Jaime Lannister is the first born son and thus the rightful heir to the High Lord Tywin Lannister. Jaime is a member of the Kingsguard and is known as the Kingslayer for having slain King Aerys during Robert's Rebellion. He is twins with the queen, Cersei, whom he has been having an affair with; in addition, he is Joffrey's real father.

Jaime Lannister Quotes

Give my regards to the Night's Watch. I'm sure it will be thrilling. And if it's not, it's only for life.

Jaime

Jaime: Tell me you're not thinking of taking The Black.
Tyrion: And go celibate? The whores would go begging from Casterly Rock. I just want to stand on the edge and piss off the end of the world.

Game of Thrones Quotes

Tyrion: Let me give you some advice bastard. Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.
Jon: What the hell do you know about being a bastard?
Tyrion: All dwarfs are bastards in their father's eyes.

Baelish: Do you know what the realm is? It's the thousand blades of Aegon's enemies, a story we agree to tell each other over and over until we forget that it's a lie.
Varys: But what do we have left once we abandon the lie? Chaos, a gaping pit, waiting to swallow us all.
Baelish: Chaos isn't a pit, chaos is a ladder.