J. R. R. Tolkien
(1892-1973) South African-born English Novelist, Scholar
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All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken: The crown less again shall be king.
He who breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.
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 judgment. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all - and in the darkness bind them.
Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.