Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.— J. K. Rowling
Relaxing Great Harry Potter quotations
Welcome to a new year at Hogwarts! Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. And here they are: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!
Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies.
In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.
Ron: Why spiders? Why couldn't it be "follow the butterflies?
The ones that love us never really leave us.
The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure.
Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing.
Harry - you're a great wizard, you know.
" "I'm not as good as you," said Harry, very embarrassed, as she let go of him. "Me!" said Hermione. "Books! And cleverness! There are more important things - friendship and bravery and - oh Harry - be careful!
It is my belief... that the truth is generally preferable to lies.
The fact that you can feel pain like this is your greatest strength
We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, Harry, but battle on.
You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think that we don't recall them more clearly in times of great trouble?
You are protected, in short, by your ability to love!
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
You could be great, you know, it’s all here in your head, and Slytherin will help you on the way to greatness, no doubt about that.
I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being--forgive me--rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
Back in the late '90s, a writer named Daniel Handler decided that kids books were too cheerful. I mean, all the "Harry Potter" series did was occasionally kill off major characters. Thus was born "A Series Of Unfortunate Events" and its mysterious author, Lemony Snicket. "A Series Of Unfortunate Events" is now a great new series on Netflix.
Yes, Harry Potter!” said Dobby at once, his great eyes shining with excitement. “And if Dobby does it wrong, Dobby will throw himself off the topmost tower, Harry Potter!” “There won’t be any need for that,” said Harry hastily.
Friday was an important day for Harry and Ron.
They finally managed to find their way down to the Great Hall without getting lost once.
The elf’s eyes found him, and his lips trembled with the effort to form words.
‘Harry... Potter...’ And then with a little shudder the elf became quite still, and his eyes were nothing more than great, glassy orbs sprinkled with light from the stars they could not see.
Great, tell me when you've defeated Voldemort for me, will you?
They’re evacuating the younger kids and everyone’s meeting in the Great Hall to get organized. We’re fighting.
I can't wait to go back home and disappear into relative obscurity for a bit.
I just want to go back to my house and just get away from it all for a bit. It's so flattering to hear people say nice things about the performance, about the Harry Potter film. It's great. Don't get me wrong. I'm not ashamed of it. I'm not shunning it. It's just been such a bubble I've been in, with these promotions.
My little sister told me about the Twilight books and what a big fan she was.
She said, "It's like Harry Potter in love," which it's not. So, when the audition came up, I wanted to get the film for her. It was great because I got to take her to the premiere. She got all dolled up and was treated like a princess for the day.
I loved doing Harry Potter. I had a great time on that. And I think it's good to have a mix. I think you're learning all the time.
I've been surprised by how little criticism I've got.
Harry Potter's been taking all the flak. I'm a great fan of J.K. Rowling, but the people - mainly from America's Bible Belt - who complain that Harry Potter promotes Satanism or witchcraft obviously haven't got enough in their lives. Meanwhile, I've been flying under the radar, saying things that are far more subversive than anything poor old Harry has said. My books are about killing God.