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Smaug is said to be the last great Fire Drake to exist in Tolkien’s Middle-Earth and a treacherous dragon who had laid waste to Lonely Mountain and the surrounding areas laying his claim upon the land.

He was drawn by the great wealth collected by the dwarves in Lonely Mountain which was his current place of residence till he was drawn out by Bilbo and was eventually killed by Bard the Bowman. He is known to have psychopathic skills other than just fire-breathing and flying and is very violent and sadistic.

To seek vengeance upon being woken up from hibernation, Smaug flies to the nearby town named Lake town and lays waste to it. However, a man named Bard the Bowman shoots him in his weakest point killing him instantly, meaning his last words in ‘The Hobbit’ are “I am fire. I am death.”, rendering Bard as the future king. Here is a full list of Smaug quotes both by him and about him that will chill your nerves. May you never fall short of Smaug quotes.

‘The Hobbit’ Smaug Quotes

Smaug quotes will make you cower in fear.

If you are looking for some of the most fierce quotes about the scariest dragon in the Tolkien universe, here is a long list of Smaug quotes from the book that people always wanted to read.

1. “I kill where I wish and none dare resist. I laid low the warriors of old and their like is not in the world today. Then I was but young and tender. Now I am old and strong, Thief in the Shadows!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit’.

2. “My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit’.

3. “Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo you fool!”

-Bilbo, ‘The Hobbit’.

5. “I fear that dragon in my marrow. I like this silence far less than the uproar of last night. Shut the door before it is too late!”

-Bilbo, ‘The Hobbit’.

6. “Bilbo was now beginning to feel really uncomfortable. Whenever Smaug’s roving eye, seeking for him in the shadows, flashed across him, he trembled, and an accountable desire seized hold of him to rush out and reveal himself and tell all the truth to Smaug. In fact he was in grievous danger of coming under the dragon-spell.”

-‘The Hobbit’.

8. “Fire leaped from the dragon’s jaws. He circled for a while high in the air above them lighting all the lake; the trees by the shores shone like copper and like blood with leaping shadows of dense black at their feet.”

-‘The Hobbit’.

9. “We came over hill and under hill, by wave and wind, for revenge. Then Smaug really did laugh – a devastating sound which shook Bilbo to the floor.”

-‘The Hobbit’.

10. “The treasure is likely to be your death, though the dragon is no more!”

-Roac,’The Hobbit’.

‘The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug’ Quotes

Smaug quotes are the most terrifying.

‘The Hobbit’ movie follows Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who was tasked to help claim Lonely Mountain from the treacherous dragon Smaug. Smaug the dragon was the greatest but unfortunately not the strongest dragon to exist in the tales. We have a number of Smaug quotes from the movie.

11. “I am king under the mountain!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

12. “There is something about you. Something you carry, something made of gold… but far more precious…”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

14. “Do you think flattery will keep you alive?”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

15. “I laid low your warriors of old. I instilled terror in the hearts of men.”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

16. “Well, thief! I smell you, I hear your breath, I feel your air. Where are you? Come now, don’t be shy… step into the light.”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

17. “You think you can deceive me, Barrel-Rider? You have come from Lake Town! This is some sort of scheme hatched between these filthy dwarves and those miserable tub-trading Lakemen, those sniveling cowards with their longbows and Black Arrows! Perhaps it is time I paid them a visit!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

18. “Revenge? Revenge? I will show you revenge! I am fire! I am… death!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

19. “You seem familiar with my name, but I don’t remember smelling your kind before. Who are you and where do you come from, may I ask?”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

20. “You will take nothing from me, dwarf.”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

21. “I am almost tempted to let you take it, if only to see Oakenshield suffer, watch it destroy him, watch it corrupt his heart and drive him mad… But I think not. I think our little game ends here!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

22. “What did he promise you, a share of the treasure? As if it was his to give. I will not part with a single coin! Not one piece of it!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

23.  “You were only ever a means to an end. The coward Oakenshield has weighed the value of your life and found it worth nothing…”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

24. “It’s Oakenshield. That filthy Dwarvish usurper! He sent you in here for the Arkenstone, didn’t he? Don’t bother denying it! I guessed his foul purpose some time ago! But it matters not. Oakenshield’s quest will fail. A darkness is coming. It will spread to every corner of the land!”

-Smaug, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

25. “You have nice manners for a thief, and a liar! I know the smell and taste of dwarves, no one better!”

-Smaug,

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’.

Smaug Quotes

“His rage passes description – the sort of rage that is only seen when rich folk that have more than they can enjoy suddenly lose something that they have long had but have never before used or wanted.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, Or, There And Back Again
“My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
“my dragon? save anybody?
you must have have him confused with someone else- Smaug perhaps?…”
― Margaret Weis, Elven Star
“I kill where I wish and none dare resist.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrated by the Author
“Which epitaph would you choose for your grave-stone: “He made lots of money.” or “He saved the Earth”? And don’t think I’m being sarcastic, because for once, I’m not. We’re all going to die. What will be your legacy? Smaug-loads of money? or Saving the Earth? It’s your choice.”
― Steve Bivans, Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
“The treasure is likely to be your death, though the dragon is no more! (Roac to Thorin)”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“I kill where I wish and none dare resist.”

Smaug famous quotes

“Impressive… what else do you claim to be?”

Smaug best quotes“Come now, don’t be shy… step into the light.”

Smaug popular quotes

“You care about them, do you? Good! Then you can watch them DIE!”

Smaug quotes

“Well, thief! I smell you, I hear your breath, I feel your air. Where are you?”

Smaug saying

“I am fire.. I am… death!”

“Well, thief. I smell you. I hear your breath. I feel your air. Where are you? Where are you?! Come now. Don’t be shy. Step into the light! Hmm. There is
something about you. Something you carry, something made of gold… but far more precious.”

“No indeed. You seem familiar with my name, but I don’t remember smelling your kind before; who are you and where do you come from, may I ask?”

“Did you think I did not know this day would COME!? That a pack of canting dwarves would come crawling back to the MOUNTAIN!?”

“Don’t bother denying it! I guessed his foul purpose sometime ago. But it matters not. Oakenshield’s quest will fail! The darkness is coming. It will spread
to every corner of the land.”

“It’s Oakenshield… that filthy dwarvish usuper! He sent you in here for the Arkenstone, didn’t he?”

“What did you say!?”

“Barrels? Now that is interesting. And what about your little dwarf friends? Where are they hiding?”

“YOU WILL BURN!”

“You are being used, Thief in the Shadows. You are only ever a means to an end. The coward Oakenshield has weighed the value of your life and found it…
worth… NOTHING!”

“The King Under the Mountain is dead! I took his throne! I ate his people like a wolf among sheep! I kill where I wish, when I wish! My armour is iron! NO
BLADE CAN PIERCE ME!”

“I am almost tempted to let you take it, if only to see Oakenshield suffer. Watch it destroy him. Watch it corrupt his heart and drive him mad. But I think
not. I think our little game ends here. So tell me, thief – how do you choose to die?”

“What did he promise you, a share of the treasure, as if it was his to give? I will not part with a single coin! Not one PIECE of it! My teeth are swords! My
claws are spears! MY WINGS… ARE A HURRICANE!”

“Lovely titles.. go on.”

“You think you can decieve me, barrel-rider!? You have come from Laketown! It is some sordid scheme hatched between these filthy dwarves and those miserable
tub-trading Lake-men! Those sniveling cowards with their longbows and black arrows! Perhaps it is time I paid them a visit!

“Revenge!? Revenge?! I WILL SHOW YOU REVENGE!”

“I kill where I wish and none dare resist. I laid low the warriors of old and their like is not in the world today. Then I was but young and tender. Now I am old and strong, strong strong.”

“There were lots of dragons in the North in those days, and gold was probably getting scarce up there, with the dwarves flying south or getting killed, and all the general waste and destruction that dragons make going from bad to worse. There was a most specially greedy, strong and wicked worm called Smaug.”

“My armour is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail is a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!”

“His rage passes description – the sort of rage that is only seen when rich folk that have more than they can enjoy suddenly lose something that they have long had but have never before used or wanted.”

“My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!”

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