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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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le monde a changé. Je le perçois dans l'eau. Je le ressens dans la terre. Je le sens dans l'air.

German
Die Welt ist im Wandel. Ich spüre es im Wasser. Ich spüre es in der Erde. Ich rieche es in der Luft.




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Quotes for: earth


Quotes

Quotes about earth:


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.






One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.





Earth laughs in flowers.





For all things come from earth, and all things end by becoming earth.





You must be very polite to the Earth
And to the sun












Quotes for: change


Quotes

Quotes about change:


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





Change alone is the constant.





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.





Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes for: world


Quotes

Quotes about the world:


The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.





We admire the world through what we love.





The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.





Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.











Quotes for: water


Quotes

Quotes about water:


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.





Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.





Water is the driving force of all nature.





Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.





My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.





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.











Quotes

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien also said...


All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.





Courage is found in unlikely places.





It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.





He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.





A star shines on the hour of our meeting.





Never laugh at live dragons.












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