The world’s favorite wizard Harry Potter turned 33 on Wednesday, July 31, and Twitterati took to the social media site to share their favorite HP quotes. Some may know that J.K. Rowling not-so-coincidentally shares a birthday with her famous character. On Wednesday she turned 48 years old. Check out the list below to see some of the best quotes from the series about The Boy Who Live, courtesy of Huffington Post and The Quoteabl.es.
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light,”- Albus Dumbledore.
“Fear of a name increases fear of a thing itself.” –Albus Dumbledore.
“ There is no good and evil, there is only power, and those too weak to seek it.” - Professor Quirrel
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”- Albus Dumbledore
“It is our choices, Harry, that show us who we truly are, far more than our abilities.” - Albus Dumbledore
“I will only truly have left this school when none here are loyal to me… Help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it.” -Albus Dumbledore
“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”- J. K. Rowling
“Remember, if the time should come when yo have to make a choice between what it 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 Voldermort. Remember Cedric Diggory.” –Albus Dumbledore.
“Come out, Harry… come out and play, then… it will be quick… it might even be painless… I would not know… I have never died.” - Voldemort
“Socks are Dobby’s favorite, favorite clothes, sir! I has seven now, sir… But sir, they has made a mistake in the shop, Harry Potter, they is giving you two the same!” — Dobby the House-Elf
“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.”— Albus Dumbledore
“The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure.” –Severus Snape
“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.” –Albus Dumbledore
“You’re the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you.” — Harry Potter
“You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but who they grow up to be.” –Albus Dumbledore
“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” — Sirius Black
“Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.” –Albus Dumbledore
“What do I care how he looks? I am good-looking enough for both of us, I theenk! All these scars show is zat my husband is brave!” — Fleur Delacour
“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.” — Albus Dumbledore
“I don’t look for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.” –Harry Potter
“It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.” -Albus Dumbledore
“To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” –Albus Dumbledore
“There are all kinds of courage. It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” –Albus Dumbledore
“Things have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always the way we expect.” –Luna Lovegood
“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” –Sirius Black
“The truth.. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” –Albus Dumbledore
“Curious indeed how these things happen. The wand chooses the wizard, remember… I think we must expect great things from you, Mr Potter… After all, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named did great things — terrible, yes, but great.” — Mr. Ollivander
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