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Who Said It: Tywin Lannister or Sun Tzu?
by Staff
One of the most powerful lords in Westeros, Tywin Lannister is calculating and ruthless. Sun Tzu, the Chinese military general, wrote "The Art of War," which continues to influence culture today. Can you tell which commander said which quote?

“Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

"There is a tool for every task, and a task for every tool."

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

"Any man who must say ‘I am the king’ is no true king at all.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

"When soldiers lack discipline, the fault lies with their commander."

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again into being; nor can the dead ever be brought back to life.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“Some battles are won with swords and spears, others with quills and ravens.”

  • Sun Tzu
  • Tywin Lannister

“A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of sheep.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“Like the sun and moon, they end but to begin anew; like the four seasons, they pass away to return once more.”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“Do not swallow bait offered by the enemy."

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

"Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness."

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

"No man is free. Only children and fools think elsewise."

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu

“Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?”

  • Tywin Lannister
  • Sun Tzu