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J.R.R. Tolkien: Calculating Idea of Value

Posted by admin on Saturday, June 6, 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien Money Quotation saying Dwarves can make good accountants when you find good hearts you can trust among them. J.R.R. Tolkien said:

There it is: dwarves are not heroes, but 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
— J.R.R. Tolkien

JRR Tolkien: Value Cheer Over Gold

Posted by admin on Friday, June 5, 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien Money Quotation from “The Hobbit” saying to enjoy life and sing a song is more important than miserly possession of wealth. J.R.R. Tolkien said:
 
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world Quote
 

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world” — J.R.R. Tolkien

 
Born January 3, 1892 – Died September 2, 1973
 
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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

J.R.R. Tolkien: Dragons Use for Wealth

Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien Money Quotation saying Old misers, whether wealth of people or institutions can represent a financial risk if not considered as factors. J.R.R. Tolkien said:
 
Dragons may not have use for wealth, but know i tto an ounce , especially after long possession Quote
 

“It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him. Dragons may not have much real use for all their wealth, but they know it to an ounce as a rule, especially after long possession” — J.R.R. Tolkien

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J.R.R. Tolkien: Risk, Expense, Remuneration

Posted by admin on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien Money Quotation in “The Hobbit” – recruiting participants in an adventure requires outlining return on investment (ROI) to participants. J.R.R. Tolkien said:

 
Risks, Expenses, Time, Remuneration Quote
 

‘I should like to know about risks, out-of-pocket expenses, time required and remuneration, and so forth’— by which he meant: ‘What am I going to get out of it? and am I going to come back alive?'” — J.R.R. Tolkien

 
Born January 3, 1892 – Died September 2, 1973
 
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