J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes In English

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J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes In English

Hello, Welcome in a collection of quotes and thoughts by J. R. R. Tolkien on love-poems, longest, sayings, travels, death, lost, job, laughter, kills, little, rings, lord, wander and peril. Our team gives you some quotes about J. R. R. Tolkien. He was born on January 3, 1892, Bloemfontein, South Africa. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL was an English writer, poet, philologist, and academic. He was the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. His children’s name was Christopher Tolkien, Priscilla Tolkien, Michael Tolkien, John Francis Reuel Tolkien. He died in September 2, 1973, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

  • “Not all those who wander are lost.”

  • “For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”

  • “You can only come to the morning through the shadows.”

  • “Where there’s life there’s hope.”

  • “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

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  • “I warn you, if you bore me, I shall take my revenge.”

  • “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

  • “Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement.”

  • “I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”

  • “Short cuts make long delays.”

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  • “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

  • “May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.”

  • “Never laugh at live dragons.”

  • “All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost.”

  • “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”

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  • “So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.”

  • “There are no safe paths in this part of the world. Remember you are over the Edge of the Wild now, and in for all sorts of fun wherever you go.”

  • “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”

  • “I am in fact, a hobbit in all but size”

  • “All’s well that ends better.”

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  • “A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.”

  • “For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more–remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men’s hearts are not often as bad as their acts, and very seldom as bad as their words.”

  • “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.”

  • “Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.”

  • “Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.”

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  • “Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.”

  • “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”

  • “The road goes ever on and on.”

  • “Fly you fools.”

  • “Ho! Ho! Ho! To the bottle I go To heal my heart and drown my woe Rain may fall, and wind may blow And many miles be still to go But under a tall tree will I lie And let the clouds go sailing by”

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  • “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

  • “Fear both the heat and the cold of your heart, and try to have patience, if you can.”

  • “Out of doubt, out of dark to the day’s rising I came singing into the sun, sword unsheathing. To hope’s end I rode and to heart’s breaking: Now for wrath, now for ruin and a red nightfall! “

  • “So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

  • “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.”

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  • “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”

  • “Fair speech may hide a foul heart.”

  • “What do you fear, lady?” [Aragorn] asked. “A cage,” [Éowyn] said. “To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.”

  • “Yes, I am here. And you are lucky to be here too after all the absurd things you’ve done since you left home.”

  • “Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?”

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  • “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.”

  • “May the hair on your toes never fall out!”

  • “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.”

  • “I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.”

  • “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”

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  • “What does your heart tell you? “

  • “And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many.”

  • “May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.”

  • <"And then her heart changed, or at least she understood it; and the winter passed, and the sun shone upon her."/li>
  • “Courage is found in unlikely places.”

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  • “It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.”

  • “The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say”

  • “I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.”

  • “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.”

  • “The treacherous are ever distrustful.”

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  • “Living by faith includes the call to something greater than cowardly self-preservation.”

  • “Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.”

  • “His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.”

  • “From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king.”

  • “Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship in Middle-earth. Go in peace! I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.”

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  • “In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”

  • “This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down.”

  • “Home is behind, the world ahead, and there are many paths to tread through shadows to the edge of night, until the stars are all alight.”

  • “The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out.”

  • “Your time may come. Do not be too sad, Sam. You cannot be always torn in two. You will have to be one and whole, for many years. You have so much to enjoy and to be, and to do.”

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  • “I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.”

  • “In sorrow we must go, but not in despair. Behold! we are not bound for ever to the circles of the world, and beyond them is more than memory.”

  • “Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on on the story.”

  • “You cannot pass,” he said. The orcs stood still, and a dead silence fell. “I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Udûn. Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.”

  • “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”

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  • “Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo you fool!”

  • “Pay heed to the tales of old wives. It may well be that they alone keep in memory what it was once needful for the wise to know.”

  • “For even the very wise cannot see all ends.”

  • “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.”

  • “No Victory Without Suffering.”

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  • “Don’t go where I can’t follow!”

  • “He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”

  • “Farewell! O Gandalf! May you ever appear where you are most needed and least expected!”

  • “You have nice manners for a thief and a liar,” said the dragon.”

  • “I was talking aloud to myself. A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to.”

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  • “If by my life or death I can protect you, I will. “

  • “Where there’s life there’s hope, and need of vittles.”

  • “He found himself wondering at times, especially in the autumn, about the wild lands, and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams.”

  • “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.”

  • “The world is full enough of hurts and mischances without wars to multiply them.”

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  • “Come, Mr. Frodo!’ he cried. ‘I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry you.”

  • “Many are the strange chances of the world,’ said Mithrandir, ‘and help oft shall come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter.”

  • “It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.”

  • “Sorry! I don’t want any adventures, thank you. Not Today. Good morning! But please come to tea -any time you like! Why not tomorrow? Good bye!”

  • “A safe fairyland is untrue to all worlds.”

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  • “The way is shut. It was made by those who are Dead, and the Dead keep it, until the time comes. The way is shut.”

  • “I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.”

  • “It is perilous to study too deeply the arts of the Enemy, for good or for ill.”

  • “False hopes are more dangerous than fears.”

  • “The whole thing is quite hopeless, so it’s no good worrying about tomorrow. It probably won’t come.”

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  • “A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship.”

  • “End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take.”

  • <"There are some things that it is better to begin than to refuse, even though the end may be dark."/li>
  • “The wise speak only of what they know.”

  • “I wished to be loved by another,’ [Éowyn] answered. ‘But I desire no man’s pity.”

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  • “I will not walk backward in life.”

  • “For we put the thought of all that we love into all that we make.”

  • “A box without hinges, key, or lid, Yet golden treasure inside is hid.”

  • “Farewell! I go to find the Sun!”

  • “Alive without breath, As cold as death; Never thirsty, ever drinking, All in mail never clinking.”

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  • “Voiceless it cries, Wingless flutters, Toothless bites, Mouthless mutters.”

  • “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something.”

  • “But I am the real Strider, fortunately. I am Aragorn son of Arathorn; and if by life or death I can save you, I will.”

  • “That was the most awkward Wednesday he ever remembered.”

  • “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”

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  • “Deep roots are not reached by the frost.”

  • “One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”

  • “You may not like my burglar, but please don’t damage him.”

  • “A red sun rises. Blood has been spilled this night.”

  • “But in the end it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass.”

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  • “All have their worth and each contributes to the worth of the others.”

  • “True education is a kind of never ending story — a matter of continual beginnings, of habitual fresh starts, of persistent newness.”

  • “The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.”

  • “Time doesn’t seem to pass here: it just is.”

  • “Trolls simply detest the very sight of dwarves (uncooked).”

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  • “Don’t leave me here alone! It’s your Sam calling. Don’t go where I can’t follow! Wake up, Mr. Frodo!”

  • “This is a story of how a Baggins had an adventure, and found himself doing and saying things altogether unexpected.”

  • “Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?”

  • “Let the unseen days be. Today is more than enough.”

  • “Courage will now be your best defence against the storm that is at hand-—that and such hope as I bring.”

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  • “You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.”

  • “I will take the Ring”, he said, “though I do not know the way.”

  • “It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life.”

  • “Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.”

  • “Elvish singing is not a thing to miss, in June under the stars, not if you care for such things.”

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  • “I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”

  • “Do not scorn pity that is the gift of a gentle heart, Éowyn!”

  • “There’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.”

  • “You cannot pass!”

  • “This is the ending. Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away.”

  • “Someone else always has to carry on the story.”

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