J.R.R. Tolkien: Heart Wakened by Gold

Posted by admin on Thursday, June 4, 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien Money Quotation saying those who allow the sight of riches to awaken desire to possess may lose good character. J.R.R. Tolkien said:

The mere fleeting glimpses of treasure which they had caught as they went along had rekindled all the fire of their dwarvish hearts; and when the heart of a dwarf, even the most respectable, is wakened by gold and by jewels, he grows suddenly bold, and he may become fierce
— J.R.R. Tolkien

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