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J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes



Quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien - (27 quotes)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Advice category:

Go not to the elves for advice, for they will say both no and yes. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Aging category:

The old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Art category:

Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Boredom category:

I warn you, if you bore me, I shall take my revenge. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Choices category:

-Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings...
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Courage category:

Courage is found in unlikely places. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Danger category:

- The Fellowship of the Ring
It's a dangerous business going out your front door. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Difficulty category:

You can only come to the morning through the shadows. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Dreams category:

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Faith category:

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Fantasy category:

Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Fear category:

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Fire category:

From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Friendship category:

- The Fellowship of the Ring...
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. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Future category:

Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Life category:

-The Lost Road
'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.' (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Magic category:

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Money category:

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Perception category:

All that is gold does not glitter, / Not all those who wander are lost... (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Procrastination category:

It is the job that is never started that takes longest to finish. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Questions category:

What do you mean? 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 on this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on? (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Renewal category:

Renewed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Searching category:

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. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Teaching category:

The burned hand teaches best. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Travel category:

Little by little, one travels far. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Wisdom category:

The wise speak only of what they know. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

J. R. R. Tolkien - From the Words category:

I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it. (J. R. R. Tolkien)