45 Motivational J R R Tolkien Quotes On Success In Life

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL was an English writer, poet, philologist, and academic. He was the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. These J R R Tolkien Quotes will motivate you.

Best J R R Tolkien Quotes

  1. “The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  2. “The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.
    Today and tomorrow are yet to be said.
    The chances, the changes are all yours to make.
    The mold of your life is in your hands to break.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  3. “How do you move on? You move on when your heart finally understands that there is no turning back.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  4. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  5. “The chief purpose of life, for any of us, is to increase according to our capacity our knowledge of God by all means we have, and to be moved by it to praise and thanks.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  6. “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.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  7. “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  8. “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  9. “You have to understand the good in things, to detect the real evil.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  10. “It simply isn’t an adventure worth telling if there aren’t any dragons.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  11. “Living by faith includes the call to something greater than cowardly self-preservation.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  12. “Above all shadows rides the sun.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  13. “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  14. “Little by little, one travels far” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  15. “There is nothing like looking if you want to find something.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  16. “It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy? How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened? But in the end, it’s only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass.” ~ J R R Tolkien Quotes
  17. “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  18. “I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen, of meadow-flowers and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that there were, with morning mist and silver sun and wind upon my hair.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  19. “There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tower high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end, the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  20. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  21. “A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  22. “Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  23. “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  24. “A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  25. “For still there are so many things that I have never seen: in every wood in every spring there is a different green.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes
  26. “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.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  27. “You can only come to the morning through the shadows.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  28. “The main mark of modern governments is that we do not know who governs, de facto any more than de jure. We see the politician and not his backer; still less the backer of the backer; or, what is most important of all, the banker of the backer.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  29. “For you do not yet know the strengths of your hearts, and you cannot foresee what each may meet on the road.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  30. “The Lord of the Rings is of course a fundamentally religious and Catholic work; unconsciously so at first, but consciously in the revision.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  31. “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  32. “We may indeed in counsel point to the higher road, but we cannot compel any free creature to walk upon it. That leadeth to tyranny, which disfigureth good and maketh it seem hateful.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  33. “For we put the thought of all that we love into all that we make.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  34. “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  35. “His grief he will not forget, but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  36. “The greatest adventure is what lies ahead” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  37. “The world changes and all that once was strong now proves unsure.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  38. “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  39. “Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament … There you will find romance, glory, honor, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves upon earth.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  40. “No half-heartedness and no worldly fear must turn us aside from following the light unflinchingly.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  41. “Adventures are not all pony-rides in May-sunshine.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  42. “I am a Christian…so that I do not expect ‘history’ to be anything but a ‘long defeat’ — though it contains (and in a legend may contain more clearly and movingly) some samples or glimpses of final victory.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  43. “Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  44. “You aren’t nearly through this adventure yet.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  45. “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.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

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