Quotes by Lord Varys

Quotes by Lord Varys

Have you considered the best ruler might be the one who doesn't want to rule?

- Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 4Power

Tyrion: 'Did you read it?'
Varys: 'It's a sealed scroll for the King in the North!'
Tyrion: 'What's it say?'
Varys: 'Nothing good.'

- Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 7 Episode 5

Varys: 'You have compassion.'
Tyrion: 'Compassion, yes. I killed my lover with my bare hands, I shot my own father with a crossbow.'
Varys: 'I never said you were perfect.'

- Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 5 Episode 1

Power resides where men believe it resides. It's a trick, a shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow.

- Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 2 Episode 3Power