Peter Hayden Dinklage is an American actor and producer. Dinklage received universal acclaim for portraying Tyrion Lannister on the HBO television series Game of Thrones, for which he won a record four Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He also received a Golden Globe for the role in 2011.
Here are 20 Tyrion Lannister Quotes That Drop Some Wisdom:
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, yet life is full of possibilities.
My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer and I have my mind… and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That’s why I read so much, Jon Snow.
It’s hard to put a leash on a dog once you’ve put a crown on its head.
Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.
I try to know as many people as I can. You never know which one you’ll need.
I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples and bastards and broken things.
Every time we deal with an enemy, we create two more.
That’s what I do. I drink, and I know things.
In my experience, eloquent men are right every bit as often as imbeciles.
It’s easy to confuse ‘what is’ with ‘what ought to be,’ especially when ‘what is’ has worked out in your favor.
I’m not questioning your honor, Lord Janos. I’m denying its existence.
These bad people are what I’m good at. Outtalking them. Outthinking them. It’s what I am. And I like it. I like it more than anything I’ve ever done.
They say I’m half a man, well what does that make the lot of you?
I’m quite good at spending money but a lifetime of outrageous wealth hasn’t taught me much about managing it
What unites people? Armies? Gold? Flags? Stories. There’s nothing more powerful than a good story. Nothing can stop it. No enemy can defeat it.
A wise man once said that you should never believe a thing simply because you want to believe it.
Sometimes, duty is the death of love.
A wise man once said the true history of the world is a history of great conversations in elegant rooms.
Let them see that their words can cut you and you’ll never be free of the mockery. If they want to give you a name take it to make it your own. Then they can’t hurt you with it anymore.