Quote. J.R.R. Tolkien, writing and art.. I pinned this elsewhere but love the…

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

He also originally wrote it separate from the Legendarium but he rewrote parts of it (most notably the scene where Bilbo encounters Gollum and gets the Ring) to be a part of the mythos.

He also originally wrote it separate from the Legendarium but he rewrote parts of it (most notably the scene where Bilbo encounters Gollum and gets the Ring) to be a part of the mythos.

Harry Potter - Dragons. Game of Thrones - Dragons. The Hobbit- Dragons. Inheritance Series - Dragons.....

The Lord of the RIngs - Dragons. Game of Thrones - Dragons. The Hobbit- Dragons.

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort."   - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit  I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

Why Tolkien was a fine modern artist

The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit from the shire who goes on the adventure of a lifetime. The Hobbit is less complicated and easier to read than the Lord of The Rings but still full of adventure, excitement and exploration.

"It simply isn't an adventure worth telling if there aren't any dragons." ~J.R.R. Tolkien ..*

Tolkien quote ~ "It simply isn't an adventure worth telling if there are no dragons" Always loved this Smaug

these are incredible but they're a commitment.  There's a page long paragraph about how the grass moves

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

Entrance to Moria ~ Vintage copies of "The Lord of the Rings" Trilogy by J.R… [ "Beautiful set of The Lord of the Rings by J. Tolkien // speak friend and e

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892 – 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and…

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE, FRSL January 1892 – 2 September known by his friends as Ronald.

Tolkien - He started reading him around age 7.  I now think I should have delayed mature reading a bit longer.

"The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater." ~ Tolkien (quote for tattoo)

Edith + JRR Tolkien, Their love story was the inspiration for the Epic story of Beren and Lúthien. <3 <3 <3

Beren and Luthien - my favourite story from the Silmarillion. This picture: Edith + JRR Tolkien, Their Love story was the inspiration for the Epic story of Beren and Luthien.

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