The Hobbit: Noteworthy Quotations

After throughly enjoying this worldwide bestselling book, The Hobbit, I have selected my favourite quotes from the book for you to enjoy. The best quotes have been saved for the last, so read till the end.

The less inquisitive you are as you go along, the less trouble you are likely to find

– J.R.R. Tolkien

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

– Thorin

May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks

– Gandalf

There are no safe paths in this part of the word.

– Gandalf

(only) if they could have kept their courage and their hope (they would have come out of the darkness, as they were nearing the end)

– J.R.R. Tolkien

In the end, in spite of warnings, hunger decided them..

– J.R.R. Tolkien

it was trying to poison him to keep him quiet, as small spiders do to flies..

– J.R.R. Tolkien

Every worm has his weak spot

– Bilbo

The wealthy may have pity beyond right on the needy that befriend them they were in want

– Bard

How shall you be fed without the friendship and the goodwill of the lands about you? The treasure is likely to be your death, though the dragon is no more!

– Bard

My mind does not change with the setting and rising of new suns.

– Thorin

I have heard songs of many battles, and I have always understood that defeat may be glorious . It may seem uncomfortable, not to say distressing.

– Bilbo

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

– Thorin

May you ever appear where you are the most needed and least expected!

– Elvenking

And now the most important question; which one is your favourite quote?

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