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Middle-earth Aphorisms and Homilies



Otaku-sempai
Immortal


Dec 27 2017, 4:12am


Views: 1978
Middle-earth Aphorisms and Homilies

Come up with a quote or devise your own!

For example: I know a Lake-man so clumsy, he can't cast a hook and hit water!

"I may be on the side of the angels, but do not think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock


No One in Particular
Rivendell


Dec 29 2017, 3:06am


Views: 1914
It's

the job never started as takes longest to finish.

While you live, shine
Have no grief at all
Life exists only for a short while
And time demands an end.
Seikilos Epitaph


Otaku-sempai
Immortal


Dec 29 2017, 4:08am


Views: 1903
Attribution?

That sounds like something that Samwise or Meriadoc might have said.

"I may be on the side of the angels, but do not think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock


No One in Particular
Rivendell


Dec 29 2017, 4:23am


Views: 1899
Samwise the Stouthearted

Quoting his dear old Gaffer. Somewhere around or near the Mirror of Gladriel.

While you live, shine
Have no grief at all
Life exists only for a short while
And time demands an end.
Seikilos Epitaph


Darkstone
Immortal


Dec 29 2017, 10:50pm


Views: 1850
"One may go quickly, but a company can go far." /

 

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The audacious proposal stirred his heart. And the stirring became a song, and it mingled with the songs of Gil-galad and Celebrian, and with those of Feanor and Fingon. The song-weaving created a larger song, and then another, until suddenly it was as if a long forgotten memory woke and for one breathtaking moment the Music of the Ainur revealed itself in all glory. He opened his lips to sing and share this song. Then he realized that the others would not understand. Not even Mithrandir given his current state of mind. So he smiled and simply said "A diversion.




Darkstone
Immortal


Dec 29 2017, 10:59pm


Views: 1859
Or...

"Never play cards with a guy named Gandalf, never stay at an inn with the word 'prancing' in its name, and never travel with a hobbit whose troubles are worse than your own.

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The audacious proposal stirred his heart. And the stirring became a song, and it mingled with the songs of Gil-galad and Celebrian, and with those of Feanor and Fingon. The song-weaving created a larger song, and then another, until suddenly it was as if a long forgotten memory woke and for one breathtaking moment the Music of the Ainur revealed itself in all glory. He opened his lips to sing and share this song. Then he realized that the others would not understand. Not even Mithrandir given his current state of mind. So he smiled and simply said "A diversion.




CuriousG
Half-elven


Dec 31 2017, 6:02pm


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Re: Glorfindel's horse

If you hear a horse with bells on it, you know it's Good and not Evil.

Or, re: Gollum, Wargs, and Black Riders: if something is sniffing its way toward you, it's not a friend but a foe.


Attalus
Lorien


Jan 5, 5:08pm


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Gaffer again

"All's well that ends better!"


To which I will add, "Short cuts make long delays." -Pippin

We are the fighting Uruk-Hai! We slew the great warrior! Well, yeah, first he killed a bunch of us and another whole lot of Mauhr's lads, and we had to shoot enough arrows into him to drop a Mmak. But we got him


Otaku-sempai
Immortal


Jan 5, 6:20pm


Views: 1716
We've got some very good ones, folks!

Don't hesitate to come up with original sayings that sound Middle-earthish!

"I may be on the side of the angels, but do not think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock


Attalus
Lorien


Jan 5, 6:40pm


Views: 1712
New Ones?

There isn't anything that a Ranger can do that a Hobbit can't do in two trips Cool

We are the fighting Uruk-Hai! We slew the great warrior! Well, yeah, first he killed a bunch of us and another whole lot of Mauhr's lads, and we had to shoot enough arrows into him to drop a Mmak. But we got him


Darkstone
Immortal


Jan 5, 10:25pm


Views: 1699
"Every week has its wormy spot." /

 

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The audacious proposal stirred his heart. And the stirring became a song, and it mingled with the songs of Gil-galad and Celebrian, and with those of Feanor and Fingon. The song-weaving created a larger song, and then another, until suddenly it was as if a long forgotten memory woke and for one breathtaking moment the Music of the Ainur revealed itself in all glory. He opened his lips to sing and share this song. Then he realized that the others would not understand. Not even Mithrandir given his current state of mind. So he smiled and simply said "A diversion.




Wainrider
Bree

Feb 9, 9:40pm


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wind

It's an ill wind as blows no one any good.


Attalus
Lorien


Feb 9, 10:29pm


Views: 1250
Pipe-weed

.is great as long as nobody gets the idea to chop it fine and roll it up in paper. That's as sure as Shire-talk. Pirate

We are the fighting Uruk-Hai! We slew the great warrior! Well, yeah, first he killed a bunch of us and another whole lot of Mauhr's lads, and we had to shoot enough arrows into him to drop a Mmak. But we got him!