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190 Best Harry Potter Quotes [Ultimate Collection]

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The Harry Potter series of books and movies have been a worldwide phenomenon. The series of books has sold over 500 million copies, making it the best-selling book of all time! In total, there are seven novels in the series which were published from 1997 to 2007 by author J.K. Rowling. 


Whether you’re a fan of Harry Potter or just enjoy reading quotes, this article is for you! From the first movie to the last, there are hundreds of quotes that will make you laugh and cry. Some of these best Harry Potter quotes are full of wisdom, some are funny and other ones are worth noting down in case you ever need to put a snooty muggle in their place. Here, on this page we have featured almost 200 awesome, best Harry Potter quotes from the beloved film franchise that will definitely put a smile on your face. 


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Best quotes from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone:


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#1. You’re a wizard, Harry.  —  Hagrid 



#2. I’m not a wizard. I’m just Harry. ​​— Harry 



#3. The wand chooses the wizard, mister Potter. It isn’t always clear why. One thing that’s clear is that we can expect great things from you. —  Garrick Ollivander 



#4. He’s not Fred, I am! Honestly, woman, and you call yourself our mother?! — George Weasley 



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#5. It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. — Albus Dumbledore



#6. What an idiot. — Hermione 



#7. Does anyone else feel like we shouldn’t be here? — Ron Weasley



#8. Now, if you two don’t mind, I’m going to bed before either of you come up with another clever idea to get us killed. Or worse, expelled! — Hermione Granger 





#9. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends. — Professor Dumbledore 



#10. You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant… but scary. — Ron Weasley 



#11. Troll! In the dungeons! Thought you ought to know. — Professor Quirrell 



#12. I wasn’t looking at its feet! I was a bit preoccupied with its heads… or maybe you didn’t notice? There were three! — Ron Weasley 



#13. This boy will be famous. There won’t be a child in our world who doesn’t know his name. — Professor McGonagall 





#14. Only a person who wanted to find the Stone –  find it, but not use it – would be able to get it. That is one of my more brilliant ideas. And between you and me, that is saying something.  — Professor Dumbledore 



#15. I think we’ve had a bad influence on her. — Ron Weasley 



#16. Honestly, don’t you two read? — Hermione Granger 



#17. There is no good and evil. There is only power, and those too weak to seek it. — He Who Must Not Be Named 



#18. I’m half and half. My dad’s a muggle; mom’s a witch. Bit of a nasty shock for him when he found out. — Seamus Finnigan 





#19. You’ve got dirt on your nose, by the way. Did you know? Just there. — Hermione Granger 



#20. Are you sure that’s a real spell? Well, it’s not very good, is it? —  Hermione Granger 



#21. You don’t want me as your enemy. — Severus Snape 



#22. Books and cleverness. There are more important things: friendship and bravery. — Hermione 






#23. She sacrificed herself for you, and that kind of act leaves a mark. This kind of mark cannot be seen. It lives in your very skin. Love. — Dumbledore 



#24. What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret, so, naturally, the whole school knows. — Dumbledore 



#25. Remember, the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right, and what is easy. — Dumbledore 





#26. Stop, stop, stop. You’re going to take someone’s eye out. — Hermione Granger 



#27. Can we panic now?! — Ron Weasley 



#28. Ah, music, a magic beyond all we do here.  — Dumbledore 





#29. There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them. — Dumbledore 



#30. The trick with any beast is to know how to calm it. — Hagrid 



Best Harry Potter quotes from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets:





#31. Enemies of the Heir, beware! You’ll be next, Mudbloods! — Draco Malfoy



#32. Why spiders?! Why couldn’t it be follow the butterflies? — Ron Weasley



#33. You’ve lost me my servant, boy! — Lucius Malfoy



#34. No, Harry. Even in the wizarding world, hearing voices isn’t a good sign. — Hermione Granger






#35. At least no one on the Gryffindor team had to buy their way in, they got in on pure talent. — Hermione Granger



#36. Dobby is free! — Dobby





#37. It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. —  Dumbledore



#38. Voldemort is my past, present and future, Harry Potter… —  Tom Riddle



#39. Ginny! Haven’t I taught you anything? What have I always told you? Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain. —  Molly Weasley 






#40. Why is it always me? —  Neville Longbottom



#41. Eat slugs! —  Ron Weasley



#42. There’s no Hogwarts without you, Hagrid. —  Harry Potter



#43. Ron, I should tell you, most Muggles aren’t accustomed to seeing a flying car. —  Harry Potter





#44. It’s alright Ginny, It’s over. It’s just a memory. —  Harry Potter



#45. Training for the ballet, Potter? —  Draco Malfoy





#46. Help will always be given to those who ask for it. —  Dumbledore



#47. Follow the spiders! Follow the spiders! If Hagrid ever gets out of Azkaban, I’ll kill him! —  Ron Weasley






#48. I wouldn’t expect you to know me. Who would ever talk about ugly, miserable, moping, Moaning Myrtle? —  Moaning Myrtle




Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban:





#49. Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. —  Dumbledore



#50. Calm down, It’s just a scratch! —  Hadrid 



#51. The spiders! They want me to tap dance! I don’t want to tap dance! —  Ron Weasley



#52. We don’t send people to Azkaban just for blowing up their aunts! —  Cornelius Fudge





#53. You may be young in years, but the heart that beats beneath your bosom is as shriveled as an old maid’s! Your soul is as dry as the pages of the books to which you so desperately cleave. —  Professor Trelawney



#54. Well, well, Lupin. Out for a little walk in the moonlight?. —  Snape



#55. You know Harry, in a way you did see your father last night… You found him inside yourself. —  Dumbledore





#56. You know, the Egyptians used to worship cats. —  Hermione Granger



#57. Why would I go looking for somebody who wants to kill me? —  Harry Potter





#58. What’s up, Malfoy? Lost your skis? —  Ron Weasley 



#59. If you want to kill Harry, you’ll have to kill us, too! —  Hermione Granger 



#60. Dementor! Dementor! [Attempting to scare Harry] —  Draco Malfoy 



#61. It’s killed me! It’s killed me! You’ll regret this! You and your bloody chicken… —  Draco Malfoy



#62. A child’s voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who’ve forgotten how to listen. —  Dumbledore








#64. You know the man you truly are, Remus! This heart is where you truly live! This heart! Here! This flesh is only flesh! —  Sirius Black



#65. Only one will die tonight. —  Sirius Black



#66. Is that really what my hair looks like from the back? —  Hermione Granger






#67. Watch your head —  Shrunken Head




Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire:





#68. 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



#69. Very well spotted. —  Hermione Granger



#70. It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be. —  Dumbledore





#71. I can touch you now. —  Lord Voldemort



#72. I want to see your face when I kill you. —  Lord Voldemort



#73. Keep your friends close, Harry. —  Sirius Black



#74. Oh my god! I’ve killed Harry Potter! —  Neville Longbottom






#75. He’s back, Voldemort is back. —  Harry Potter



#76. Hermione, you’re a girl…  —  Ron Weasley 



#77. I won’t be going alone, because believe it or not, someone’s asked me! And I said yes! —  Hermione Granger





#78. Step aside, Wormtail, so I can give our guest a proper greeting. —  Lord Voldemort 



#79. Inside every girl is a swan, waiting to burst out in flight. —  Minerva McGonagall



#80. Bloody hell. —  Ron Weasley 



#81. How fastidious you’ve become, Wormtail. As I recall, you once called the nearest gutter pipe home. Could it be the task of nursing me has become wearisome for you? —  Lord Voldemort 





#82. That’s me. Ron Weasley, Harry Potter’s stupid friend. —  Ron Weasley 



#83. Excellent! We now have three champions. But in the end, only one will go down in history. Only one will hoist the chalice of champions this vessel of victory The Triwizard Cup! —  Dumbledore



#84. Piss off. —  Ron Weasley 



#85. Wouldn’t even bother telling you what’s in there. You wouldn’t believe it if I did.  — Alastor Moody






#86. Let go. Sweetheart, you’re ready. Let go! LET GO! —  Lily Potter



#87. Bone of the father, unwillingly given. Flesh of the servant… willingly sacrificed. Blood of the enemy… forcibly taken. The Dark Lord shall rise again. —  Wormtail



#88. Why so tense, Potter? My father and I have a bet, you see. I don’t think you’re gonna last ten minutes in this tournament. He disagrees. He thinks you won’t last five. —  Draco Malfoy



#89. Marvelous creatures, dragons, aren’t they? —  Alastor Moody 





#90. I’m going to kill you, Harry Potter. I’m going to destroy you.  After tonight, no one will ever again question my powers. After tonight, if they speak of you, they’ll speak only of how you begged for death… and I, being a merciful Lord, obliged. Get up! —  Lord Voldemort


#91. This is mad. At this rate, we’ll be the only ones in our year without dates. —  Ron Weasley


#92.  Kill the spare… —  Voldemort



Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix:





#93. Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have. —  Hermione 



#94. It’s Dumbledore’s Army, not Potter’s. —  Dumbledore 



#95. You’re just like your father: lazy, arrogant. —  Severus Snape



#96. Hungry. I hope there’s pudding. —  Luna Lovegood






#97. I killed Sirius Black! —  Bellatrix Lestrange 



#98. You are a fool, Harry Potter, and you will lose everything. —  Lord Voldemort 



#99. All of my things have mysteriously disappeared…I suspect Nargles to be behind it. —  Luna Lovedoog



#100. Dobby does it all himself, sir, but Dobby does not mind, for he always hopes to meet Harry Potter and tonight, sir, he has got his wish! —  Dobby





#101. You have been told that a certain dark wizard is at large once again. This. Is. A. Lie. —  Umbridge 



#102. I want you to listen to me very carefully, Harry. You’re not a bad person. —  Sirius Black



#103. [to Harry] Nice one, James! —  Sirius Black





#104. It’s been 14 years, and still not a day goes by that I don’t miss your dad. —  Sirius Black



#105. Hermione, I hate your cat. —  Ron Weasley



#106. They’re very clean, these Muggles. It’s unnatural. —  Nymphadora Tonks



#107. You know, I really hate children. —  Dolores Umbridge 






#108. The original Order of the Phoenix. —  Sirius Black



#109. As I told you, Mr. Potter, naughty children deserve to be punished. —  Dolores Umbridge 



#110. Don’t kill Cedric! Don’t kill Cedric! Who’s Cedric – your boyfriend? —  Dudley Dursley



#111. You’re the weak one. And you’ll never know love…or friendship. And I feel sorry for you. —  Harry Potter





#112. You’re just as sane as I am. —  Luna Lovegood



#113.  The thing about growing up with Fred and George is that you sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve. —  Ginny Weasley



#114. Get away from my godson! —  Sirius Black



#115. Study hard and you will be rewarded, Fail to do so and the consequences may be severe. —   Dolores Umbridge






#116. Harry… It’s not how you are alike. It’s how you are not. —  Albus Dumbledore



#117. You may not like him, Minister, but you can’t deny, Dumbledore’s got style. —  Kingsley Shacklebolt



#118. (talking about Umbridge) That foul, evil old gargoyle! —  Hermione Granger





#119. How touchingly paternal, Black. Perhaps Potter will grow up to be a felon, just like his godfather! —  Severus Snape



#120. It’s changing out there. Just like last time. There’s a storm coming, Harry. And we all best be ready when she does. —  Hagrid



#121. Hermione, you are honestly the most wonderful person I have ever met.  —  Ron Weasley






Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:




#122. I am the Chosen One. I have to kill him. I need that memory. —  Harry Potter



#123. Nobody’s ever asked me to a party before, as a friend! —  Luna Lovegood 





#124. There is no need to call me ‘sir’, Professor. —  Harry Potter 



#125. Don’t you understand? I have to do this. I have to kill you … or he’s gonna kill me. —  Draco Malfoy 






#126. Once again I must ask too much of you, Harry. —  Dumbledore



#127. Severus, please… —  Dumbledore 



#128. I can’t believe Dumbledore is dead. —  Harry Potter



#129. Get your hands off me, you filthy Squib. —  Draco Malfoy 





#130. Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies. —  Lord Voldemort 



#131. You dare use my own spells against me, Potter? —  Severus Snape



#132. There can be no light without the dark. —  Horace Slughorn



#133. Years ago, I knew a boy who made all the wrong choices. Please let me help you. —  Dumbledore





#134. You dare use my own spells against me, Potter? Yes. I’M the Half-Blood Prince. —  Severus Snape 



#135. Potter, take Weasley with you. He looks far too happy over there. —  Professor McGonagall





#136. To be young and to feel love’s keen sting! —  Dumbledore



#137. I often talk aloud to myself. I find it extraordinarily useful. —  Dumbledore 





#138.  I’ve never been to this part of the castle. Well, not when I’m awake. I sleep— walk, you see. That’s why I wear shoes to bed. —  Luna Lovegood



#139. Merlin’s Beard, no need to disfigure me. —  Horace Slughorn:



#140. Most people vomit the first time. —  Professor Albus Dumbledore:



#141. Draco, years ago, I knew a boy who made all the wrong choices… Please, let me help you. —  Professor Albus Dumbledore





#142. Harry, you need to shave, my friend. —  Professor Albus Dumbledore



#143. Times like these, dark times, they do funny things to people. They can tear them apart. —  Arthur Weasley



#144. You have to realize who you are, Harry. —  Hermione Granger





#145. Excuse me, I have to go vomit. —  Hermione Granger


#146. He’s at perfect liberty to kiss whoever he likes, I really couldn’t care less!! —  Hermione Granger



Best Harry Potter Quotes from Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Pt. 1:




#147. Dobby has no master. Dobby is a free elf, and Dobby has come to save Harry Potter and his friends! —  Dobby



#148. Such a beautiful place, to be with friends. Dobby is happy to be with his friend. —  Dobby



#149. I want to bury him. Properly, without magic. —  Harry Potter



#150. Wow! We’re identical! —  Fred and George Weasley 


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#151. Harry is the best hope we have. Trust him. —  Dumbledore



#152. The longer we stay here the stronger he gets! —  Harry Potter



#153. [while Ginny and Harry kiss] Morning. —  George Weasley 



#154. Hey losers, he isn’t here. —  Neville Longbottom





#155. Dobby never meant to kill, only to maim. Or seriously injure. —  Dobby



#156. If Voldemort’s really taken over the Ministry, none of the old places are safe. —  Hermione Granger



#157. You have nothing to fear, if you have nothing to hide. —  Pius Thicknesse



#158. You’re lying, Dolores… and one mustn’t tell lies. —  Harry Potter





#159. Actually I’m highly logical which allows me to look past extraneous detail and perceive clearly that which others overlook. —  Hermione Granger



#160. Harry, your eyesight really is awful. —  Hermione Granger



#161. Well, well, well, look what we have here. It’s Harry Potter. He’s all bright, and shiny, and new again, just in time for the Dark Lord. —  Bellatrix Lestrange



#162. Liar! Consider yourself lucky, goblin. —  Bellatrix Lestrange





#163. These are dark times, there is no denying. Our world has perhaps faced no greater threat than it does today. —  Rufus Scrimgeour



#164. I have seen your heart, and it is mine. —  Lord Voldemort



#165. We wouldn’t last two days without Hermione. [pause] Don’t tell her I said that. —  Ron Wesley



#166. Fair warning, it tastes like goblin piss. —  Alastor “Mad— Eye” Moody





#167. Hello, Harry! Oh, I’ve interrupted a deep thought, haven’t I? I can see it growing smaller in your eyes. —  Luna Lovegood


#168. The world’s mental. —  Ron Weasley


#169. I have seen your heart and it is mine. I have seen your dreams, Ronald Weasley, and I have seen your fears… —  Tom Riddle

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2:




#170. Harry Potter is dead —  Lord Voldemort 



#171. That’s my girlfriend, you numpty! —  Ron Weasley 



#172. Harry, you wonderful boy. You brave, brave man. —  Dumbledore 



#173. Not my daughter, you bitch! —  Molly Weasley 


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#174. Harry, you are so loved, so loved. Harry, Mama loves you. Dada loves you. Harry, be safe. Be strong. —  Lily Potter



#175. If we die for them, Harry, I’m going to KILL YOU! —  Ron Weasley



#176. Only I can live forever. —  Lord Voldemort 



#177. I’m ready to die. —  Harry Potter



#178. Always… —  Snape



#179. We’ve 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



#180. Come on Tom, let’s finish this the way we started – together. —  Harry Potter



#181. You have your mother’s eyes. —  Snape





#182. It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers. —  Remus Lupin



#183. Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living and above all, those who live without love. —  Dumbledore



#184. Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more, believing in yourself. —  Harry Potter




#185. Harry Potter, the boy who lived… come to die. Avada Kedavra! —  Lord Voldemort



#186. Is he alive? Draco, is he alive? — Narcissa Malfoy 



#187. Hermione, when have any of our plans actually worked? We plan, we get there, all hell breaks loose. —  Harry Potter




#188. If you have to ask, you’ll never know. If you know, you need only ask. —  Helena Ravenclaw


#189. Of course it’s happening inside your head, but why should that mean it’s not real? —   Professor Albus Dumbledore


#190. Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it. —  Professor Albus Dumbledore


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