J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973) South African - born English novelist, scholar

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Not all who wander are lost. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate. - J. R. R. Tolkien
It's like things are in the world. Hopes fail. An end comes. We have only a little time to wait now. - J. R. R. Tolkien
It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish. - J. R. R. Tolkien
The burned hand teaches best. - J. R. R. Tolkien
The wide world is all about you: You can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out. (The Fellowship of the Ring) - J. R. R. Tolkien
Handsome is as handsome does. - J. R. R. Tolkien
'It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden,' answered Eowyn. 'And those who have not swords can still die upon them.' (The Return of the King) - J. R. R. Tolkien
Deep roots are not reached by frost. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. - J. R. R. Tolkien
The one had leaves of dark green that beneath were as shining silver, and from each of his countless flowers a dew of silver light was ever falling, and the earth beneath was dappled with the shadows of his fluttering leaves. - J. R. R. Tolkien