Tyrion Lannister Quotes
Tyrion Lannister Quotes: Tyrion Lannister is also referred to as “the Imp” or “the Halfman”. He is a fictional character in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. Tyrion has been called one of the author’s finest creations and most popular characters by The New York Times. Martin has named the character as his favourite in the series. Introduced in 1996’s A Game of Thrones, Tyrion is a dwarf and member of House Lannister, one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in the fictional kingdom of Westeros.
Tyrion appears first in A Game of Thrones (1996), and then in A Clash of Kings (1998) and A Storm of Swords (2000). He has received several other award nominations for his performance in the series, including the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2012 and 2016. The New York Times noted that as beloved as the character of Tyrion is to the novels’ fans, “Dinklage’s sly performance has made Tyrion all the more popular.” The Huffington Post called Tyrion the “most quotable” character on the HBO series, as well as one of the most beloved.
Quotes By Tyrion Lannister:
“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.”
“Death is so final. Whereas life, ah, life is full of possibilities.”
“What sort of imbecile arms an assassin with his own blade?”
“I try to know as many people as I can. You never know which one you’ll need.”
Shaggar: “How would you like to die, Tyrion, son of Tywin?”
Tyrion: “In my own bed, at the age of 80, with a belly full of wine and a girl’s mouth around my cock.”
“Not this time. We’ll be staying at the finest castles and inns. No one turns away a Lannister.”
“I remember reading an old sailor’s proverb, ‘Piss on wildfire and your cock burns off.’”
“It’s not easy being drunk all the time. Everyone would do it if it were easy.”