films The Best Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Quotes  

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'The Lord of the Rings' film franchise, based on the novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, are among the most successful in film history. All total, 'The Fellowship of the Ring,' 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King' took eight years to complete, with an estimated cost of $285 million. The films definitely made that money back, particularly 2003's 'Return of the King,' which grossed a whopping $1.1 billion worldwide. That's billion. With a "b." 'The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring' establishes the story of Frodo and company, offering numerous movie quotes, including these. Enjoy!
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You Shall Not Pass


Gandalf: "You cannot pass! I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the Flame of Anor. The dark fire will not avail you, Flame of Udun! Go back to the shadow. You shall not pass!"

While escaping the Mines of Moria, the Fellowship is confronted by

Frodo: "Wait... there are markings. It's some form of Elvish, I can't read it."
Gandalf: "There are few who can. The language is the that of Mordor, which I will not utter here."
Frodo: "Mordor?"
Gandalf: "In the common tongue it reads 'One Ring to Rule Them All. One Ring to Find Them. One Ring to Bring Them All and In The Darkness Bind Them.'"

'One Ring to Rule Them All' is an iconic statement that is later uttered in the film by Galadriel, who explains to Frodo that it is his destiny to destiny to bear and ultimately destroy the Ring.

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Frodo: "I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened."
Gandalf: "So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you."

This is a bittersweet scene, where Frodo remembers Gandalf's parting words. It marks the end of 'Fellowship of the Ring.'
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Only One


Gandalf: "There is only one Lord of the Ring, only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power."

Sometimes you simply cannot escape your destiny, no matter how great the cost.