J. R. R. Tolkien Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old j. r. r. tolkien quotes, j. r. r. tolkien sayings, and j. r. r. tolkien proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Not all those who wander are lost.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

A new day will come and when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer.     

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

Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Handsome is as handsome does.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

False hopes are more dangerous than fears.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

It is no bad thing celebrating a simple life.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Adventures make one late for supper.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Out of the frying pan and into the fire.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

What punishments of God are not gifts?     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Help means ruin and saving means slaying.     

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

There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Praise from the praise-worthy is beyond all rewards.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

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

J. R. R. Tolkien

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

J. R. R. Tolkien

The stars are far brighter Than gems without measure, The moon is far whiter Than silver in treasure; The fire is more shining On hearth in the gloaming Than gold won by mining, So why go a-roaming? O! Tra-la-la-lally Come back to the Valley.     

J. R. R. Tolkien