“””I am Gandalf the White. And I come back to you now… at the turn of the tide”” Gandalf”
“””Maybe the paths that you each shall tread are already laid before your feet, though you do not see them”” Lady Galadriel”
“””I will take the Ring, though I do not know the way.”” Frodo”
“””There is no curse in Elvish, Entish, or the tongues of Men for this treachery”” Treebeard”
“A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day.
“””Sam is an excellent fellow, and would jump down a dragon’s throat to save you, if he did not trip over his own feet”” Pippin”
“””Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it . . . White shores, and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise.” Gandalf”
“”” Your time will come. You will face the same Evil, and you will defeat it.””” Arwen”
“””That there’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo… and it’s worth fighting for”” Sam”
“”” Shortcuts make delays, but inns make longer ones”” Frodo”
“””For behold! the storm comes, and now all friends should gather together, lest each singly be destroyed”” Gandalf”
“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.
“””It is useless to meet revenge with revenge: it will heal nothing.”” Frodo Baggins”
“Master betrayed us. Wicked. Tricksy, False. We ought to wring his filthy little neck. Kill him! Kill him! Kill them both! And then we take the precious … and we be the master!
“””I’m glad to be with you, Samwise Gamgee…here at the end of all things.”” Frodo”
“””Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger”” Gildor”
“””We swears, to serve the master of the Precious. We will swear on… on the Precious!”” Gollum”
“The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out.
“””A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship. “” Aragorn”
“””You shall not pass! “” Gandalf”
“They cursed us. Murderer they called us. They cursed us, and drove us away. And we wept, Precious, we wept to be so alone. And we only wish to catch fish so juicy sweet. And we forgot the taste of bread … the sound of trees … the softness of the wind. We even forgot our own name. My Precious.
“”” It is a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt over so small a thing. Such a little thing.”” Boromir”
“””Sworn word may strengthen quaking heart.”” Gimli”
“””You may learn something, and whether what you see be fair or evil, that may be profitable, and yet it may not. Seeing is both good and perilous.”” Galadriel”
“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.
“””We must take a hard road, a road unforeseen. There lies our hope, if hope it be. To walk into peril – to Mordor. We must send the Ring to the Fire”” Elrond”
““Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” Gimli”
“The world is full enough of hurts and mischances without wars to multiply them.
“””Here at last, on the shores of the sea … comes the end of our Fellowship. I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.”” Gandalf”
“””Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”” Queen Galadriel”
“””Do not come between the Nazgul and his prey”” Witch King”
“””All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you.”” Gandalf”
“Before you came along, we Bagginses were very well thought of.
“We swears to serve the master of the precious. We will swear on … on … the precious!
“”” We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses. Wicked, tricksy, false!”” Gollum”
“In the place of a Dark Lord you would have a Queen! Not dark but beautiful and terrible as the Morn! Treacherous as the Seas! Stronger than the foundations of the Earth! All shall love me and despair!
“The Age of Men is over. The Time of the Orc has come.
“The mightiest man may be slain by one arrow.
“””Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens”” Gimli”
“””You cannot pass! I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the Flame of Anor. The dark fire will not avail you, Flame of Udun! Go back to the shadow. You shall not pass!”” Gandalf”
“””Gandalf, my old friend, this will be a night to remember.”” Bilbo Baggins”
“”” There’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo… and it’s worth fighting for.”” Sam Gamgee”
“””The burned hand teaches best. After that advice about fire goes to the heart.”” Gandalf”
“””Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.”” Gandalf”
“””It is perilous to study too deeply the arts of the Enemy, for good or for ill”” Elrond”
“From the ashes, a fire shall be woken. A light from the shadow shall spring. Renewed shall be blade that was broken. The crownless again shall be king.
“””Do not trust to hope. It has forsaken these lands.”” Eomer”
“””Yet such 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”” Elrond”
“The whole thing is quite hopeless, so it’s no good worrying about tomorrow. It probably won’t come.
“Your fingers would remember their old strength better … if they grasped your sword.
“””There is only one Lord of the Ring, only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power.”” Gandalf”
“”” In place of the Dark Lord you will have a Queen! Not dark but beautiful and terrible as the dawn! Treacherous as the sea! Stronger than the foundations of the earth! All shall love me and despair!”” Queen Galadriel “
“””The praise of the praiseworthy is above all rewards.”” Faramir”
“””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”” Haldir”
“””For the time will soon come when Hobbits will shape the fortunes of all”” Gandalf”
“Hobbits really are amazing creatures. You can learn all that there is to know about them in a month, and yet after a hundred years, they can still surprise you.
“””He that breaks a thing to find out what it is, has left the path of wisdom.”” Gandalf”
“””The board is set, the pieces are moving. We come to it at last, the great battle of our time”” Gandalf”
“””A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to”” Gandalf”
“””For you do not yet know the strengths of your hearts, and you cannot foresee what each may meet on the road”” Elrond”
“””But in the end it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass.”” Sam Gamgee”
“””A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.”” Gandalf”
“””Often does hatred hurt itself!””” Gandalf”
“Three hundred lives of men I have walked this earth and now I have no time.
“””Where there’s life there’s hope.”” Bilbo”
“””Nobody tosses a Dwarf!”” Gimli:Nobody”
“””When in doubt, follow your nose.”” Gandalf”
“Do not trust to hope. It has forsaken these lands.
“””It is a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt over so small a thing… such a little thing”” Boromir”
“””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.”” Gandalf”
“The wise speak only of what they know.
“””Memory is not what the heart desires. That is only a mirror”” Gimli”
“”” It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish”” Sam Gamgee”
“The reason of my waking mind tells me that great evil has befallen and we stand at the end of days. But my heart says nay; and all my limbs are light, and a hope and joy are come to me that no reason can deny.
“Show them no mercy … for you shall receive none!
“One does not simply walk into Mordor. Its black gates are guarded by more than just orcs. There is evil there that does not sleep, and the Great Eye is ever watchful. It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire and ash and dust, the very air you breathe is a poisonous fume. Not with ten thousand men could you do this. It is folly.
“””The mightiest man may be slain by one arrow.”” Pippin”
“””I will be dead before I see the ring in the hands of an elf! Never trust an elf!”” Gimli”
“””Who knows? Have patience. Go where you must go, and hope!”” Gandalf”
“””I made a promise, Mr Frodo. A promise. “Don’t you leave him Samwise Gamgee.” And I don’t mean to. I don’t mean”” Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee”
“The praise of the praiseworthy is above all rewards.
“””And to that I hold. I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone”” Arwen”
“Be silent. Keep your forked tongue behind your teeth. I did not pass through fire and death to bandy crooked words with a witless worm.