The Hobbit Quotes

Roads go ever ever on

Friday, September 23rd, 2011
woodland road

Coming to a rise he could see his own Hill in the distance, and he stopped suddenly and said:

Roads go ever ever on,
Over rock and under tree,
By caves where never sun has shone…

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

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Athens gold

Bilbo knelt on one knee filled with sorrow. “Farewell, King under the Mountain!” he said. “This is a bitter adventure, if it must end so; and not a mountain of gold can amend it. Yet I am glad that I have shared in your perils – that has…”

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

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Dragons may not have much real use for all their wealth, but they know it to an ounce as a rule, especially after long possession; and Smaug was no exception. He had passed from an uneasy dream (in which…

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