Tyrion Lannister Quotes

Peter Dinklage’s Game of Thrones‘ character Tyrion Lannister is one of the most popular on the show. Below are a few of Tyrion’s quotes. Also, one of Tyrion’s most memorable moments came during his trial for regicide. Watch the attached clip to relive the moment.

“Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on the other side?”

“I’m not questioning your honor, Lord Janos, I’m denying its existence.”

“All dwarfs may be bastards, yet not all bastards are dwarfs.”

“Let me give you some advice, bastard: Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.”

“If you’re going to be a cripple, it’s better to be a rich cripple.”

“Death is so boring, especially now with so much excitement in the world.”

“I am not threatening the king, sir, I am educating my nephew. ”

“You’ve forgotten the most important thing about whores. You don’t buy them, you only rent them.”

“How would you like to die, Tyrion, son of Tywin?” “In my own bed, at the age of 80 with a belly full of wine and a girl’s mouth around my cock.”

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

“Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.”

“My sister has mistaken me for a mushroom. She keeps me in the dark and feeds me shit.”

“We all need to be mocked from time to time, Lord Mormont, lest we start to take ourselves too seriously.”

Varys: “Ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow.” Tyrion: “Lord Varys, I am growing strangely fond of you. I may kill you yet, but I think I’d feel sad about it.” Varys: “I will take that as high praise.”