"A lament for Gandalf."
"What do they say about him?"
"I have not the heart to tell you. For me, the grief is still too near."
The books about Middle-Earth are mostly adventures, yet they have the bright moments of comedy that make you laugh as well as the dark moments of sorrow that cut your heart in two. I struggled for a long time trying to pick a saddest quote, looked at my Pinterest board for inspiration, and then realized the answer was right in front of me. And it's in this scene.
Gollum: See? See? He wants it for himself.
Sam: Shut up, you! Go away! Get out of here!
Frodo: No, Sam. It's you. I'm sorry, Sam.
Sam: But he's a liar. He's poisoned you against me!
Frodo: You can't help me anymore.
Sam: You don't mean that.
Frodo: Go home.
Sam has followed Frodo through thick and thin, never complaining or giving up, always protecting and assisting, staying by his side in all things, being more of a best friend than just a gardener, and Frodo just told him to go home. If that doesn't get you, peoples, not much will.
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