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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. ...
by J. R. R. Tolkien

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

 

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

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

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Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards,
for they are subtle and quick to anger.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I wish life was not so short, he thought.
languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,
it would be a merrier world.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Courage is found in unlikely places.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations,
if you live near him.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like;
and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Wait for the Lord.
Behave yourself manfully, and be of good courage.
Do not be faithless, but stay in your place and do not turn back.
- Thomas Kempis

Do not deceive or be faithless even with your enemy.
- Abu Bakr

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

I find that he is happiest
of whom the world says least, good or bad.
- Thomas Jefferson

In a separation it is the one
who is not really in love
who says the more tender things.
- Marcel Proust

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.
But deep down below the surface of the average conscience
a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
- Carl Jung

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

The person who says it cannot be done
should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
- Chinese proverb

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Zen says that if you drop knowledge -
and within knowledge everything is included;
your name, your identity, everything,
because this has been given to you by others -
if you drop all that has been given by others,
you will have a totally different quality to your being: innocence.
This will be a crucifixion of the persona, the personality,
and there will be a resurrection of your innocence.
You will become a child again, reborn.
- Osho

I don't care what anybody says about me
as long as it isn't true.
- Truman Capote

What does it profit, my brethren,
if someone says he has faith but does not have works?
Can faith save him?
- James 2:14

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.'
Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
- Erich Fromm

I think serial monogamy says it all.
- Tracey Ullman

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty.
The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
- Ross Perot

It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love,
drunk, or running for office.
- Shirley MacLaine

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't
it be interesting if...';
And then do it.
- Duane Michals

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

What can you say about a society that says that God
is dead and Elvis is alive?
- Irv Kupcinet

Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
- Groucho Marx

If what Proust says is true,
that happiness is the absence of fever,
then I will never know happiness.
For I am possessed by a fever
for knowledge, experience, and creation.
- Anais Nin

Your body hears everything your mind says.
- Naomi Judd

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible,
he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible,
he is very probably wrong.
- Arthur C. Clarke

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping
of females begins when the doctor says:
It's a girl.
- Shirley Chisholm

Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,'
they really mean,
'not really.'
- Dave Parnas

I have a very low threshold of death.
My doctor says I can't have bullets enter my body at any time.
- the Woody Allen movie Casino Royale

One merit of poetry few persons will deny:
it says more and in fewer words than prose.
- Voltaire

The toddler must say no in order to find out who she is.
The adolescent says no to assert who she is not.
- Louise J. Kaplan

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
- Audrey Hepburn

God created man in His own image, says the Bible;
philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Jimmy says he'll never tell a lie.
Well, I lie all the time.
1 have to - to balance the family ticket.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

We want people to realize you are at a design school,
not a land grant college.
The way we look says a great deal about who we are.
- James Hall

When your conscience says law is immoral,
don't follow it.
- Jack Kevorkian

If the director says you can do better,
particularly in a love scene, then it is rather embarrassing.
- Julie Andrews

I have a simple life.
I mean, you just give me a drum roll,
they announce my name, and I come out and sing.
In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer.
So I sing.
- Tony Bennett

Since a politician never believes what he says,
he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
- Charles de Gaulle

Judge yourself; if you do that you will not be judged by God,
as St.
Paul says.
But it must be a real sense of your own sinfulness,
not an artificial humility.
- Johannes Tauler

Any movie that has that spirit and says things can
be changed is worth making.
- Wim Wenders

If one horror film hits, everyone says,
'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
- George A. Romero

I try for a poetic language that says,
This is who we are, where we have been,
where we are.
This is where we must go.
And this is what we must do.
- Mari Evans

The other part of outsourcing is this:
it simply says where the work can be done outside better
than it can be done inside,
we should do it.
- Alphonso Jackson

Who says I'm gonna marry another guy? In Europe it's not like in America,
where you set a date.
- Brigitte Nielsen

Society can exist only on the basis that there is some
amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
- Lin Yutang

He who says there is no such thing as an honest man,
you may be sure is himself a knave.
- George Berkeley

The administration says, then, there are no downsides
or upsides to treating terrorists like civilian criminal defendants,
but a lot of us would beg to differ.
- Sarah Palin

I think decor says a lot about someone's social position,
their taste, their sensibility, their work -
and also about the aesthetic way I have chosen to tell their story.
- Pedro Almodovar

When once an Indian sees that his food is secure,
he does not care what the chief or any one else says.
- George Crook

Anybody who says they don't like fighting in the NHL
have to be out of their minds.
- Donald Stewart Cherry

Give me a man who says this one thing I do,
and not those fifty things I dabble in.
- Dwight L. Moody

In a manner of speaking, the poem is its own knower,
neither poet nor reader knowing anything that the poem
says apart from the words of the poem.
- Allen Tate

Everyone says how Calvin and Hobbes is about a real kid,
to me there's nothing real about it;
it's an adult using a kid's body as a mouthpiece.
- Bill Griffith

I really reject that kind of comparison that says,
Oh, he is the best.
This is the second best.
There is no such thing.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov


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