A Quote of Ice and Fire

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

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.

Tywin Lannister

(# 9 | ⌀ 3.2)
No man is free. Only children and fools think elsewise.