These Inspiring Harry Potter Quotes Make Perfect Instagram Captions

The Harry Potter books and films are magical, inspirational and endlessly quotable.

The next time you're struggling to find the perfect caption for something you post to Instagram, why not give one of these Harry Potter quotes a chance?

For that heartwarming, candle-lit group pic of you and your besties:

"Happiness can be found in even the darkest times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


For that sly selfie you take right before you break the rules:

"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good."

-The Marauder's Map password, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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For the snap of you and your bestie living life to the fullest:

"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."

-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


For the shot that shows your priorities are clearly out of whack and you don't care:

"She needs to sort out her priorities."

-Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

For the photographic proof of you doing something you never thought you'd be able to do:

"You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve."

-Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince


For those times when somehow none of your shoes match your outfit:

"All my shoes have mysteriously disappeared. I suspect the Nargles are behind it."

-Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

For the pic that shows off just how kind, giving and courageous you really are:

"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, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


For that photo with friends who have been through everything with you:

"There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them."

-J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


For that pic of you proudly embracing your true self:

"I am what I am, an' I'm not ashamed. 'Never be ashamed,' my ol' dad used ter say, 'there's some who'll hold it against you, but they're not worth botherin' with.'"

―Rubeus Hagrid, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


For when your homework is finally done and it's time to embrace the weekend:

"Dobby has no master! Dobby is a free elf!"

-Dobby, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


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