George Raymond Richard Martin, also known as GRRM, is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, screenwriter, and television producer.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
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.
Oh, It's truth you want? Be careful, my lady. Tyrion says that people often claim to hunger for the truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.
Sleep is good, he said. And books are better.
Love is poison. A sweet poison, yes, but it will kill you all the same.
Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities.
A ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is.
It is one thing to be clever and another to be wise.