Here are the best Alliser Thorne quotes from HBO's Game of Thrones. Played by Welsh actor Owen Teale, Alliser Thorne is the Master-at-Arms at Castle Black when Jon Snow arrives to join the Night's Watch. Responsible for training the new recruits, Alliser Thorne is very serious, and sometimes, cruel, but he makes it clear he is only concerned about keeping everyone safe from the dangers in the North. What is your favorite quote from Alliser Thorne?
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Alliser Thorne: I had a choice, Lord Commander: betray you or betray the Night's Watch. You brought an army of wildlings into our lands. An army of murderers and raiders. If I had to do it all over knowing where I'd end up, I pray I'd make the right choice again.
Jon Snow: I'm sure you would, Ser Alliser.
Alliser Thorne: I fought, I lost. Now I rest. But you, Lord Snow, you'll be fighting their battles forever.
Alliser Thorne: Do you know what leadership means, Lord Snow? It means that the person in charge gets second-guessed by every clever little tw*t with a mouth. But if he starts second-guessing himself, that's the end. For him... for the clever little tw*ts... for everyone. This is not the end, not for us. Not if you lot do your duty for however long it takes to beat them back. And then you get to go on hating me, and I get to go on wishing your wildling wh*re had finished the job.
Alliser Thorne: You can say it if you like. We should've sealed the tunnel while we had the chance. Like you suggested.
Jon Snow: It was a difficult decision either way, ser.
Alliser Thorne: Brothers! A hundred generations have defended this castle! It's never fallen before, she will not fall tonight! Those are Thenns at our walls! They eat the flesh of the men they kill! Do you want to fill the belly of a Thenn, tonight? Tonight, we fight! And when the sun rises, I promise you, Castle Black will stand! The Night's Watch will stand! With me now! Now with me!