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1. "Les droits imprescriptibles du lecteur :1. Le droit de ne pas lire. 2. Le droit de sauter des pages. 3. Le droit de ne pas finir un livre. 4. Le droit de relire. 5. Le droit de lire n'importe quoi. 6. Le droit au bovarysme (maladie textuellement transmissible). 7. Le droit de lire n'importe où. 8. Le droit de grappiller. 9. Le droit de lire à haute voix. 10. Le droit de nous taire."
Author: Daniel Pennac
2. "Tyrion let the eunuch help him mount. "Lord Varys," he said from the saddle, "sometimes I feel as though you are the best friend I have in King's Landing and sometimes I feel you are my worst enemy." "How odd. I think quite the same of you."
Author: George R.R. Martin
3. "Serving men cleared away the swan, hardly touched. Cersei beckoned for the sweets. "I hope you like blackberry tarts." "I love all sorts of tarts." "Oh, I've know that for a long while. Do you know why Varys is so dangerous?" "Are we playing riddles now? No." "He doesn't have a cock." "Neither do you." And don't you just hate that, Cersei? ""Perhaps, I'm dangerous too. You, on the other hand, are as big a fool as every other man. That worm between your legs does half your thinking."
Author: George R.R. Martin
4. "Some say knowledge is power. Some tell us that all power comes from the gods. Others say it derives from law. Yet that day on the steps of Baelor's Sept, our godly High Septon and the lawful Queen Regent and your ever-so-knowledgeable servant were as powerless as any cobbler or cooper in the crowd. Who truly killed Eddard Stark, do you think? Joffrey, who gave the command? Ser Ilyn Payne, who swung the sword? Or…another?"Tyrion cocked his head sideways. "Did you mean to answer your damned riddle, or only to make my head ache worse?"Varys smiled. "Here, then. Power resides where men believe it resides. No more and no less.""So power is a mummer's trick?""A shadow on the wall," Varys murmured, "yet shadows can kill. And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow."Tyrion smiled. "Lord Varyls, I am growing strangely fond of you. I may kill you yet, but I think I'd feel sad about it."
Author: George R.R. Martin
5. "The Red Keep shelters two sorts of people, Lord Eddard, Varys said. Those who are loyal to the realm, and those who are loyal only to themselves."
Author: George R.R. Martin
6. "I beg you both, take heart.'(Varys)'Whose?' asked Tyrion sourly. He could think of several tempting choices."
Author: George R.R. Martin
7. "– Íme. A hatalom ott van, ahol az emberek hiszik, hogy van. Ott, és nem máshol. – A hatalom tehát egy komédiás szemfényvesztése? – Árnyék a falon – suttogta Varys. – De az árnyak ölni tudnak. És néha nagyon kicsi ember is óriási árnyékot vethet."
Author: George R.R. Martin
8. "Lawless men are everywhere in this dark time, oh, yes. Men with cold steel and colder hearts. - Varys"
Author: George R.R. Martin
9. "The storms come and go, the waves crash overhead, the big fish eat the little fish, and I keep on paddling. (Varys)"
Author: George R.R. Martin
10. "Oh, so poignant'' said Varys. ''And yet, it is truly said that blood runs truer than oaths"
Author: George R.R. Martin
11. "It was all too much. For a moment Eddard Stark wanted nothing so much as to return to Winterfell, to the clean simplicity of the north, where the enemies were winter and the wildlings beyond the Wall. "Surely Robert has other loyal friends," he protested. "His brothers, his—""—wife?" Varys finished, with a smile that cut. "His brothers hate the Lannisters, true enough, but hating the queen and loving the king are not quite the same thing, are they? Ser Barristan loves his honor, Grand Maester Pycelle loves his office, and Littlefinger loves Littlefinger."
Author: George R.R. Martin
12. "Ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow.Tyrion smiled. Lord Varys, I am growing strangely fond of you. I may kill you yet, but I think I'd feel sad about it.I will take that as high praise."
Author: George R.R. Martin
13. "The title was but a courtesy due him as a council member; Varys was lord of nothing but the spiderweb, the master of none but his whisperers."
Author: George R.R. Martin

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