The best Quotes by Gandalf

The best Quotes by Gandalf

Gandalf the Grey from The Lord of the Rings series, was a wizard, sent to Middle-earth in the Third Age to combat the threat of Sauron. He joined Thorin and his company to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from Smaug, convoked the Fellowship of the Ring to destroy the One Ring, and led the Free Peoples in the final campaign of the War of the Ring.

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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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So do all who live to see such times; but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
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Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement.
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Hobbits really are amazing creatures. You can learn all there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you.
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And he that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
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I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love. Why Bilbo Baggins? Perhaps because I am afraid, and he gives me courage.
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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Death is just another path. One that we all must take.
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Bilbo: "No, thank you. We don't want any more visitors, well wishers or distant relations!"
Gandalf: "And what about very old friends?"
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I was talking aloud to myself. A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to.
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I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.
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A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.
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Courage will now be your best defence against the storm that is at hand - that and such hope as I bring.
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I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Ud√Ľn. Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.
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Do not mention Frodo. Or the Ring. And say nothing of Aragorn either. In fact, it's better if you don't speak at all, Peregrin Took.
Gandalf? That was what they used to call me. Gandalf the Grey. That was my name. I am Gandalf the White. And I come back to you now at the turn of the tide.
Darkness took me and I strayed out of thought and time. Stars wheeled overhead and every day was as long as a life age of The Earth. But it was not the end. I felt life in me again. I've been sent back until my task is done.
Fool of a Took! Throw yourself in next time, and rid us of your stupidity!
In in Doubt always follow your nose.
He hates and loves the ring as he hates and loves himself. He will never be rid of his need for it.
There is only one Lord of the Ring. Only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power.
Saruman: "We must join with Sauron. It would be wise, my friend."
Gandalf: "Tell me, friend, when did Saruman the Wise abandon reason for madness?"
Bilbo Baggins! Do not take me for some conjurer of cheap tricks. I am not trying to rob you. I'm trying to help you.
Frodo: "Before you came along, we Bagginses were very well thought of. Never had any adventures or did anything unexpected."
Gandalf: "If you're referring to the incident with the dragon - I was barely involved. All I did was give your uncle a little nudge out of the door."
Life in the wide world goes on much as it has this past age. Full of its own comings and goings. Scarcely even aware of the existence of the Hobbits. For which I am very thankful.
Because 10,000 Orcs now stand between Frodo and Mount Doom. I've sent him to his death.
Far too eager and curious for a Hobbit. Most unnatural.
Farewell my brave Hobbits. My work is now finished. Here at last, on the shores of the sea comes the end of our Fellowship.
There never was much hope. Just a fool's hope.
Be silent! Keep your forked tongue behind your teeth! I haven't passed through fire and death to bandy crooked words with a witless worm.
For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.
The battle for Helm's Deep is over. The battle for Middle-Earth is about to begin. All our hopes now lie with two little Hobbits.
You have become a fool, Saruman, and yet pitiable. You might still have turned away from folly and evil, and have been of service. But you choose to stay and gnaw the ends of your old plots. Stay then! But I warn you, you will not easily come out again. Not unless the dark hands of the east stretch out to take you!

Quotes about Gandalf

Farewell, o Gandalf! May you ever appear where you are most needed and least expected!
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I told Gandalf I would keep you safe. And safe is where I'll keep you.
No, my heart will not yet despair. Gandalf fell and has returned and is with us. We may stand, if only on one leg, or at least be left still upon our knees.
We long have feared that under Caradhras a terror slept. But had I known that the Dwarves had stirred up this evil in Moria again, I would have forbidden you to pass the northern borders, you and all that went with you. And if it were possible, one would say that at the last Gandalf fell from wisdom into folly, going needlessly into the net of Moria.
Sam: "How do you know about Gandalf?"
Bucky: "I read 'The Hobbit' in 1937, when it first came out."

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Gimli: "I never thought I'd die fighting side by side with an elf."
Legolas: "What about side by side with a friend?"
Gimli: "Aye, I could do that."
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For it is easier to shout "stop!" than to do it.
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If this is love, I don't want it. Take it away, please! Why does it hurt so much?
Tauriel in The Hobbit - The Battle of the Five Armies
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Until I came out, my acting was all about disguise, and thereafter it became about telling the truth.
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Your love of the the Halfling's leaf has clearly slowed your mind.
I don't want to be in a battle, but waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
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