"Go back?" he [Bilbo] thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!" So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter."
"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
"There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after."
"When there's life, there's hope."