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?
“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
“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
-The Marauder’s Map password, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
“She needs to sort out her priorities.”
-Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
“You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.”
-Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“All my shoes have mysteriously disappeared. I suspect the Nargles are behind it.”
-Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“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
“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
“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
“Dobby has no master! Dobby is a free elf!”
-Dobby, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
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