J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter book series and the accompanying films have inspired a generation of young (and old) people to love reading and dream of a world where anything is possible. Harry Potter quotes are filled with magic, wonder, and surprising bits of wisdom that can be applied to even a Muggle’s everyday life.
Dobby hears things, sir, he is a house-elf, he goes all over the castle as he lights the fires and mops the floors
Dobby the House Elf in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
“This, sir?” said Dobby, plucking at the pillowcase. “‘Tis a mark of the house-elf’s enslavement, sir. Dobby can only be freed if his masters present him with clothes, sir."J. K. Rowling
Nothing like a nighttime stroll to give you ideas.J. K. Rowling
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.Albus Dumbledore
Do not pity the dead, Harry, pity the living, and above all those who live without love.J. K. Rowling
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.J. K. Rowling
Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.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
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.Luna Lovegood
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!J. K. Rowling
“Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond all we do here!”J. K. Rowling
"The truth." Dumbledore sighed. "It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution."J. K. Rowling
"Death's got an Invisibility Cloak?" Harry interrupted again. "So he can sneak up on people," said Ron. "Sometimes he gets bored of running at them, flapping his arms and shrieking..."J. K. Rowling
You speed up and up then you realise that your scarf has got caught in the machinery and if you don't keep up you're going to be strangled.Alfonso Cuaron
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young... and I seem to have forgotten lately.J. K. Rowling
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.J. K. Rowling
People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.J. K. Rowling
Let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, Adventure.J. K. Rowling
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.J. K. Rowling
Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have.J. K. Rowling
Scars can come in handy. I have one myself above my left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground.J. K. Rowling
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.J. K. Rowling
Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love.J. K. Rowling
The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.J. K. Rowling
Percy wouldn’t recognize a joke if it danced naked in front of him wearing Dobby’s tea cozy.J. K. Rowling
The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure. Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing.J. K. Rowling
Dumbledore becomes both a friend and mentor to young Harry, providing some of the best quotes in the series along the way. In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, he offers the essential truth "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, his ghost says, “Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love."
Harry Potter quotes inspire children to study hard and work to expand their minds. Throughout the series, battles are fought with skill and intellect instead of pure physical strength. In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Severus Snape says, "The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure. Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing."
The idea of having a grand destiny is a theme that runs throughout the series, with young Harry beginning as a mistreated orphan and ending up one of the most powerful wizards in the world. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling writes, "It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!"