35 Inspirational George R.R Martin Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational George R.R Martin Quotes On Success

George R.R. Martin also known as GRRM, is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known for his series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–present). In 2005, Lev Grossman of Time called Martin “the American Tolkien” and in 2011, he was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. May his quotes inspire you to dream so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.” George R.R. Martin

2. “The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams.” George R.R. Martin

3. “People often claim to hunger for truth but seldom like the taste when it’s served up.” George R.R. Martin

4. “Sleep is good. And books are better.” George R.R. Martin

5. “A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge.” George R.R. Martin

6. “Never forget what you are, make it your strength. Armor yourself in it.” George R.R. Martin

7. Words are like arrows. Once loose, you cannot call them back.” George R.R. Martin

8. “All fiction has to have a certain amount of truth in it to be powerful.” George R.R. Martin

9. “We look up at the same stars and see such different things.” George R.R. Martin

10. “The man who fears losing has already lost.” George R.R. Martin

11. “Some old wounds never truly heal and bleed again at the slightest word.” George R.R. Martin

12. “Some writers enjoy writing. I enjoy having written.” George R.R. Martin

13. “You wear your honor like a suit of armor. You think it keeps you safe but all it does is weigh you down and make it hard for you to move.” George R.R. Martin

14. “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on the other side.” George R.R. Martin

15. “Nobody is a villain in their own story. We’re all the heroes of our own stories.” George R.R. Martin

16. “My mind is my weapon.” George R.R. Martin

17. “I’m a huge fan of Tolkien. I read those books when I was in junior high school and high school, and they had a profound effect on me. I’d read other fantasy before but none of them that I loved like Tolkien.” George R.R. Martin

18. “When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” George R.R. Martin

19. “Fear cuts deeper than swords.” George R.R. Martin

20. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” George R.R. Martin

21. “We read fantasy to find the colors again, I think. There is something old and true in fantasy that speaks to something deep within us.” George R.R. Martin

22. “The heart lies and the head plays tricks with us but the eyes see true.” George R.R. Martin

23. “How can a man be brave when he’s afraid? It is the only time a man can be brave.” George R.R. Martin

24. “I try to make readers feel they’ve lived the events of the book.” George R.R. Martin

25. “Every flight begins with a fall.” George R.R. Martin

26. “When you play a game of thrones you win or you die.” George R.R. Martin

27. “Trust is earned. Like gold.” George R.R. Martin

28. “Life is full of possibilities.” George R.R. Martin

29. “Oftentimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow.” George R.R. Martin

30. “We write books we want to read. And I want to read books that are richly textured and full of sensory detail, books that make me feel as if I am experiencing a story.” George R.R. Martin

31. “We all need to be mocked from time to time, lest we take ourselves too seriously.” George R.R. Martin

32. “Different times sometimes lead to the same castle.” George R.R. Martin

33. “The past remains the past. We can learn from it but we cannot change it.” George R.R. Martin

34. “It is the journey that matters, not how fast you arrive at the destination.” George R.R. Martin

35. “My own heroes are the dreamers, those men and women who tried to make the world a better place than when they found it, whether in small ways or great ones.” George R.R. Martin