J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes About Criminal Minds, Love

J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes About Criminal Minds, Love

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892-September 2, 1973) was a novelist, poet, philologist, and academic from England. He was the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, a classic high fantasy work. He served as the Anglo-Saxon Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor and Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford, from 1925 to 1945 and Merton Professor of English Language and Literature and Merton College Fellow, Oxford, from 1945 to 1959. He had been a close associate of C at one time. S. Lewis — both were members of the Inklings, an informal literary discussion party. On 28 March 1972 Queen Elizabeth II appointed Tolkien Commander of the Order of the British Empire. His son Christopher published a series of works after Tolkien's death, based on detailed notes from his father and unfinished manuscripts like The Silmarillion.

J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes:

The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.

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If you really want to know what Middle-earth is based on, it’s my wonder and delight in the earth as it is, particularly the natural earth.

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All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.

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A safe fairyland is untrue to all worlds.

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Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.

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A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.

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You have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.

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Not all those who wander are lost.

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So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their ending!

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J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes:

Courage is found in unlikely places.

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A friend of mine tells that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.

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Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.

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Go not to the Elves for counsel, for they will say both no and yes.

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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

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J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes:

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.

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‘I wish life was not so short,’ he thought. ‘Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.’

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

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I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

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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.

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