Potions in Harry Potter

 

“No story lives unless someone wants to listen. The stories we love best do live in us forever. So whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.”
J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Swish and flick.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Great, tell me when you’ve defeated Voldemort for me, will you?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“So why in the name of Merlin’s saggy left —”
J.K. Rowling, Holy Bible: King James Version

“Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
Anonymous, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Yeah ‘ear ‘ear,” said George, with half a glance at Fred, the corner of whose mouth twitched.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I’m Draco Malfoy, I’m Draco, I’m on your side!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“I know [Umbridge] by reputation and I’m sure she’s no Death Eater-”
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“It was not, after all, so easy to die.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I’ve never stunned anyone except in our D.A. lessons,” said Luna, sounding mildly interested. “That was noisier than I thought it would be.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“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.”
J.K. Rowling, The Da Vinci Code

“These books can’t possibly compete with centuries of established history, especially when that history is endorsed by the ultimate bestseller of all time.”
Dan Brown, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Finally, the truth. Lying with his face pressed into the dusty carpet of the office where he had once thought he was learning the secrets of victory, Harry understood at last that he was not supposed to survive.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Hermione drew herself to her full height; her eyes were narrowed and her hair seemed to crackle with electricity.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“We can’t choose our fate, but we can choose others. Be careful in knowing that.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Turn to page three hundred and ninety-four.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad,
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Don’t forget to give Neville our love!’ Ginny told James as she hugged him.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“The ministry has fallen. Scrimgeour is dead. They are coming.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“But if it matters to you, you’ll be able to choose Gryffindor over Slytherin. The Sorting Hat takes your choice into account.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Which way did they go, Peeves?” Filch was saying. “Quick, tell me.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“I see a light in the kitchen. Let us not deprive Molly any longer of the chance to deplore how thin you are.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Slowly, very slowly, he sat up, and as he did so he felt more alive, and more aware of his own living body than ever before. Why had he never appreciated what a miracle he was, brain and nerve and bounding heart? It would all be gone…or at least, he would be gone from it. His breath came slow and deep, and his mouth and throat were completely dry, but so were his eyes.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Can you think what the Mirror of Erised shows us all?” Harry shook his head.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“I don’t think you should be an Auror, Harry,” said Luna unexpectedly. Everybody looked at her. “The Aurors are part of the Rotfang Conspiracy, I thought everyone knew that. They’re working to bring down the Ministry of Magic from within using a mixture of dark magic and gum disease.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Did you see me disarm Hermione, Harry?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Hermione had taken his hand again and was gripping it tightly. He could not look at her, but returned the pressure, now taking deep, sharp gulps of the night air, trying to steady himself, trying to regain control. He should have brought something to give them, and he had not thought of it, and every plant in the graveyard was leafless and frozen. But Hermione raised her wand, moved it in a circle through the air, and a wreath of Christmas roses blossomed before them. Harry caught it and laid it on his parent’s grave.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Start the Quiz”

  • Question of

    Which of these potions is made when you add powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood?

    • The Wolfsbane Potion
    • The Draught of Living Death
    • Amortentia
    • Felix Felicis
  • Question of

    Three of these names refer to the same herb. Pick the one that does not.

    • Monkshood
    • Dittany
    • Wolfsbane
    • Aconite
  • Question of

    Fluxweed is an ingredient used in making Polyjuice Potion. When does this have to be picked?

    • When Mars is in the ‘Fourth House’
    • During a solar ellipse
    • At the full moon
    • When it is raining
  • Question of

    What is the color of a Shrinking Solution supposed to be?

    • Bright Blue
    • Orange
    • Pale Pink
    • Acid green
  • Question of

    Guess the potion from the choices below.

    • Veritaserum
    • An Enlargement Elixir
    • Felix Felicis
    • The Polyjuice Potion
  • Question of

    What is FALSE about the potion ‘Amortentia’?

    • It smells differently to each person, according to what attracts them
    • It is the most powerful love potion in the world
    • It creates ‘genuine’ love
    • It has a distinct mother-of-pearl sheen
  • Question of

    Name the potion from the choices below.

    • Felix Felicis
    • Luckisis Potion
    • The Wolfsbane Waters
    • The Polyjuice Potion
  • Question of

    ‘An Elixir to Induce Euphoria’ is a sunshine-yellow potion which causes the drinker to feel excessively happy and elated. Adding to it a sprig of peppermint tends to counterbalance what side-effects?

    • Shivers and spasms
    • Excessive singing and nose-tweaking
    • Crying out of joy
    • Over-confidence
  • Question of

    Which of the following potions could cure a person of petrification?

    • The Sleeping Solution
    • The Awakening Elixir
    • The Gillyweed Potion
    • The Mandrake Restorative Draught
  • Question of

    Name the potion from the choices below.

    • The Wolfsbane Potion
    • Wereformation Waters
    • The Wolfy Solution
    • Grindalus Gurge

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