Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Favorite Harry Potter Quotes and Moments

Elizabeth from Book YAbber, Marci from The Plot Bunny and I are sharing some of our favorite character quotes today. There are many quotes that I adore in the Harry Potter series but for times sake, I only highlighted a handful of favorites. For those who are following Pottermas 2016, make sure to check out the introduction here. Also, follow us with the hashtag #Pottermas16.

Harry Potter Character Quotes

“There are all kinds of courage," said Dumbledore, smiling. "It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”

“Books! And cleverness! There are more important things — friendship and bravery and — oh Harry — be careful!” - Hermione Granger

“Honestly, am I the only person who’s ever bothered to read Hogwarts, A History?” - Hermione Granger

“Because that's what Hermione does,” said Ron, shrugging. “When in doubt, go to the library.”

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“Ron, just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have.” - Hermione Granger

“Not my daughter, you bitch!”- Mrs. Weasley

 “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” -Albus Dumbledore

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“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” -Albus Dumbledore

“Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.” -Albus Dumbledore

“Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy. But remember this, you have friends here. You're not alone.” - Dumbledore

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J.K. Rowling Quotes

“Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.”

“I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.”

“Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” 

Favorite Harry Potter Moments

When Harry receives his Hogwarts Letter.

When Harry realizes he wasn't the only one that can see Thestrals.

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The Portable Swamp piece that is roped off as tribute to the Weasley Twins in Hogwarts.

When Hermione uses the Time Turner.

Christmas and Halloween at Hogwarts.

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When Draco mends the broken vanishing cabinet in the Room of Requirement.

The Marauders and the Marauders Map.

Dobby always trying to save Harry's life.

Dumbledore's Army never dies.

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Neville Longbottom having the most growth out of any character in the series. He takes on a leader role in Deathly Hallows.

The magic of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley.

And of course everything single thing Luna does and says.

What are some of your favorite quotes and moments in the Harry Potter Wizarding World?


  1. I love all of those. As well as Dumbledore's famous "Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

    1. I love that one too!! There are too many Harry Potter quotes to chose from.