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The 90+ Ultimate Lord Of The Rings Quotes That Fans Will Love

'The Lord Of The Rings' is set in the Middle-earth.

We are here with a collection of the best and most loved 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes that the fans will love and enjoy.

'The Lord Of The Rings' trilogy is set in Middle-earth and its inhabitants, and it is one of the most loved literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien, which was released almost 60 years back. Again, Peter Jackson’s 'The Lord Of The Rings' movies were brought to us and people love them till the present day.

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to." It is an absolute masterpiece that took almost 12 years to be written and another six years to be published, thanks to J R R Tolkien, who decided not to waste his time elsewhere.

The characters from the world-famous 'The Lord Of The Rings' have been pleasured over the years and have made a prominent place in people’s hearts including the one ring.  Whether it be Bilbo Baggins quotes, Frodo quotes, 'The Lord Of The Rings' friendship quotes or 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes Sam, best 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes still have a distinct place in the heart of the viewers and readers. Let’s look at some of the best-loved quotes from the 'The Lord Of The Rings' trilogy that its fans will love.

If you enjoy this article, make sure to check out Gollum quotes and [Gandalf quotes].

Best 'The Lord Of The Rings' Movie Quotes

The famous novel introducing our all-time favorite imaginary magic world and the one ring has sold over 150 million copies of books to date. The story revolves around good forces that unite together to stop the Dark Lord from unleashing the wrath in Middle-earth. Here are some of the best 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes which also include 'The Lord Of The Rings' love quotes as well as funny 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes.

It is the story of victory of good over evil.

1. “I am Gandalf the White. And I come back to you now… at the turn of the tide.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

2. “Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.

Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

- ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

3. “This day does not belong to one man but to all. Let us together rebuild this world that we may share in the days of peace.”

- Aragorn, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

4. “Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.”

- Gandalf,  ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

5. “Frodo: Go Back, Sam. I’m going to mordor alone.”

Sam: “Of Course You Are. And I’m Coming With You.”

- ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

6. “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, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

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

- Thorin Oakenshield, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘The Hobbit’ (1937).

8. “He is in great fear, not knowing what mighty one may suddenly appear, wielding the Ring, and assailing him with war, seeking to cast him down and take his place.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

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

- Sam, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

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

- Gandalf, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’, (1954).

11. “Merry: Are you going to leave me?”

Pippin: “No, merry. I’m going to look after You.”

- Gandalf, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’, (1954).

12. “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

- ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

13. “Your time will come. You will face the same Evil, and you will defeat it.”

- Arwen, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

14. “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.”

- Faramir, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

15. “You are the luckiest, the canniest, and the most reckless man I ever knew. Bless you, laddie.”

- Gimli, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

16. “It is a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt over so small a thing… such a little thing.”

- Boromir, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

17. “But no living man am I! You look upon a woman.”

- Éowyn, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

18. “You can trust us to stick with you through thick and thin — to the bitter end. And you can trust us to keep any secret of yours — closer than you keep it yourself. But you cannot trust us to let you face trouble alone, and go off without a word. We are your friends, Frodo.”

- Merry, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’  (2001).

19. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”

- J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

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

- Arwen, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

Enlightening 'The Lord Of The Rings' Quotes

'The Lord Of The Rings' is one of the most complex and memorable tales and evolving as a decisive influence for people worldwide. The story teaches us various qualities such as courage, bravery, hope, friendship, unity, sacrifice, and much more. Let’s take a look at some of the best 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes love along with 'The Lord Of The Rings' quotes about adventure and 'The Lord Of The Rings' romantic quotes.

The book enjoys a cult fan following till this date.

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

- Gandalf, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

22. “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, ‘The Hobbit’ (1937).

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

- Sam, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

24. “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’ (2001).

25. “Not this way, master!’ he pleaded. There is another way. O yes indeed there is. Another way, darker, more difficult to find, more secret. But Sméagol knows it. Let Sméagol show you!”

- Gollum, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

26. “Who knows? Have patience. Go where you must go, and hope!”

- Gandalf, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

27. “It is not the strength of the body, but the strength of the spirit.”

- J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

28. “Why was I chosen? Such questions cannot be answered, You may be sure that it was not for any merit that others do not possess: not for power or wisdom, at any rate. But you have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.”

- Gandalf, J.R. R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’ (1954).

29. “You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

- Frodo, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

30. “I would have followed you to the end, my brother...my Captain...my King.”

- Boromir, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

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

- Sam Gamgee, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

32. “For the time will soon come when Hobbits will shape the fortunes of all.”

- Galadriel, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

33. “Not all those who wander are lost.”

- Bilbo, 'The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

34. “Frodo: What a pity that Bilbo did not stab that vile creature, when he had a chance!”

“Gandalf: Pity? It was Pity that stayed his hand. Pity, and Mercy: not to strike without need. And he has been well rewarded, Frodo. Be sure that he took so little hurt from the evil, and escaped in the end, because he began his ownership of the Ring so. With Pity.”

- ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

35. “Well, what can I tell you? Life in the wide world goes on much as it has this past Age, full of its own comings and goings, scarcely aware of the existence of Hobbits, for which I am very thankful.”

- Gandalf, 'The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

36. “I am old, Gandalf. I don’t look it, but I am beginning to feel it in my heart of hearts. Well-preserved indeed! Why, I feel all thin, sort of stretched, if you know what I mean: like butter that has been scraped over too much bread. That can’t be right. I need a change, or something.”

- Bilbo, 'The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

37. “Anyways, you need people of intelligence on this sort of… mission… quest… thing.”

- Pippin, 'The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

38. “There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him.”

- Sam, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

39. “Memory is not what the heart desires. That is only a mirror.”

- Gimli, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’, (1954).

40. “It is a comfort not to be mistaken at all points. Do I not know it only too well!”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

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

- Gildor, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

42. “Don’t leave me here alone. Don’t go where I can’t follow.”

- Sam, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

43. "Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens."

- Gimli, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring,’ (1954).

44. “Songs like trees bear fruit only in their own time and their own way: and sometimes they are withered untimely.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

45. “Few other griefs amid the ill chances of this world have more bitterness and shame for a man’s heart than to behold the love of a lady so fair and brave that cannot be returned.”

- Aragorn, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Return Of The King’ (1955).

46. “Yet 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.”

- Elrond, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring,’ (1954).

Best Quotes From 'Lord Of The Rings' Trilogy

'The Lord Of The Rings', an epic fantasy tale novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, has been turned into another masterpiece, a movie series loved by people of all ages. Without wasting any more time, let’s enjoy some of the best quotes from your most loved character from 'The Lord Of The Rings' trilogy.

47. “This is the hour of the Shire-folk, when they arise from their quiet fields to shake the towers and counsels of the Great.”

- Council of Elrond, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring,’ (1954).

48. “Do not scorn pity that is the gift of a gentle heart.”

- Faramir, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’ (1954).

49. “And some things that should not have been forgotten were lost. History became legend. Legend became myth. And for two and a half thousand years, the ring passed out of all knowledge.”

- Galadriel, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

50. “I am not trying to rob you!... I’m trying to help you.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

51. “Where there’s life there’s hope, and need of vittles.”

- Sam, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

52. “The Quest stands upon the edge of a knife. Stray but a little, and it will fail, to the ruin of all. Yet hope remains while the company is true.”

- Galadriel, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

53. “I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.”

- Eowyn, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Return Of The King’ (1955).

54. “The time of the Elves… is over. Do we leave Middle-Earth to its fate? Do we let them stand alone?”

- Galadriel, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

55. “One who cannot cast away a treasure at need is in fetters.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

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

- Frodo Baggins, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

57. “We swears, to serve the master of the Precious. We will swear on… on the Precious!”

- Gollum, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

58. “I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry You!”

- Sam, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

59. Gimli: “Deep is the abyss that is spanned by Durin’s Bridge, and none has measured it.”

Gandalf: “Yet it has a bottom, beyond light and knowledge.”

- ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

60. “Maybe the paths that you each shall tread are already laid before your feet, though you do not see them.”

- Lady Galadriel, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

61. “The board is set, the pieces are moving. We come to it at last, the great battle of our time.”  

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

62. “May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.”

- Galadriel, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

64. “Oh, it’s quite simple. If you are a friend, you speak the password, and the doors will open.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

65. “Real names tell you the story of the things they belong to…”

- J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

66. “It is perilous to study too deeply the arts of the Enemy, for good or for ill.”

- Elrond, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

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

- Bilbo Baggins, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’, (1954).

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

- Aragorn, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

69. “We will not abandon merry and pippin to torment and death. Not while we have strength left.”

- Aragorn, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

70. “I will take the Ring, though I do not know the way.”

- Frodo, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

71. “In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”  

- Faramir, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Return Of The King’ (1955).

Famous 'Lord Of The Rings' Quotes

The prodigy of literature is J.R.R. Tolkien, and although he had passed away many years ago, his wisdom and hope live through his books that have been reminisced through the years. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous 'Lord Of The Rings' Elvish quotes as well as for you to enjoy.

72. “The treacherous are ever distrustful.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

73. “Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.”

- Bilbo Baggins, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

74. “A day may come when the courage of men fails… but it is not this day.”

- Aragorn, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

75. “There is only one Lord of the Ring, only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

76. “For behold! the storm comes, and now all friends should gather together, lest each singly be destroyed.”

- Gandalf, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Two Towers’ (1954).

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

- Aragorn, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Return Of The King’ (1955).

78. “The Ring has awoken, it’s heard its master’s call.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

79. “Memory is not what the heart desires. That is only a mirror.”

- Gimli, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

80. “You have shown your usual cunning in getting up just in time for a meal.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

81. “To me it would not seem that a Steward who faithfully surrenders his charge is diminished in love or in honour.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of the Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

82. “The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.”

- Haldir, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

83. Gimli: “Never thought I’d die fighting side by side with an elf.”

Legolas: “What about side by side with a friend?”

- ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

84. “I thought up an ending for my book. ‘And he lives happily ever after, till the end of his days.’”

- Bilbo, ‘The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ (2001).

85. “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”

- Legolas, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Return Of The King’ (1955).

86. “Be Bold, but Wary! Keep up your merry hears, and ride to meet your fortune!”

- Tom Bombadils, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Fellowship Of The Ring’, (1954).

87. “Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.”

- Elrond, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

88. “Well, you can go on looking forward. There may be many unexpected feasts ahead of you.”

- Gandalf, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

89. “Mordor. The one place in Middle-Earth we don’t want to see any closer. And it’s 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.”

- Sam, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002).

90.  “The world is full enough of hurts and mischances without wars to multiply them.”

- Warden, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Return Of The King’ (1955).

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

- Queen Galadriel, J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ (1948).

92. “Courage is found in unlikely places.”

- Gildor, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’ (2001).

93. “His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.”

- Aragorn, ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’ (2003).

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for The 100 Ultimate The 'Lord Of The Rings' Quotes That Fans Will Love then why not take a look at Treebeard quotes or [Aragorn quotes].

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