35 Best Fellowship Of The Ring Quotes By J. R. R Tolkien

Best quotes from 'The Fellowship Of The Ring'

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'The Fellowship Of The Ring' is the first of the 'The Lord Of The Rings' books written by J. R. R. Tolkien.

The epic 'The Lord Of The Rings' book constitutes three volumes which are further divided into six books with two in each volume, a total of 12 books. The book was published on 29 July 1954 by the publishers Allen & Unwin.

'The Fellowship Of The Ring' is an adventurous, fantasy drama set on Middle Earth. Bilbo (a Hobbit) finds the ring of Sauron. He adopts Frodo and brings him to Bag End to live with him and gives the One Ring to Frodo. Here are some amazing quotes from the 'The Fellowship Of The Ring'. Read our latest articles on Tolkien quotes and Gandalf quotes too.

Best 'Lord Of The Rings' Movie Quotes

Directed by Peter Jackson, the fantasy adventure film 'The Fellowship Of The Ring' hit the screen in 2001. For all the 'The Lord Of The Rings' fans here are some 'Lord of The Rings' quotes.

1."Frodo Baggins: 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'.

2." In the land of Mordor, in the fires of Mount Doom, the Dark Lord Sauron forged in secret a master Ring, to control all others. And into this Ring, he poured his cruelty, his malice, and his will to dominate all life. One Ring to rule them all."

-Queen Galadriel.

3."Let folly be our cloak, a veil before the eyes of the Enemy! For he is very wise and weighs all things to a nicety in the scales of his malice."


4."But the only measure that he knows is desire, desire for power; and so he judges all hearts."


5."Into his heart, the thought will not enter that any will refuse it, that having the Ring we may seek to destroy it."


6."If we seek this, we shall put him out of the reckoning."


7."All that is gold does not glitter,

Not all those who wander are lost;"


8."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."


Gandalf Quotes From 'The Fellowship Of The Ring'

The wizard Gandalf from 'The Lord of the Rings' is a great character.

Gandalf is one of the ring keepers of the three Elvish Rings of power and described by Tolkien as an older man to limit his powers on Earth. Gandalf's character is seen in all six books. We bring some of Gandalf's 'The Fellowship Of The Ring' book quotes.

9."If I could bring The Hobbit into it, I loved the 'good morning' conversation between."

- Gandalf.

10."End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take."

- Gandalf.

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

– Gandalf.

12."Frodo: You’re late.

Gandalf: A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to."

-'The Fellowship of the Ring'.

13."When in doubt, follow your nose."


14."All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you."


'Fellowship Of The Ring' Quotes

'The Lord of Rings' quotes that you don't want to miss.

'The Fellowship Of The Ring' story is about overcoming the difference between different races to save Middle Earth from the evil force. Here we present some J. R. R. Tolkien quotes, including Frodo quotes, from the various characters in the story.

15."I regret to announce that this is the end. I'm going now. I bid you all a very fond farewell."


16."May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out."


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

— Gimli.

18."Frodo: If you ask it of me, I will give you the One Ring.

Galadriel: You offer it to me freely? I do not deny that my heart has greatly desired this."

-'The Fellowship of the Ring'.

19."I give you the light of Eärendil, our most beloved star. May it be a light for you in dark places, when all other lights go out."


20."It's a pity Bilbo didn't kill Gollum when he had the chance. Pity? It's a pity that stayed Bilbo's hand. Many that live deserve death. Some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them, Frodo? Do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends."


21."My heart tells me that he has some part to play yet, for good or ill, before the end; and when that comes, the pity of Bilbo may rule the fate of many - yours not least."


22."I wonder if people will ever say, 'Let's hear about Frodo and the Ring.'"


23."You've left out one of the chief characters - Samwise the Brave. I want to hear more about Sam. Frodo wouldn't have got far without Sam."


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

- Sam.

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

- Bilbo Baggins.

26."I will take it. I will take the Ring to Mordor...though I do not know the way."


27."It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not."


28."I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. "


29."Frodo: I wish it need not have happened in my time.

Gandalf: So do I, and 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 us."

-'The Fellowship of the Ring'.

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


31."Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,

Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,

Nine for Mortal Men, doomed to die,

One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne"


32."In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,

One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.

In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie."


33."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."


34."Victory, after all, I suppose! Well, it seems a very gloomy business."


35."He [Bilbo] used often to say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary. 'It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,' he used to say. 'You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.'"


Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Fellowship Of The Ring' Quotes, why not take a look at [Galadriel Quotes], or Bilbo Baggins Quotes.


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