“The Lord of the Rings” quotes

(1978)
Cartoon The Lord of the Rings
Title The Lord of the Rings
Year 1978
Director Ralph Bakshi
Genre Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation
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Plot – One of the rings forged by Sauron, the Dark Lord, ended up in the hands of Bilbo, a 'hobbit' from Middle-Earth. As the wizard Gandalf suggested, Bilbo entrusts the ring to his nephew Frodo whose fate has committed him to bring the harmful object to the land of Mordor. Here, he can throw it in the Oradrien mountain's flames. While Gandalf fights against the wizard Saruman, Frodo faithfully begins his journey. However, the path is obstructed by the black knights' attacks and by the Orcs.
All actors – Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt, Simon Chandler, Dominic Guard, Norman Bird, Michael Graham Cox, Anthony Daniels, David Buck, Peter Woodthorpe, Fraser Kerr, Philip Stone, Michael Deacon, André Morell, Alan Tilvern, Annette Crosbie, John Westbrook, John A. Neris, Sharon Baird, Michael Lee Gogin, Paul Gale, Patrick Sullivan Burke, Billy Barty, Donn Whyte, Trey Wilson, Albert Ash, Patty Maloney, Jeri Lea Ray, Felix Silla, Mike Clifford, Larry Larsen, Art Hern, David Dotson, Tommy Madden, Gary Jensen, Aesop Aquarian, Santy Josol, Stan Barrett, John L, Herbie Braha, Sam Laws, Hank Calia, Terry Leonard, Frank Delfino, Peter Looney, Russ Ernest, Dennis Madalone, Louie Elias, Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei, Edoardo Faieta, Jerry Maren, Carmen Filpi, Harry Monty, Ruth Gay, Frank Morson, Leonard P. Geer, Walter Robles, Harriet Gibson, Mic Rodgers, Bob Haney, Angelo Rossitto, Chuck Hayward, Peter Risch, Eddie Hice, Jack Verbois, Loren Janes, Greg Walker
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  • “The Ring had a will of its own, and a way of slipping from one hand to be found by another, so that it might at last get back to its master. And there, the ring lay at the bottom of the great river Anduin for thousands of years.”
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:waiting, will]
  • “- Saruman: There is a third choice. It is to remain here, until you tell me where the One Ring may be found.
    - Gandalf: Saruman, if you do this, if you delay me here, Sauron will surely get it then.
    - Saruman: Then he will know his good servants... and his enemies.”

    Fraser Kerr - Saruman
    William Squire - Gandalf
  • “There no one else for them take up with except a fat innkeeper who only remembers his name because people shout it at him all day.”

    Sir John Hurt - Aragorn
  • “- Legolas: All you had to do was say friend... and enter.
    - Gilmi: Those were happier times...”

    Anthony Daniels - Legolas
    David Buck - Gimli
    [Tag:friends, words]
  • “Sam Gamgee, your legs are too short, so use your head!”
    Michael Scholes - Sam
    [Tag:head, intellect]
  • “I shall have need of such strength so soon.”
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:need, strength]
  • “Mr. Frodo, sir! Don't let him hurt me, sir! Don't let him turn me into something unnatural!”

    Michael Scholes - Sam
    [Tag:fear, magic]
  • “Do not tempt me! I would wish to turn it to good, and it cannot be used so! Meaning to be kind, I would become as terrible as the Dark Lord himself. Do not tempt me!”

    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:temptation]
  • “- Sam: Straight stairs, winding stairs what comes after that?
    - Gollum: We shall see, oh yes... We shall see.”

    Michael Scholes - Sam
    Peter Woodthorpe - Gollum
    [Tag:anticipation]
  • “- Frodo: I wish it need not happen in my time.
    - Gandalf: So do I.”

    Christopher Guard - Frodo
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:regret, wishes]
  • “He used the Ring for thieving, and to find out secrets. His own people began to despise the wretched creature and to call him Gollum.”
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:monster, secrets]
  • “I'm tired of looking at my cousins all day.”
    Christopher Guard - Frodo
    [Tag:boredom, family]
  • “With the One Ring, Middle-Earth was his, and he could not be overcome. As the last alliance of men and Elves fell beneath his power, he did not notice the heroic shadow who slipped in. It was Prince Isildur, of the mighty kings from across the sea, who took the ring. But because he did not destroy it, the spirit of the dark lord lived on, and...” (continue)(continue reading)
    William Squire - Gandalf
  • “My precious. My precious.”

    Peter Woodthorpe - Gollum
    [Tag:jewels]
  • “- Gandalf: I have come for your aid Saruman the White, in troubled times. The Nine are abroad, darkness approaches, the Black Riders!
    - Saruman: Is that all the news you have for me then?
    - Gandalf: Is that not enough? Sauron is moving at last!”

    William Squire - Gandalf
    Fraser Kerr - Saruman
    [Tag:helping, news]
  • “- Saruman: It is time for us to choose. A new age is upon us, a new power is rising. Nothing that elves or men or wizards can do will avail against it. Its enemies are utterly doomed, but its friends...
    - Gandalf: You are saying that we should join with Mordor? With him?
    - Saruman: Does that displease you? Where is the Ring Gandalf? Why do the...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Fraser Kerr - Saruman
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:choice, evil, servants]
  • “Long ago, in the early years of the Second Age, the great Elven-smiths forged rings of power. Nine for mortal men, seven for the Dwarf lords, three for the tall Elf Kings. But then, the dark lord learned the craft of ring making and made the Master Ring, the one ring to rule them all.”
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:commanding, power]
  • “- Frodo: Because of Gollum! Oh, Gandalf... what am I to do? What a pity that Bilbo didn't kill that vile creature when he had the chance.
    - Gandalf: Yes, it was pity. Pity and mercy.”

    Christopher Guard - Frodo
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:mercy, pity]
  • “- Merry: Mind yourself, we're supposed to be escaping in secret!
    - Pippin: Mind yourself, don't get lost.”

    Simon Chandler - Merry
    Dominic Guard - Pippin
    [Tag:escape]
  • “One ring to rule them all; one ring to find them. One ring to keep them all, and in the darkness bind them!”
    William Squire - Gandalf
  • “- Boromir: What is this? Why do you speak of hiding and destroying? The Ring could save all Middle Earth!
    - Elrond: This is Sauron's Ring! To wield it, you would have to become Sauron.”

    Michael Graham Cox - Boromir
  • “- Sam: I still don't know if we can trust him mister Frodo.
    - Aragorn: I said you have no choice Sam!”

    Michael Scholes - Sam
    Sir John Hurt - Aragorn
    [Tag:choice, trust]
  • “Terrible shadows, under his great Shadow, who roamed the world... searching for the One Ring. In time, the Ring was found. Two friends were fishing in the great river one day.”
    William Squire - Gandalf
    [Tag:prophecy, shadow]
  • “- Gandalf: Wait. Do you desire it so much already?
    - Frodo: No, but, but why ruin it?
    - Gandalf: Because it is altogether evil. It will corrupt and destroy anyone who wears it, until he passes into the world of shadows under the power of Sauron, the Dark Lord of Mordor.”

    William Squire - Gandalf
    Christopher Guard - Frodo
    [Tag:desire, evil, ruin]
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