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Harry Potter Quotes

Harry Potter Quotes

Harry Potter Quotes

Harry Potter Quotes - Arranged by Book Order

If you love the Harry Potter series, yu will love the selection of Harry Potter Quotes from Harry and the other popular characters of the J.K. Rowling books that is gathered here on this page. The quotations are all organised in book order. If you've only read some of the books, you might not wish to read the quotes from the Harry Potter books that you have not read yet read in case they contain any spoilers for you. Alternatively, you might want to read to get some spoilers - that's up to you.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Poster

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Poster

Harry Potter Book 1 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

"Everyone thinks I'm special...All those people in the Leaky Cauldron, Professor Quirrell, Mr. Ollivander...But I don't know anything about magic at all." ~ Harry Potter

"I hope you're all pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed - or worse, expelled." ~ Hermione Granger

"Brilliant," said Hermione. "This isn't magic - it's logic - a puzzle. A lot of the greatest wizards haven't got an ounce of logic, they'd be stuck in here forever." ~ Hermione Granger

"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, just as much to stand up to our friends." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Ah, music, a magic beyond all we do here!" ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Ah! Bertie Bott's Every-Flavour Beans! I was unfortunate enough in my youth to come across a vomit-flavoured one, and since then I'm afraid I've rather lost my liking for them - but I think I'll be safe with a nice toffee, don't you?" ~ Albus Dumbledore

"When they say every flavour, they mean every flavour [Every Flavour Beans] - you know, you get all the ordinary ones like chocolate and peppermint and marmalade, but then you can get spinach and liver and tripe. George reckons he had a bogey-flavoured one once." ~ Ron Weasley

"Ah, yes, Harry Potter. Our new - celebrity." ~ Severus Snape

"Longbottom, if brains were gold you'd be poorer than Weasley, and that's saying something." ~ Draco Malfoy

Harry Potter Book 2 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

"Proud?" said Harry. "Are you crazy? All those times I could have died and didn't manage it? They'll be furious..." ~ Harry Potter about the Dursley family

"There might be a way," said Hermione slowly, dropping her voice still further with a quick glance across the room at Percy. "Of course, it will be difficult. And dangerous, very dangerous. We'd be breaking about fifty school rules, I expect -" ~ Hermione Granger

"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." ~ Albus Dumbledore

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"I seem to remember telling you both that I would have to expel you if you broke any more school rules. Which goes to show that the best of us must sometimes eat our words." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Hearing voices no one else can hear isn't a good sign, even in the wizarding world." ~ Ron Weasley

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"I think she's trying to read the whole library before Christmas." ~ Ron Weasley

"Most unfortunately, you are not in my House and the decision to expel you does not rest with me. I shall go and fetch the people who do have that happy power." ~ Severus Snape

"I'm going to sit here and watch you die, Harry Potter. Take your time. I'm in no hurry." ~ by Tom Riddle

"Weasley would like a signed photo, Potter,' smirked Malfoy. 'It'd be worth more than his family's whole house." ~ Draco Malfoy

Harry Potter Book 3 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

"I'm not buying anything Malfoy thinks is good." ~ Harry Potter

"Why would I go looking for someone who wants to kill me?" ~ Harry Potter

"I don't go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me." ~ Harry Potter

"We attacked a teacher ... We attacked a teacher ...," Hermione whimpered, staring at the lifeless Snape with frightened eyes. Oh, we're going to be in so much trouble - " ~ Hermione Granger


"I can't, Harry. I've still got four hundred and twenty-two pages to read!" said Hermione, now sounding slightly hysterical. ~ Hermione Granger

"Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"But you passed your exam with three hundred and twenty per cent!" ~ Ron Weasley

"Possibly no one's warned you, Lupin, but this class contains Neville Longbottom. I would advise you not to entrust him with anything difficult. Not unless Miss Granger is hissing instructions in his ear." ~ Severus Snape

"That is the second time you have spoken out of turn, Miss Granger. Five more points from Gryffindor for being an insufferable know-it-all." ~ Severus Snape

"I heard your rather finally got his hands on some gold this summer, Weasley,' said Malfoy. 'Did your mother die of shock?" ~ Draco Malfoy

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Hedwig Plush Toy

Hedwig Plush Toy

Harry Potter Book 4 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

"Yeah, you can have a word. Goodbye." ~ Harry Potter to Rita Skeeter

"Twitchy little ferret, aren't you, Malfoy?" ~ Hermione Granger

"Just because it's taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn't mean no one else has spotted I'm a girl!" ~ Hermione Granger

"You place too much importance, and you always have done, on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognise that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!" ~ Albus Dumbledore

"If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Wild! I can make that old bloke down there pick his nose again ... and again ... and again ..." ~ Ron Weasley

"You might be laboring under the delusion that the entire wizarding world is impressed with you," Snape went on, so quietly that no one else could hear him, "but I don't care how many times your picture appears in the papers. To me, Potter, you are nothing but a nasty little boy who considers rules to be beneath him." ~ Severus Snape

"Wormtail, I need somebody with brains, somebody whose loyalty has never wavered, and you, unfortunately, fulfil neither requirement." ~ Voldemort

"So ... going to enter, Weasley? Going to try and bring a bit of glory to the family name? There's money involved as well, you know ... you'd be able to afford some decent robes if you won." ~ Draco Malfoy

Harry Potter Book 5 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

"Not as stupid as you look, are you, Dud? But I s'pose, if you were, you wouldn't be able to walk and talk at the same time." ~ Harry Potter

"Quirrell was a great teacher, there was just that minor drawback of him having Lord Voldemort sticking out of the back of his head." ~ Harry Potter

"Hermione, you're good on feelings and stuff, but you just don't understand about Quidditch." ~ Harry Potter

"Ron, you are the most insensitive wart I have ever had the misfortune to meet." ~ Hermione Granger

"Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"I feel I owe you another explanation, Harry. You may, perhaps, have wondered why I never chose you as a prefect? I must confess ... that I rather thought ... you had enough responsibility to be going on with." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"You should write a book, translating mad things girls do so boys can understand them." ~ Ron Weasley

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"I'll make Goyle do lines, it'll kill him, he hates writing. I ... must ... not ... look ... a ... baboon's ... backside." ~ Ron Weasley

"And Crabbe, loosen your hold a little. If Longbottom suffocates it will mean a lot of tedious paperwork and I am afraid I shall have to mention it on your reference if you ever apply for a job." ~ Severus Snape

Harry Potter Book 6 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

There's no need to call me 'sir,' Professor. ~ Harry Potter to Severus Snape

"It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Don't count your owls before they are delivered..." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Ah, Harry, how often this happens, even between the best of friends! Each of us believes that what he has to say is much more important than anything the other might have to contribute." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"How d'you spell 'belligerent'?" said Ron, shaking his quill very hard while staring at his parchment. "It can't be B - U - M -" ~ Ron Weasley

"The Dark Arts," said Snape, "are many, varied, ever-changing, and eternal. Fighting them is like fighting a many-headed monster, which, each time a neck is severed, sprouts a head even fiercer and cleverer than before. You are fighting that which is unfixed, mutating, indestructible." ~ Severus Snape

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Harry Potter Book 7 Quotes

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Dudley, for the first time in your life, you're talking sense." ~ Harry Potter

"I won't blast people out of my way just because they're there. That's Voldemort's job." ~ Harry Potter

"Are you out of your mind?" demanded Harry. "A plot to get this house? Are you actually as stupid as you look?" ~ Harry Potter

"Wands are only as powerful as the wizards who use them. Some wizards just like to boast that theirs are bigger and better than other people's." ~ Hermione Granger

"So that's little Scorpious. Make sure you beat him in every test, Rosie. Thank god you've inherited your mother's brains." ~ Hermione Granger

"It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love." ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?" ~ Albus Dumbledore

"Blimey, Neville, there's a time and place for getting a smart mouth." ~ Ron Weasley

"Would you like me to do it now? Or would you like a few moments to compose an epitaph?" ~ Severus Snape

"Many of our oldest family trees become a little diseased over time. You must prune yours, must you not, to keep it healthy? Cut away those parts that threaten the health of the rest." ~ Voldemort

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