30 Most Wise and Enlightening Lord of the Rings Quotes

30 Most Wise and Enlightening Lord of the Rings Quotes

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The Lord of the Rings is a three-part film series set in a fictional world of Middle-earth based on a novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien. The film revolves around the destruction of One Ring and its maker, the Dark Lord Sauron, by hobbits and Frodo Baggins. The film parts have further subtitled The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002), and The Return of the King (2003), directed by Peter Jackson.

All three parts were entirely filmed in New Zealand from the year 1999 to 2000. It was the highest-grossing film series and is considered one of the greatest and most influential film series ever made. The Lord of the Rings won many accolades, including 17 out of 30 Academy Award nominations it received.

Let us read these Lord of the Rings quotes to know further!

Best Lord of the Rings Quotes

Though all the dialogues and lines in the movie were praise-worthy yet we compiled some of the best quotes. Let’s have a look!

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

Frodo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings: One Volume

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

Aragorn, The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings

“Even the smallest person can change the course of history.”

Lady Galadriel

“There’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo… and it’s worth fighting for.”

Sam Gamgee
“He that breaks a thing to find out what it is, has left the path of wisdom.”

“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succor of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till.”

Gandalf

“The burned hand teaches best. After that advice about fire goes to the heart.”

Gandalf, The two towers (ed. 1954)

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

Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

“A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early; he arrives precisely when he means to.”

Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
“It is not the strength of the body, but the strength of the spirit.”

“Despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.”

Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring (1954)

“I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the Ages of this world alone.”

Arwen

“But in the end it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass.”

Samwise Gamgee

“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.”

Haldir
“Not all those who wander are lost.”

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

Samwise Gamgee

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

Gimli

“A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship.”

Aragorn

“Home is behind, the world ahead, and there are many paths to tread through shadows to the edge of night, until the stars are all alight.”

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on the story.”

Lord of the Rings Funny Quotes

On this intense journey of finding that one ring and its destruction, there were many light and funny moments. Let us read these quotes to know more!

“I would cut off your head, Dwarf, if it stood but a little higher from the ground.”

Éomer, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like… and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”

Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

“Anyways, you need people of intelligence on this sort of… mission… quest … thing. Well, that rules you out, Pip.”

Meriadoc ‘Merry’ Brandybuck, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

“Knock your head against these doors, Perigrin Took! And if that does not shatter them, and I am allowed a little peace from foolish questions, I will try to find the opening words.”

Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
“Fool of a Took! Throw yourself in next time and rid us of your stupidity!”

“Forty-two?! That’s not bad for a pointy-eared Elvish princeling.”

Gimli, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

“Po-tay-toes!* Boil ’em, mash ’em, stick ’em in a stew…”

Samwise Gamgee, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

“Nobody tosses a dwarf!”

Gimli, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

“What office of less honour would you accept? To carry a sack of meal up into the mountains—if any man would trust you with it?”

Éomer, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Book)
“Never thought I’d die fighting side by side with an Elf.”

So those of us who watched this movie series know how epic it was but after reading these Lord of the Rings quotes even those readers who missed out on this epic saga must now be planning to watch it!

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