There’s no doubt that the Harry Potter series played a huge role in millions of people’s childhoods and throughout their time growing up. It’s one like no other. The Wizarding World has created a place for people to escape through; a place for some to find strength or hope.
In the books and the films are messages about friendships, courage, love and so much more. The series has touched many across the world. The films have managed to capture the enchanting beauty of magic in Harry Potter.
Here are 10 of the countless inspiring quotes from the series!
1. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
2. “Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.” – Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
3. “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, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
4. “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
5. “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
6. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
7. “Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than what we are now, students. If they can do it, why not us?” — Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
8. “Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself.” – Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
9. “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” — Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
10. “Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” – J.K. Rowling
This quote wasn’t from the series but was said by J.K. Rowling at the premiere of the last film, reminding us that although the Harry Potter series of films and books has come to an end, it will stay with us forever.
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