A Daily Quote to Inspire Your Catholic Faith
“I tried to save the Shire, and it has been saved, but not for me. It must often be so, Sam, when things are in danger: someone has to give them up, lose them, so that others may keep them.”– J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Book VI, Chapter 9, Frodo to Sam
“J.R.R. Tolkien” (detail) | Unknown photo studio commissioned by Tolkien’s students 1925/6 (private communication from Catherine McIlwaine, Tolkien Archivist, Bodleian Library), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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