J. R. R. Tolkien Quote

For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more—remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men's hearts are not often as bad as their acts, and very seldom as bad as their words.


The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (ed. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) - ISBN: 9780544363793

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For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more—remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men's hearts are not often as bad...

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For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more—remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men's hearts are not often as bad...

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For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more—remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men's hearts are not often as bad...

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For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more—remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men's hearts are not often as bad...