George R.R. Martin

"We all need to be mocked from time to time, lest we take ourselves too seriously."
"I've never been quite sure what the point of a eunuch is, if truth be told. It seems to me they're only men with the useful bits cut off."
"They can keep their heaven. When I die, I’d sooner go to Middle Earth."
"When you play a game of thrones you win or you die."
"Politicians were mostly people who'd had too little morals and ethics to stay lawyers."
"Winter is coming."
"Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I’m a happy man."
"Sleep is good, he said, and books are better."
"The gods made our bodies as well as our souls, is it not so? They give us voices, so we might worship them with song. They give us hands, so we might build them temples. And they give us desire, so we might mate and worship them in that way."
"Some writers enjoy writing, I am told. Not me. I enjoy having written."
"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."
"The heart lies and the head plays tricks on us, but the eyes see true. Look with your eyes. Hear with your ears. Taste with your mouth. Smell with your nose. Feel with your skin. Then comes the thinking, afterward, and in a way knowing the truth."