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The Lord of the Rings Quotes

24 of the best book quotes from The Lord of the Rings
  1. #1
    “In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”
  2. #2
    “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.”
  3. #3
    “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”
  4. #4
    “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.”
  5. #5
    “His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.”
  6. #6
    “All’s well that ends better.”
  7. #7
    “And then her heart changed, or at least she understood it; and the winter passed, and the sun shone upon her.”
  8. #8
    “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.”
  9. #9
    “The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.”
  10. #10
    “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.”
  11. #11
    “May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.”
  12. #12
    “Short cuts make long delays.”
  13. #13
    “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”
  14. #14
    “Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.”
  15. #15
    “Courage is found in unlikely places.”
  16. #16
    “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.”
  17. #17
    “It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.”
  18. #18
    “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”
  19. #19
    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
  20. #20
    “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”
  21. #21
    “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.”
  22. #22
    “It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.”
  23. #23
    “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.”
  24. #24
    “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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