All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.— J. R. R. Tolkien
Helpful Return Of The King quotations
A King only bows down to his Queen.
May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.
Come, Mr. Frodo!' he cried. 'I can't carry it for you, but I can carry you.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart, you begin to understand, there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep...that have taken hold.
All that is gold does not glitter.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.
It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour 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. What weather they shall have is not ours to rule.
Come, Mr. Frodo!' he cried. 'I can't carry it for you, but I can carry you and it as well. So up you get! Come on, Mr. Frodo dear! Sam will give you a ride. Just tell him where to go, and he'll go
Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.
Let him go, you filth! Let him go! You will not touch him again!
Alas, not me, lord!" she said. "Shadow lies on me still. Look not to me for healing! I am a shieldmaiden and my hand is ungentle.
It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.
Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.
Hinder me? Thou fool. No living man may hinder me!" “But no living man am I!
Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king.
I stand in Minas Anor, the Tower of the Sun;
and behold! the Shadow has departed! I will be a Shieldmaiden no longer, nor vie with the great Riders, nor take joy only in the songs of slaying. I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.
Your time may come. Do not be too sad, Sam. You cannot be always torn in two. You will have to be one and whole, for many years. You have so much to enjoy and to be, and to do.
End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path... One that we all must take.
I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.
Travel. Because money returns, time doesn't.
It was the king's army, the king's people, the king's taxes;
and he who questioned the propriety of the royal prerogative of taking from his people without return or accounting, was reckoned, and felt himself to be, a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty.
The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy... In fact, violence merely increases hate. So it goes. Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.
We set out to save the Shire, Sam and it has been saved - but not for me.
Whatever is yours will always come back to you.
There is no ship now that can bear me hence
End? No, the journey doesn't end here.
Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it.
Out of doubt, out of dark to the day's rising I came singing into the sun, sword unsheathing. To hope's end I rode and to heart's breaking: Now for wrath, now for ruin and a red nightfall!
We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, learn, grow, love and then return home.
I don't want to be in a battle. But waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
Go back! Fall into the nothingness that awaits you and your Master.
What does your heart tell you?
Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.
When Jerusalem is destroyed, and Jesus' people escape from the ruin just in time, that will be YHWH becoming king, bringing about the liberation of his true covenant people, the true return from exile, the beginning of the new world order
I do not believe this darkness will endure.
Let us remember that a traitor may betray himself and do good that he does not intend. It can be so, sometimes.
Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.
And if Sam considered himself lucky, Frodo knew he was more lucky himself;
for there was not a hobbit in the Shire that was looked after with such care.
But do you remember Gandalf’s words: Even Gollum may have something yet to do? But for him, Sam, I could not have destroyed the Ring. The Quest would have been in vain, even at the bitter end. So let us forgive him! For the Quest is achieved, and now all is over. I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam
Yet seldom do they fail of their seed, And that will lie in the dust and rot to spring up again in times and places unlooked-for. The deeds of Men will outlast us.
We are destined to be a barrier against the return of ignorance and barbarism.
Old Europe will have to lean on our shoulders, and to hobble along by our side, under the monkish trammels of priests and kings, as she can. What a colossus shall we be when the southern continent comes up to our mark! What a stand will it seem as a ralliance for the reason and freedom of the globe!
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