If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Honestly, if you were any slower, you’d be going backward.
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Give her hell from us, Peeves.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.
I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
To hurt is as human as to breathe.
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
Don’t let the muggles get you down.
Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.
There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.
Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have.
It is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
Numbing to the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same and worth saving.
I’ll be in my bedroom, making no noise and pretending I’m not there.
Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.
If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
Time will not slow down when something unpleasant lies ahead.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
By all means continue destroying my possessions. I daresay I have too many.
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to the lookout.
First sign of madness, talking to your own head.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.
Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.
There’s nothing better when something comes and hits you and you think ‘YES’!
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
If you made a better rat than a human, it’s not much to boast about, Peter.
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.
We teachers are rather good at magic, you know.
It is my belief… that the truth is generally preferable to lies.
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.
Of all the trees we could’ve hit, we had to get one that hits back.