Tolkien Proverbs

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J.R.R. Tolkien

"If a ragnarök would burn all the slums and gas-works, and shabby garages, and long arc-lit suburbs, it could for me burn all the works of art — and I'd go back to trees.." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"The one had leaves of dark green that beneath were as shining silver, and from each of his countless flowers a dew of silver light was ever falling, and the earth beneath was dappled with the shadows of his fluttering leaves." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"Not all those who wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"That is Shadowfax. He is cheif of the Maeras, lords of all horses, and not even Theoden, King of Rohan, has ever looked on a better. Does he not shine like silver, and run as smoothly as a swift stream?" J.R.R. Tolkien
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"Deep roots are not reached by frost." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"What do you mean? 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 on this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?" J.R.R. Tolkien
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"! Elbereth Gilthoniel!silivren penna mírielo menel aglar elenath!We still remember, we who dwellIn this far land beneath the trees,Thy starlight on the Western Seas." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"“Remember what Bilbo used to say: It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”" J.R.R. Tolkien
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"A star shone at the hour of our meeting." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"He who breaks a thing to find out what it is, has left the path of wisdom." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"What do you fear my lady?' 'A cage. To stay behind bars until use and old age accept them and all chance of valor has gone beyond beyond recall or desire." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renenwed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"The set is incredible, the costumes are beautiful." Rachel Tolkien
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"Last of all Hurin stood alone. Then he cast aside his shield, and wielded an axe two-handed; and it is sung that the axe smoked in the black blood of the troll-guard of Gothmog until it withered, and each time that he slew Hurin cried 'Aure entuluva!" J.R.R. Tolkien
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"So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their ending." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"I have not passed through fire and death to bandy crooked words with a serving-man till the lightning falls." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish." J.R.R. Tolkien
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"It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish." J.R.R. Tolkien
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Procrastination   

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"Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger." J.R.R. Tolkien
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Anger   

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