(reading from a card) "Merry Christmas from State Prison." –Yeah, I think it's just wonderful that they're all together at Christmas.
Oh, your sweetheart sent you a card for Christmas, did she? –Yeah, at Christmas she would. –What'd she say that was sweet? –Sweet? –Yeah. I heard you say 'sweet' while you was reading it there. What'd she say? –Oh, she said, uh, (ahem) she said 'Merry Christmas.' –Yeah? What else'd she say that was sweet? –(ahem) 'Merry Christmas, Barney.' –Oh, come on, Barney. You can tell me what she said. What'd she say to you that was so sweet? –'Merry Christmas... Barney-Parney-Pooh'! Pooh! I don't want to open any more cards.
H-how did you know? –Well, like any decent, self-respecting housekeeper, I listened in on the other phone.
Saruman believes that it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I've found. I've found it is the small things, everyday deeds of ordinary folk, that keeps the darkness at bay; simple acts of kindness and love. Why Bilbo Baggins? Perhaps it is because I'm afraid, and he gives me courage.