Weese," she would whisper, first of all. "Dunsen, Chiswyck, Polliver, Raff the Sweetling. The Tickler and the Hound. Ser Gregor, Ser Armory,
Ser Ilyn, Ser Meryn, King Joffrey, Queen Cersei."
- Arya Stark, A Clash of Kings
George RR Martin
“All men lie when they are afraid. Some tell many lies, some but a few. Some have only one great lie they tell so often that they almost come to believe it... though some small part of them will always know that it is still a lie, and that will show upon their faces. (a servant in the House of Black and White)”
"Grainne, she will sing, naming me again.
She will recite poetry, without any pages to guide her...
She is the Pirate Queen, Grannuaile, who barges in, hungry and battle-worn, leaving her sword to glint by the fire.
She is the sea-woman, Muirgen, who transforms from the ocean at night, to steal one last look at her sleeping human children."
The Mermaids Singing, Lisa Carey
"Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no."