Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.
Nearly Headless Nick
I mean, it's sort of exciting, isn't it, breaking the rules?
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
Just because it’s taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn’t mean no one else has spotted I’m a girl!
It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.
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.
'No, Harry, you listen,' said Hermione. 'We're coming with you. That was decided months ago — years, really.'
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
Harry was left to ponder in silence the depths to which girls would sink to get revenge.
Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
’That wand’s more trouble than it’s worth,’ said Harry. ‘And quite honestly,’ he turned away from the painted portraits, thinking now only of the four-poster bed lying waiting for him in Gryffindor Tower, and wondering whether Kreacher might bring him a sandwich there, ‘I’ve had enough trouble for a lifetime.’
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.
Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.
Give her hell from us, Peeves.' And Peeves, whom Harry had never seen take an order from a student before, swept his belled hat from his head and sprang to a salute as Fred and George wheeled about to tumultuous applause from the students below and sped out of the open front doors into the glorious sunset.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
‘He must have known I'd run out on you.’ ‘No,’ Harry corrected him. ‘He must've always known you'd always want to come back.’
Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.
After all this time?' 'Always,' said Snape.
Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.
I think we've outgrown full-time education ... Time to test our talents in the real world, d'you reckon?
Not my daughter, you b*tch!
'The thing about growing up with Fred and George is that you sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.'
And Percy was shaking his brother, and Ron was kneeling beside them, and Fred's eyes stared without seeing, the ghost of his last laugh still etched upon his face.
Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth, 'It unscrews the other way.’
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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."
And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.
He can run faster than Severus Snape confronted with shampoo.
Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
‘Why are they all staring?’ demanded Albus as he and Rose craned around to look at the other students. ‘Don’t let it worry you,’ said Ron. ‘It’s me. I’m extremely famous.’
There is no need to call me ‘sir,’ Professor.
I think I'll just go down and have some pudding and wait for it all to turn up — it always does in the end.
Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
You’re just as sane as I am.
I've always wanted to use that spell.
Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have.
I am a wizard, not a baboon brandishing a stick.
You can laugh, but people used to believe there were no such things as the Blibbering Humdinger or the Crumple-Horned Snorkack!
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.