'Where did you come by that, Sam?' asked Pippin. 'I've never heard those words before.' Sam muttered something inaudible. 'It's out of his own head of course,' said Frodo. 'I am learning a lot about Sam Gamgee on this journey. First he was a conspirator, now he's a jester. He'll end up by becoming a wizard - or a warrior!' 'I hope not,' said Sam. 'I don't want to be neither.'
- Chapter XII: Flight to the Ford, The Fellowship of the Ring