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The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
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J.R.R. Tolkien
“It is perilous to study too deeply the arts of the Enemy, for good or for ill.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“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.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“And now leave me in peace for a bit! I don't want to answer a string of questions while I am eating. I want to think!"

"Good Heavens!" said Pippin. "At breakfast?”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“The future, good or ill, was not forgotten, but ceased to have any power over the present. Health and hope grew strong in them, and they were content with each good day as it came, taking pleasure in every meal, and in every word and song.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Fool of a Took!" he growled. "This is a serious journey, not a hobbit walking-party. Throw yourself in next time, and then you will be no further nuisance.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Memory is not what the heart desires. That is only a mirror, be it clear as Kheled-zaram. Or so says the heart of Gimli the Dwarf.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Why was I chosen?'

'Such questions cannot be answered,' said Gandalf. 'You may be sure that it was not for any merit that others do not possess. But you have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Do not trouble your hearts overmuch with thought of the road tonight. Maybe the paths that you shall each tread are already laid before your feet, though you do not see them.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring


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