A very small man can cast a very large shadow.Small Things, Appearance, DwarfesLord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 2 Episode 3
A child's faith, such sweet innocence. And yet they say, wisdom oft comes from the mouths of babes.Children & ChildhoodLord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 8
Tyrion: "If the ship goes down, I'll go with it."
Varys: "That is good to hear. Though I'm sure many captains say the same while their ship is afloat."
If you shaved your beard with a straight razor, you'd say the razor worked - that doesn't mean it won't cut your throat.Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 8
Give us common folk one taste of power, we're like the lion who tasted man. Nothing is ever so sweet again.Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 7 Episode 3
My little birds are everywhere, even in the north. They whisper to me the strangest stories.Lord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 3
Tyrion: "Threaten me again and I'll have you thrown into the sea."
Varys: "You might be disappointed in the results. Storms come and go, the big fish eat the little fish, and I keep on paddling."
Have you considered the best ruler might be the one who doesn't want to rule?PowerLord Varys in Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 4
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."
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."