From A Wiki of Ice and Fire
“You know the saying about the Hand?” —Robert Baratheon
“What the King dreams, the Hand builds.” —Eddard Stark
“I bedded a fishmaid once who told me the lowborn have a choicer way to put it. The king eats, they say and the Hand takes the shit.” —Robert
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 4, Eddard I.