Quote of the Day

“I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry you and it as well.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

This quote is dedicated to my dad, who turns 60 on Saturday, and who made me the book lover I am today. This is one of his favorite quotes in all of literature. Happy Birthday, Dad!! I love you!


  1. Sam <3 my favorite hobbit. I have always maintained that HE is the true hero of the story. To me. I love him so hard! *sobbing*

    1. I agree completely that Sam is the true hero! I am Wench enough to admit that I've not read the books. I tried, honestly. I just couldn't do it. The movies rocked my world though. Every so often the line, "don't you leave him Samwise Gamgee. And I don't mean to" runs through my head, randomly. And it gives me chills every time. We should all strive to be half the Hobbit Sam was. And hope to have a friend like him.

    2. I love the books, but the movies were freaking amazing too. God. He makes me cry so hard when he starts crying in the movies. I LOVE HIM. I love the strong friendship theme in Tolkien's work... really.. that is what all his stories are about.


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