Top 50 The Lord of the Rings Quotes – J. R. R. Tolkien Novel

Before starting The Lord of the Rings Quotes let’s discuss the novel author J. R. R. Tolkien, who was born in January 3, 1892 and died in September 2, 1973. He was a English writer, poet, philologist, and academic. He’s known for his novel known as “The Lord of the Rings“.

The Lord of the Rings novel is consisting of the three books.
1. The Fellowship of the Ring
2. The Two Towers
3. The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings Quotes
The Lord of the Rings Quotes
J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings Quotes

1. It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.

2. Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.

3. Home is behind, the world ahead, and there are many paths to tread through shadows to the edge of night, until the stars are all alight.

4. All’s well that ends better.

5. I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.

6. Pay heed to the tales of old wives. It may well be that they alone keep in memory what it was once needful for the wise to know.

7. Where there’s life there’s hope, and need of vittles.

8. And some things that should not have been forgotten were lost. History became legend. Legend became myth. And for two and a half thousand years, the ring passed out of all knowledge.

9. A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship.

10. The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.

11. But in the end it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass.

12. Do not scorn pity that is the gift of a gentle heart, Éowyn!

13. The Dark Lord has Nine. But we have One, mightier than they: the White Rider. He has passed through the fire and the abyss, and they shall fear him. We will go where he leads.

14. Yet such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them because they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.

15. Fear nothing! Have peace until the morning! Heed no nightly noises!

16. I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.

17. He drew a deep breath. ‘Well, I’m back,’ he said.

18. Over the field rang his clear voice calling: ‘Death! Ride, ride to ruin and the world’s ending!

19. I have passed through fire and deep water, since we parted. I have forgotten much that I thought I knew, and learned again much that I had forgotten.

20. Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on the story.

21. Well, I am going back into the open air, to see what the wind and sky are doing!

22. Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.

23. But you speak of Master Gandalf, as if he was in a story that had come to an end.

24. Yes, we do,’ said Pippin sadly. ‘The story seems to be going on, but I am afraid Gandalf has fallen out of it.

25. Let us remember that a traitor may betray himself and do good that he does not intend.

26. I am Aragorn son of Arathorn; and if by life or death I can save you, I will.

27. Who knows? Have patience. Go where you must go, and hope!

28. I wished to be loved by another, but I desire no man’s pity.

29. Yet dawn is ever the hope of men,’ said Aragorn.

30. This is the hour of the Shire-folk, when they arise from their quiet fields to shake the towers and counsels of the Great.

31. One who cannot cast away a treasure at need is in fetters. You did rightly.

32. Memory is not what the heart desires. That is only a mirror.

33. Be bold, but wary! Keep up your merry hearts, and ride to meet your fortune!

34. Elves and Dragons! I says to him. Cabbages and potatoes are better for me and you.

35. The great storm is coming, but the tide has turned.

36. Worst is a bad word,” I said to him, “and I hope you do not live to see it.

37. You will soon be well, if I do not talk you to death.

38. You have shown your usual cunning in getting up just in time for a meal.

39. If that’s being queer, then we could do with a bit more queerness in these parts.

40. You have had some very strange adventures, I hear,’ said Glóin. ‘I wonder greatly what brings four hobbits on so long a journey.

41. It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden,’ answered Éowyn. ‘And those who have not swords can still die upon them.

42. Go now, and die in what way seems best to you.

43. He hated it and loved it, as he hated and loved himself. He could not get rid of it. He had no will left in the matter. A Ring of Power looks after itself, Frodo.

44. I found not being able to use a pen or pencil as defeating as the loss of her beak would be to a hen.

45. I am very fond indeed of it, and of all the dear old Shire; but I think I need a holiday.

46. I look foul and feel fair.

47. I am wounded,” he answered, “wounded; it will never really heal.

48. Soft as butter they can be, and yet sometimes as tough as old tree-roots.

49. It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish, as my old gaffer used to say.

50. I fear that in my eagerness to persuade you, I lost patience. And indeed I regret it.

The Lord of the Rings Quotes – J. R. R. Tolkien

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