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The Lord of the Rings: the 10 funniest quotes from the saga.

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun2,2024

As serious as it is, the Lord of the Rings saga nevertheless includes certain humorous passages, bringing a little lightness ; &àgrave; a more than deleterious climate which rages in Middle-earth. And very often, these sequences come from punchlines that have become famous. From the Gimli/Legolas duo in The Two Towers to the absurd phrases of Pippin, here are the ten funniest quotes from the entire trilogy.

The Lord of the Rings: the 10 funniest quotes from the saga.

#10 “A magician is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely on time ;sight.” Gandalf

This sentence spoken by Gandalf   Frodo at the beginning ofThe Community of the Ringupon his arrival in Shire for Bilbo's birthday is one of the best known in the entireLord of the Rings universe. 

#9“I don't know half of you as much as I'd like, but I love half of you less than you deserve!” Bilbo Baggins

It is during the speech following the celebration of his 111th birthday when Bilbo blurts out this sentence which provokes both the laughter and the embarrassment of the inhabitants of Cul-de-Sac. A failed joke like we want to see in the future. all birthdays and weddings.

< h2>#8 “What about the second breakfast? pippin àgrave aragorn

While Aragorn tells the Hobbits that they will not take a break before nightfall, Pippin replies that they must have breakfast. “You already took it” replies the northern roverThis very famous phrase follows . 

< h2>#7 Legolas: “Lembas. Elvish road bread. One mouthful is enough to feed the stomach of an adult.
– You     ; – Four.”Pippin à; Merry

It is well known that Hobbits are gourmets, even big gluttons. Sam, and Pippin proudly honor this character trait found in “semi-men”.Tolkien, then Peter Jackson, did not fail to make reference to it. several times, notably during this humorous sequence where Pippin admits to having emptied part of the ration of Lembas, the elven bread given to by Elrond à; the Community to hold on during their long journey. More generally, Pippin is a fan of dumplings throughout the saga.

#6 – “You will form the Fellowship of the Ring!
– Owl, where are we going?” Pippin à; Elrond

Pippin is definitely at the center of most of the comic responses inThe Community; of the Ring,certainly the opus which contains the most of the three. Constantly disconnected by the adventure that awaits him, the young Hobbit blurts out this sentence to the members of the Community. after Elrond's speech to Rivendell.

#5 “Long distances exhaust me. We Dwarves are sprinters, formidable over short distances!” Gimli

In the second opus, The Two Towers, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli try to find the trace of Merry and Pippin kidnapped by the Huruk-hai and the Orcs, after the ambush of Amon-Hen. They then embark on a long journey across the world. across the plains of Middle Earth, foot. Except that for Gimli, the exercise is more complicated. It was then that he released one of the funniest lines in the saga, and the start of a long list that would make fans become attached to him.

#4 “No, we just finished saying hello.” Treebeard

In The Two Towers,Merry and Pippin attend the a meeting between the Ents to determine how to deal with the situation. the deforestation caused by Saruman in Isengard. As the event drags on and the two Hobbits do not understand the language of Treebeard and his ilk, they ask him what decision was made. socket. It's up to you at that moment that old Ent tells them that only politeness has been done. exchanged.

The Lord of the Rings: the 10 funniest quotes from the saga.

#3 “Shall I describe everything to you? Or find a stepping stone for you?” Legolas Gimli

It was just before the Battle of Helm's Deep that Legolas teased Gimli about his short stature, after the latter asked him about his size. to describe to him the advance of the Orcs on the refuge of Rohan.

#2 “And two!
– And I'm at 17!
– Ah I won't let pointy ears get past me!”Gimli àgrave; legolas

It's at; From the Two Towers that Legolas and Gimli nurture a true friendship, which will continue thereafter. Tolkien plays on hostility natural relationship between the Dwarves and the Elves to create an improbable relationship between the two characters, and which Peter Jackson uses to use welcome comic relief in the film. This is particularly the case during the confrontation at Helm's Deep, which is the scene of a little game of “kills”between the two best friends. A sequence still unforgettable.

#1 “Certain death. Low chance of success.” Gimli

While the times are serious, and our heroes are preparing to attack. to do a disastrous destiny, Gimli ironizes in the most beautiful way, by alleviating the reigning tension. The funniest character in all of Middle Earth, definitely.

And you? What are your favorite quotes from The Lord of the Rings trilogy? Don't hesitate to give your opinion in comments.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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