Favorite Lord of the Rings Quotes
Bilbo Baggins: What's that?
Balin: That is the Arkenstone.
Bilbo Baggins: And what is it?
Thorin Oakenshield: That, Master Burglar, is why you are here.
Gandalf: You've changed, Bilbo Baggins. You're not the same Hobbit as the one who left the Shire...
Bilbo Baggins: I was going to tell you... I found something in the Goblin tunnels.
Gandalf: Found what? What did you find?
Bilbo Baggins: [pause]
Bilbo Baggins: My courage.
Gandalf: Good... well, that's good. You'll need it.
Saruman: We must join with Him, Gandalf. We must join with Sauron. It would be wise, my friend.
Gandalf: Tell me, "friend", when did Saruman the Wise abandon reason for madness?
All of you! Listen to me! You must listen! Have you forgotten what happened to Dale? Have you forgotten those who died in the firestorm? And for what purpose? The blind ambition of a Mountain King, so riveted by greed he cannot see beyond his own desire!Bard the Bowman
Bard the Bowman: You have no right to enter that mountain!
Thorin Oakenshield: I have the ONLY right!
Thorin Oakenshield: Here! You witless worm!
Thorin Oakenshield: I'm taking back what you stole.
Smaug: You will take NOTHING from me, dwarf. I laid low your warriors of old. I instilled terror in the hearts of men. I AM KING UNDER THE MOUNTAIN!
Thorin Oakenshield: This is not your kingdom! These are dwarf lands. This is dwarf gold! And we will have our revenge!
Do not think I won't kill you, dwarf!Legolas
If you awaken that beast, you'll destroy us all!Bard the Bowman
Such is the nature of evil. Out there in the vast ignorance of the world it festers and spreads. A shadow that grows in the dark. A sleepless malice as black as the oncoming wall of night. So it ever was. So will it always be. In time all foul things come forth.Thranduil
Frodo: What do you want?
Aragorn: A little more caution from you, that is no trinket you carry.
Frodo: I carry nothing.
Aragorn: Indeed. I can avoid being seen if I wish, but to disappear entirely, that is a rare gift.
I will not die like this, clawing for life... If this is to end in fire, then we will all burn together!Thorin Oakenshield
Smaug: There is something about you. Something you carry, something made of gold... but far more PRECIOUS...
Smaug: [sees him] There you are, Thief in the Shadows!