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  • #1
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Things might have been different, but they could not have been better. - From "Leaf by Niggle”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #2
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #3
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “What do you fear, lady?" [Aragorn] asked.
    "A cage," [Éowyn] said. "To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #4
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Courage is found in unlikely places.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #5
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #6
    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

  • #7
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “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

  • #8
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #9
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #10
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “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.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #11
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #12
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #13
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “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.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #14
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #15
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “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,
    Pursuing it with eager feet,
    Until it joins some larger way
    Where many paths and errands meet.
    And whither then? I cannot say”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #16
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #17
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    “A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.”
    Nathaniel Hawthorne, Fanshawe

  • #18
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Still round the corner there may wait
    A new road or a secret gate
    And though I oft have passed them by
    A day will come at last when I
    Shall take the hidden paths that run
    West of the Moon, East of the Sun.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #19
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Little by little, one travels far”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #20
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

  • #21
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

  • #22
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

  • #23
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “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.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #24
    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

  • #25
    “I don't know about this here eternal marriage business. But it seems to me that if you can't live with the sons-of-bitches on earth the Lord won't force you to remain with them in heaven.”
    J. Golden Kimball

  • #26
    “What can God do for a liar who refuses to repent? Can the Lord save him? He can’t claim salvation. Baptizing him in water will not settle the trouble, unless you keep him under.”
    J. Golden Kimball

  • #27
    Chris Heimerdinger
    “There are only two forces at work in this world- black and white. Only people are grey.”
    Chris Heimerdinger, Gadiantons and the Silver Sword

  • #28
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #29
    Neil Gaiman
    “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
    Neil Gaiman, Coraline

  • #30
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    “True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.”
    Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand a Little Taller



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