J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes

30 J.R.R. Tolkien quotes:

"All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost."
"It must often be so, Sam, when things are in danger: someone has to give them up, lose them, so that others may keep them."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"...in doubt a man of worth will trust to his own wisdom."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"A fool, but an honest fool, you remain, Peregrin Took. Wiser ones migth have done worse in such a pass. But mark this! You have been saved, and all your friends too, mainly by good fortune, as it is called."
"All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renenwed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"Most English-speaking people ... will admit that Cellar Door is ‘beautiful’, especially if dissociated from its sense and from its spelling"
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the darkness fall."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
"Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate."
"The Road goes ever on and onOut from the door where it began.Now far ahead the Road has gone,Let others follow it who can!Let them a journey new begin,But I at last with weary feetWill turn towards the lighted inn,My evening-rest and sleep to meet."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"Sleep! I feel the need of it. Yet my axe is restless in my hand. Give me a row of orc-necks and room to swing and all weariness will fall from me!"
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Sleep Quotes
"Handsome is as handsome does."
"What do you fear my lady?' 'A cage. To stay behind bars until use and old age accept them and all chance of valor has gone beyond beyond recall or desire."
"I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it."
"It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him."
"Advice is a dangerous gift, even to the wise from the wise, and all courses may run ill."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"...to crooked eyes truth may wear a wry face."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"Fair speech may hide a foul heart."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish."
"The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Fear Quotes

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