5 Quotes By J.R.R. Tolkien

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These quotations from J.R.R. Tolkien are wonderful!

Rachel Poli

5 Quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien | Writing Quotes | Inspirational Quotes | RachelPoli.com1. “Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory.”

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

3. “Never laugh at live dragons.”

4. “Little by little, one travels far.”

5. “Courage is found in unlikely places.”

What are some of your favorite quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien? Let me know in the comments below, I’d love to chat!

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  1. There’s a letter Tolkien wrote to a friend where he talks about his writing. One of the curious things he says was about his ideation. The Hobbit was a single line, written on the back of a page of some sort, and forgotten “In a hole their lived a hobbit.” Year later, he drew a map, Thors map, and then began to write the story – as a tale to his children.
    An eleven year old boy, the son of a publisher, read The Hobbit and told his dad that he liked it. Were it not for the critique of an 11 year old boy…?
    I’ll see if I can dig up that link.

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