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18 Harry Potter Quotes to Live Your Life By

These wizarding words of wisdom apply to Muggles, too.

Harry Potter quotes
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“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.”  –The Philosopher’s Stone  


“The truth.” Dumbledore sighed. “It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.”  –The Philosopher’s Stone  

"After all, to the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure.” –Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”  –The Philosopher’s Stone  

"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”  –Chamber of Secrets 


I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.  The Prisoner of Azkaban  

"I am what I am, an’ I’m not ashamed. 'Never be ashamed,’ my ol’ dad used ter say, ‘there’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth botherin’ with.”— Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


 “Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” The Goblet of Fire  

"What's comin' will come, an' we'll meet it when it does." The Goblet of Fire

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” The Goblet of Fire  

“The thing about growing up with Fred and George," said Ginny thoughtfully, "is that you sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.” –Order of the Phoenix  


Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” The Order of the Phoenix       

"Wit beyond measure is a man's greatest treasure." –– Order of the Phoenix

“Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.” The Half-Blood Prince  


“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.” –The Half-Blood Prince

“After all this time?” “Always,” said Snape. –The Deathly Hallows  


“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?” The Deathly Hallows  

"Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love." –– The Deathly Hallows