J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes


30 J.R.R. Tolkien quotes:



"“Remember what Bilbo used to say: 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.”"
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"Advice is a dangerous gift, even to the wise from the wise, and all courses may run ill."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"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."
"...in doubt a man of worth will trust to his own wisdom."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"...to crooked eyes truth may wear a wry face."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"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
"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkenss." ~"
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Courage is found in unlikely places."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid."
"Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no."
"The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the darkness fall."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger."
Author: Tolkien Quotes Category: Anger 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
"Handsome is as handsome does."



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