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Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By J.R.R. Tolkien

Not all that have fallen are vanquished. — J.R.R. Tolkien

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By George Saunders

And I woslike: O wow. — George Saunders

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By George Eliot

It was not simply that beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectably and unhappy men to live calmly - it was a perpetual claim on the immediate fresh application of thought, and on the consideration of another's need and trial. Many of us looking back through life would say that the kindest man we have ever known has been a medical man, or perhaps that surgeon whose fine tact, directed by deeply informed perception, has come to us in our need with a more sublime beneficence than that of miracle-workers. Some of that twice-blessed mercy was always with Lydgate in his work at the Hospital or in private houses, serving better than any opiate to quiet and sustain him under his anxieties and his sense of mental degeneracy. Mr. — George Eliot

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By John Rogers

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.
[Kung Fu Monkey
Ephemera, blog post, March 19, 2009] — John Rogers

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Christopher Odell Homsley

There were two books I remember changing my life as a introverted, bookish 14 year old. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand and The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien. One was set in a fantastic world, populated by outlandish characters,tired prose, foul monsters, evil incarnate and a message about losing one's humanity. The other book was about hobbits. — Christopher Odell Homsley

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Rod Aries

The only one who likes change is a wet baby. " Mark Twain — Rod Aries

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Ellen Connor

He was masochist enough to want the pressure on his aching cock. — Ellen Connor

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Benvenuto Cellini

Let everyone witness how many different cards fortune has up her sleeve when she wants to ruin a man. — Benvenuto Cellini

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Philip Slater

Our economy is based on spending billions to persuade people that happiness is buying things, and then insisting that the only way to have a viable economy is to make things for people to buy so they'll have jobs and get enough money to buy things. — Philip Slater

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By H. Jackson Brown Jr.

You can't hide broccoli in your glass of milk. — H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Tara Sivec

Granted, she was obviously one window lick away from riding the short bus, but that knowledge did nothing to ease my mind. — Tara Sivec

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Thomas Pynchon

American voices, country voices, high-pitched and without mercy. He lies freezing, wondering if the bedsprings will give him away. For possibly the first time he is hearing America as it must sound to a non-American. Later he will recall that what surprised him most was the fanaticism, the reliance not just on flat force but on the rightness of what they planned to do ... he'd been told long ago to expect this sort of thing from Nazis, and especially from Japs - we were the ones who always played fair - but this pair outside the door now are as demoralizing as a close-up of John Wayne (the angle emphasizing how slanted his eyes are, funny you never noticed before) screaming BANZAI! — Thomas Pynchon

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Hippocrates

For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable. — Hippocrates

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Stephen King

Stan's father had told him that, before the money ran out, they had intended to put the statue of the soldier back up here again.

'I like the birdbath better, Daddy,' Stan said.

Mr Uris ruffled his hair. 'Me too, son,' he said. 'More baths and less bullets, that's my motto. — Stephen King

Life By Jrr Tolkien Quotes By Stephen Jay Gould

Everything comes to us in fifteen-second sound bites and photo opportunities. All possibility for ambiguity - the most precious trait of any adequate analysis - is erased. — Stephen Jay Gould