"Ser Kevan remembered the girl she had once been, so full of life and mischief. And when she’d flowered, ahhhh…had there ever been a maid so sweet to look upon? If Aerys had agreed to marry her to Rhaegar, how many deaths might have been avoided? Cersei could have given the prince the sons he wanted, lions with purple eyes and silver manes…and with such a wife, Rhaegar might have never looked twice at Lyanna Stark. The northern girl had a wild beauty, as he recalled, though however bright a torch might burn it could never match the rising sun."
"I always marvel at the humans’ ability to keep going. They always manage to stagger on even with tears streaming down their faces."
"If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness."