The man is as useless as nipples on a breastplate.
You’ll find truth in your looking glass, not on the tongues of men.
Words are wind.[repeated often in the rest of the book]
Words are like arrows, Arianne. Once loosed, you cannot call them back.
We all dream of things we cannot have.
War makes monsters of us all.
The women are the strong ones, truly.
The more you give a king the more he wants. We are walking on a bridge of ice with an abyss on either side. Pleasing one king is difficult enough. Pleasing two is hardly possible.
Sometimes there is no happy choice, Sam, only one less grievous than the others.
On the gallows tree, all men are brothers.
No fight is hopeless till it has been fought.
Men of honor will do things for their children that they would never consider doing for themselves.