Game of Thrones Season 3 Quotes: Most Unforgettable Quips
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Game of Thrones Season 3 Quotes: Most Unforgettable Quips

Game of Thrones Season 3 will be most remembered for the violence of the Red Wedding, but it was words, not action, that took up most of the screen time this year. And what words they were! Between the introduction of Lady Olenna, the expansion of Tywin and Jaime's roles, and the continued existence of characters like Tyrion and Varys, this season was overflowing with great quips and unforgettable lines.

From the wise to the witty, we've collected our 20 favorite quotes of the season right here for your enjoyment.

20. Cersei: "An unhappy wife is a wine merchant's best friend." (Season 3, Episode 10)

19. Jaime (On Renly): “It's a shame the throne isn't made out of cocks, they'd have never got him off it.” (Season 3, Episode 2)

18. Cersei (To Margaery): "If you ever call me sister again I'll have you strangled in your sleep." (Season 3, Episode 8)

17. Lady Olenna: "What happens when the non-existent bumps against the decrepit? Question for the philosophers." (Season 3, Episode 4)

16. Tyrion: “Drinking and lust, no man can match me in these things. I am the god of tits and wine." (Season 3, Episode 8)

15. Littlefinger: "Chaos isn't a pit, chaos is a ladder." (Season 3, Episode 6)

14. The Blackfish: “It often comforts me to know that even in war's darkest days, in most parts of the world absolutely nothing is happening.” (Season 3, Episode 3)

13. Tyrion: "You just sent the most powerful man in Westeros to bed without his supper." (Season 3, Episode 10)

12. Lady Olenna: (On Loras): "A sword swallower through and through." (Season 3, Episode 6)

11. Tywin: "Any man who must say 'I am the king' is no true king." (Season 3, Episode 10)

10. Tyrion: "I'm quite good at spending money, but a lifetime of outrageous wealth hasn't taught me much about managing it." (Season 3, Episode 3)

9. Lady Olenna: “I eat from plates stamped with roses, I sleep in sheets embroidered with roses, I have a golden rose painted on my chamber pot — as if that makes it smell any better. Roses are boring, dear." (Season 3, Episode 4)

8. Ygritte and Jon: "What's swooning?"/"Fainting."/"What's fainting?" (Season 3, Episode 7)

7. Varys (On Littlefinger): “He would see this country burn if he could be king of the ashes.” (Season 3, Episode 4)

6. Tyrion: "It's my wedding night. My tiny drunk cock and I have a job to do." (Season 3, Episode 8)

5. Tywin (To Cersei): “I don't distrust you because you're a woman. I distrust you because you're not as smart as you think you are.” (Season 3, Episode 4)

4. Jaime (On how many men he's killed): "Countless has a nice ring to it." (Season 3, Episode 7)

3. Lady Olenna (On Renly): "Gallant, yes, and charming, and very clean. He knew how to dress and smile and somehow this gave him the notion he was fit to be king." (Season 3, Episode 2)

2. Ex-Maester Qyburn and Jaime: "There will be pain."/"I'll scream."/"Quite a bit of pain."/"I'll scream loudly." (Season 3, Episode 5)

1. The Hound: "Fuck Joffrey, fuck the queen." (Season 3, Episode 8)

Rebecca Martin is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @BeccaDMartin.