Book Quotes by Joanne K. Rowling (Page 2)

Book Quotes by Joanne K. Rowling
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Gefangene von Askaban

Remus Lupin: 'You can exist without your soul, you know, as long as your brain and heart are still working. But you’ll have no sense of self anymore, no memory, no... anything. There's no chance at all of recovery. You'll just exist. As an empty shell.'

Soul
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Halbblutprinz

Albus Dumbledore: 'People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.'

Forgiveness
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Orden des Phönix

Albus Dumbledore: 'Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.'

Youth, Age, Generation
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Gefangene von Askaban

Harry Potter: 'I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.'

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und die Heiligtümer des Todes

Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. 'After all this time?'
'Always', said Snape.

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Gefangene von Askaban

Albus Dumbledore: 'You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.'

Memory, Death, Grief
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Stein der Weisen

Albus Dumbledore: 'It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.'

Dreaming
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Stein der Weisen

Albus Dumbledore: 'The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.'

Truth
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und die Heiligtümer des Todes

Hermione: 'We didn't hear stories like that when we were little, we heard 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves' and 'Cinderella'...'
Ron: 'What's that? An illness?'

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Orden des Phönix

Harry: 'Yes'
Snape: 'Yes, sir!'
Harry: 'There's no need to call me 'sir,' Professor.'

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Quote by Joanne K. Rowling - über Harry Potter

Although there is a lot of Christian imagery in the books. That's undeniable. But that's an allusion to a belief system in which I was raised.

Christianity
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Feuerkelch

You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!

Education, Character
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.

Power
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter

Power was my weakness and my temptation.

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und die Heiligtümer des Todes

But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here...

Home
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Quote by Joanne K. Rowling

If you need to tell your readers something...there are only two characters that you can put it convincingly into their dialogue. One is Hermione, the other is Dumbledore. In both cases you accept, it's plausible that they have, well Dumbledore knows pretty much everything anyway, but that Hermione has read it somewhere.

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We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.

Imagination
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Quote by Joanne K. Rowling

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.

Failures
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und der Stein der Weisen

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. [Albus Dumbledore]

Courage
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - Und die Kammer des Schreckens

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Character, Decisions
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