385 – “[Some believe] it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.”

–Ian McKellen as Gandalf the Grey in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Quote Number:  184

Source: Walsh, Fran; Philippa Boyens; Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Screenplay. Produced by New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and WingNut Films. 2012.

Source Notes: The original quote is “Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.”

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