Return of the King Quotes

A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day.

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.

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

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

I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.

I would have gone with you to the end, into the very fires of Mordor.

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.

I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry you.

The treacherous are ever distrustful.

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

I do not love the sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.

I would give the ring, not Frodo.

Sometimes even the smallest person can change the course of the future.

Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.

It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succor of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till.

The way is shut. It was made by those who are dead, and the dead keep it.

I am Gandalf the White, and I come back to you now at the turn of the tide.

Certainty of death. Small chance of success. What are we waiting for?

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

I wish it need not have happened in my time, said Frodo.

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

The journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path… one that we all must take.

Where there’s life, there’s hope.

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

I will not let the White City fall, nor our people fail.

War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all.

Wars are not always won by strength alone. Weapons may lie unused, ready to rust. Even the best swordsman needs friends and allies to achieve victory.

It is the deep breaths before the plunge.

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

No man can kill me. I am no man.

The wise speak only of what they know.

I have not the heart to tell you. For me, the grief is still too near.

To the Sea, to the Sea! The white gulls are crying, the wind is blowing, and the white foam is flying.

We can’t jump off a cliff because we are afraid of what might be at the bottom.

Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.

Do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends.

It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden.

Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not.

On that one does not tire of looking.

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

Your time will come. You will face the same evil, and you will defeat it.

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

The way of the dead is shut. They do not answer the call.

All our hopes now lie with two little hobbits, somewhere in the wilderness.

You did not ask my pardon, and I do not give it. For you are a true friend, Samwise Gamgee, and I could not bear to see you fall into the enemy’s hands.

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