No matter what Ygritte says, Jon Snow knows a few things. The bastard son of Ned Stark (or is he?) grew up in a household where he was welcomed by Ned and his half-siblings but not so much by Catelyn Stark. When the opportunity came to join the Night’s Watch at Castle Black, he saw it as a way out of Winterfell where he couldn’t inherit anything from Ned and as a way to make his mark. He followed in the footsteps of his Uncle Benjen Stark. More men are forced to join the Watch than voluntarily decide to sign up.
Once at The Wall, he proved his skill in combat and his intelligence. Lord Commander Jeor Mormont took a liking to Snow and saw his potential; he groomed him to eventually take his place.
Jon Snow has few friends, but those he has are loyal. He is young and relatively inexperienced, but he does his best to be fair. His actions in Season 5 proved he doesn’t hesitate to make the hard decisions when he has to — even if those decisions make him unpopular.
Here are some of his best quotes from game of thrones;
“The more you give a king, the more he wants. We are walking on a bridge of ice with an abyss on either side. Pleasing one king is difficult enough, pleasing two is hardly possible” – A Feast for Crows”
“It was always my color.” – “The Kingsroad”
“Six times in last thousand years a King Beyond the Wall has attacked the Kingdoms. Six times they failed… Every boy in the North knows it. We grow up learning it. Where the battles were fought. The names of the heroes. Who died where. Six times you’ve invaded and six times you’ve failed. The seventh will be the same.” – “The Bear and the Maiden Fair”
“Sometimes there Is no happy choice, only one less grievous than the others.”
“We look up at the same stars and see such different things.”
“First lesson, stick them with the pointy end.”
“Some men want whores on the eve of battle, and some want gods.”
“Lady Stark thought it might insult the royal family to seat a bastard in their midst.”
“I swore a vow to the Night’s Watch. If I don’t take my own word seriously what sort of “Lord of Winterfell” would I be?”
“They were born on the wrong side of the Wall- doesn’t make them monsters.”