'Game of Thrones': The 19 Best Quotes From the HBO Series so Far

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People watch the seventh-season premiere of "Game of Thrones" at the Mayakovskaya metro station in Moscow on July 18. VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images

For every scene of gruesome combat or gratuitous nudity, Game of Thrones gives us 10 memorable quotes for the ages. Here are some of the best lines from the series so far—use them as callbacks for your next GoT watch party.

“The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword.” —Eddard Stark, Season 1, Episode 1

“The things I do for love.” —Jaime Lannister, Season 1, Episode 1

“The next time you raise a hand to me will be the last time you have hands” —Daenerys Targaryen, Season 1, Episode 4

“You love your children. It’s your one redeeming quality. That and your cheekbones.” —Tyrion Lannister, Season 2, Episode 1

“Power resides where men believe it resides. It’s a trick. A shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow.” —Varys, Season 2, Episode 3

“Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder.” —Petyr Baelish, Season 3, Episode 6

“The Lannisters send their regards.” —Roose Bolton, Season 3, Episode 9

“The world is overflowing with horrible things, but they’re all a tray of cakes next to death.” —Olenna Tyrell, Season 4, Episode 3

“It is rare to meet a Lannister who shares my enthusiasm for dead Lannisters.” —Oberyn Martell, Season 4, Episode 7

“You know nothing, Jon Snow” —Ygritte, Season 4, Episode 9

“The good lords are dead, and the rest are monsters.” —Brienne of Tarth, Season 5, Episode 1

“I’m not a politician, I’m a queen.” —Daenerys Targaryen, Season 5, Episode 2

“It’s easy to confuse what is with what ought to be, especially when what is has worked out in your favor.” —Tyrion Lannister, Season 5, Episode 9

“A wise man once said a true history of the world is a history of great conversations in elegant rooms.” —Tyrion Lannister, Season 6, Episode 3

“I wonder if you’re the worst person I’ve ever met.” —Olenna Tyrell, Season 6, Episode 7

“No need to seize the last word, Lord Baelish. I’ll assume it was something clever.” —Sansa Stark, Season 7, Episode 1

“I may be small. I may be a girl, but I won’t be knitting by the fire while I have men fight for me.” —Lyanna Mormont, Season 7, Episode 1

“Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe.” —Arya Stark, Season 7, Episode 1

“Ah yes, the famously tart-tongued Queen of Thorns.”
“And the famous tart, Queen Cersei.” —Cersei Lannister and Olenna Tyrell, Season 3, Episode 4

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