I remember every single wand I've ever sold, Mr. Potter. It so happens that the phoenix whose tail feather is in your wand, gave another feather - just one other. It is very curious indeed that you should be destined for this wand when its brother gave you that scar.
Yes, Severus does seem the type, doesn't he? So useful to have him swooping around like an overgrown bat.
A lemon drop. They're a kind of Muggle sweet I'm rather fond of.
Nothing more or less then the deepest, most desperate desire of our hearts.
They don't know we're not allowed to use magic at home. I'm going to have a lot of fun with Dudley this summer.
I tell you, that dragon's the most horrible animal I've ever met, but the way Hagrid goes on about it, you'd think it was a fluffy little bunny rabbit.
You will learn to bewitch the mind and ensnare the senses.
Now, I'm off to bed, before one of you comes up with another clever idea to get us killed!-or worse- Expelled!
Friday was an important day for Harry and Ron. They finally managed to find their way down to the Great Hall without getting lost once.
To a well organized mind, death is nothing but the next greatest adventure.
If only the hat had mentioned a house for people who felt a bit queasy, that would have been the one for him.
Your mother died to save you. If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it is love. Love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves it's own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.
Obviously fame isn't everything. Is it, Mr. Potter? --Severus Snape
Gringotts was the safest place in the world for something you wanted to hide - except perhaps Hogwarts!
Truth...a beatiful and terrible thing and therefore must be treated with great caution.
If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it is love. He didn't realize that love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark. Not a scar, no visible sign…to have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever. It is in your very skin.
Always the innocent are the first victims, so it has been for ages past, so it is now.
We could have been killed! or worse... expelled!
It shows us nothing more or less than the deepest, most desperate desire of our hearts.
Aunt Petunia often said that Dudley looked like a baby angel-Harry often said that Dudley looked like a pig in a wig.
Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.
He didn't realize that love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark.
Welcome to a new year at Hogwarts! Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. And here they are: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to our enemies. But a great deal more to stand up to our friends
Call him Voldemort, Harry. Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
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- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard
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