J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes

Enjoy the top 1355 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by J.R.R. Tolkien.

J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes

And Aragorn the King Elessar wedded Arwen Undomiel in the City of the Kings upon the day of Midsummer, and the tale of their long waiting and labours was come to fulfillment.
— J.R.R. Tolkien —

I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate.' A queer half-knowing, half-humorous look came with a green flicker into his eyes. 'For one thing it would take a long while: my name is growing all the time, and I've lived a very long, long time; so my name is like a story. Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say. It is a lovely language, but it takes a very long time saying anything in it, because we do not say anything in it, unless it is worth taking a long time to say, and to listen to.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Oh! That was poetry!" said Pippin. "Do you really mean to start before the break of day?

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Mind your P's and Q's.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Then Morgoth stretching out his long arm towards Dor-lomin cursed Hurin and Morwen and their offspring, saying: 'Behold! The shadow of my thought shall lie upon them wherever they go, and my hate shall pursue them to the ends of the world.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

What d'you want to go and find a dragon for, at this time of year, and me with my hands full?

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Sam: Mordor. The one place in Middle-earth we don't want to see any closer, and the one place we're trying to get to. It's just where we can't get. Let's face it, Mr. Frodo, we're lost. I don't think Gandalf meant for us to come this way.
Frodo: He didn't mean for a lot of things to happen, Sam ... but they did.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Where are Haldad my father, and Haldad my brother? If the king of Doriath fears a friendship between Haleth and those who have devoured her kin, then the ways of the Eldar are strange to Men.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

So most men teach, and few men learn.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

But I must admit.' he added with a queer laugh, 'that I hoped you would take me for my own sake. A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship. But there, I believe my looks are against me.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Don't go getting mixed up in the business of your betters, or you'll land in trouble too big for you.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Gandalf: Three hundred lives of men I have walked this earth and now I have no time.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

Adventures make one late for supper.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of J.R.R. Tolkien quotes? Click on image of J.R.R. Tolkien quotes to view full size.

J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes Pictures 1
J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes Pictures 2
J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes Pictures 3
J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes Pictures 4