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precious Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about precious
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“Curse the Baggins! It’s gone! What has it got in its pocketses? Oh we guess, we guess, my precious. He’s found it, yes he must have.”
J.R.R. Tolkien
author
The Hobbit
book
Bilbo Baggins
Gollum
characters
riddles
precious
The One Ring
pockets
concepts
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“My precious.”
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″‘Precious, precious, precious!’ Gollum cried. ‘My Precious! O my Precious!’ And with that, even as his eyes were lifted up to gloat on his prize, he stepped too far, toppled, wavered for a moment on the brink, and then with a shriek he fell. Out of the depths came his last wail precious, and he was gone.”
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“Gollum’s eyes glinted. ‘He doesn’t know what we minds, does he, precious?‘”
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“Smeagol promises to Precious, promises faithfully. Never come again, never speak, no never!”
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“Smeagol will swear on the Precious.”
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“For nothing is more precious to me, and rarer, than honesty.”
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“Happiness belongs to the class of things precious and final.”
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“For well thou know’st to my dear doting heart Thou art the fairest and most precious jewel.”
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“Park touched her hands like they were something rare and precious, like her fingers were intimately connected to the rest of her body. Which, of course, they were. It was hard to explain. He made her feel like more than the sum of her parts.”
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“My son is my most precious possession. I have nothing in the world compared to my son. I must know what he is reading.”
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“Flowers will die, the sun will set, but you are a friend, I won’t forget. Your name is so precious, it will never grow old. Its engraved in my heart, in letters of gold.”
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“What made something precious? Losing it and finding it.”
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“But the hawk was the second most precious thing. I was sorry to lose it, and if you make me another one, I promise not to get taken captive by bandits and have to use it to save my life.”
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“In many parts of this world water is Scarce and precious. People sometimes have to walk A great distance Then carry heavy jugs upon their heads. Because of our wisdom, we will travel far for love.”
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“Mariners have often told me that they consider sea gulls to be good luck and always feed them by throwing garbage overboard. I didn’t have any garbage at that early stage of my trip and couldn’t afford to spare any of my precious food for feeding birds so I had to risk misfortune and let the gulls go hungry.”
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“Father took the egg offered to him. It wasn’t a very good Easter egg, being a tiny bit smeary, but to father it was the most beautiful gift in the world.”

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