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200 Best Treebeard Quotes From Lord of the Rings

1. “ [upon seeing the atmosphere in Edoras] You’ll find more cheer in a graveyard. ”


2. “[about Orcs] They come with fire, they come with axes… gnawing, biting, breaking, hacking, burning! Destroyers and usurpers, curse them!” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


3. Treebeard: [after seeing the torn-down forest around Isengard] Saruman! A wizard should know better!


4. “[to Merry and Pippin] I promised Gandalf I would keep you safe and safe is where I’ll keep you.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


5. Hobbits? Never heard of a Hobbit before. Sounds like Orc mischief to me!


6. But if I had seen you before I heard your voices — I liked them: nice little voices; they reminded me of something I cannot remember — if I had seen you before I heard you, I should have just trodden on you, taking you for little orcs, and found out my mistake afterwards. which book


7. Almost felt you liked the Forest! That's good! That's uncommonly kind of you,' said a strange voice. 'Turn round and let me have a look at your faces. I almost feel that I dislike you both, but do not let us be hasty. Turn around!'


8. It is a lovely language,but it takes a very long time to say anything in it,unless it is worth taking a long time to say,and to listen to


9. “Elves began it, of course, waking trees up and teaching them to speak and learn their tree-talk. They always wished to talk to everything, the old Elves did. But then the Great Darkness came, and they passed away over the Sea, or fled into far valleys and hid themselves, and made songs about days that would never come again. Never again. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


10. “I do not like worrying about the future. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


11. “Let them march now and sing! We have a long way to go, and there is time ahead for thought. It is something to have started. ”


12. “Three days and nights pursuit. No food, no rest. No sign of our quarry, but what bare rock can tell! ”


13. “I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate.' A queer half-knowing, half-humorous look came with a green flicker into his eyes. 'For one thing it would take a long while: my name is growing all the time, and I've lived a very long, long time; so my name is like a story. Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say. It is a lovely language, but it takes a very long time saying anything in it, because we do not say anything in it, unless it is worth taking a long time to say, and to listen to.”


14. Together we will take the road that leads into the West,


15. A queer stifling feeling came over them as if the air was too thin or too scanty for breathing.


16. “I believe you will enjoy this next one, too. It is one of my own compositions. Ahem. ‘Beneath the roof of sleeping… leaves and dreams of trees untold, When woodland halls are… green… and cool, and the wind is in the west, Come back to me… Come… back… to me, And say my land is… best. ’ ”


17. Side? I am on nobody's side, because nobody is on my side, little orc. - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien


18. I am not altogether on anybody's side, because nobody is altogether on my side, if you understand me: nobody cares for the woods as I care for them, not even Elves nowadays.


19. “It is a lovely language,but it takes a very long time to say anything in it,unless it is worth taking a long time to say,and to listen to. ”


20. They come with fire, they come with axes... gnawing, biting, breaking, hacking, burning! Destroyers and usurpers, curse them!


21. “They had voices of their own. Saruman! A wizard should know better! ”


22. . . . But let them march now and sing! We have a long way to go, and there is time ahead for thought. It is something to have started.


23. The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air!


24. “I am not altogether on anybody’s side, because nobody is altogether on my side, if you understand me: nobody cares for the woods as I care for them, not even Elves nowadays. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


25. It is a lovely language, but it takes a very long time to say anything in it, unless it is worth taking a long time to say, and to listen to.


26. “Side? I am on nobody’s side, because nobody is on my side, little orc. ” – ‘The Return of the King’


27. “But I spoke hastily. We must not be hasty. I have become too hot. I must cool myself and think; for it is easier to shout stop! than to do it.”


28. "He led the way in under the huge branches of the trees. Old beyond guessing, they seemed. Great trailing beards of lichen hung from them, blowing and swaying in the breeze. Out of the shadows, the hobbits peeped, gazing back down the slope: little furtive figures that in the dim light looked like elf-children in the deeps of time peering out of the Wild Wood in wonder at their first Dawn."


29. “Curse him, root and branch! Many of those trees were my friends, creatures I had known from nut and acorn; many had voices of their own that are lost forever now. And there is a waste of stump and bramble where once there were singing groves. I have been idle. I have let things slip. It must stop!” – ‘The Two Towers’


30. You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say. - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien


31. “Nobody cares for the woods anymore.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


32. “Let them march now and sing! We have a long way to go, and there is time ahead for thought. It is something to have started.”


33. But I spoke hastily. We must not be hasty. I have become too hot. I must cool myself and think; for it is easier to shout stop! then to do it.


34. Things have changed. Some of us are still true Ents, and lively enough in our fashion, but many are growing sleepy, going tree-ish, as you might say. Most of the trees are just trees, of course; but many are half awake. Some are quite wide awake, and a few are, well, ah, well getting Entish. That is going on all the time.


35. When Spring is come to garth and field, and corn is in the blade,


36. “But there, my friends, songs like trees bear fruit only in their own time and their own way: and sometimes they are withered untimely. - Treebeard”


37. “I do not like worrying about the future. I am not altogether on anybody’s side, because nobody is altogether on my side, if you understand me: nobody cares for the woods as I care for them, not even Elves nowadays.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


38. The grace for each day is sufficient to accomplish a daily task. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita


39. Likely enough that we are going to our doom: the last march of the Ents. But if we stayed at home and did nothing, doom would find us anyway, sooner or later. That thought has long been growing in our hearts; and that is why we are marching now. It was not a hasty resolve. Now at least the last march of the Ents may be worth a song.


40. This is only one short section of the Phenomenology, the whole of which traces the development of Mind as it overcomes contradiction or opposition. - Author: Anonymous


41. ‘Those were the broad days! Time was when I could walk and sing all day and hear no more than the echo of my own voice in the hollow hills. The woods were like the woods of Lothlórien, only thicker, stronger, younger. And the smell of the air! I used to spend a week just breathing.’


42. “Side? I am on no one’s side, because no one is on my side. ” – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers’


43. I can still kick your pony-lovin' butt with twice this much pain


44. “Treebeard: Many of these trees were my friends. Creatures I had known from nut or acorn.


45. My home is deep in the forest near the roots of the mountain


46. “It is a lovely language,but it takes a very long time to say anything in it,unless it is worth taking a long time to say,and to listen to.


47. There's nothing better for kids than a bucket and shovel at the beach. I grew up across the marsh from The Citadel. We loved buying chicken necks at the Piggly Wiggly, tying them to a string on a stick and catching blue crabs. - Author: Thomas Gibson


48. Many of us are tempted to find the key in doing, but the answer is actually found in being. It is vital that we are routinely humbled by the reminder that Christian life is grounded, not in what we can do, but what has been done for us and what we need done to us. - Author: Alistair Begg


49. “Some of my kin look just like trees now, and need something great to rouse them; and they speak only in whispers. But some of my trees are limb-lithe, and many can talk to me.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


50. She sits in a tub full to the brim, her chin submerged, her knees bent and revealed. She feels the water drift as her lungs expand and deflate with every breath. She images the space inside her it doesn't touch. - Author: B. E. Hewson


51. “Treebeard: [after seeing the torn-down forest around Isengard] Saruman! A wizard should know better! [long loud yell] There is no curse in Elvish, Entish, or the tongues of men for this treachery.


52. “But I spoke hastily. We must not be hasty. I have become too hot. I must cool myself and think; for it is easier to shout stop! then to do it. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


53. For it is easier to shout 'Stop', than to do it - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien


54. The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air. - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien


55. " 'I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate.' A queer half-knowing, half-humorous look came with a green flicker into his eyes. 'For one thing it would take a long while: my name is growing all the time, and I've lived a very long, long time; so my name is like a story. Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say. It is a lovely language,. but it takes a very. long time saying anything in it, because we. do not. say anything in. it, unless it is worth taking a long time to. say, and to listen. to.' " (Treebeard)


56. I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate.' A queer half-knowing, half-humorous look came with a green flicker into his eyes.


57. “Merry: [of the Entmoot] It’s been going for hours.


58. Those were the broad days! Time was when I could walk and sing all day and hear no more than the echo of my own voice in the hollow hills. The woods were like the woods of Lothlórien, only thicker, stronger, younger. And the smell of the air! I used to spend a week just breathing.


59. “Treebeard: We have just agreed… [Merry and Pippin lean in and wait]


60. Never is too long a word even for me...


61. “Things will go as they will; and there is no need to hurry to meet them.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


62. Some of my kin look just like trees now, and need something great to rouse them; and they speak only in whispers. But some of my trees are limb-lithe, and many can talk to me.


63. When Winter comes, and singing ends; when darkness falls at last;


64. “Many of the Ents are younger than I am, by many lives of trees. They are all roused now, and their mind is all on one thing: breaking Isengard. But they will start thinking again before long; they will cool down a little . . . But let them march now and sing! We have a long way to go, and there is time ahead for thought. It is something to have started.”


65. Your mind makes you dance like a monkey all the time. . . Now you have to become stronger; you have to make the mind dance. Make it dance on the stage of mantra. For that, mediate and repeat mantra. - Author: Swami Muktananda


66. “Hill. Yes, that was it. But it is a hasty word for a thing that has stood here ever since this part of the world was shaped. Never mind. Let us leave it, and go. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


67. “Forty-two? Oh, that’s not bad for a pointy-eared elvish princeling. Hmph! I myself am sitting pretty on forty-three. ”


68. “Those were the broad days! Time was when I could walk and sing all day and hear no more than the echo of my own voice in the hollow hills. The woods were like the woods of Lothlórien, only thicker, stronger, younger. And the smell of the air!” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


69. Side? I am on no one's side, because no one is on my side.


70. “For one thing it would take a long while: my name is growing all the time, and I’ve lived a very long, long time; so my name is like a story. Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say. ”


71. “Hroom, young Master Gandalf! I’m relieved that you’ve come. Wood and water, stock and stone I can master. But there is a wizard to manage here, locked in his tower.” The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


72. To Isengard! Though Isengard be ringed and barred with doors of stone;


73. “Out of the shadows, the hobbits peeped, gazing back down the slope: little furtive figures that in the dim light looked like elf-children in the deeps of time peering out of the Wild Wood in wonder at their first Dawn. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


74. “The filth of Saruman is washing away. Trees will come back to live here. Young trees. Wild trees.” The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


75. Did he say:"Hullo,Pippin!This is a pleasant surprise!"?No,indeed!He said:"Get up,you tom-fool of a Took!Where,in the name of wonder,in all this ruin is Treebeard?I want him. Quick"


76. The filth of Saruman is washing away. Trees will come back here - young trees, wild trees.


77. We come, we come with roll of drum: ta-runda runda runda rom!


78. “Things will go as they will; and there is no need to hurry to meet them. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


79. “[reacting to Pippin’s plan] That doesn’t make sense to me. But then you are very small, perhaps you’re right.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


80. “Hroom, hm, come, my friends. The Ents are going to war. It is likely that we go to our doom. The last march of the Ents.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


81. Treebeard: You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.


82. “Hroom, hm, come, my friends. The Ents are going to war. It is likely that we go to our doom. The last march of the Ents”


83. “Merry: We’re not orcs. We’re hobbits.


84. That doesn't make sense to me. But, then again, you are very small.


85. For bole and bough are burning now, the furnace roars – we go to war!


86. Indeed I have not seen them roused like this for many an age. We Ents do not like being roused; and we never are roused unless it is clear to us that our trees and our lives are in great danger.


87. “But Saruman now! Saruman is a neighbour: I cannot overlook him. I must do something, I suppose. I have often wondered lately what I should do about Saruman.”


88. Pippin: Why are there so few of you, when you live so long? Are there Ent children?


89. “This new Gandalf is more grumpy than the old one. ”


90. “Some of my kin look just like trees now, and need something great to rouse them; and they speak only in whispers. But some of my trees are limb-lithe, and many can talk to me. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


91. Young master Gandalf, I'm glad you've come. Wood and water, stock and stone I can master, but there's a wizard to manage here. Locked in his tower.


92. I promised Gandalf I would keep you safe and safe is where I'll keep you.


93. "A queer stifling feeling came over them, as if the air was too thin or too scanty for breathing."


94. “Whatever luck you live by… let’s hope it lasts the night. ”


95. When that happens to a tree, you find that some have bad hearts. Still, we do what we can. We keep off strangers and the foolhardy; and we train and we teach, we walk and we weed.


96. “But there, my friends, songs like trees bear fruit only in their own time and their own way: and sometimes they are withered untimely. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


97. Interestingly, however, we found that participants consistently underestimated their intake of the candies on their desks yet overestimated how much they ate when the candies were farther away. - Author: Brian Wansink


98. “Never is too long a word even for me…” – ‘The Return of the King’


99. “Now we must decide if the Ents will go to war.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


100. " 'Elves began it, of course, waking trees up and teaching them to speak and learn their tree-talk. They always wished to talk to everything, the old Elves did. But then the Great Darkness came, and they passed away over the Sea, or fled into far valleys and hid themselves, and made songs about days that would never come again. Never again.' " (Treebeard)


101. “The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.”


102. “Give me your name, horse-master, and I shall give you mine. ”


103. “ [of Orcs] They come with fire, they come with axes… gnawing, biting, breaking, hacking, burning! Destroyers and usurpers, curse them! ”


104. “We Ents cannot hold back this storm. We must weather such things as we have always done.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


105. “Young master Gandalf, I’m glad you’ve come. Wood and water, stock and stone I can master, but there’s a wizard to manage here. Locked in his tower. ” – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’


106. “…and those little family of field mice that climb up sometimes and they tickle me awfully.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


107. “Those were the broad days! Time was when I could walk and sing all day and hear no more than the echo of my own voice in the hollow hills. The woods were like the woods of Lothlórien, only thicker, stronger, younger. And the smell of the air!”


108. Curse him, root and branch! Many of those trees were my friends, creatures I had known from nut and acorn; many had voices of their own that are lost forever now. And there is a waste of stump and bramble where once there were singing groves. I have been idle. I have let things slip. It must stop!


109. “Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


110. “They come with fire, they come with axes… gnawing, biting, breaking, hacking, burning! Destroyers and usurpers, curse them!” – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’


111. “For it is easier to shout 'Stop', than to do it”


112. “The filth of Saruman is washing away. Trees will come back here – young trees, wild trees. ” – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’


113. You do not need a boyfriend or a girlfriend to write an emotional poet; because poetry is beyond hooks and holes. - Author: M. F. Moonzajer


114. “Indeed I have not seen them roused like this for many an age. We Ents do not like being roused; and we never are roused unless it is clear to us that our trees and our lives are in great danger. ”


115. When Summer lies upon the world, and in a noon of gold


116. “I have brought you a companion. He has an ent-house nearby. Bregalad is his Elvish name. He says he has already made up his mind and does not need to remain at the Moot. Hm, hm, he is the nearest thing among us to a hasty Ent. You ought to get on together. Good-bye!” – ‘The Two Towers’


117. “He was twitching because he’s got my axe Embedded in his nervous system! ”


118. “I always like going South; somehow, it feels like going downhill.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


119. “But I spoke hastily. We must not be hasty. I have become too hot. I must cool myself and think; for it is easier to shout stop! than to do it.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


120. “My name is growing all the time, and I’ve lived very long long time; so my name is like a story. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


121. One felt as if there was an enormous well behind them, filled up with ages of memory and long, slow, steady thinking; but their surface were sparkling with the present; like sun shimmering on the outer leaves of a vast tree, or on the ripples of a very deep lake.


122. Materia had been just six when they docked in Sydney Harbour and her father said, 'Look. This is the New World. Anything is possible here. She's been too young to realize that he was talking to her brother. - Author: Ann-Marie MacDonald


123. “I promised Gandalf I would keep you safe and safe is where I’ll keep you. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


124. “You are young and brave Master Merry. But your part in this tale is over. Go back to your home.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


125. “I believe you will enjoy this next one. It is one of my own compositions. Right, ahem. ‘Beneath the roof of sleeping leaves and dreams of trees untold, When woodland halls are green and cool, and the wind is in the west, Come back to me. Come back to me, And say my land is best. ” – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’


126. " 'Yes', said Pippin; 'I'm afraid this is only a passing gleam, and it will go grey again. What a pity! This shaggy old forest looked so different in the sunlight. I almost felt I liked the place.


127. ”Hrum, now, well, I am an Ent, or that’s what they call me. Yes, Ent is the word. The Ent, I am, you might say, in your manner of speaking. Fangorn is my name according to some, Treebeard others make it. Treebeard will do. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


128. Hill. Yes, that was it. But it is a hasty word for a thing that has stood here ever since this part of the world was shaped. Never mind. Let us leave it, and go.


129. When Summer warms the hanging fruit and burns the berry brown;


130. “War, yes. It affects us all, tree, root and twig.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


131. Never is too long a word even for me…


132. Some of my kin look just like trees now, and need something great to rouse them; and they speak only in whispers. But some of my trees are limb-lithe, and many can talk to me. - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien


133. “I used to be anxious when the shadow lay on Mirkwood, but when it removed to Mordor, I did not trouble for a while: Mordor is a long way away. But it seems that the wind is setting East, and the withering of all woods may be drawing near. There is naught that an old Ent can do to hold back that storm: he must weather it or crack.


134. I told him many things that he would never have found out by himself; but he never repaid me in like kind. I cannot remember that he ever told me anything. And he got more and more like that; his face, as I remember it - I have not seen it for many a day - became like windows in a stone wall: windows with shutters inside.


135. “‘I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate. ’ A queer half-knowing, half-humorous look came with a green flicker into his eyes. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


136. “Treebeard: Little orcs! Grruhhm.


137. When spring unfolds the beechen-leaf and sap is in the bough,


138. I do not like worrying about the future.


139. “Treebeard: There is always smoke rising from Isengard these days.


140. I always like going South; somehow, it feels like going downhill


141. He was delighted by things, as he was delighted by her, and he had done nothing else ever but make that clear. - Author: Colm Toibin


142. Out of the shadows, the hobbits peeped, gazing back down the slope: little furtive figures that in the dim light looked like elf-children in the deeps of time peering out of the Wild Wood in wonder at their first Dawn.


143. “Treebeard: Treebeard, some call me.


144. Elves began it, of course, waking trees up and teaching them to speak and learn their tree-talk. They always wished to talk to everything, the old Elves did. But then the Great Darkness came, and they passed away over the Sea, or fled into far valleys and hid themselves, and made songs about days that would never come again. Never again.


145. “It is a lovely language, but it takes a very long time to say anything in it, unless it is worth taking a long time to say, and to listen to. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


146. Things will go as they will; and there is no need to hurry to meet them.


147. Treebeard: [hopefully] I don’t suppose you’ve seen Entwives in the Shire?


148. Yes', said Pippin; 'I'm afraid this is only a passing gleam, and it will go grey again. What a pity! This shaggy old forest looked so different in the sunlight. I almost felt I liked the place.'


149. " 'Hoom, hum, I have not troubled about the Great Wars', said Treebeard; 'they mostly concern Elves and Men. That is the business of Wizards: Wizards are always troubled about the future. I do not like worrying about the future. I am not altogether on anybody's side, because nobody is altogether on my side, if you undertand me: nobody cares for the woods as I care for them, not even Elves nowadays.' "


150. “ [out of breath] I’m wasted on cross-country! We Dwarves are natural sprinters, very dangerous over short distances. ”


151. Anytime a broken heart is suffered, and there is a crushing pain inside the chest, this is a physical manifestation of the emotional experience as embodied by the anahata (heart) chakra. - Author: Alanna Kaivalya


152. “Some of my kin look just like trees now, and need something great to rouse them; and they speak only in whispers. But some of my trees are limb-lithe, and many can talk to me.”


153. My name is growing all the time, and I've lived very long long time; so my name is like a story.


154. 'Side? I am on nobody's side because nobody is on my side, little orc. Nobody cares for the woods anymore.''


155. “I am not altogether on anybody’s side, because nobody is altogether on my side, if you understand me: nobody cares for the woods as I care for them, not even Elves nowadays.”


156. Treebeard: The Ents cannot hold back this storm. We must weather such things as we have always done.


157. “Never is too long a word even for me...”


158. “Merry: Why are there so few of you, when you live so long? Are there Ent children?


159. God is a shower to the heart burned up with grief; God is a sun to the face deluged with tears. - Author: Philibert Joseph Roux


160. We always see the worst in our selves. Our most volnerable selves. We need someone to get close enough to tell us that we're wrong. Someone we trust. - Author: Rachel Cohn


161. “You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.”


162. “. . . But let them march now and sing! We have a long way to go, and there is time ahead for thought. It is something to have started. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


163. “That doesn’t make sense to me. But, then again, you are very small. ” – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King’


164. “ [to Merry and Pippin] I promised Gandalf I would keep you safe and safe is where I’ll keep you. ”


165. There is no curse in Elvish, Entish or the tongues of Men for this treachery!


166. This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Treebeard. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with The One Wiki to Rule Them All, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Commons Attribution-Share Alike license.


167. " 'I have brought you a companion. He has an ent-house nearby. Bregalad is his Elvish name. He says he has already made up his mind and does not need to remain at the Moot. Hm, hm, he is the nearest thing among us to a hasty Ent. You ought to get on together. Good-bye!' Treebeard turned and left them.


168. When Winter comes, the winter wild that hill and wood shall slay;


169. “Bless my bark!” The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


170. What monstrous things, our pasts, especially when they have been lovely. - Author: Colum McCann


171. Never is too long a word even for me. . . - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien


172. Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell. - Author: Bill Copeland


173. Something in my mind, like an eye behind my eye, sees angel shapes in shadows of our lamp-lit street. As I feel for the pencil in my pocket, I know it's the Dad part of me at last seeing glints of the divine, even in the grungy pavement. - Author: Laurel Garver


174. I have brought you a companion. He has an ent-house nearby. Bregalad is his Elvish name. He says he has already made up his mind and does not need to remain at the Moot. Hm, hm, he is the nearest thing among us to a hasty Ent. You ought to get on together. Good-bye!


175. "Treebeard marched on, signing with the others for a while. But after a time, his voice died to a murmur and fell silent again. Pippin could see that his old brow was wrinkled and knotted. At last he looked up, and Pippin could see a sad look in his eyes, sad but not unhappy. There was a light in them, as if the green flame had sunk deeper into the dark wells of his thoughts."


176. “Indeed I have not seen them roused like this for many an age. We Ents do not like being roused; and we never are roused unless it is clear to us that our trees and our lives are in great danger.”


177. “I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate.’ A queer half-knowing, half-humorous look came with a green flicker into his eyes. ‘For one thing it would take a long while: my name is growing all the time, and I’ve lived a very long, long time; so my name is like a story. Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say. It is a lovely language, but it takes a very long time saying anything in it, because we do not say anything in it, unless it is worth taking a long time to say, and to listen to.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


178. Come, my friends. The Ents are going to war. It is likely that we go to our doom. The last march of the Ents.


179. I went to a British Council event a while back and there were lots of German professors of literature. About half of them were convinced I had a German sense of humour and the other half were sure it was British. They are probably still arguing about it now. - Author: Tibor Fischer


180. “Indeed I have not seen them roused like this for many an age. We Ents do not like being roused; and we never are roused unless it is clear to us that our trees and our lives are in great danger. ” – ‘The Two Towers’


181. “Die? No. We lost them. And now, we cannot find them. I don’t suppose you’ve seen Entwives in the Shire? ”


182. “You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say. ”


183. Hrum, now, well, I am an Ent, or that's what they call me. Yes, Ent is the word. The Ent, I am, you might say, in your manner of speaking. Fangorn is my name according to some, Treebeard others make it. Treebeard will do.


184. “Young master Gandalf, I’m glad you’ve come. Wood and water, stock and stone I can master, but there’s a wizard to manage here. Locked in his tower. ”


185. But there, my friends, songs like trees bear fruit only in their own time and their own way: and sometimes they are withered untimely.


186. Real names tell you the story of things they belong to in my language, in the Old Entish as you might say.


187. “Come, my friends. The Ents are going to war. It is likely that we go to our doom. The last march of the Ents. ” – ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’


188. "They found that they were looking at a most extraordinary face. [...] But at the moment the hobbits noted little but the eyes. These deep eyes were now surveying them, slow and solemn, but very penetrating. They were brown, shot with a green light. Often afterwards, Pippin tried to describe his first impression of them.


189. "Pippin found the sound very pleasant to listen at first; but gradually his attention wavered. After a long time (and the chant showed no sign of slackening) he found himself wondering, since Entish was such an 'unhasty' language, whether they had yet got further than Good Morning; and if Treebeard was going to call the roll, how many days it would take to sing all their names."


190. “I always like going South; somehow, it feels like going downhill” – ‘The Two Towers’


191. Mesmerizing! I've heard Jim Rohn speak on numerous occasions and I still listen intently to every word he says. His delivery is flawless; his ideas - timeless. - Author: Tony Alessandra


192. “Hill. Yes, that was it. But it is a hasty word for a thing that has stood here ever since this part of the world was shaped. ”


193. “My home is deep in the forest near the roots of the mountain” – ‘The Two Towers’


194. Obviously a lot has gone on, and I feel I am different person, I haven't had a beer since New Year's, which is pretty big for me. - Author: Todd Carney


195. “Those were the broad days! Time was when I could walk and sing all day and hear no more than the echo of my own voice in the hollow hills. The woods were like the woods of


196. “Hill. Yes, that was it. But it is a hasty word for a thing that has stood here ever since this part of the world was shaped.”


197. “Talking trees. What do trees have to talk about, hmm… except the consistency of squirrel droppings? ”


198. I believe you will enjoy this next one. It is one of my own compositions. Right, ahem. 'Beneath the roof of sleeping leaves and dreams of trees untold, When woodland halls are green and cool, and the wind is in the west, Come back to me. Come back to me, And say my land is best.'


199. “You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


200. “We Ents have not troubled about the wars of men and wizards for a very long time. But now, something is about to happen that has not happened for an age. An Entmoot.” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


201. Treebeard: We have just agreed...


202. “[to Merry and Pippin while fighting the orcs at Isengard] A hit. A fine hit!” The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


203. Treebeard: That doesn’t make sense to me. But, then again, you are very small


204. Pippin: Look, the trees! They're moving!


205. " 'Things have changed. [...] Some of us are still true Ents, and lively enough in our fashion, but many are growing sleepy, going tree-ish, as you might say. Most of the trees are just trees, of course; but many are half awake. Some are quite wide awake, and a few are, well, ah, well getting Entish. That is going on all the time.


206. Side? I am on nobody's side, because nobody is on my side, little orc.


207. “The filth of Saruman is washing away. Trees will come back here – young trees, wild trees. ”


208. the West, And far away will find a land where both our hearts may rest. Treebeard - Author: J. R. R. Tolkien

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