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 .
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 .
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 .
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 “.
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 .
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“All that glitters is not gold” is an aphorism stating that not everything that looks precious or true turns out to be so. While early expressions of the idea are known from at least the 12th–13th century, the current saying is derived from a 16th-century line by William Shakespeare , “All that glisters is not gold”.
“The old that is strong does not wither ”: This is an allusion to the fact that Aragorn is a Dunedain, aka an heir of Numenor, which meant that he had a much longer life than most men. However, it could also be referring to Aragorn, who is sort of like a phoenix, rising from the ashes Isildur left behind.
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.
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.