A Quote of Ice and Fire

Selected quotes from "A Song of Ice and Fire" (by George R.R. Martin) and "Game of Thrones"

Olenna Tyrell

(# 11 | ⌀ 3.7)
All men are fools, if truth be told, but the ones in motley are more amusing than the ones with crowns.

Daenerys Targaryen

(# 10 | ⌀ 2.9)
One voice may speak you false, but in many there is always truth to be found.

Jorah Mormont

(# 12 | ⌀ 3.1)
In the world as I have seen it, no man grows rich by kindness.

Tywin Lannister

(# 8 | ⌀ 3.5)
The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them.

Tywin Lannister

(# 4 | ⌀ 3.3)
[...] when your enemies defy you, you must serve them steel and fire. When they go to their knees, however, you must help them back to their feet. Elsewise no man will ever bend the knee to you. And any man who must say ‘I am the king’ is no true king at all.

Petyr Baelish

(# 6 | ⌀ 4.0)
Always keep your foes confused. If they are never certain who you are or what you want, they cannot know what you are like to do next. Sometimes the best way to baffle them is to make moves that have no purpose, or even seem to work against you.

Petyr Baelish

(# 9 | ⌀ 3.2)
Everyone wants something, Alayne. And when you know what a man wants you know who he is, and how to move him.

Melisandre of Asshai

(# 9 | ⌀ 3.3)
The truth is all around you, plain to behold. The night is dark and full of terrors, the day bright and beautiful and full of hope. One is black, the other white. There is ice and there is fire. Hate and love. Bitter and sweet. Male and female. Pain and pleasure. Winter and summer. Evil and good. [...] Death and life. Everywhere, opposites. Everywhere, the war.