Thursday, July 28, 2011

Beyond the reach of any magic

Lumos Maxima! A bored muggle needed sufficient light to pore over the final Harry Potter book not once but twice, thrice or Voldy knows how many times. Yes, we can say the name now. These are lines I remember from The Deathly Hallows for reasons bubbling with toads and whiskers in my cauldron recently:

1. All's fair in love and war and this is a bit of both.
- Ron Weasley

2. Mudblood and proud of it!
- Hermione Granger

3. Of course it is happening in your head, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?
- Albus Dumbledore to Harry

4. I think the answer is: a circle that has no beginning.
- Luna Lovegood

5. We teachers are rather good in magic you know.
- Minerva McGonagall

6. We did it, we bashed them, wee Potter's the one, And Voldy's gone moldy, so now let's have fun!
- Peeves

7. 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.
- Albus Dumbledore

8. Not my daughter, you bitch.
- Molly Weasley to Bellatrix Lestrange

9. Do not pity the dead, Harry, pity the living. Above all, pity those who live without love.
- Albus Dumbledore

10. Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure
- Engraved on Rowena Ravenclaw's diadem
11. (referring to Draco Malfoy's son) Make sure you beat him in every test, Rosie. Thank God you inherited your mother's brains.
- Ron Weasley to his daughter Rosie

12. That which Voldemort does not value, he takes no trouble to understand. Of house-elves and children's tales, of love, loyalty, and innocence, Voldemort knows and understands nothing. Nothing. That they all have a power beyond his own, a power beyond the reach of any magic, is a truth he has never grasped.
- Albus Dumbledore

13. (to Ron and Hermione kissing) Oi! There's a war going on here!
- Harry Potter

Megan and Janet host Thursday Thirteen


  1. I love Harry Potter series!!!

    Mine's up! Happy T13.

  2. Yeah I've heard of this Potter fellow. He's like some kind of wizard or something, right?

  3. 3 is my favorite! I can't wait to see the movie again. Unfortunately I don't have the books any more so I can't reread them.

    Happy T13!

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  4. My daughter would love your post!

    Have a great Thursday!

  5. Excellent quotes!! I love Harry Potter, as you will see in my T13 note

  6. Sorry about the earlier link, that site was down too, but LJ is back up so the signature link should work now.

    Happy T13,

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