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1. "Where did you go to, if I may ask?' said Thorin to Gandalf as they rode along.To look ahead,' said he.And what brought you back in the nick of time?'Looking behind,' said he."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
2. "Don't dip your beard in the foam, Father!" They cried to Thorin. "It is long enough without watering it!"
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
3. "¿Dónde has ido, si puedo preguntártelo? —dijo Thorin a Gandalf mientras cabalgaban.A mirar adelante —respondió Gandalf.¿Y qué te hizo volver en el momento preciso?Mirar hacia atrás."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
4. "The Eleven king looked sternly upon Thorin, when he was brought before him, and asked him many questions. But Thorin would only say that he was starving. "Why did you and your folk three times try to attack my people at their merrymaking?" asked the king. "We did not attack them," answered Thorin, "we came to beg because we were starving." "Where are your friends now, and what are they doing?" "I don't know, but I expect that they're all starving in the forest." "What were you doing in the forest?" "Looking for food and drink, because we were starving." "And what brought you into the forest at all?" asked the king angrily. At that Thorin shut his mouth and would not say another word."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
5. "If you mean you think it is my job to go into the secret passage first, O Thorin Thrain's son Oakenshield, may your beard grow ever longer," he said crossly, "say so at once and have done!"
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
6. "Dwarves are not heroes, but a calculating folk with a great idea of the value of money; some are tricky and treacherous and pretty bad lots; some are not but are decent enough people like Thorin and Company, if you don't expect too much."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
7. "Back now to the mountain!" cried Thorin. "We have little time to lose." "And little food to use!" cried Bilbo, always practical on such points. In any case he felt that the adventure was, properly speaking, over with the death of the dragon."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
8. "Of the twelve companions of Thorin, ten remained. Fili and Kili had fallen defending him with shield and body, for he was their mother's elder brother."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
9. "'Authoring tools' are terrible; there is almost no software that can create closed captions for media players. And of course there is no training. TV captioning is bad enough, and this stuff is generally worse."
Author: Joe Clark
10. "I was the first critic ever to win a Tony - for co-authoring 'Elaine Stritch at Liberty.' Criticism is a life without risk; the critic is risking his opinion, the maker is risking his life. It's a humbling thought but important for the critic to keep it in mind - a thought he can only know if he's made something himself."
Author: John Lahr

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