65 Greatest Harry Potter Quotes

50 Greatest Harry Potter Quotes

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone


‘Now if you two don’t mind, I’m going to bed before either of you come up with another clever idea to get us killed – or worse, expelled.’ – Hermione Granger


‘It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.’ – Dumbledore


‘It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.’ – Albus Dumbledore


‘It is curious that you should be destined for this wand when its brother gave you that scar.’ – Olivander


‘What happened down in the dungeon between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret. So, naturally, the whole school knows.’ – Albus Dumbledore


‘Troll! In the dungeons! Thought you ought to know.’ – Professor Quirrell


‘You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant… but scary.’ – Ron Weasley


‘Honestly, woman. You call yourself our mother.’ – Fred Weasley


‘Isn’t he beautiful? Oh, bless him! Look! He knows his mummy! Hallo, Norbert!’. – Hagrid


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


‘Why spiders? Why couldn’t it be “follow the butterflies”? Ron Weasley


“Not to be rude or anything, but this isn’t really a great time for me to have a House Elf in my bedroom.” – Harry Potter 


‘It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.’ Albus Dumbledore


‘Reading? I didn’t know you could read.’ – Draco Malfoy


‘Oh, Harry? If you die down there, you’re welcome to share my toilet.’ – Moaning Murtle


‘Now, Harry you must know all about Muggles, tell me, what exactly is the function of a rubber duck?’ – Arthur Weasley


‘You will find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it.’ – Albus Dumbledore


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


‘Spiders… the spiders… they want me to tap-dance. And I don’t want to tap-dance! – Ron Weasley


  ‘It’s cruel that I got to spend so much time with James and Lily, and you so little. But know this; the ones that love us never really leave us. And you can always find them in here.’ – Sirius Black


‘You! You foul, loathsome, evil little cockroach!’ – Hermione Granger


‘But you know happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.’ – Albus Dumbledore


‘I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.’ – Harry Potter


‘He was their friend, and he betrayed them. He was their friend! I hope he finds me! Cause when he does, I’m gonna be ready. When he does, I’m gonna kill him!’ – Harry Potter


‘Mysterious thing, time. Powerful, and when meddled with, dangerous. Sirius Black is in the topmost cell of the dark tower. You know the laws, Miss Granger. You must not be seen, and you would do well, I feel, to return before this last chime. If not, the consequences are too ghastly to discuss. If you succeed tonight, more than one innocent life may be spared. Three turns, should do it, I think.’ – Albus Dumbledore


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


‘Mum sent me a dress!’ – Ron Weasley


‘Oh my god! I’ve killed Harry Potter!’ – Neville Longbottom


‘Actually, he sort of screamed at her. It was a bit frightening.’ – Ginny Weasley


‘I remember when I first met you all. Biggest bunch of misfits I ever set eyes on! You reminded me of myself a little. And here we all are, four years later.’ – Hagrid


‘The Boy-Who-Lived. How lies have fed your legend, Harry! Do you want to know what really happened thirteen years ago? Shall I divulge how I truly lost my powers? It was love. You see, when dear sweet Lily Potter gave her life for her only son, it provided him with the ultimate protection, I could not touch him. It was old magic, something I should have foreseen. But no matter, no matter, things have changed. I CAN TOUCH YOU… NOW!’ – Lord Voldemort


‘Today we acknowledge a really terrible loss. Cedric Diggory was, as you all know, exceptionally hard working, infinitely fair-minded, and most importantly, a fierce, fierce friend. Therefore, I feel you have the right to know exactly how he died. You see, Cedric Diggory was murdered, by Lord Voldemort. The Ministry of Magic does not wish me to tell you this. But not to do so I feel would be an insult to his memory. Now the pain we all feel at this dreadful loss reminds me, and, reminds us, that though we may come from different countries and speak in different tongues, our hearts beat as one. In light of the recent events, the bonds of friendship made this year will be more important than ever. Remember that, and Cedric Diggory will not have died in vain. You remember that, and we’ll celebrate a boy who was kind, and honest, and brave, and true. Right to the very end.’ – Albus Dumbledore


‘Curiosity is not a sin, Harry. However, from time to time, you should exercise caution.’ – Albus Dumbledore

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


‘Sorry, Professor, but I must not tell lies.’ – Harry Potter


‘This connection between me and Voldemort… what if the reason for it is that I am becoming more like him? I just feel so angry, all the time. What if after everything that I’ve been through, something’s gone wrong inside me? What if I’m becoming bad?’ – Harry Potter


‘We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.’ – Sirius Black


‘Just because you’ve got the emotional range of a teaspoon…’ – Hermione Granger


‘Working hard is important, but there’s something that matters even more. Believing in yourself. Think of it this way: Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than we are now. Students. If they can do it, why not us?’ – Harry Potter


‘Why. Because You-Know-Who’s back, you tosspot.’ – Hermione Granger


‘Get away from my Godson!’ (Punches Lucius Malfoy) – Sirius Black

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince


‘Potter, take Weasley with you. He looks far too happy over there.’ – Professor McGonagall


‘Oh, to be young and to feel love’s keen sting’. – Albus Dumbledore


‘It was a student who gave me Francis. One Spring afternoon I discovered a bowl on my desk, just a few inches of clear water in it. Floating on the surface was a flower petal. As I watched, it sank. Just when it reached the bottom, it transformed into a wee fish. It was beautiful magic, wondrous to the behold. The flower petal had come from a lily, your mother. The day I came downstairs, the day the bowl was empty, was the day your mother…’ – Professor Slughorn


‘I know, but I’ve got a really good feeling about Hagrid’s. I feel like it’s the place to be tonight. Do you know what I mean?’ – Harry Potter


‘It’s no joke! I’m in love with her!’ – Ron Weasley


‘Mr. Davis! Mr. Davis, that is the girls’ lavatory.’ – Professor McGonagall

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1


‘Dobby never meant to kill! Dobby only meant to maim, or seriously injure!’Dobby


‘You think I don’t know what they’re capable of? You didn’t just lose a mother that night in Godric’s Hollow, you know. I lost a sister.’Petunia Dursley


‘You’re lying, Dolores… and you mustn’t tell lies!’ – Harry Potter


‘Morning.’George Weasley


‘Deserves that. Brilliant, he was. Wouldn’t be standing here without him.’ – Nymphadora Tonks


‘Always the tone of surprise.’ – Ron Weasley


‘Dobby has no master. Dobby is a free elf, and Dobby has come to save Harry Potter and his friends!’ – Dobby


‘Pathetic! With the whole wide world of ear-related humor before you, you go for I’m holey?’ – Fred Weasley

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2


‘Not my daughter, you bitch!’ – Molly Weasley


‘We both know Lord Voldemort has ordered the Malfoy boy to murder me. But should he fail, I should presume the Dark Lord will turn to you. You must be the one to kill me, Severus. It is the only way. Only then will the Dark Lord trust you completely.’ – Albus Dumbledore


‘You’ve kept him alive so that he can die at the proper moment. You’ve been raising him like a pig for slaughter!’ – Severus Snape


‘Always.’ – Severus Snape


‘Harry Potter, the boy who lived… come to die. Avada Kedavra!’ – Voldemort


‘Aaarrrgh! That’s my girlfriend you numpty!’ – Ron Weasley


‘People die every day. Friends, family. Yeah, we still lost Harry tonight. He’s still with us, in here. So’s Fred, Remus, Tonks… they didn’t die in vain. But YOU will. ‘Cause you’re wrong! Harry’s heart did beat for us! For all of us! It’s not over!’Neville Longbottom


‘Are you really giving us permission to do this?’Neville Longbottom


‘He’ll sleep till dawn and snore like his father. It’s you who needs me tonight.’ – Nymphadora Tonks


‘Look at me… you have your mother’s eyes.’ – Severus Snape


‘I’m mad for her. I think it’s about time I told her, since we’ll probably both be dead by dawn! – Neville Longbottom


‘Good morning? You’re Bellatrix Lestrange, not some dewey-eyed schoolgirl!’Griphook


‘It is the quality of ones convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.’ – Reemus Lupin