Sunday, January 6, 2013

Best quotes from The Hobbit for tattooing

"It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him."

"I am he that walks unseen."

"Never laugh at live dragons!"

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

"You are really just a little fellow, in a wide world after all."

“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.”

“Short cuts make for long delays.”

“You have nice manners for a thief and a liar."

“Where there's life there's hope.”

“Go back?" he thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!"

"There are no safe paths in this part of the world."

"Things that are uncomfortable, palpitating, and even gruesome, may make a good tale, and take a deal of telling anyway."

"It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love."

“Escaping goblins to be caught by wolves!”

“The road goes ever on and on.”

“No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.”

“A safe fairyland is untrue to all worlds.”

"May your beard grow ever longer"

“If you sit on the doorstep long enough, I daresay you will think of something.”

"What's that? Tea! No thank you! A little red wine, I think for me.”

And for the adventurous non-adventurer:

"We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner!"

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