When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.
Anyone who looks on the world as if it was a game of chess deserves to lose.
The question is not “Is it a game?” The question is “Who sets the rules?”
Winners don’t make excuses when the other side plays the game.
You didn’t lose the game. You just ran out of time.[to Whiterose]
The hardest part of this game is figuring out who the enemy really is.
You might be a Time Master, but I’m a master of time. And I play a far deeper game than you could ever hope to comprehend.[to Rip]
You can lose a lot of soldiers but still win the game.
The game is rigged. The villains never win.
The game has changed. We return to the old rules.
Sometimes you’ll have to play up to the competition, sometimes you’ll have to play down. But play the game.
Rigged games are the easiest to beat.