“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-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”
– The Philosopher’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


“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


“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


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