It’s hard to put a leash on a dog once you’ve put a crown on its head.”

Never forget what you are, the rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor and it can never be used to hurt you.”

Oh, I'm “monster.” Perhaps you should speak to me more softly then. Monsters are dangerous and, just now, kings are dying like flies.”

I have to disagree. Death is so final, yet life is full of possibilities.

When you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say."

I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples and bastards and broken things.”

'm not particularly good at violence, but I'm good at convincing others to do violence for me."

Of course we are. Just because I pay you for your services doesn’t diminish our friendship.”

A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone

 I try to know as many people as I can. You never know which one you'll need."

It's not easy being drunk all the time. Everyone would do it if it were easy