J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes

Most popular J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes

Not all those who wander are lost.

Travel famous losing our way

Courage is found in unlikely places.
— J. R. R. Tolkien
I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.
— J. R. R. Tolkien


Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.
— J. R. R. Tolkien
A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.


Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.


The greater part of the truth is always hidden, in regions out of the reach of cynicism.


There is a seed of courage hidden (often deeply, it is true) in the heart of the fattest and most timid hobbit, waiting for some final and desperate danger to make it grow.