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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  1. #1
    “The counsel of Gandalf was not founded on foreknowledge of safety, for himself or for others,” said Aragorn. “There are some things that it is better to begin than to refuse, even though the end may be dark.”
  2. #2
    “I was talking aloud to myself. A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Two Towers
    character
    Gandalf
    concept
    Humor
  3. #3
    “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.”
  4. #4
    He is in great fear, not knowing what mighty one may suddenly appear, wielding the Ring, and assailing him with war, seeking to cast him down and take his place. That we should wish to cast him down and have no one in his place is not a thought that occurs to his mind. That we should try to destroy the Ring itself has not yet entered into his darkest dream.
  5. #5
    “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”
  6. #6
    The treacherous are ever distrustful.
  7. #7
    It is a comfort not to be mistaken at all points. Do I not know it only too well!
  8. #8
    Then darkness took me, and I strayed out of thought and time, and I wandered far on roads that I will not tell. Naked I was sent back – for a brief time, until my task is done.
  9. #9
    “Deep is the abyss that is spanned by Durin’s Bridge, and none has measured it,” said Gimli.
    “Yet it has a bottom, beyond light and knowledge,” said Gandalf.
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