A quote from Fr Byrne


“You know people say that you can’t teach children about transubstantiation. They think that the word is to big for them to say. What rubbish. They have no trouble saying supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus (from Mary Poppins) which means absolutely nothing. So they can certainly manage to say transubstantiation which means absolutely every thing” Related Post – Transubstantiation!! Continue reading A quote from Fr Byrne

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 – Memorable quotes


Bilbo Baggins: I have… I have never used a sword in my life. Gandalf: And I hope you never have to. But if you do, remember this: true courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one. via The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 – Memorable quotes. Continue reading The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 – Memorable quotes

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Memorable quotes


“PIPPIN: I didn’t think it would end this way. GANDALF: End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it. PIPPIN: What? Gandalf? See what? GANDALF: White shores, and beyond, a far green country under a swift sunrise. … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Memorable quotes

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) – Memorable quotes


Sam: [Both are overcome by exhaustion] Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It’ll be spring soon. And the orchards will be in blossom. And the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket. And they’ll be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields… and eating the first of the strawberries with cream. Do you remember the taste of strawberries? Frodo: No, Sam. I … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) – Memorable quotes

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) – Memorable quotes


Gandalf: I think you should leave the ring behind, Bilbo. Is that so hard? Bilbo: Well, no. [frowning] Bilbo: …and yes. Now it comes to it, I don’t feel like parting with it. It’s mine, I found it. It came to me! Gandalf: There’s no need to get angry. Bilbo: Well, if I’m angry, it’s your fault. [to himself] Bilbo: …it’s mine… my own… my precious… Gandalf: … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) – Memorable quotes

The Lord of the Rings: Memorable quotes


Frodo: It’s a pity Bilbo didn’t kill him when he had the chance. Gandalf: Pity? It was pity that stayed Bilbo’s hand. Many that live deserve death. Some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them, Frodo? Do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends. My heart tells me that Gollum has … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: Memorable quotes