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  • #1
    Charles Bukowski
    “people run from rain but
    sit
    in bathtubs full of
    water.”
    Charles Bukowski, The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966

  • #2
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “All that is gold does not glitter,
    Not all those who wander are lost;
    The old that is strong does not wither,
    Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

    From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
    A light from the shadows shall spring;
    Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
    The crownless again shall be king.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #3
    Jane Austen
    “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #4
    Neil Gaiman
    “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

  • #5
    Ayn Rand
    “The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #6
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Out of doubt, out of dark to the day's rising
    I came singing into the sun, sword unsheathing.
    To hope's end I rode and to heart's breaking:
    Now for wrath, now for ruin and a red nightfall! ”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King
    tags: hope

  • #7
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “You have nice manners for a thief and a liar," said the dragon.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

  • #8
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “All your words are but to say: you are a woman, and your part is in the house. But when the men have died in battle and honour, you have leave to be burned in the house, for the men will need it no more. But I am of the House of Erol and not a serving-woman. I can ride and wield blade, and I do not fear either pain or death.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #9
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “And the ship went out into the High Sea and passed into the West, until at last on a night of rain Frodo smelled a sweet fragrance on the air and heard the sound of singing that came over the water. And then it seemed to him that as in his dream in the house of Bombadil, the grey rain-curtain turned all to silver glass and was rolled back, and he beheld white shores and beyond them a far green country under a swift sunrise.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #10
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I am in fact, a hobbit in all but size”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #11
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “The road must be trod, but it will be very hard. And neither strength nor wisdom will carry us far upon it. This quest may be attempted by the weak with as much hope as the strong. Yet it 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.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #12
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Fair speech may hide a foul heart.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #13
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “May the hair on your toes never fall out!”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

  • #14
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “But it does not seem that I can trust anyone,' said Frodo.
    Sam looked at him unhappily. 'It all depends on what you want,' put in Merry. 'You can trust us to stick with you through thick and thin--to the bitter end. And you can trust us to keep any secret of yours--closer than you keep it yourself. But you cannot trust us to let you face trouble alone, and go off without a word. We are your friends, Frodo.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #15
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
    A light from the shadows shall spring;
    Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
    The crownless again shall be king.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #16
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “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.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #17
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Farewell! I go to find the Sun!”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #18
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “But no living man am I! You look upon a woman. Éowyn I am, Éomund's daughter. You stand between me and my lord and kin. Begone, if you be not deathless! For living or dark undead, I will smite you, if you touch him.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #19
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Eomer said, 'How is a man to judge what to do in such times?'
    As he has ever judged,' said Aragorn. 'Good and evil have not changed since yesteryear, nor are they one thing among Elves and another among Men. It is a man's part to discern them, as much in the Golden Wood as in his own house.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #20
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Go back?" he thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!" So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

  • #21
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I was talking aloud to myself. A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #22
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “The world was fair, the mountains tall
    In Elder Days before the fall...”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #23
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I wished to be loved by another,' [Éowyn] answered. 'But I desire no man's pity.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #24
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Help means ruin and saving means slaying.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #25
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I will take the Ring", he said, "though I do not know the way.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #26
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I wonder if people will ever say, "Let's hear about Frodo and the Ring." And they'll say, "Yes, that's one of my favorite stories. Frodo was really courageous, wasn't he, Dad?" "Yes, m'boy, the most famousest of hobbits. And that's saying a lot.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #27
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Don't leave me here alone! It's your Sam calling. Don't go where I can't follow! Wake up, Mr. Frodo!”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #28
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “It would be the death of you to come with me, Sam," said Frodo, "and I could not have borne that."

    "Not as certain as being left behind," said Sam.

    "But I am going to Mordor."

    "I know that well enough, Mr. Frodo. Of course you are. And I'm coming with you.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #29
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I give you this toast: To the Hobbits. May they outlast the Sarumans and see spring again in the trees.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #30
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Tall ships and tall kings
    Three times three,
    What brought they from the foundered land
    Over the flowing sea?
    Seven stars and seven stones
    And one white tree.
    (The Two Towers)”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers



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