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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

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Biography - John Ronald Reuel Tolkien:

English writer, poet, philologist and academic.
Born: 1892 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: South Africa
South Africa

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The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings




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Quotes about earth:



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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
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Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hamatreya
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For all things come from earth, and all things end by becoming earth.”
Xenophanes
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You must be very polite to the Earth
And to the sun”

Jacques Prévert
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Quotes about change:



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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan Watts
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Change alone is the constant.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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Quotes about the world:



Quotes for: world

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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We admire the world through what we love.”
Alphonse de Lamartine - Jocelyn
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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Quotes about water:



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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.”
Alan Watts
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Water is the driving force of all nature.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.”
Alan Watts - In My Own Way
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.”
Henry David Thoreau
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All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
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Courage is found in unlikely places.”
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He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”
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A star shines on the hour of our meeting.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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Never laugh at live dragons.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Hobbit
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