- Gimli to Elrond, The Fellowship of the Ring, Book II, The Ring goes South
"Maybe," said Elrond, "but let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall."
"Yet sworn word may strengthen quaking heart," said Gimli.
"Or break it," said Elrond. "Look not too far ahead! But go now with good hearts!"
(Requested by kid-lost-in-thought)