100+ Best Game of Thrones Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. Profoundly inspirational Game of Thrones quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Game of Thrones Quotes

A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. – Tyrion Lannister, A Game of Thrones

A ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is. – Ned Stark, A Game of Thrones

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. – Bran & Ned Stark, A Game of Thrones

The world is overflowing with horrible things, but they’re all a tray of cakes next to death. – Olenna TyrellWhen to use it? When someone is whining.

Needle was Robb and Bran and Rickon, her mother and her father, even Sansa. Needle was Winterfell’s grey walls, and the laughter of its people. Needle was the summer snows, Old Nan’s stories, the heart tree with its red leaves and scary face, the warm earthy smell of the glass gardens, the sound of the north wind rattling the shutters of her room. Needle was Jon Snow’s smile. He used to mess my hair and call me little sister, she remembered, and suddenly there were tears in her eyes. – Arya Stark, A Feast for Crows

Love is the death of duty. – Jon Snow, Season 8

Who knows more of gods than I? Horse gods and fire gods, gods made of gold with gemstone eyes, gods carved of cedar wood, gods chiseled into mountains, gods of empty air . . . I know them all. I have seen their peoples garland them with flowers, and shed the blood of goats and bulls and children in their names. And I have heard the prayers, in half a hundred tongues. Cure my withered leg, make the maiden love me, grant me a healthy son. Save me, succor me, make me wealthy . . . protect me! Protect me from mine enemies, protect me from the darkness, protect me from the crabs inside my belly, from the horselords, from the slavers, from the sellswords at my door. Protect me from the Silence. He laughed. Godless? Why, Aeron, I am the godliest man ever to raise sail! You serve one god, Damphair, but I have served ten thousand. From Ib to Asshai, when men see my sails, they pray. – Euron Greyjoy, A Feast For Crows

Nothing f***s you harder than time. – Ser DavosWhen to use it? One to teach Grandma or Grandpa.

No one mind me. All I’ve ever done is live to a ripe old age. – Ser DavosWhen to use it? For the senior citizen when being ignored by those damn millennials.

Gingers are beautiful. We’ve been kissed by fire. – TormundWhen to use it? The ultimate playground comeback to, Redhead, No Friends”.

I don’t care about checking my worst impulses. I don’t care about making the world a better place. Hang the world. – Cersei LannisterWhen to use it? For when you need a little me time.

‘A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,’ said Jojen. ‘The man who never reads lives only one.’ – Jojen Reed, A Dance with Dragons

Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father no children. I shall wear no crowns and win no glory. I shall live and die at my post. I am the sword in the darkness. I am the watcher on the walls. I am the fire that burns against cold, the light that brings the dawn, the horn that wakes the sleepers, the shield that guards the realms of men. I pledge my life and honor to the Night’s Watch, for this night and all the nights to come. – Vow of the Night’s Watch, A Song of Ice and Fire

I need you to become the man you were always meant to be. Not next year, not tomorrow, now. – Tywin Lannister, Season 1

Ned Stark: Tell me something, Varys who do you truly serve? Varys: The Realm, my Lord. Someone must. – Season 1

It’s a neat little trick you do. You move your lips, and your father’s voice comes out. – Robert Baratheon, Season 1

You love your children. It’s your one redeeming quality. That and your cheekbones. – Tyrion Lannister, Season 2

It is beautiful beneath the sea, but if you stay too long, you’ll drown. – Three Eyed RavenWhen to use it? Wise words to the boys that it’s time to leave the pub and head home to the missus.

I failed. Good. Now go fail again. – Ser DavosWhen to use it? For the innovators.

All men must die, but we are not men. – Daenerys TargaryenWhen to use it? The ultimate Hen’s night toast.

Some people are fortunate enough to be born into the right family. Others have to find their own way. – Petyr Baelish, Season 2

The storms come and go, the big fish eat the little fish and I keep on paddling. – Lord Varys, Season 2

Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail and never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some are given a chance to climb, but they refuse. They cling to the realm or the gods or love. Illusions. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all there is. – Petyr Baelish, Season 3

It’s not easy being drunk all the time. Everyone would do it, if it were easy. – Tyrion Lannister, Season 3

If you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention. – Ramsay Bolton, Season 3

Show too much kindness, people won’t fear you. If they don’t fear you, they don’t follow you. – Stannis Baratheon, Season 3

You’re mine as I’m yours. And if we die, we die. But first we’ll live. – Ygritte, Season 3

I think mothers and fathers made up the gods because they wanted their children to sleep through the night. – Davos Seaworth, Season 3

A man with no motive is a man no one suspects. Always keep your enemies confused. If they don’t know who you are or what you want, they can’t predict your next move. – Petyr Baelish, Season 4

The night is dark and full of terrors”. – MelisandreWhen to use it? Try it on kids who just won’t get to bed!

There is only one god and his name is Death, and there is only one thing we say to Death: ‘Not today.’ – Syrio ForelWhen to use it? Teach Gran to trot this out at the retirement home breakfast buffet.

The freedom to make my own mistakes was all I ever wanted. – Mance RayderWhen to use it? The most awesome moving out of home line.

It doesn’t matter what we want. Once we get it, then we want something else. – Lord BaelishWhen to use it? Use this on the kids. Reduce that Christmas wish list by half.

Nothing isn’t better or worse than anything. Nothing is just nothing. – Arya Stark, Season 4

The world is overflowing with horrible things, but they’re all a tray of cakes next to death. – Olenna Tyrell, Season 4

I was nothing at all. And when you’re nothing at all, there’s no reason to be afraid. – Samwell Tarly, Season 4

They’re dragons, Khaleesi. They can never be tamed. Not even by their mother. – Jorah Mormont, Season 4

It’s a big and beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us. – Oberyn Martell, Season 4

You’re a hateful woman. Why have the gods made me love a hateful woman? – Jaime Lannister, Season 4

It’s always changing, who we’re supposed to love and who we’re not. The only thing that stays the same is that we want who we want. – Ellaria Sand, Season 4

All I ever wanted was to fight for a lord I believed in. But the good lords are dead and the rest are monsters. – Brienne of Tarth, Season 5

The past is gone for good. You can sit here mourning it’s departure, or prepare for the future. – Petyr Baelish, Season 6

They’ve made us both stronger, all of them. They have no idea how strong we are. No idea what we’re going to do to them. We’ve always been together. We’ll always be together. We’re the only two people in the world. – Cersei Lannister, Season 6

Everyone who makes a joke about a dwarf’s height thinks he’s the only person ever to make a joke about a dwarf’s height. – Tyrion Lannister, Season 6

Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe. When people ask you what happened here, tell them the North remembers. Tell them winter came for House Frey. – Arya Stark, Season 7

I don’t plan on knitting by the fire while men fight for me. I might be small, Lord Glover. And I might be a girl. But I am every bit as much a Northerner as you. And I don’t need your permission to defend the North. – Lyanna Mormont, Season 7

He’s a clever man, Your Hand. I’ve known a great many clever men. I’ve outlived them all. You know why? I ignored them. The lords of Westeros are sheep. Are you a sheep? No. You’re a dragon. Be a dragon. – Lady Olenna to Daenerys Targaryen, Season 7

So many men have tried to kill me, I don’t remember all their names. I have been sold like a broodmare. I’ve been chained and betrayed, raped and defiled. Do you know what kept me standing through all those years in exile? Faith. Not in any gods, not in myths and legends. In myself. In Daenerys Targaryen. – Daenerys Targaryen, Season 7

Sansa: What do dragons eat? Daenerys: Whatever they want. – Season 8

Love is more powerful than reason. We all know that. – Tyrion Lannister, Season 8

Many underestimated you. Most of them are dead now. – Tyrion Lannister to Sansa Stark, Season 8

Hound: You left me here to die. Arya: I robbed you first. – Season 8

Tyrion: The last time we spoke was at Joffrey’s wedding. A miserable affair. Sansa: It had its moments. – Season 8

Eddison Tollett: Stay back! He’s got blue eyes! Tormund Giantsbane: I’ve always had blue eyes! – Season 8

Daenerys Targaryen: We could stay a thousand years; no one would find us. Jon Snow: We’d be pretty old. – Season 8

We don’t have time for all this. The Night King has your dragon. He’s one of them now. The Wall has fallen. The dead march south. – Bran Stark, Season 8

Missandei: My people are peaceful. We cannot protect ourselves. Grey Worm: My people are not peaceful. We will protect you. – Season 8