I don't know who Maxime thinks she's kidding. If Hagrid's half-giant, she definitely is. Big bones... the only thing that's got bigger bones than her is a dinosaur.
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.
According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scars than almost anything else.
Listen Harry, your'e not a BAD person. Your'e a very good person, that, bad things happen to.
You may not like it minister, but you can't deny it: Dumbledore's got style.
Facing this stuff, in real life is not like school, in school, if you make a mistake you can just try again tomorrow, but out there...when your a second away from being murdered or watching a friend die right before your eyes...you don't know what that's like.
The barman sidled toward them out of a back room. He was a grump-looking old man with a great deal of a long gray hair and a beard. He was tall and thin and looked vaguely familiar to Harry.
I expect what you're not aware of would fill several books, Dursely.
Ah well... wand still in your jeans? Both buttocks still on? Okay, let's go.
My Head of House said I lacked certain necessary qualities...like the ability to behave myself.
You saved Dad's life. If anyone's got the right to eavesdrop on him, it's you.
Fools who wear their hearts proudly on their sleeves, who cannot control their emotions, who wallow in sad memories and allow themselves to be provoked this easily -- weak people, in other words -- they stand no chance...
I saw your Uranus up close. Geddit Harry? I saw your Uranus up close?
Are you quite sure you wouldn't like a cough drop, Dolores?
Now, it is the view of the Ministry that a theoretical knowledge will be more than sufficient to get you through your examination, which, after all, is what school is all about.
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.
I think I'll just go down and have some pudding and wait for it all to turn up - it always does in the end.
At least my happiness doesn't depend on Ron's goalkeeping ability.
You're the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you.
The Ministry places a rather higher value on my life than yours, I'm afraid
If she could have done one thing to make absolutely sure that every single person in this school would read you interview, it was banning it!
Wow, I wonder what it'd be like to have a difficult life?
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