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Ron: "You don't know where the other talking gargoyles are, do you?"
Gargoyle: "Haven't seen another gargoyle since the one on that plinth disappeared."
Hermione: "What happened to it?"
Gargoyle: "About a year ago some boy flew through here being chased by a dragon - it knocked my friend right over the edge."
Harry: "Er..."
— The Lonely Male Gargoyle talks about his friend.[src]

Bulgarian Minister for Magic: "Vell, ve fought bravely."
Cornelius Fudge: "You can speak English! And you've been letting me mime everything all day!"
Bulgarian Minister for Magic: "Vell, it vos very funny."
— The Bulgarian Minister for Magic and Cornelius Fudge at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup.[src]

Percy Weasley: "Mr. Crouch? He speaks over two-hundred! Mermish and Gobbledegook and Troll ..."
Fred Weasley: "Anyone can speak Troll. All you have to do is point and grunt."
Percy and Fred Weasley discussing Bartemius Crouch Sr.'s multilingualism[src]

Molly Weasley: "Now, you two ...this year, you behave yourselves. If I get one more owl telling me you've... you've blown up a toilet or..."
George: "Blown up a toilet? We've never blown up a toilet."
Fred: "Great idea though, thanks, Mom."
Molly Weasley's scolding only encourages her prankster sons Fred and George[src]

McGonagall: "Why is it when something happens it is always you three?"
Ron: "Believe me, Professor, I’ve been asking myself the same question for six years."
McGonagall questions Harry, Ron, and Hermione[src]

Hermione: "Ron, we're supposed to show the first years where to go!"
Ron: "Oh, yeah. Hey – hey you lot! Midgets!"
Hermione: "Ron!"
Ron: "Well, they are, they're titchy..."
Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as prefects[src]

"Just like your mother, you're unfailingly kind. A trait people never fail to undervalue, I'm afraid."
Dumbledore to Harry[src]

Draco: "Sure you can manage that broom, Potter?"
Harry: "Yeah, reckon so."
Draco: "Got plenty of special features, hasn't it? Shame it doesn't come with a parachute — in case you get too near a Dementor."
Harry: "Pity you can't attach an extra arm to yours, Malfoy. Then it could catch the Snitch for you."
— Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy (still injured because of Buckbeak) before the Gryffindor versus Ravenclaw Quidditch Match in 1993.[src]

Harry: "What is that, Professor?"
Dumbledore: "Something that is beyond either of our help."
— Discussing Tom Riddle's soul

"These girls, they're gonna kill me, Harry."
Ron Weasley to Harry Potter after being dosed with Love Potion by Romilda Vane[src]

"Our only chance is to use decoys. Even You-Know-Who can't split himself into seven."
Alastor Moody to Harry Potter[src]

Lee: "And it's Johnson - Johnson with the Quaffle, what a player that girl is, I've been saying it for years but she still won't go out with me - "
Professor McGonagall: "JORDAN!"
Lee: "- just a fun fact, Professor, adds a bit of interest -"
— Lee Jordan's commentary during Ron Weasley's first Quidditch match in 1995[src]

"Trust me, I know what I'm doing... or, Felix does."
Harry Potter[src]

"E for 'Exceeds Expectations.' And I've always thought Fred and I should've got E in everything, because we exceeded expectations just by turning up for the exams."
George Weasley talking about O.W.L. exams.[src]

"I've got to keep him up here because he annoys Errol and Hermes. He annoys me too, come to that."
Ron Weasley talks about his new owl, Pigwidgeon[src]

"I've been able to see them ever since my first day here. They've always pulled the carriages. Don't worry. You're just as sane as I am."
Luna Lovegood explaining the Thestrals to Harry Potter[src]

"Just because you've got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have."
Hermione to Ron while discussing Harry and Cho's first kiss.[src]

Molly Weasley: "How do you feel, Georgie?"
George Weasley: "Saintlike."
Fred Weasley: "What's wrong with him? Is his mind affected?"
George Weasley: "Saintlike. You see... I'm holy. Holey, Fred, geddit?"
— After George Weasley loses an ear in the Battle over Little Whinging.[src]

Hermione: "And you found them?"
Hagrid: "Well, they're not that difficult ter find, ter be honest. Pretty big, see."
Hermione and Hagrid discussing how Hagrid found the giants.[src]

Harry: "It's going to be all right, sir. We're nearly there... I can Apparate us both back... don't worry"
Dumbledore: "I'm not worried, Harry. I am with you."
— After Harry and Dumbledore return from the cave.[src]

"Don't put your wand into your back pocket! Better wizards than you have lost buttocks from it!"
Alastor Moody[src]

Hermione: "'There were once three brothers who were traveling along a lonely, winding road at twilight -'"
Ron: "Midnight, our mum always told us. Sorry, I just think it's a bit spookier if it's at midnight!"
Harry: "Yeah, because we really need a bit more fear in our lives."
Hermione Granger, Harry Potter, and Ronald Weasley discussing the Tale of the Three Brothers.[src]

Archie: "I bought this in a Muggle shop. Muggles wear them."
Ministry wizard: "Muggle women wear them, Archie, not the men; they wear these."
Archie: "I’m not putting them on. I like a healthy breeze ’round my privates, thanks."
— Two wizards at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup.[src]

Percy Weasley: "I was a fool! I was an idiot, I was a pompous prat, I was a- a-"
Fred Weasley: "Ministry loving, family disowning, power-hungry moron."
Percy Weasley: "Yes, I was!"
Fred Weasley: "Well, you can't say fairer than that."
— Percy returns to his family.[src]

Harry Potter: "Is this real, or is this all happening inside my head?"
Albus Dumbledore: "Of course it is happening inside your head Harry, but why would that mean it's not real?"
— Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore in 1998.[src]

"One can never have enough socks."
Albus Dumbledore on what he claimed to see in the Mirror of Erised.[src]

"Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realise that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against them and strikes back! Voldemort is no different!"
Albus Dumbledore[src]

Voldemort: "Why do you live?"
Harry: "Because I have something worth living for."
Voldemort and Harry Potter.[src]

" Witness for the defence, Albus Percival Wulfric...Brian...Dumbledore"
Albus Dumbledore at Harry Potter's disciplinary hearing.[src]

Harry: "I don't want to talk about how I feel, all right?"
Dumbledore: "Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human-"
Harry: "THEN - I - DON'T - WANT - TO - BE - HUMAN!"
— In Dumbledore's office after Sirius Black's death.[src]

Harry: "Can't house-elves speak their minds about their masters, then?"
Dobby: "Oh no, sir, no. 'Tis part of the house-elf's enslavement, sir. We keeps their secrets and our silence, sir. We upholds the family's honor, and we never speaks ill of them - though Professor Dumbledore told Dobby he does not insist upon this. Professor Dumbledore said we is free to - to... He said we is free to call him a - a barmy old codger if we likes, sir!"
— Dobby to Harry on his new employment.[src]

"Dobby has no master! Dobby is a free elf, and Dobby has come to save Harry Potter and his friends!"
Dobby defies his former masters while rescuing the prisoners at Malfoy Manor.[src]

Ginny: "You'd think people had better things to gossip about. Three Dementor attacks in a week, and all Romilda Vane does is ask me if it's true you've got a Hippogriff tattooed across your chest."
Harry: "What did you tell her?"
Ginny: "I told her it's a Hungarian Horntail. Much more macho."
Harry: "Thanks. And what did you tell her Ron's got?"
Ginny: "A Pygmy Puff, but I didn't say where."
— Harry and Ginny talking in the Gryffindor Common Room.[src]

Dumbledore: "You have not asked me, for instance, what is my favorite flavor of jam, to check that I am indeed Professor Dumbledore and not an impostor."
Harry: "I didn’t..."
Dumbledore: "For future reference, Harry, it is raspberry...although of course, if I were a Death Eater, I would have been sure to research my own jam preferences before impersonating myself."
Albus Dumbledore and Harry Potter discussing the Ministry of Magic's security advisory.[src]


Ronald Weasley (disguised as Reginald Cattermole): "Oh my god! What am I going to do? My wife's all alone downstairs!"
Harry Potter (disguised as Albert Runcorn): "Ron, you don't have a wife."
Ronald Weasley (disguised as Reginald Cattermole): "Oh, yeah..."
— Ron Weasley and Harry Potter inflitrating the Ministry, and discussing Mary Cattermole's muggle-born trial.[src]

Bellatrix: "You almost killed me!"
Dobby: "Dobby did not mean to kill! Only to maim or seriously injure!"
Dobby after almost dropping a chandelier on Bellatrix.[src]

"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to one's enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to one's friends."
Albus Dumbledore[src]

"I suppose you like the way Phlegm says 'Arry, do you?"
Ginny Weasley on Harry Potter defending Fleur Delacour.[src]

Ron Weasley: "I'm in love with her!"
Harry Potter: "Fine you're in love with her, have you ever actually met her?"
Ron Weasley: "No... could you introduce me?"
Ron Weasley and Harry Potter when the former has been fed love potion by Romilda Vane.[src]

"I've got to do it! He'll kill me! He'll kill my whole family!"
—Draco Malfoy to Albus Dumbledore.[src]

Dudley: "Why're you staring at the hedge?"
Harry: "I'm trying to decide what would be the best spell to set it on fire."
Dudley: "You c-can't - Dad told you you're not to do m-magic - he said he'll chuck you out of the house - and you haven't got anywhere else to go - you have't got any friends to take you -"
Harry: "Jiggery pokery! Hocus pocus... squiggly wiggly..."
Dudley: "MUUUUUUM!"
— After Harry saw Dobby's eyes in the hedge.[src]

Hermione: "That’s better, Harry, that's loads better."
Harry: "Well, now we know what to do next time I can't manage a spell... threaten me with a dragon. Right... Accio Dictionary!'"
— Harry and Hermione the night before the First Task.[src]

"Out of all the trees we could've hit, we got the one that hit back!"
—Ron Weasley after crashing into the Whomping Willow.[src]

Moody: "We ought to double back for a bit, just to make sure we're not being followed!"
Tonks: "ARE YOU MAD, MAD-EYE? We're all frozen to our brooms! If we keep going off course we're not going to get there until next week!"
Moody and Tonks while escorting Harry to 12 Grimmauld Place.[src]

"They weren't the brightest. One of them was definitely part-troll, the smell off him..."
Ron Weasley talks about Snatchers.[src]

"Never wondered how you got that mark on yer forehead? That was no ordinary cut. That's what yeh get when a powerful, evil curse touches yeh — took care of yer mum an' dad an' yer house, even — but it didn't work on you, an' that's why yer famous, Harry."
—Hagrid explaining why Harry Potter is famous.[src]

Harry Potter: "Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure."
Alecto Carrow: "Which makes you pretty skint, witless."
— Alecto catches Harry in Ravenclaw Tower.[src]

Fred Weasley: "Mad-Eye Moody? Isn't he that nutter-"
Molly Weasley: "Your father thinks very highly of Mad-Eye Moody."
Fred Weasley: "Yeah, well, Dad collects plugs, doesn't he? Birds of a feather..."
— Fred and Molly discuss Mad-Eye Moody.[src]

Draco Malfoy: "Why are you wearing glasses?"
Harry Potter (disguised as Gregory Goyle): "Oh, uh... reading."
Draco Malfoy: "I didn't know you could read."
Harry Potter talking to Draco Malfoy while disguised as Gregory Goyle.[src]

Harry: "But you think you're right?"
Dumbledore: "Naturally I do, but as I have already proven to you, I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being — forgive me — rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger."
— Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore discussing Dumbledore's mistakes.[src]

"Well - it's just that you seem to be labouring under the delusion that I am going to - what is the phrase - "Come quietly". I am afraid I am not going to come quietly at all, Cornelius. I have absolutely no intention of being sent to Azkaban. I could break out, of course - but what a waste of time, and frankly, I can think of a host of things I would rather be doing."
—Albus Dumbledore avoids being sent to Azkaban.[src]

"It is not our abilities that show who we truly are, it is our choices."
Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter.[src]

Molly: "Fred, you next."
Fred: "I'm not Fred, I'm George. Honestly, woman, you call yourself our mother? Can't you tell I'm George?"
Molly: "Sorry, George, dear."
Fred: "Only joking, I am Fred."
Fred Weasley and his mother at King's Cross Station.[src]

"You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts... but you cannot deny he's got style..."
Phineas Nigellus Black comments after Albus Dumbledore's escape.[src]

"You were the seventh Horcrux, Harry, the Horcrux he never meant to make."
—Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter[src]

Harry: "Don't the boys know that's what your mum calls you?"
Dudley: "Shut your face."
Harry: "You don't tell her to shut her face. What about "Popkin" and "Dinky Diddydums", can I use them then?"
— Harry teasing Dudley[src]

"You dare use my own spells against me, Potter? It was I, who invented them - I, the Half-Blood Prince!"
Severus Snape[src]

Ron: "Nice necklace."
Luna: "It's a charm actually. It keeps away the nargles."
— Ron when he first meets Luna.[src]

Hermione: "Look, if I picked up a sword right now, Ron, and ran you through with it, I wouldn't damage your soul at all."
Ron: "Which would be a real comfort to me, I'm sure."
— Hermione explaining souls to Harry and Ron.[src]

"Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow, turn this stupid, fat rat yellow."
Ron Weasley attempting a bogus Colour Change Charm on his rat Scabbers.[src]

Draco: "You're dead, Potter."
Harry: "Funny, you'd think I'd have stopped walking around..."
— Draco threatening Harry.[src]

"Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
—The inscription on Kendra Dumbledore’s tombstone.[src]

Harry: "What's up with you, Hermione?"
Hermione: "Just thinking..."
Harry: "About Siri... Snuffles?"
Hermione: "No... not exactly.... More... wondering... I suppose we're doing the right thing... I think... aren't we?"
Ron: "Well, that clears that up. It would've been really annoying if you hadn't explained yourself properly."
— Harry, Ron, and Hermione discuss forming their own D.A.D.A. group.[src]

"Good, then I want to join. If Voldemort's building up an army, then I want to fight!"
Harry Potter wishes to join the Order of the Phoenix.[src]

"Soon we must all face the choice between what is right, and what is easy..."
Albus Dumbledore[src]

"What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret, so, naturally, the whole school knows."
Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter in the infirmary after thwarting Professor Quirrell.[src]

"Farewell, Aragog, king of arachnids, whose long and faithful friendship those who knew you won't forget! Though your body will decay, your spirit lingers on in the quiet, web-spun places of your forest home. May your many-eyed descendants ever flourish and your human friends find solace for the loss they have sustained."
Aragog's eulogy, delivered by Horace Slughorn[src]

"Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect."
Luna Lovegood[src]

"Potter, take Weasley with you, he looks far too happy over there."
Minerva McGonagall[src]

Harry: "You're not gonna stay mad at him, are you?"
Hermione: "I'm always mad at him."
— Harry and Hermione discussing Ron's return.[src]

Dedalus Diggle: "Good luck. I hope we meet again. The hopes of the wizarding world rest upon your shoulders."
Harry: "Oh, right. Thanks."
— Dedalus Diggle bids farewell to Harry Potter.[src]

"Help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it."
Albus Dumbledore[src]


"Er -- I don' want ter be rude, but who the ruddy hell are you?"
Rubeus Hagrid on the unexpected appearance of Dolores Umbridge at his hut.[src]

Minerva McGonagall: "Professor Moody, what are you doing?"
Barty Crouch Jr. (disguised as Mad-Eye): "Teaching!"
Minerva McGonagall: "Is that a student?"
Barty Crouch Jr. (disguised as Mad-Eye): "Technically, it's a ferret!"
— Professor Moody (Barty Crouch Jr.) and Professor McGonagall[src]

"I've always wanted to use that spell!"
Minerva McGonagall after casting Piertotum Locomotor.[src]

Filch: "Students out of bed! Students out of bed! Students in the corridors!"
McGonaall: "They are supposed to be out of bed, you blithering idiot!"
Filch: "Oh. Sorry, ma'am."
— Argus Filch and Professor McGonagall shortly before the Battle of Hogwarts[src]

Neville Longbottom: "Let me get this straight, Professor. You're actually giving us permission to do this?"
Minerva McGonagall: "That is correct, Longbottom."
Neville Longbottom: "So, blow it up? Boom?"
Minerva McGonagall: "BOOM!"
Neville Longbottom: "Wicked. Um, and how exactly do you propose we do this, Professor?"
Minerva McGonagall: "Why don't you confer with Mr. Finnigan? As I recall, he has a particular proclivity for pyrotechnics."
— Neville Longbottom and Professor McGonagall plan to destroy the Covered Bridge.[src]

Harry: "Okay, there's something we need to find, something hidden here in the castle, and it may help us defeat You-Know-Who."
Neville: "Right, what is it?"
Harry: "We don't know."
Dean: "Where is it?"
Harry: "We don't know that either. I realise that's not much to go on."
Seamus: "That's nothing to go on."
— Harry looks for Ravenclaw's diadem.[src]

Severus Snape: "If anyone here has any knowledge of Mr. Potter's movements this evening, I invite them to step forward... now."
Harry Potter: "It seems despite your exhaustive defensive strategies, you still have a bit of a security problem, Headmaster."
— Harry confronts Snape.[src]

Remus Lupin: "It is the quality of one's convictions that determines success, not the number of followers."
Kingsley Shacklebolt: "Who said that?"
Remus Lupin: "Me."
— Lupin and Kingsley prepare for battle.[src]

Filius Flitwick: "You do realise of course, we can't keep out You-Know-Who indefinitely?"
Minerva McGonagall: "That doesn't mean we can't delay him. And his name is Voldemort, Filius, so you might as well use it. He's going to try and kill you either way."
— McGonagall and Flitwick prepare for battle.[src]

"Harry, you are so loved. Mama loves you. Dada loves you. Harry, be safe. Be strong."
Lily to baby Harry before her death.[src]

"It doesn't matter that Harry's gone. People die everyday... friends... family... Yeah, we lost Harry? tonight. But he's still with us, in here. So is Fred, Remus, Tonks... all of them! They didn't die in vain! But you will, 'cause you're wrong! Harry's heart did beat for us, for all of us! It's not over!"
Neville confronts Voldemort.[src]

Harry: "We have to go there, now."
Hermione: "What? We can't do that! We've got to plan! We've got to figure it out..."
Harry: "Hermione! When have any of our plans ever actually worked? We plan, we get there, all hell breaks loose!"
— The trio "plans" to get into Hogwarts.[src]

Lily: "You've been so brave, sweetheart."
Harry: "Why are you here, all of you?"
Lily: "We never left."
— Harry uses the Resurrection Stone.[src]


Rufus Scrimgeour: "Dumbledore's man through and through, aren't you, Potter?"
Harry Potter: "Yeah, I am. Glad we got that straightened out."
— Scrimgeour speaks to Harry at the Burrow.[src]

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