Best Middle Earth Quotes & Sayings In Life

These Middle Earth quotes will inspire you. Middle-earth is the fictional setting of much of the English writer J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantasy.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Middle Earth quotes, Middle Earth sayings, and Middle Earth proverbs.

Famous Middle Earth Quotes

  1. “I’ll never forget anything about Middle Earth. That’s part of my memory now so I won’t miss anything.” ~ David Wenham
  2. “Although it is a fantasy film, it’s as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.” ~ Orlando Bloom
  3. “Second, there are so many magical places in books that you cant go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.” ~ Cornelia Funke
  4. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  5. “It is wisdom to recognize necessity when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  6. “It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  7. “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  8. “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  9. “I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  10. “Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  11. “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
  12. “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
  13. “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all.” ~ Faramir

  14. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  15. “Mercy!” cried Gandalf. “If the giving of knowledge is to be the cure of your inquisitiveness, I shall spend all the rest of my days in answering you. What more should you like to know?” “The names of all the stars, and of all living things, and the whole history of Middle-Earth and Over-heave and of the Sundering Seas,” laughed Pippin. “Of course! What less?” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  16. “Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
    The crownless again shall be king.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  17. “One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  18. “Such is of the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them because they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  19. “One tiny Hobbit against all the evil the world could muster. A sane being would have given up, but Samwise burned with a magnificent madness, a glowing obsession to surmount every obstacle, to find Frodo, destroy the Ring, and cleanse Middle Earth of its festering malignancy. He knew he would try again. Fail, perhaps. And try once more. A thousand, thousand times if need be, but he would not give up the quest.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  20. “I will take the Ring”, he said, “though I do not know the way.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  21. “He used often to say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary. ‘It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,’ he used to say. ‘You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  22. “We set out to save the Shire, Sam and it has been saved – but not for me.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  23. “The burned hand teaches best.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  24. “Over hill and under hill” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  25. “The burned hand teaches best. After that, advice about fire goes to the heart.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  26. “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
  27. “Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  28. “Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  29. “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men, doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  30. “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  31. “All that is gold does not glitter.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  32. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  33. “Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  34. “For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  35. “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.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  36. “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  37. “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” ~ Liv Tyler

  38. “Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  39. “Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  40. “Middle-earth is our world. I have (of course) placed the action in a purely imaginary (though not wholly impossible) period of antiquity, in which the shape of the continental masses was different.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  41. “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  42. “They can keep their heaven. When I die, I’d sooner go to Middle Earth.” ~ George R. R. Martin

  43. “Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship in Middle-earth. Go in peace! I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  44. “As long as I’m dealing in honesty, I may as well admit that I have been more influenced (as a person) by my childhood readings of Tolkien and Lewis than I have been by any philosophers I read in college and grad school. The events and characters in Narnia and Middle Earth shaped my ideals, my dreams, my goals. Kant just annoyed me.” ~ N.D. Wilson
  45. “Most people have made this mistake of thinking Middle-earth is a particular kind of earth or is another planet of the science fiction sort but it’s just an old fashioned word for this world we live in, as imagined surrounded by the Ocean.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  46. “Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  47. “I’m trying to suggest a kind of Middle Earth, in Tolkien terms. It’s a contiguous world; it’s like ours but different.” ~ John Boorman
  48. “After all, history is a type of fantasy. For all the primary source research, in the end, the past world the historian builds is as weird and remote from our own as Middle Earth or Narnia, yet oddly familiar.” ~ Ysabeau S. Wilce
  49. “He loved mountains, or he had loved the thought of them marching on the edge of stories brought from far away; but now he was borne down by the insupportable weight of Middle-earth. He longed to shut out the immensity in a quiet room by a fire.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  50. “The wise speak only of what they know” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  51. “But Sauron was not of mortal flesh, and though he was robbed now of that shape in which had wrought so great an evil, so that he could never again appear fair to the eyes of Men, yet his spirit arose out of the deep and passed as a shadow and a black wind over the sea, and came back to Middle-earth and to Mordor that was his home. There he took up again his great Ring in Barad-dur, and dwelt there, dark and silent, until he wrought himself a new guise, an image of malice and hatred made visible; and the Eye of Sauron the Terrible few could endure.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  52. “Like any child raised on tales of magical worlds beyond paintings and mirrors and wardrobes, I had yearned to enter Middle Earth, to reach through.” ~ Jim C. Hines
  53. “But to Sam the evening deepened to darkness as he stood at the Haven; and as he looked at the grey sea he saw only a shadow in the waters that was soon lost in the West. There he stood far into the night, hearing only the sigh and murmur of the waves on the shores of Middle-Earth, and the sound of them sank deep into his heart.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  54. “My God! Middle Earth does exist!” ~ Elijah Wood

  55. “I’d love to come to Middle Earth! Apparently, Auckland is an amazing city, one of the best to live in too.” ~ Coeur de pirate
  56. “The Forgotten Realms is arguable the most detailed, intricate fantasy setting ever created this side of Middle Earth. It’s a setting for many D&D game products and lots of fiction. It is vast, historically and geographically and so contains just about anything you might imagine, at one place or time or another. Created by Ed Greenwood. And, for the record, Ed Greenwood is one of the smartest guys I’ve ever met.” ~ Paul S. Kemp
  57. “I just really hope that Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema can resolve all their differences. I’m hoping that’s going to happen, but we’d have to wait and see. I would love to explore Middle Earth again with Peter.” ~ Karl Urban
  58. “One of the great pleasures of working in Middle Earth is you get to be another being.” ~ Evangeline Lilly

  59. “I had this desire to see the world. I couldn’t see any of it, but I saw it in my imagination, and that’s why I always read books, and I could go to Mars or Middle Earth or the Hyborian age.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  60. “A lot of ideas took us to dead ends or we found the tone wasn’t just right. I think we discovered very quickly this wasn’t just a song to end The Battle of the Five Armies — it was a song to say goodbye to Middle-earth.” ~ Billy Boyd
  61. “There’s no sex in Middle Earth.” ~ Ian McKellen

  62. “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?'” ~ Sean Astin
  63. “I really feel that’s part of why audiences go to movies now is to take you to a world you have no access to, whether it’s the world of Avengers or Middle-earth or bars in Boston you would be afraid to go into. You see characters there – they aren’t hobbits but they’re close.” ~ Ben Affleck

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