J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

It's a dangerous business going out your front door.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

Little by little, one travels far.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.'

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

All that is gold does not glitter not all those that wander are lost.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.

~ 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

It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.

~ J. R. R. Tolkien

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