This line is from the poem “ All That Glitters Is Not Gold” in Lord of the Rings. It is the riddle of the Strider, or Aragorn. The quote means just because someone likes to explore that doesn’t mean they’re lost .
This quote states that just because you have no fixed abode and have a nomadic lifestyle, does not necessarily mean you are without purpose. Just because a person continually travels, does not mean they are lost .
Not All Who Wander Are Lost, or similar may refer to: the second line of J.R.R. Tolkien’s poem ” The Riddle of Strider ” from The Fellowship of the Ring.
” All that glitters is not gold ” is an aphorism stating that not everything that looks precious or true turns out to be so.
All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost . . . These lines are the beginning of a poem about Aragorn, quoted by Gandalf in his letter to Frodo in Book I, Chapter 10, and offered as a means for the hobbit to determine whether Strider is indeed Aragorn.
Re: Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost I know the quote is from the Fellowship of the Ring, and the book is certainly copyrighted .
All that is Gold Does Not Glitter was a poem written by Bilbo Baggins to describe Aragorn , used to help convince Frodo and company to trust him in his guise as ” Strider “.
wander , roam, ramble, rove, traipse, meander mean to go about from place to place usually without a plan or definite purpose. wander implies an absence of or an indifference to a fixed course. fond of wandering about the square just watching the people roam suggests wandering about freely and often far afield.
J.R.R. Tolkien – The Fellowship of The Ring l we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” “Not all those who wander are lost.”
It means that they will keep their good character despite outside influences. Literally it describes how plants survive the cold, but it’s a metaphor describing a person staying good when tempted to do evil. No it’s not very common, but the movie/book is very popular.
Meaning of “ All That Glitters is Not Gold ” The proverb “ all that glitters is not gold ” means not to trust everything you see. Gold is a precious metal and is rare.
‘All that glitters is not gold’ is a saying that refers to a line in the Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice, read from a note in act 2, scene 7.