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I am he that buries his friends alive and drowns them and draws them alive again from the water. I came from the end of a bag, but no bag went over me.

Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit

His rage passes description – the sort of rage that is only seen when rich folk that have more than they can enjoy suddenly lose something that they have long had but have never before used or wanted.

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

Go back? No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!

Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit

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

Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit

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

Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit

You have nice manners for a thief and a liar.

Smaug, The Hobbit

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.

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?

Gandalf, The Hobbit

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