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The Return of the King

The Return of the King


by J.R.R. Tolkien

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The Return of the King Quotes

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Sacrifice Quotes

"There go three that I love, and the smallest not the least," [Aragorn] said. "He knows not to what end he rides; yet if he knew, he still would go on.""A little people, but of great worth are the...

Good vs. Evil Quotes

"But how shall a man discover whether that time be come or no, save by daring the Door?" said Éomer. "And that way I would not go though all the hosts of Mordor stood before me, and I were alone a...

The Home Quotes

Even as Pippin gazed in wonder the walls passed from looming grey to white, blushing faintly in the dawn; and suddenly the sun climbed over the eastern shadow and sent forth a shaft that smote the...

Love Quotes

"A Halfling," answered Gandalf. "Nay, not the one that was spoken of," he added seeing the wonder in the men's faces. "Not he, yet one of his kindred.""Yes, and one who journeyed with him," said Pi...

Perseverance Quotes

Pippin gazed in growing wonder at the great stone City, vaster and more splendid than anything that he had dreamed of; greater and stronger than Isengard, and far more beautiful. Yet it was in trut...

Warfare Quotes

"Here do I swear fealty and service to Gondor, and to the Lord and Steward of the realm, to speak and to be silent, to do and to let be, to come and to go, in need or plenty, in peace or war, in li...

Women and Femininity Quotes

"Your duty is to your people," [Aragorn] answered."Too often have I heard of duty," she cried. "But am I not of the House of Eorl, a shieldmaiden and not a dry-nurse. I have waited on faltering fee...

Language and Communication Quotes

Merry looked out in wonder upon this strange country, of which he had heard many tales upon their long road. It was a skyless world, in which his eye, through dim gulfs of shadowy air, saw only eve...

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