Writer’s Quote Wednesday: J.R.R. Tolkien

Tolkien quote

Is anyone not familiar with English writer, poet, and university professor J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973)? He is best known as the author of the classic works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillion.

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  1. I do a weekly quote on my blog and used one of Tolkien’s just recently. He was profound.
    https://lingeringvisions.wordpress.com/2016/01/11/weekly-quote-on-the-fence-with-tolkien/

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    1. Yes, he was profound. One of my favorite writers! And his birthday was this month. I saw your post; great quote and great post!

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  2. What an absolutely beautiful photo and words to go with it! There is always hope right around the corner! ❤

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    1. Thank you! Yes, there is always something new and exciting around the corner!

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      1. That is just the best photo. I love it! ❤

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      2. Oh, thank you! My dad’s mountain cabin is on that road. I took the photo some time ago.

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      3. Fabulous! It really speaks to me!

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  3. Hello, my name is Wendy, and I’m a Tolkien addict. 😀
    I love the promise of opportunity in this quote!

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    1. Thank you! I’m a Tolkien addict as well. Currently reading some of his least-known works. 🙂

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      1. It’s high time I did that again! ♥

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  4. I love this one. Maybe we’ll find a secret garden! One of my retirement goals is to read all Tolkien books.

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    1. Thank you! I currently am reading some of his lesser-known works.

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      1. For some reason I never read Lord of the Rings or any other books by him.

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      2. Someday, you should read the Lord of the Rings. I have an old friend who re-reads it every year.

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      3. I plan to read them all back to back.

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