I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Do not pity the dead, Harry.
It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love.
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.
After all this time? Always.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live
You’re a wizard, Harry.
We could all have been killed or worse, expelled.
I don’t believe it! I don’t believe it! Oh, Ron, how wonderful! A prefect! That’s everyone in the family!
I forgot Dumbledore trashed Hogwarts, refused to resign and ran off to the forest to make speeches to angry trolls.