All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.— J. R. R. Tolkien
Most Powerful Lord Rings quotations
Instead of a Dark Lord, you would have a queen, not dark but beautiful and terrible as the dawn! Tempestuous as the sea, and stronger than the foundations of the earth! All shall love me and despair!
May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.
One does not simply walk into Mordor.
The world 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 live who remember it.
Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.
I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
Come, Mr. Frodo!' he cried. 'I can't carry it for you, but I can carry you.
The praise of the praiseworthy is above all rewards.
There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.
I'd never heard of the 'Lord of the Rings', actually.
So I went to the bookstore and there it was, three shelves of books about Tolkien and Middle-earth, and I was like, 'Holy cow, what else am I missing out on?'
Hamlet: Is this a prologue, or the posy of a ring? Ophelia: 'Tis brief, my lord.
Hamlet: As woman's love.
There are two novels that can transform a bookish 14-year-old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish daydream that can lead to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood ...in which large chunks of the day are spent inventing ways to make real life more like a fantasy novel. The other is a book about orcs.
Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life.
Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.
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.
War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all.
It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.
The road goes ever on and on
I would like to have the original ending to my Lord of the Rings instead of the one they released. In my original cut I had the victory at Helm's Deep as the final sequence.
HARK how all the Welkin rings "Glory to the Kings of Kings, "Peace on Earth, and Mercy mild, "GOD and Sinners reconcil'd! Joyful all ye Nations rise, Join the Triumph of the Skies, Universal Nature say "CHRIST the LORD is born to Day!
If by my life or death I can protect you, I will.
It's a dangerous business, going out your door.
A wizard is never late, nor is he early, he arrives precisely when he means to.
I would like to see a fierce Fantasia mixed with Blade Runner, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars all in one. That's the kind of movies I want to make.
End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path... One that we all must take.
The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.
It is mine to give to whom I will, like my heart.
The immense step from the Babe at Bethlehem to the living, reigning triumphant Lord Jesus, returning to earth for His own people - that is the glorious truth proclaimed throughout Scripture. As the bells ring out the joys of Christmas, may we also be alert for the final trumpet that will announce His return, when we shall always be with Him.
To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.
That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me. It was discovering New Zealand. And even more precious were the people- not at all like the Australians.
I've never been to New Zealand, but I can imagine it's beautiful.
I don't know much about New Zealand... but I do know that I did watch 'Lord Of The Rings' so it looks really pretty.
When I first read Lord of the Rings I wanted to see a film of it.
But at that time the technology wasn't there, there was no such thing as CGI.