The fall quarter is finally upon us, and what that means is that it is time to communicate with real people. After spending your summer watching, re-watching, or just basking in the glory that is the HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones, you might find it hard to return to normal conversation without constantly quoting the show. So we caring souls over at The Black Sheep have emerged from our binge-watching dungeon to give you the top 10 GoT quotes to use during the fall quarter.
10.) “There must always be a Stark in Winterfell”:
As the days get shorter and the nights get longer it will become increasingly easy to stay inside when your roommates want to go out. Use this quote to remind your roommates that one of you must stay and attend to the needs of your kingdom, the same way the Catelyn Stark reminded her eldest son Robb in season one when she left for King’s Landing.
9.) “Winter is coming”:
The official words of House Stark ring truer to the city of Chicago more than any other city in America. As soon as you notice the wind off of Lake Michigan to be cooler than usual, it’s a known fact that you need to soak up the last of the summer heat, and prepare for incoming Polar Vortex.
8.) “I’m just asking you to run my kingdom while eat, drink, and whore myself into an early grave.”:
Much in the same way that the late king Robert Baratheon asked Ned Stark to attended to the business of the Kingdom as the hand of the King, so shall you when you ask your roommates, significant others, professors or just about anyone you see anywhere on campus to do things for you that really just take away too much time from you being a total badass. And once you get them to do it, reward yourself by drinking a cup of wine and yelling at your squire.
7.) “Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder.”:
You’ll whisper this quote to your friends sitting next to you in your Intro to Public Policy, as they squirm to remember basic terms that you started memorizing as soon as you got the syllabus. Their suffering is your stairway to success.
6.) “It’s not easy being drunk all the time. If it were everyone would do it.”:
Use this cleverly crafted quote from the (p)imp himself, Tyrion Lannister, to tell your classmates that you can in fact survive having Professor Lynch’s wine class and beverage management back to back on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. You’ve had more than your fair share of hangovers but hey, you earned that A.
5.) “The one who passes the sentence must swing the sword.”:
Maybe being drunk all the time was harder than you thought… because now your professor is reminding you that you never turned in that term paper on wine climates, or maybe it was public policy, it’s a hard schedule to keep up with. When you hear your professor say that he might have to fail, you hit ‘em with this quote hope they appreciate the reference. Then fail with grace and honor.
4.) “You’ve perfected the art of tearing up paper.”:
You’ve stayed up all night watching your roommate try to write a paper worth 15% of their grade, while you spent your time (as mentioned earlier) eating, drinking, and whoring yourself into an early grave. Once they look over at the masterpiece in the cold, honest morning light to realize it’s absolute shit, hit ‘em with this baby, you clever bastard.
3.) “I learned to die a long time ago.”:
The winter winds have started to chill the campus and you know you’re not going to survive anymore of this whoring and drinking. Recite this quote when your classmates ask you if you’re even prepared for that upcoming philosophy exam — not only does it show confidence in your failure, but you sound pretty badass.
2.) “A Dothraki wedding without at least 3 deaths is considered a dull affair.”:
So that weird guy in your hall finally convinced you to come see his thrash band play at Mutiny and everything is crazy. Say this to yourself as you fight back the fear of being thrown into the mosh pit you were promised would not happen tonight. Be careful, friend.
1.) “You know nothing Jon Snow.”:
DePaul University is a campus that not only allows debate between students, but encourages open dialogue about many different things. But screw that. Sometimes you aren’t in the mood to argue your point with someone who just doesn’t get it. Use this line to remind your opponent that they do, in fact, know nothing.