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Arts

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the
enemyDefinition of enemy: An adversary. In contrast to the opponent, who is an adversary in the case of sporty, playful, or legal issues, an enemy is linked to a (also physical) mutual threat.
, don't we consider it his duty to escape? If we value the
freedomDefinition of freedom: The possibility of a person to decide, unaffected from outside, within the limits of one's own possibilities and respect for the rights of others.
of
mindDefinition of mind: The ability to think, so instead of just concrete objects, to spiritually consider abstract principles.
and soul, if we're partisans of
libertyDefinition of freedom: The possibility of a person to decide, unaffected from outside, within the limits of one's own possibilities and respect for the rights of others.
, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many
peopleDefinition of people: A generalizing concept for human beings or persons. Typically one means ones own countrymen, or the people in ones own respective environment.
with us as we can!



J.R.R. Tolkien

Military

War must be, while we defend our
livesDefinition of life: The amount of functioning organisms in the physical universe. Their typical properties are: energy and metabolism, organization, susceptibility, reproductive capacity, heredity and growth.
against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not
loveDefinition of love: The most powerful form of affection and appreciation that a being can bring towards another being, or a thing.
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.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

Not all those who wander are lost.



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Friendship

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

Deserves it? I daresay he does. Many that
liveDefinition of life: The amount of functioning organisms in the physical universe. Their typical properties are: energy and metabolism, organization, susceptibility, reproductive capacity, heredity and growth.
deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? No? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

There is some
goodDefinition of good: A relative term for the things, states, activities and attitudes that are conducive to human life.
in this
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
, and it's worth fighting for.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in halls of stone, Nine for Mortal
MenDefinition of man: Homo sapiens sapiens. A higher mammal of the biological order of primates. Able to reason according to the label.
, doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne. 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.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Humour

Do you wish me a
goodDefinition of good: A relative term for the things, states, activities and attitudes that are conducive to human life.
morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

May it be a
lightDefinition of light: In classical physics, light is the electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye. Actually, light is of quantum objects, photons. The wavy appearance is caused by their quantum character.
to you in dark places, when all other
lightsDefinition of light: In classical physics, light is the electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye. Actually, light is of quantum objects, photons. The wavy appearance is caused by their quantum character.
go out.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

A
manDefinition of man: Homo sapiens sapiens. A higher mammal of the biological order of primates. Able to reason according to the label.
that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

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



J.R.R. Tolkien

Society

The wide
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Military

The
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
is full enough of hurts and mischances without wars to multiply them.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

Fair speech may hide a foul heart.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Friendship

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



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

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



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

Courage is found in unlikely places.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

I have no help to send, therefore I must go myself.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

It's a dangerous business going out your front door.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

The Hobbits are just rustic English
peopleDefinition of people: A generalizing concept for human beings or persons. Typically one means ones own countrymen, or the people in ones own respective environment.
, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Society

The
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
has changed. I see it in the water. I feel it in the Earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, For none now
liveDefinition of life: The amount of functioning organisms in the physical universe. Their typical properties are: energy and metabolism, organization, susceptibility, reproductive capacity, heredity and growth.
who remember it.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

Their Oath shall drive them, and yet betray them, and ever snatch away the very treasures that they have sworn to pursue.



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Freedom

Valour needs first strength, then a weapon.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

'I wish
lifeDefinition of life: The amount of functioning organisms in the physical universe. Their typical properties are: energy and metabolism, organization, susceptibility, reproductive capacity, heredity and growth.
was not so short,' he
thoughtDefinition of mind: The ability to think, so instead of just concrete objects, to spiritually consider abstract principles.
. 'Languages take such a
timeDefinition of time: General term for the experienced changes in our environment and ourselves. It can be gauged by the magnitude of the change.
, and so do all the
thingsDefinition of thing: All, that confronts the subject, as a recognising ego, as perceptable content in the external world.
one wants to
knowDefinition of knowledge: Secured insight is considered knowledge. An insight can never be considered absolutely secured, but only as beyond reasonable doubt.
about.'



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

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



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

But I expect they had lots of chances, like us, of turning back, only they didn't. And if they had, we shouldn't
knowDefinition of knowledge: Secured insight is considered knowledge. An insight can never be considered absolutely secured, but only as beyond reasonable doubt.
, because they'd have been forgotten. We hear about those as just went on - and not all to a
goodDefinition of good: A relative term for the things, states, activities and attitudes that are conducive to human life.
end,
mindDefinition of mind: The ability to think, so instead of just concrete objects, to spiritually consider abstract principles.
you; at least not to what folk inside a story and not outside it call a good end.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

Few can foresee whither their road will lead them, till they come to its end.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

For though I do not ask for aid, we need it.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

He should not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and
thinkingDefinition of mind: The ability to think, so instead of just concrete objects, to spiritually consider abstract principles.
,
bestDefinition of good: A relative term for the things, states, activities and attitudes that are conducive to human life.
, or a pleasant mixture of them all.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

I don't
knowDefinition of knowledge: Secured insight is considered knowledge. An insight can never be considered absolutely secured, but only as beyond reasonable doubt.
half of you half as
wellDefinition of good: A relative term for the things, states, activities and attitudes that are conducive to human life.
as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.



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Love

I
loveDefinition of love: The most powerful form of affection and appreciation that a being can bring towards another being, or a thing.
you. I used to pity your sorrow. But now, were you sorrowless, without fear or any lack, still i would love you.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

It's wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Philosophy

Little by little, one travels far.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Marriage

Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Freedom

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



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it, have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Military

The board is set, the pieces are moving. We come to it at last. The great battle of our
timeDefinition of time: General term for the experienced changes in our environment and ourselves. It can be gauged by the magnitude of the change.
.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

The deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Character

The treacherous are ever distrustful.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

The
worldDefinition of universe: The totality of all existing things that can influence each other. Our physical universe consists of space, time, matter, and energy, where mass and energy can pass into one another, and time is an additional dimension. That is, in addition to the space-time-continuum one could also speak of the energy-mass-continuum.
changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Arts

There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over. Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone.



J.R.R. Tolkien

Friendship

With hope or without hope we will follow the trail of our
enemiesDefinition of enemy: An adversary. In contrast to the opponent, who is an adversary in the case of sporty, playful, or legal issues, an enemy is linked to a (also physical) mutual threat.
. And woe to them, if we prove the swifter!



J.R.R. Tolkien