Who Said That? ‘Harry Potter’ Quotes

 

“Go on, have a pasty,” said Harry, who had never had anything to share before or, indeed, anyone to share it with. It was a nice feeling, sitting there with Ron, eating their way through all Harry’s pasties, cakes, and candies (the sandwiches lay forgotten).”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Hermione was screaming again: the sound went through Harry like physical pain.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I feel I owe you another explanation Harry,” said Dumbledore hesitantly. “You may, perhaps, wondered why I never chose you as a prefect? I must confess…that I rather thought…you had enough responsibility to be going on with.”
JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Killing rips the soul apart.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“The poor things keep calling in those – those pumbles, I think they’re called – you know, the ones who mend pipes and things – ”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.”
J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Mad Eye’ Moody on the Avada Kedavra curse: “Not nice,” he said calmly. “Not pleasant. And there’s no counter curse. There’s no blocking it. Only one known person has ever survived it, and he’s sitting right in front of me.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“He sounds exactly like Moody,” said Harry quietly, tucking the letter away again inside his robes. “‘Constant vigilance!’ You’d think I walk around with my eyes shut, banging off the walls….”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Ron gave a tiny jerk of the head that Harry understood to mean, Well – if you must.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Because, sometimes you’ve
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Oh you is a bad elf, Dobby!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I think I’m a tiny bit like Harry ‘cos I’d like to have an owl. Yeah, that’s the tiny bit, actually.”
Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“He was about to go home, about to return to the place where he had had a family. It was in Godric’s Hollow that, but for Voldemort, he would have grown up and spent every school holiday. He could have invited friends to his house. . . . He might even have had brothers and sisters. . . . It would have been his mother who had made his seventeenth birthday cake. The life he had lost had hardly ever seemed so real to him as at this moment, when he knew he was about to see the place where it had been taken from him.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“At that moment, Harry fully understood for the first time why people said Dumbledore was the only wizard Voldemort had ever feared. The look upon Dumbledore’s face as he stared down at the unconscious form of Mad-Eye moody was more terrible than Harry could have ever imagined. There was no benign smile upon Dumbledore’s face, no twinkle in the eyes behind the spectacles. There was cold fury in every line of the ancient face; a sense of power radiated from Dumbledore as though he were giving off burning heat.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Which only goes to show that the best of us must sometimes eat our words,’ Dumbledore went on, smiling.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Is it true?” he said. “They’re saying all down the train that Harry Potter’s in this compartment. So it’s you, is it?”
J.K. Rowling, The Tales of Beedle the Bard

“Parents shouldn’t leave their kids unless —unless they’ve got to.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“But Death was cunning.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Yeah,” said Ron, “and lucky Harry doesn’t lose his head in a crisis — ‘there’s no wood,’
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“The ones that love us never really leave us.”
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“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.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Aunt Petunia burst into tears. Hestia Jones gave her an approving look that changed to outrage as Aunt Petunia ran forward and embraced Dudley rather than Harry.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

“Dudley thought for a moment. It looked like hard work.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“With another shock of excitement, Harry saw Sirius give James the thumbs-up.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Why does any kind of cynicism appeal to people? Because it seems like a mark of maturity, of sophistication, like you’ve seen everything and know better. Or because putting something down feels like pushing yourself up.”
Eliezer Yudkowsky, The Retribution of Mara Dyer

“Hello, Harry!” she said.
J.K. Rowling, The Midnight Mayor

“You should have told her differently,’ said Hermione, still with that maddeningly patient air. ‘You should have said it was really annoying, but I’d made you promise to come along to the Three Broomsticks, and you really didn’t want to go, you’d much rather spend the whole day with her, but unfortunately you thought you really ought to meet me and would she please, please come along with you, and hopefully you’d be able to get away more quickly? And it might have been a good idea to mention how ugly you think I am too,’ Hermione added as an afterthought.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Start the Quiz”

  • Question of

    ‘You’ve got dirt on your nose by the way. Did you know?’

    • Ginny Weasley
    • Draco Malfoy
    • Hermione Granger
    • Harry Potter
  • Question of

    ‘Red hair and a hand-me-down robe… you must be a Weasley.’

    • Nearly Headless Nick
    • Hermione Granger
    • Draco Malfoy
    • The Sorting Hat
  • Question of

    ‘But everyone knows it’s the Dark Arts he fancies. He’s been after Quirrell’s job for years.’

    • Ron Weasley
    • Percy Weasley
    • Hermione Granger
    • Fred Weasley
  • Question of

    ‘Have you heard? Harry Potter’s the new Seeker for Gryffindor. I always knew he’d do well.’

    • Professor Dumbledore
    • Rubeus Hagrid
    • Argus Filch
    • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Question of

    ‘Stop, stop, stop, stop! You’re going to take someone’s eye out.’

    • Ron Weasley
    • Hermione Granger
    • Harry Potter
    • Neville Longbottom
  • Question of

    ‘Sorry, don’t mean to be rude, but I’m in no fit state to entertain today.’

    • Nearly Headless Nick
    • Percy Weasley
    • Hermione Granger
    • Hagrid
  • Question of

    ‘God, I miss the screaming.’

    • Rubeus Hagrid
    • Argus Filch
    • Professor Snape
    • Draco Malfoy
  • Question of

    ‘You’re a little bit scary sometimes you know, brilliant but scary.’

    • Hermione Granger
    • Harry Potter
    • Ron Weasley
    • Neville Longbottom
  • Question of

    ‘Doesn’t it seem a bit quiet to you?’

    • Harry Potter
    • Hermione Granger
    • Ron Weasley
    • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Question of

    ‘Books and cleverness, there are more important things, like friendship and bravery.’

    • Albus Dumbledore
    • Hermione Granger
    • Ron Weasley
    • Minerva McGonagall
  • Question of

    ‘I have strength enough for this.’

    • Lord Voldemort
    • Professor Snape
    • Professor Quirrell
    • Harry Potter
  • Question of

    ‘That’s why you’re famous. That’s why everybody knows your name. You’re the boy who lived.’

    • Rubeus Hagrid
    • Hermione Granger
    • Albus Dumbledore
    • Minerva McGonagall
  • Question of

    ‘It’s the same every year, packed with muggles of course.’

    • George Weasley
    • Ron Weasley
    • Molly Weasley
    • Fred Weasley

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