For this week’s “Thursday Quote Day” here is another quote from author J.R.R. Tolkien:
“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 grows perhaps the greater.” (J.R.R. Tolkien The Fellowship of the Ring)
For this week’s “Thursday Quote Day”, here is an exchange between Frodo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey in the first part of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
“I wish it need not have happened in my time. So do I and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” (Frodo & Gandalf The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring)
I just saw this video today of another great Sesame Street parody. This time it involves The Lord of the Rings with Cookie Monster and patience and delayed gratification. That seems to be an important lesson for Cookie Monster to learn and relearn (and one I think we all need to learn and relearn). Here’s the video: