Men have scars, women mysteries.
Knowledge is a weapon, Jon. Arm yourself well before you ride forth to battle.
How much can a crown be worth, when a crow can dine upon a king?
History is a wheel, for the nature of man is fundamentally unchanging. What has happened before will perforce happen again.
Every man should lose a battle in his youth, so he does not lose a war when he is old.
Dead history is writ in ink, the living sort in blood.
Better to mock the game than to play and lose.
Anger was better than tears, better than grief, better than guilt.