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I will not walk backward in life.

I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.

Nothing is evil in the beginning.

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

Short cuts make long delays.

There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.

The praise of the praiseworthy is above all rewards.
The Two Towers

Go back to the abyss! Fall into nothingness that awaits you and your master!
The Fellowship of the Ring

Courage will now be your best defence against the storm that is at hand - that and such hope as I bring.
The Return of the King

The treacherous are ever distrustful.
The Two Towers

For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
The Fellowship of the Ring

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
The Fellowship of the Ring

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
The Fellowship of the Ring

I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
The Lord of the Rings

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.
The Fellowship of the Ring

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near one.

So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.
The Hobbit

May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.
The Fellowship of the Ring

All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.
The Fellowship of the Ring

Fair speech may hide a foul heart.
(Samwise Gamgee)

The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears.
The Fellowship of the Ring

Not all those who wander are lost.
The Lord of the Rings

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

Then hope unlooked-for came so suddenly to Eomer's heart, and with it the bite of care and fear renewed, that he said no more, but turned and went swiftly from the hall.
The Return of the King

This is the ending. Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away.

A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.
The Children of Húrin

"What do you fear, lady?" [Aragorn] asked.
"A cage," Eowyn said. "To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire."
The Return of the King

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