LOTR Lines that Could have been Said by Someone Else

by Rogorn with additions by

Avondster, Eärrámë, Empress JuJu, FaramirFan03,  Faramirgirl, FredO, Laiquendi, LordoftheJedi, Primula, Redoschi, Strange Elf,  xtwarrior

The original list by Rogorn:

LOTR lines that could have been said by someone else, by Rogorn

1 You... cannot... pass!
(Háma to Gandalf)
(Then he says Mellon and they pass)
("strewth, we should change it more often")

2 Why don’t you throw yourself in next tiiiiiiime?
(the Balrog to Gandalf)
(“hold on, I think I’ll try that whip thing Indiana taught me in 1981”)

3 Ouch. What is this new devilry!?
(An orc being hit by a frying pan)

4 Hmmm... There are fouler things than orcs in the deep places of the earth.
(Choose from:
Haldir about Gimli
Galadriel about Gimli
Éomer about Gimli
The orcs about Gimli
Gimli about the Dead Host
The Dead Host about Gimli)
(no, I mean it, actually choose one)

5 ...and in the darkness bind them, hehe.
(Shelob sings an old classic rhyme she heard somewhere while going to work on Frodo)

6 Hmmm... our list of allies grows thin.
(Sam scratches his head after being left alone with the ring in Cirith Ungol)

7 I think I’m getting the hang of this.
(Lurtz after turning Boromir into a pincushion)

8 I would have followed you into the very firesss of Mordorrr.
(Gollum talks to the ring while falling towards... well, the very fires of Mordor)
(“why, it’sss getting hotter in here by the second, preciousss.”)

9 Burarum!
(Gimli burping in Meduseld)
(“oops, mixed up voices again.”)

10 If you want him, come and claim him.
(Éowyn to Arwen in Helm’s Deep)



Back to the Black Gate and deliver myself up to the guard?
(Said Gollum to Frodo at "The Passing of the Marshes")
(Don't make me go through that again plessssssssssssssse)

"You have my sword"
Aragorn To Elrond in Rohan (originally Aragorn to Frodo at the Council Of Elrond)

"This is a good sword"
Aragorn to Elrond in Rohan (originally Aragorn to young Rohan boy)

"Ride with me"
Legolas to Gimili (originally Eowyn to Merry)

"I am no man"
Balrog to Gandalf
Shelob to Sam
Sauron to everyone as he "departs'

"You have some skill with a sword"
Leader of "The Dead" to Aragorn
Orc in tower to Sam
Shelob to Sam
Orc in Minas Tirith to Pippin "...tower of the guard indeed."
(originally Aragorn to Eowyn)

"I can't carry it for you"
Wormtongue to Saruman about the Palatir
(originally...well if I have to tell you)

"But I can carry you."
Orc 1 to Pippin in Rohan
Orc 2 to Merry in Rohan
(originally...well if I have to tell you)

'An Oliphaunt it was!' he said. 'So there are Oliphaunt, and I have seen one.
(Faramir said to Gollum)


"Gandalf, my old friend, this will be a night to remember"
The Balrog while falling with Gandalf after the fight on the bridge...
(originally said by Bilbo before the Long Expected party)

"A Palantir is a dangerous tool, Saruman"
Grima Wormtongue right before he throws the palantir from the tower of orthanc...
(originally said by Gandalf)

"Stay out of my fields"
Aragorn, when arriving at the Pellenor fields to all the orcs and evil men there
(originally said by Farmer Maggot to Merry and Pippin)

"The road goes ever on and on far from the do-hor where it begain."
100,000-'men' strong Orc army moving towards Minas Tirith.

"A Palantir is a dangerous tool, Saruman"
Grima Wormtongue right before he hits Saruman over the head with it

'No, thank you! We don't want any more visitors, well-wishers or distant relations!'
('Erm... Beregond, that's not going to impress those Orcs')

"I... *sniff* I knew you'd find me..."

The Ring to Bilbo
(orig. Merry to Pippin)

"Let him go, you filth, let him go!"

Éowyn to Arwen at the coronation
(orig. Sam to Shelob)

"There are fouler things than orcs in the deep places of the earth"
Haldir to Legolas, when Aragorn hugs him at Helms Deep.

"You're love of the Halfling's leaf has clearly slowed your mind."
Merry to Pippin

"It's the deep breath before the plunge."

Gandalf just before he falls off of the Bridge of Khazad-dûm

"The Eagles are coming!"
Gandalf to Saruman

"In place of a Dark Lord, you would have a Queen!"
Elrond, accusing Aragorn in Rivendell.


"You're taller!"
"I've always been taller."
Bilbo and Gandalf at the door of Bag End.

(Barliman to the hobbits asking what's for dessert)

"Tricksy hobbitses!"
Gandalf, grabbing the ears of Merry and Pippin.

Hello, hello, Fatty Bolger, lovely to see you! Welcome, welcome!
(orcs to Fatty, looking forward to getting some meat to eat)

You will keep an eye on Frodo, won't you?
(Saruman to Sauron)

The very air you breathe is a poisonous fume.
(Boromir warning the others why they should not to go into the bathroom after Gimli)

Now there's an eye opener and no mistake.
(Sauron to no one in particular)

It's getting heavier.
(Gimli to Legolas about his beard)

I don't usually hold with foreign food, but this elvish stuff... it's not bad.
(one warg to another after eating an elf)

I don't want to leave. I don't want to go, Mama.
(Hama before the warg ate him , originally said by Freda)

Give me your name, horse master, and I shall give ya' mine.
(Arwen to Eomer right after he asked for her digits)

You don't have any friends. Nobody likes you.
(everyone to Sauron , originally said by Gollum to Smeagol)

It was a gift. Keep it.
(Frodo to Gollum as he falls in to the fires of mount Doom with the ring )

"I see you" (Sauron)
Arwen to Aragorn in the Trollshalls.

"It is a gift!" (Boromir)
Frodo to Galadriel upon presenting her with The Ring

"The dwarf breathes so loudly we could have shot him in the dark" (Haldir)
Saruman's Uruk-Hai to the defense line at Helms Deep

"My, you have been very...productive, brhmhmhm."
Treebeard to Saruman

"I always like going South. Somehow it feels like going downhill."
Gandalf to the Fellowship as they leave Rivendell.