Encouraging Quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien

Encouraging Quotes by the author of the Lord of the Rings books J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
  • “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

  • “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”

  • “I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.”

  • “The Road goes ever on and on. Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, and I must follow, if I can.”

  • “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

  • “I warn you, if you bore me, I shall take my revenge.”

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

  • “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater”

  • “Short cuts make long delays.”

  • “No half-heartedness and no worldly fear must turn us aside from following the light unflinchingly.”

  • “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”

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

  • “And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many.”

  • “The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.”

  • “It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.”

  • “Deep roots are not reached by the frost.”

  • “May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.”

  • “I will not walk backward in life.”

  • “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”

  • “Deeds will not be less valiant because they are upraised.”

  • “Such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them because they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.”

  • “Courage is found in unlikely places”