The Tolkien Quote Database
Quotes by and about Elrond
"It is perilous to study too deeply the arts of the Enemy, for good or for ill. But such falls and betrayals, alas, have happened before."
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Council of Elrond, The Fellowship of the Ring
"Such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them because they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere."
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Ring Goes South, The Fellowship of the Ring