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  • Gandalf: You've been sitting quietly for far too long. Tell me. When did doilies and your mother's dishes become so important to you? I remember a young hobbit who was always running off in search of Elves in the woods. He'd stay out late, come home after dark, trailing mud and twigs and fireflies. A young hobbit who would've liked nothing better than to find out what was beyond the borders of the Shire. The world is not in your books and maps. It's out there.


  • Bilbo Baggins: Disintegration?


  • Gandalf: True courage is knowing not how to take a life, but when to spare it.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I'm going on an adventure!


  • Gandalf: I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.


  • Gandalf: These are gundabad wargs. They will outrun you!


  • Kili: At your service!
    Fili: At your service!


  • Saruman: You've been busy my friend
    Saruman: You've been busy my friend.


  • Gollum: Baggins what is a baggins?


  • Radagast: These are Rhosgobel Rabbits! I'd like to see them try.


  • Gollum: The Bagginses like....the fishies.
    Gollum: The Bagginses like the fishies.


  • William Troll: Everything tastes like chicken, except chicken itself.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I like visitors, but I usually get to know them before they visit.


  • Gollum: If the Baggins loses, then we swallows it whole.
    Bilbo: (Long pause) Fair enough.
    Bilbo: Fair enough.


  • Bilbo Baggins: Good morning.
    Gandalf: What do you mean? Do you wish me a good morning or do you mean that it is a good morning wheter I want it or not? Or perhaps you mean to say that you feel good on this particular morning? Or are you simply stating that this is a morning to be a good on? Hm?
    Bilbo Baggins: All of them at once, I suppose.


  • Goblin King: Well, that'll do it.


  • Gandalf: Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I 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? I don't know. Perhaps because I am afraid, and he gives me courage.


  • Gandalf: All good stories deserve embellishment!


  • Gandalf: True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.


  • Thorin Oakenshield: I'm sorry I doubted you
    Bilbo Baggins: No, I would have doubted me too


  • Bilbo Baggins: And you promise that I will come back?
    Gandalf: No...and if you do, you will not be the same.
    Bilbo Baggins: Thats what I thought...


  • Great Goblin: Very well, if they will not talk, we'll make them squawk!


  • Great Goblin: Well don't just stand there, search them! Every crack, every crevice!


  • Bilbo Baggins (old): Frodo, although I must admit I have told you the truth...I might not have told you all of it.
    Bilbo Baggins (old): While I can honestly say I have told you the truth, I may not have told you all of it.


  • Bilbo Baggins: Good Morning.
    Gandalf: What do you mean? Do you mean to wish me a good morning or are you saying it is a good morning whether I want it or not? Or perhaps you are saying that you feel good on this particular morning. Or maybe you are suggesting that it is a morning to be good on.


  • Gandalf: Those are Gundabad Wargs. They will catch and eat you!
    Radagast: These are Rhosgobel rabbits. I'd like to see them try!


  • Gandalf: True courage is not about knowing when to take a life, but when to spare one.


  • Saruman: (Taking about Radagast) It is his excessive consumption of mushrooms, the have addled his brain and yellowed his teeth!
    Saruman: [talking about Radagast] It is his excessive consumption of mushrooms, the have addled his brain and yellowed his teeth!


  • Elrond: There are some who would not deem it wise.


  • Galadriel: Mithrandir... Why the hafling?
    Gandalf: Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I 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? I don't know. Perhaps because I am afraid, and he gives me courage
    Gandalf: Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I 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? I don't know. Perhaps because I am afraid, and he gives me courage.


  • Gollum: Shut up!
    Bilbo Baggins: I didn't say anything...
    Gollum: I'm not talking to you!


  • Gollum: Shut up!
    Bilbo: I didn't say anything.
    Gollum: We wasn't talking to you!


  • Azog: Do you smell it? The scent of fear.


  • Thorin: Loyalty, honor, a willing heart, I can ask for no more than that.


  • Gollum: I know! If precious fails we gets to eats it! We gets to eats it whole!
    Bilbo Baggins: ...Fare enough.
    Bilbo: ...Fair enough.


  • Dori: you can't reason with them there halfwits
    Dori: You can't reason with them there halfwits.
    Bofur: well what does that make us
    Bofur: Well what does that make us?


  • Gollum: Thief Baggins! Curse it and crush it! We hates it forever!


  • Gandalf: "True courage is not knowing when to take a life, but when it spare it."
    Gandalf: True courage is not knowing when to take a life, but when it spare it.
    Gandalf: True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I have never used a sword in my life.
    Gandalf: And I hope you never have to. But if you do, remember... true courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.


  • Great Goblin: What're you gonna do about it, wizard?
    Gandalf: [disembowels the Great Goblin]
    Great Goblin: That'll do it...


  • Bilbo Baggins: I have never used a sword in my life.
    Gandalf: And I hope you never have to. But if you do, remember... true courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.


  • Bilbo: (Looks at sword)
    Bilbo: [looks at sword]
    Balin: I wouldn't bother, laddie. Swords are named for great things they do in battle. That's more of a... letter opener.


  • Thorin: Where did you go, if I may ask?
    Gandalf: To look ahead.
    Thorin: and what brought you back?
    Gandalf: Looking behind.


  • Galadriel: Why the Hafling?
    Gandalf: Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I 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? That's because I am afraid and it gives me courage.


  • Bilbo Baggins: Why don't we have a game of riddles? And if I win, you show me the way out
    Bilbo Baggins: Why don't we have a game of riddles? And if I win, you show me the way out.
    Bilbo: Why don't we have a game of riddles? And if I win, you show me the way out.
    Gollum: (talking to himself) And if he looses, what then?
    Gollum: [talking to himself] And if he looses, what then?
    Gollum: [talking to himself] And if he loses, what then?
    Gollum: Well precious, if he looses, then we eats it! (giggles)
    Gollum: Well precious, if he looses, then we eats it! [giggles]
    Gollum: Well precious, if he loses, then we eats it! [giggles]
    Gollum: (Turns to Bilbo) - If Baggins looses, we eats it all.
    Gollum: [turns to Bilbo] If Baggins looses, we eats it all.
    Gollum: [turns to Bilbo] If Baggins loses, we eats it all.
    Bilbo Baggins: Fair engouh...
    Bilbo: Fair enough...


  • Dwalin: (Knock on the door) Dwailn at your service
    Dwalin: [knock on the door] Dwailn at your service.
    Bilbo Baggins: Billbo Baggins at your service
    Bilbo Baggins: Billbo Baggins at your service.


  • Gollum: Did we say so precious Did we say so what has it got in his pocket
    Gollum: Did we say so, precious? But what has it got in its pocketses, eh?
    Bilbo Baggins: (Billbo points sword at Gollum) That's no concern of yours
    Bilbo Baggins: [Billbo points sword at Gollum] That's no concern of yours.


  • Gollum: (talking to himself) Gollum Gollum
    Gollum: [talking to himself] Gollum Gollum.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I agree the worst is behind us
    Bilbo Baggins: I do believe the worst is behind us.


  • Gandalf: It's the little things that are important! Love or an act of kindness that are the things that keep darkness at bay.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I know you doubt me, I know you always have, and you're right. I often think of Bag End. I miss my books, and my arm chair, and my garden. See, thatâ??s where I belong; thatâ??s home, and thatâ??s why I came cause you don't have one.. a home. It was taken from you, but I will help you take it back if I can.
    Bilbo Baggins: I know you doubt me, I know you always have, and you're right. I often think of Bag End. I miss my books, and my arm chair, and my garden. See, that's where I belong; that's home, and that's why I came cause you don't have one.. a home. It was taken from you, but I will help you take it back if I can.


  • Gandalf: Your Old Took's great-granduncle Bullroarer was so huge (for a hobbit) that he could ride a horse. He charged the ranks of the goblins of Mount Gram in the Battle of the Green Fields, and knocked their king Golfibul's head clean off so that it sailed a hundred yards through the air and went down a rabbit-hole, and the battle was won-- and the game of Golf was invented at the same time.
    Gandalf: Your Old Took's great-granduncle Bullroarer was so huge [for a hobbit] that he could ride a horse. He charged the ranks of the goblins of Mount Gram in the Battle of the Green Fields, and knocked their king Golfibul's head clean off so that it sailed a hundred yards through the air and went down a rabbit-hole, and the battle was won-- and the game of Golf was invented at the same time.


  • Gandalf: The world is not in your maps and books. It's out there.


  • Elrond: So this is your purpose; to enter the mountain.
    Thorin Oakenshield: What of it?
    Elrond: There are some who would not deem it wise.


  • Gollum: Oh, we like goblinses, batses, and fishes, but we hasnâ??t tried Hobbitses before.
    Gollum: Oh, we like goblinses, batses, and fishes, but we hasn't tried Hobbitses before.


  • Ori: Have they got any chips?


  • Gandalf: "Every good story deserves to be embellished."
    Gandalf: Every good story deserves to be embellished.


  • Goblin King: Oh...so that's how.
    Goblin King: Oh... so that's how.


  • Dwalin: (Bell rings) That would be the door...
    Dwalin: [bell rings] That would be the door...


  • Gollum: What has roots as nobody sees, Is taller than trees Up, up it goes, And yet never grows?


  • Gollum: It stucks! Baggin stucks! Time's up...


  • Galadriel: Mthrandir... Why the halfling?
    Gandalf: "Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I 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."
    Gandalf: Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I 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.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I have never used a sword in my life.
    Legolas: I have never used a sword in my life.
    Balin: I'm not sure it is a sword, more like a letter opener.


  • Bilbo Baggins: Good morning!


  • Goblin King: "Now how are you going to get past me?!!?
    Goblin King: Now how are you going to get past me?


  • Radagast: A dark power has found a way back into the world...


  • Gollum: We knows safe paths for Hobbitses, in the Dark. Shut Up!
    Bilbo Baggins: I didn't say anything.
    Gollum: Wasn't talking to you.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I'm going on an adventure!


  • Bilbo Baggins: Good Morning!
    Gandalf: What do you mean? Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?


  • Bilbo Baggins: I do believe the worst is behind us!


  • Fimbul: Where's the meat?
    Ori: Where's the meat?


  • Elrond: "So that is your purpose? To enter the Mountain?
    Elrond: So that is your purpose? To enter the Mountain?
    Thorin Oakenshield: "What of it?"
    Thorin Oakenshield: What of it?
    Elrond: "There are some who would not deem it wise.."
    Elrond: There are some who would not deem it wise..


  • Gollum: Oh, we like goblinses, batses, and fishes, but we hasn't tried Hobbitses before. Is it soft? is It juicy?


  • Gollum: IF BAGGINS LOSES, WE EATS IT ALL!
    Gollum: If Baggins loses, we eats it whole!


  • Gollum: What is the Baggins' precious?


  • Bilbo Baggins: No. No. NO!


  • Gandalf: True courage isn't about taking a life, but knowing when to spare one.
    Gandalf: True courage is not about knowing when to take a life... but when to spare one.


  • Gollum: must have the precious, they stole from us!
    Gollum: Must have the precious. They stole it from us.


  • Gandalf: true courage is about knowing, not when to take a life, but when to spare one
    Gandalf: True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare.


  • Goblin King: Look who it is!


  • Dwalin: (after being served Elvish food) Where's the meat!?
    Dwalin: [after being served Elvish food] Where's the meat!?


  • Bilbo Baggins: I know you doubt me. I know you always have. I often think of Bag End. That's where I belong. That's home. You don't have one. It was taken from you, but I will help you get it back if I can.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I'm going on an adventure!


  • Bilbo Baggins: I wouldn't risk it! I really wouldn't!


  • Gandalf: The world isn't in your books and maps! Its out there.


  • Thorin Oakenshield: Have you done much fighting?


  • Bilbo Baggins: Why don't we have a game of riddles?
    Gollum: And if he loses? What then? Well if he loses precious then we eats it! If Baggins loses we eats it whole!
    Bilbo Baggins: Fair enough.


  • Galadriel: Mithrandir, why the halfling?
    Gandalf: Why Bilbo Baggins? That is because I am afraid, and he gives me courage.


  • Thorin Oakenshield: We will seize this chance to TAKE BACK EREBOR!


  • Gollum: If Bagginses loses, we eats him whole.
    Bilbo Baggins: Fair enough.


  • Thorin Oakenshield: Loyalty, honor, and a willing heart. I can ask no more than that.


  • Thorin Oakenshield: So this is the hobbit ..
    Thorin Oakenshield: So this is the hobbit .
    Gandalf: You asked me to find the 14 member of the company and have elected Mr. Baggins.
    Bilbo Baggins: Me? no, no, no ...
    Bilbo Baggins: Me? No, no, no...


  • Galadriel: Mithrandir, why the Hafling?
    Gandalf: Because I am afraid...he gives me courage.


  • Gandalf: Home is now behind you... The world is ahead
    Gandalf: Home is now behind you... The world is ahead.


  • Gollum: Is he lost?
    Bilbo Baggins: Yes, yes and i want to get unlost... As soon as possible!
    Gollum: Oh! We knows! We knows safe paths for hobbitses! Safe paths in the dark!... SHUT UP!
    Bilbo Baggins: I didn't say anything...
    Gollum: I wasn't talking to you!


  • Gandalf: In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.


  • Gandalf: You'll have a tale to two to tell when you come back.
    Gandalf: You'll have a tale or two to tell when you come back.
    Bilbo Baggins: Can you promise that I will come back?
    Legolas: Can you promise that I will come back?
    Gandalf: No. And if you do, you will not be the same.


  • Thorin Oakenshield: I can not guarantee his safety.
    Gandalf: Understood.
    Thorin Oakenshield: Nor will I be responsible for his fate.


  • Bilbo Baggins: You will promise me I will come back
    Bilbo Baggins: You can promise that I will come back?
    Gandalf: No, and if you do you will not be the same
    Gandalf: o. And if you do, you will not be the same.
    Gandalf: No. And if you do, you will not be the same.


  • Gandalf: Bilbo Baggins, I'm looking for someone to share him an adventure.
    Gandalf: Bilbo Baggins, I'm looking for someone to share in an adventure.


  • Gandalf: May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.


  • Legolas: I will not hesitate to kill you, Dwarf!


  • Bilbo Baggins: My name is Bilbo Baggins
    Gollum: Bagginses? What is a Bagginses? Precious.....
    Gollum: Bagginses? What is a Bagginses? Precious...


  • Thorin Oakenshield: "I can not guarantee his safety."
    Thorin Oakenshield: I can not guarantee his safety.
    Gandalf: "Understood."
    Gandalf: Understood.
    Thorin Oakenshield: "Nor will I be responsible for his fate."
    Thorin Oakenshield: Nor will I be responsible for his fate.


  • Gandalf: You'll have a tale to two to tell when you come back.
    Bilbo Baggins: Can you promise that I will come back?
    Gandalf: No. And if you do, you will not be the same.


  • Bilbo Baggins: I can't just running off into the blue. I'm a Baggins of bag end!


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