It is my belief... that the truth is generally preferable to lies.
Aaah ... when two Neptunes appear in the sky it is a sure sign that a midget in glasses is being born, Harry...
Severus, please fetch me the strongest truth potion you posess, then go down to the kitchen and bring up the house elf called Winky. Minerva, kindly go down to Hagrids house where you will find a large black dog sitting in the pumpkin patch. Take the dog up to my office, tell him I will be with him shortly, then come back here.
Harry, just go down to the lake tomorrow, right, stick your head in, yell at the merepeople to give back whatever they've nicked, and see if they chuck it out. Best you can do, mate.
You place too much improtance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recongnize that it matters not was someone is born, but what they grow up to be!
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
Anyone can speak Troll. All you have to do is point and grunt.
She can't keep writing about what a tragic little hero I am, it'll get boring.
He was going to be armed with his wand - which, just now, felt like nothing more than a narrow strip of wood - against a fifty-foot-high, scaly, spike-ridden, fire-breathing dragon.
Your devotion is nothing more than cowardice. You would not be here if you had anywhere else to go.
Just because it's taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn't mean no one else has spotted I'm a girl!
As far as informing the headmaster, Harry had no idea where Dumbledore went during the summer holidays. He amused himself for a moment, picturing Dumbledore, with his long silver beard, full-length wizard's robes, and pointed hat, stretched out on a beach somewhere, rubbing suntan lotion onto his long crooked nose.
Someone creeping into his yard in the dead of night? More likely there's a very shell-shocked cat wandering somewhere, covered in potato peelings.
He was my mum and dad's best friend. He's a convicted murderer, but he's broken out of wizard prison and he's on the run. He likes to keep in touch with me, though...keep up with news...check if I'm happy...
You've got to appreciate what the worst is. You don't want to find yourself in a situation where you're facing it.
Just then Neville caused a slight diversion by turning into a large canary.
Because - oh shut up laughing, you two - because they've just been turned down by girls they asked to the ball!
There was no point worrying yet... what would coe would come... and he would just have to meet it when it did.
Hello, Professor Moody!...Twitchy little ferret, aren't you, Malfoy?-Hermione
But I was willing to embrace mortal life again, before chasing immortality.
There. Maybe if you're lucky, you'll get a scar! That's what you want, isn't it?
I have gone temporarily deaf and haven't any idea what you said, Harry.
Next time there's a ball, pluck up the courage and ask me before somebody else does, and not as a last resort!
Time will not slow down when something unpleasant lies ahead.
I say to you all, once again -- in the light of Lord Voldemort's return, we are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. Lord Voldemort's gift for spreading discord and enmity is very great. We can fight it only by showing an equally strong bond of friendship and trust. Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
Curiosity is not a sin.... But we should exercise caution with our curiosity... yes, indeed.
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
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