In Honor Of Harry Potter’s Birthday: 33 Harry Potter Quotes

Harry Potter is 33 today! All this time I never knew he was the same age as I! (A few months older actually).

In honor of his birthday here are some lovely quotes from the books & movies.

Happy Birthday Harry Potter, Happy J.K. Rowling and Happy Birthday to my mother today too ūüôāHarry Potter Cake

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.  ~J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1999, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore¬†be treated with caution. ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies,¬†but just as much to stand up to our friends. ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

There is no good or evil: only power and those too weak to seek it. ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,
Spoken by Quirinus Quirrell.

The best of us must sometimes eat our words. ~ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “Dobby’s Reward,” Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1999, spoken by the character Arthur Weasley

You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think¬† that we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him. ~ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Alkaban, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

As much money and life as you could want!¬† The two things most human beings would choose above all – the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Man with Two Faces,” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 1997, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “Padfoot Returns,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, spoken by the character Sirius Black; a variation of sayings by Philip Dormer Stanhope, 1748, and Charles Bayard Miliken, 1910

It’s a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Hungarian Horntail,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Mirror of Erised,” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 1997, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

You place too much importance… on the so-called purity of blood!¬† You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Parting of the Ways,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind…. At these times… I use the Pensieve.¬† One simply siphons the excess thoughts from one’s mind, pours them into the basin, and examines them at one’s leisure.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Pensieve,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.  ~Steven Kloves (screenplay), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.¬† ~Steven Kloves (screenplay), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

There was no point in worrying yet…. what would come, would come… and he would have to meet it when it did.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Beginning,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000

It is my belief… that the truth is generally preferable to lies.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Beginning,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

It was, he thought, the difference between being dragged into the arena to face a battle to the death and walking into the arena with your head held high.¬† Some people, perhaps, would say that there was little to choose between the two ways, but Dumbledore knew – and so do I, thought Harry, with a rush of fierce pride, and so did my parents – that there was all the difference in the world.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “Horcruxes,” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005

Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Beginning,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

Time is making fools of us again.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Secret Riddle,” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, Harry, but battle on.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “A Sluggish Memory,” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scarring than almost anything else…¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Second War Begins,” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2003

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “The Parting of the Ways,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.¬† Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “King’s Cross,” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 2007, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking¬†each other. ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?¬† ~J.K. Rowling, “King’s Cross,” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 2007, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore

Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here! ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself. ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth. ~ Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Dumbledore to Harry.

If you’re holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid¬†you will be in this cabin for a very long time. ~ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right, and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. ~ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof. ~ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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5 responses to “In Honor Of Harry Potter’s Birthday: 33 Harry Potter Quotes

  1. Pingback: Happy with Harry :) | Fly for Icarus

  2. HP is a series with the best quotes!

  3. The series was fantastic, it brought family reading back to our home when the boys were in their early teens which was a gift as they had taken to reading on their own for some time when we found the books.

  4. mnagle82@gmail.com

    Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Spoken by Albus Dumbledore.

    Or
    Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
    Jesus
    Matthew 6:21
    Holy Bible

  5. I like your post. There will be a new Harry potter book. The book is harry potter and the cursed child. Excited to read this!

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