Quote Archive

"...we put the thought of all that we love into all that we make." ~Wood Elf Leader, The Fellowship of the Ring

"You must go - and therefore we must too. . . . you will need more than one companion in your dangerous adventure." ~Peregrin Took, The Fellowship of the Ring

"My Lord, you called me. I come. What does the king command." ~Faramir to Aragorn Elessar, The Return of the King

"I too once passed the Dimrill Gate . . . but though I also came out again, the memory is very evil. I do not wish to enter Moria a second time." ~Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring

". . . It was in the year that the White Council drove the dark power from Mirkwood, just before the Battle of Five Armies, that Bilbo found his ring." ~Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring

"...Aragorn rose at once, and he led the Company forth upon the journey of greatest haste and weariness . . . and only his will held them to go on. No other mortal Men could have endured it, none but the Dunedain of the North..." The Return of the King

"As they sang the hobbit felt the love of beautiful things made by hands and by cunning and by magic moving through him, a fierce and a jealous love, the desire of the hearts of the Dwarves." ~The Hobbit

"There were Nine Riders at the water's edge below, and Frodo's spirit quailed before the threat of their uplifted faces." ~The Fellowship of the Ring

"Moria! Moria! Wonder of the Northern world! Too deep we delved there, and woke the nameless fear. . . . At last, however, Balin listened to the whispers, and resolved to go; and though Dain did not leave willingly, he took with him Ori and Oin and many of our folk, and they went south." ~Gloin, The Fellowship of the Ring

"With hope or without hope we will follow the trail of our enemies. And woe to them, if we prove the swifter. . . . Forth the Three Hunters!" ~Aragorn, The Two Towers

"It was in forgotten years long ago that Eorl the Young brought them out of the North, and their kinship is rather with the Bardings of Dale, and the Beornings of the Wood, among whom may still be seen many men tall and fair, as are the Riders of Rohan." ~Aragorn, The Two Towers

"How the wind howls! It is howling with wolf-voices. The Wargs have come west of the Mountains!" ~Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring

"[Weathertop] is a hill, just to the north of the Road, about half way from here to Rivendell. . . . After Weathertop our journey will become more difficult, and we shall have to choose between various dangers." ~Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring

"I would have guided Frodo to Mordor and gone with him to the end; but if I seek him now in the wilderness, I must abandon the captives to torment and death. My heart speaks clearly at last: the fate of the Bearer is in my hands no longer." ~Aragorn, The Two Towers

"It has been said that dragon-fire could melt and consume the Rings of Power, but there is not now any dragon left on earth in which the old fire is hot enough; nor was there ever any dragon, even Ancalagon the Black, who could have harmed the One Ring, the Ruling Ring, for that was made by Sauron himself." ~Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring

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