The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Quotes

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    1. Denethor: Abandon your posts! Flee, flee for your lives!
    2. Gandalf: Prepare for battle!
    – Submitted by Emelyn W (9 months ago)
    1. Denethor: My line has ended.
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    1. Éowyn: I am no man.
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    1. Éowyn: I will kill you if you touch him!
    – Submitted by Emelyn W (9 months ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: Ant thus it was. A Fourth Age of Middle-earth began. And the Fellowship of the Ring though eternally bound by friendship and love was ended. Thirtheen months to the day since Gandalf sent us on our long journey, we found ourselves looking upon a familiar sight. We were home.
    – Submitted by Jean R (17 months ago)
    1. Aragorn: My friends, you bow to no one.
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    1. Frodo Baggins: How do you go on when in your heart, you begin to understand there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend, some hurts that go too deep that have taken hold.
    – Submitted by Adi P (17 months ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend, some hurts that go too deep that have taken hold.
    – Submitted by Adi P (17 months ago)
    1. Gimli: Never thought I'd die fighting side by side with an elf.
    2. Legolas: What about side by side with a friend?
    3. Gimli: I could do that.
    – Submitted by Hazim I (19 months ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: Do you remember the taste of strawberries?
    2. Frodo Baggins: No Sam...I can't recall the taste of food, nor the sound of water, or the touch of grass.
    – Submitted by Liam H (20 months ago)
    1. Aragorn: I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. An hour of woes and shattered shields, when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day! This day we fight!
    – Submitted by Swayamdeep S (20 months ago)
    1. Pippin: I didn't think it would end up this way.
    2. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it.
    3. Pippin: What? Gandalf? See what?
    4. Gandalf: White shores, and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise.
    5. Pippin: Well, that isn't so bad.
    6. Gandalf: No. No, it isn't.
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    1. Frodo Baggins: It's gone. It's done.
    2. Samwise Gamgee: Yes, Mr. Frodo. It's over now. *Lava erupts around the two Hobbits*
    3. Frodo Baggins: I can see the Shire... the Brandywine River... Bag End... Gandalf's fireworks... the lights in the Party Tree.
    4. Samwise Gamgee: Rosie Cotton dancing. She had ribbons in her hair. If ever I was married to someone, it would've been her. *sniffling* It would've been her. *sobbing*
    5. Frodo Baggins: I'm glad to be with you, Samwise Gamgee, here at the end of all things.
    – Submitted by Eric G (20 months ago)
    1. Gandalf: The board is set. The pieces are moving.
    – Submitted by Typhon Q (21 months ago)
    1. Gandalf: Here at last, on the shores of the sea... comes the end of our Fellowship. I will not say 'Do not weep!', for not all tears are an evil.
    – Submitted by Clelia B (21 months ago)
    1. Elrond: I give hope to men.
    2. Aragorn: I keep none for myself.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (21 months ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I can't carry it for you. But I can carry you!
    – Submitted by Cameron D (22 months ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I can't carry it for you, but I can carry you!
    – Submitted by Cameron D (22 months ago)
    1. Pippin: I didn't think it would end this way.
    2. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path... One that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass... And then you see it.
    3. Pippin: What, Gandalf? See what?
    4. Gandalf: White shores... and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise.
    5. Pippin: Well that isn't so bad.
    6. Gandalf: No, no it isn't.
    – Submitted by Julia L (22 months ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.
    2. Gandalf: 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.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (23 months ago)
    1. Gimli: That still only counts as one!
    – Submitted by Typhon Q (23 months ago)
    1. : They cursed us. Murderer they called us. They cursed us, and drove us away. And we wept, Precious, we wept to be so alone. And we only wish to catch fish so juicy sweet. And we forgot the taste of bread... the sound of trees... the softness of the wind. We even forgot our own name. My Precious.
    – Submitted by Typhon Q (24 months ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: I can see the Shire. The Brandywine River, Bag End, Gandalf's fireworks, the lights in the party tree.
    2. Samwise Gamgee: Rosie Cotton dancing. She had ribbons in her hair. If ever I was to marry someone, it would have been her. [sobs] It would have been her!
    3. Frodo Baggins: I'm glad to be with you, Samwise Gamgee, here at the end of all things.
    – Submitted by Cody H (24 months ago)
    1. Merry: Here, something for the road.
    2. Pippin: The last of the Longbottom Leaf?
    3. Merry: I know you've run out. You smoke too much, Pippin.
    4. Pippin: But we'll see each other soon, won't we?
    5. Merry: I don't know. I don't know what's going to happen.
    6. Pippin: Merry...
    7. Gandalf: Run, Shadowfax. Show us the meaning of haste.
    8. Pippin: Merry!
    – Submitted by Cody H (24 months ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I don't think there will be a return journey, Mr. Frodo.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (24 months ago)
    1. Gandalf: Farewell, my brave Hobbits. My work is finished. Here at last, on the shores of the sea, comes the end of our fellowship. I will not say, 'do not weep'. For not all tears are an evil.
    – Submitted by Cody H (24 months ago)
    1. Denethor: You think you are wise, Mithrandir. Yet for all your subtlties you have not wisdom. Do you think the eyes of the White Tower are blind? I have seen more than you know. Your right hand you would use as a shield against Mordor, and with your left you would seek to subplot me. I know who rides with Theoden of Rohan. Oh yes, word have reached my ears of this Aragorn, son of Arathorn. And I tell you now, I will not bow to this ranger from the north!
    – Submitted by Cody H (24 months ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: Then Frodo kissed Merry and Pippin, and finally to Sam, and went aboard, and the sails were hoisted, and the wind blew, and slowly the ship slipped along des estuary gray and light of the Phial of Galadriel Frodo wore in high scintillation and died. And the ship on the high seas internal west, until at last on a night of rain Frodo felt a fragrance in the air and heard singing coming upon the waters, and he thought that, as in the dream he had in the house of Tom Bombadil, the gray rain curtain was transformed into silver and crystal, and the curtain was opened and appeared before the white beaches, and beyond a distant country to green light a quick sunrise.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (24 months ago)
    1. Pippin: I didn't think it would end this way.
    2. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path... One that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass... And then you see it.
    3. Pippin: What? Gandalf?... See what?
    4. Gandalf: White shores... and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise.
    5. Pippin: Well, that isn't so bad.
    6. Gandalf: No... No it isn't.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (2 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I don't think there will be a return journey, Mr. Frodo.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (2 years ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: I'm glad that you're here with me, Samwise Gamgee. Here at the end of all things.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (2 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. An hour of woes and shattered shields, when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day. This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good Earth.
    – Submitted by Daniela T (2 years ago)
    1. Gimli: I never thought I'd die side-by-side with an elf..
    2. Legolas: How about side-by-side with a friend?
    3. Gimli: I could do that.
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    1. Samwise Gamgee: I don't think there will be a return journey, Mr. Frodo.
    – Submitted by Michael B (2 years ago)
    1. Legolas: [lands after killing an Oliphaunt]
    2. Gimli: That still only counts as one!
    – Submitted by Sumeo I (2 years ago)
    1. Bilbo Baggins: I think I'm quite ready for another adventure.
    – Submitted by Zach W (2 years ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.
    2. Gandalf: 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.
    – Submitted by Panos M (2 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: You cannot give me this.
    2. Arwen: It is mine to give to whom I will, like my heart.
    – Submitted by Raymond W (2 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It'll be spring soon. And the orchards will be in blossom. And the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket. And they'll be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields... and eating the first of the strawberries with cream. Do you remember the taste of strawberries?
    2. Frodo Baggins: No, Sam. I can't recall the taste of food... nor the sound of water... nor the touch of grass. I'm... naked in the dark, with nothing, no veil... between me... and the wheel of fire! I can see him... with my waking eyes!
    3. Samwise Gamgee: Then let us be rid of it... once and for all! Come on, Mr. Frodo. I can't carry it for you... but I can carry you!
    – Submitted by Rocky F (2 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. An hour of woes and shattered shields, when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day. This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good Earth
    – Submitted by Mati M (2 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: Hold your ground! Hold your ground! Sons of rohan, my brothers. I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. The day may come where the courage of men fails... when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship. But it is not this day... an hour of wolves and shattered sheilds, when the age of men comes crashing down, but it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand men of the west!
    – Submitted by Jean-Philippe G (2 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: My dear friends... you bow to no one.
    – Submitted by Jean-Philippe G (2 years ago)
    1. Gimli: There's plenty for the rest of us... may the best drawf win!
    – Submitted by Jean-Philippe G (2 years ago)
    1. Frodo Baggins: I'm glad that you're here with me, Samwise Gamgee. Here at the end of all things.
    – Submitted by Jean-Philippe G (2 years ago)
    1. : Fat hobbit is always so polite.
    – Submitted by Kevin H (2 years ago)
    1. Gandalf: We come to it at last. The great battle of our time.
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    1. Pippin: Is there any hope, Gandalf, for Frodo and Sam?
    2. Gandalf: There never was much hope. Just a fool's hope.
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    1. : The precious will be ours... once the hobbitses are dead!
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    1. Samwise Gamgee: You go ahead and eat that, Mr. Frodo. I've rationed it. There should be enough.
    2. Frodo Baggins: For what?
    3. Samwise Gamgee: The journey home.
    – Submitted by Kevin H (2 years ago)
    1. : Smeagol hates nasty elf bread.
    – Submitted by Kevin H (2 years ago)
    1. Denethor: No tomb for Denethor and Faramir. No long, slow sleep of death embalmed. We shall burn, like the heathen kings of old. Bring wood and oil.
    – Submitted by Joshua T (2 years ago)
    1. Elrond: They will answer to the king of Gondor!
    – Submitted by Daniel K (2 years ago)
    1. Gimli: Never thought I'd die side by side with an elf.
    2. Legolas: And what about side by side with a friend?
    3. Gimli: ...Aye. I could do that.
    – Submitted by Adrian G (2 years ago)
    1. Gimli: Let him stay there. *Let him rot!* Why should we care?
    2. Gandalf: Because ten-thousand Orcs now stand between Frodo and Mount Doom. I've sent him to his death.
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    1. Aragorn: We have time. Every day Frodo moves closer to Mordor.
    2. Gandalf: Do we know that?
    3. Aragorn: What does your heart tell you?
    4. Gandalf: That Frodo is alive. Yes. Yes, he's alive.
    – Submitted by Haroon M (2 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: TGo on! Now! Throw it in the fire! [Frodo stares at the ring, the ring whispers to him]
    2. Samwise Gamgee: What are you waiting for? Just let it go! [Frodo turns and looks at Sam]
    3. Frodo Baggins: The ring is mine. [He snaps the chain and approaches the ring to his finger]
    4. Frodo Baggins: No... no... [Frodo slips the ring on and vanishes] NO!
    – Submitted by Haroon M (2 years ago)
    1. : Clever Hobbits, to climb so high!
    – Submitted by Haroon M (2 years ago)
    1. King Théoden: I know your face, Eowyn.
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    1. Gandalf: You shall not pass!
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    1. : My precious...
    – Submitted by Jason H (2 years ago)
    1. Gimli: Never thought I'd die fighting side by side with an Elf.
    2. Legolas: What about side by side with a friend?
    3. Gimli: Aye. I could do that.
    – Submitted by Mujtaba A (2 years ago)
    1. Pippin: Of all the inquisitive Hobbits, Peregrin Took, you are the worst.
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    1. : Got away, did it, precious? Not this time.
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    1. Orc Lieutenant #1: Move into the city! Kill all in your path!
    – Submitted by Haroon M (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: Certainty of death, *small* chance of success. What are we waiting for?
    – Submitted by Maria D (3 years ago)
    1. Gandalf: Our enemy is ready, his full strength gathered. Not only orcs, but men as well: legions of Haradrim from the south, mercenaries from the coast. All will answer Mordor's call.
    – Submitted by Lucas M (3 years ago)
    1. Gandalf: The board is set... the pieces are moving.
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    1. : And take it for ME
    2. : For us.
    3. : Yes, we... we meant for us.
    – Submitted by Lucas M (3 years ago)
    1. Gandalf: Go back to the abyss! Fall into nothingness that awaits you and your master!
    – Submitted by Lucas M (3 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I don't think there will be a return journey, Mr. Frodo.
    – Submitted by Lucas M (3 years ago)
    1. Galadriel: This task was appointed to you, and if you do not find a way, no one will.
    – Submitted by Lavinia H (3 years ago)
    1. Arwen: From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadow shall spring. Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king.
    – Submitted by Haroon M (3 years ago)
    1. Denethor: You think you are wise, Mithrandir. Yet for all your subtleties, you have not wisdom. Do you think the eyes of the White Tower are blind? I have seen more than you know. With your left hand you would use me as a shield against Mordor, and with your right you would seek to supplant me. I know who rides with Theoden of Rohan. Oh, yes. Word has reached my ears of this Aragorn, son of Arathorn, and I tell you now, I will not bow to this Ranger from the North, last of a ragged house long bereft of lordship!
    – Submitted by Haroon M (3 years ago)
    1. King Théoden: Forth, and fear no darkness! Arise! Arise, Riders of Theoden! Spears shall be shaken, shields shall be splintered! A sword day... a red day ere the sun rises! Ride now!... Ride! Ride to ruin and the world's ending!
    – Submitted by Haroon M (3 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: Sons of Gondor! Of Rohan! My brothers! I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me! A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship. But it is not this day. An hour of woes and shattered shields when the age of Men comes crashing down! But it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you stand! Men of the West!
    – Submitted by Haroon M (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: [after Legolas takes down an oliphaunt] That still only counts as one!
    – Submitted by Lane S (3 years ago)
    1. Pippin: I didn't think it would end this way.
    2. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass. And then you see it.
    3. Pippin: What? Gandalf? See what?
    4. Gandalf: White shores... and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise.
    5. Pippin: [smiling] Well, that isn't so bad.
    6. Gandalf: [softly] No... No it isn't.
    – Submitted by Nikolas C (3 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: For Frodo. [He charges out towards the remaining army of Mordor alone. Merry and Pippin raise their swords and yell then charge. The rest of the soldiers do the same and soon overtake Merry and Pippin]
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    1. Merry: You can search far and wide. You can drink the whole town dry. But you'll never find a beer so brown as the one we drink in our hometown. You can drink your fancy ales. You can drink them by the flagon. But the only brew for the brave and tru-u-u-ue comes from the Green Dragon!
    2. Pippin: You can search far and wide. You can drink the whole town dry. But you'll never find a beer so brown as the one we drink in our hometown. You can drink your fancy ales. You can drink them by the flagon. But the only brew for the brave and tru-u-u-ue comes from the Green Dragon!
    – Submitted by Roberto P (3 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: [to Frodo, Sam, Pippin, and Merry] My friends. You bow to no one. [He kneels, and the entire kingdom follows suit, kneeling to the Hobbits]
    – Submitted by Roberto P (3 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: Hold your ground, hold your ground! Sons of Gondor, of Rohan, my brothers! I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. An hour of woes and shattered shields, when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you *stand, Men of the West!*
    – Submitted by Roberto P (3 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: What are you waiting for?! Throw it in the fire!
    2. Frodo Baggins: The Ring is mine. [puts the ring on and becomes invisible]
    3. Samwise Gamgee: No!
    – Submitted by Wesley R (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: Well this is unheard of! An elf will go underground, when a dwarf dare not! I'd never hear the end of it.
    – Submitted by Benny B (3 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I heard it from his mouth, he means to murder us!
    2. : Never! Smeagol wouldn't hurt a fly!
    – Submitted by Benny B (3 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: That's for Frodo! That's for the Shire! And that's for my old gaffer!
    – Submitted by Benny B (3 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: I can't carry it for you, but I can carry you!
    – Submitted by Travis C (3 years ago)
    1. King Théoden: Death!
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Elrond: Put aside the Ranger, be who you were born to be.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: I guess that concludes negotiations.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: My friends, you bow to no one.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Aragorn: For Frodo.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: An Elf will go underground whereas a Dwarf dare not.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Orc Lieutenant #1: Bring up the wolf's head.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: Certainty of death, small chance of success. What are we wating for?
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Gandalf: So passes Denethor, Son of Ecthelion.
    – Submitted by Waliyya B (3 years ago)
    1. Pippin: I didn't think it would end this way.
    2. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path... One that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass... And then you see it.
    3. Pippin: What? Gandalf?... See what?
    4. Gandalf: White shores... and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise.
    5. Pippin: Well, that isn't so bad.
    6. Gandalf: No... No it isn't.
    – Submitted by Jesse B (3 years ago)
    1. King Théoden: Look at my men. Their courage hangs by a thread. If this is to be our end, then I would have them make such an end, as to be worthy of remembrance
    – Submitted by Ignacio D (3 years ago)
    1. Denethor: Reward that which is given: fealty with love, valour with honour, oath-breaking with vengeance.
    – Submitted by Ignacio D (3 years ago)
    1. Gimli: They had no honor in life. They have none now in death.
    – Submitted by rob g (3 years ago)
    1. Samwise Gamgee: [tearing the spider silk away from Frodo's face] Oh no! Frodo... Mr. Frodo, wake up... Don't leave me here alone. Don't go where I can't follow... Wake up.
    – Submitted by rob g (3 years ago)

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