varys that I was giving Prince Doran my nephew Tommen to foster. I told Littlefinger that I planned to wed Myrcella to Lord Robert of the Eyrie. I told no one that I had offered Myrcella to the Dornish … that truth was only in the letter I entrusted to you.”
  2. #2
    “That shamed them well enough. A knight mounted, helmetless, and rode to join the others. A pair of sellswords followed. Then more. The King’s Gate shuddered again. In a few moments the size of Tyrion’s command had doubled. He had them trapped. If I fight, they must do the same, or they are less than dwarfs.”
  3. #3
    “The battle fever. [Tyrion] had never thought to experience it himself, though Jamie had told him of it often enough. […]. “You don’t feel your wounds then, or the ache in your back from the weight of the armor, or the sweat running down in to your eyes. You stop feeling, you stop thinking, you stop being you, there is only the fight, the foe, this man and then the next and the next and the next, [...].”
  4. #4
    “When he opened the door, the light from within threw his shadow clear across the yard, and for just a moment Tyrion Lannister stood tall as a king.”
  5. #5
    “I rely too much on Varys, [Tyrion] reflected. I need my own informers. Not that I’d trust them either. Trust would get you killed.”
  6. #6
    “Don’t bother, sweetling, Tyrion thought, swirling the wine in the cup. He cares not a whit about carvings. The eyes he boasts of are his own. What he means is that he was watching, that he knew we were here the moment we passed through the gates.”
  7. #7
    Let them see that their words can cut you and you’ll never be free of the mockery.
  1. #8
    A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
  2. #9
    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.
  3. #10
    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.
  4. #11
    A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
  5. #12
    Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.
  6. #13
    Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities.
  7. #14
    Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on the other side?

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