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Quote Corner #28: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Happy Tuesday, my lovely readers! I hope you’re all doing well. ❤
In celebration of it being September 1st, the first day back at Hogwarts, I decided to share a selection of my favourite quotes from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban!
I hope you enjoy!! 😉

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

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

“I dreamed I was buying new shoes last night,” said Ron. “What d’ya think that’s gonna mean?”
“Probably that you’re going to be eaten by a giant marshmallow or something,” said Harry.”

“What’s that?” he snarled, staring at the envelope Harry was still clutching in his hand. “If it’s another form for me to sign, you’ve got another -”
“It’s not,” said Harry cheerfully. “It’s a letter from my godfather.”
“Godfather?” sputtered Uncle Vernon. “You haven’t got a godfather!”
“Yes, I have,” said Harry brightly. “He was my mum and dad’s best friend. He’s a convicted murderer, but he’s broken out of wizard prison and he’s on the run. He likes to keep in touch with me, though…keep up with my news…check if I’m happy….”

Mr. Moony presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people’s business.
Mr. Prongs agrees with Mr. Moony, and would like to add that Professor Snape is an ugly git.
Mr. Padfoot would like to register his astonishment that an idiot like that ever became a professor.
Mr. Wormtail bids Professor Snape good day, and advises him to wash his hair, the slimeball.

Oh, what I would do to reread this series soon!! I really want to reread them in the form of the picture books, but I wanted to borrow them from my library, which I can’t do at this time. 😦
I often forget how hilarious these books are. They’re so much fun and I would love to experience them again!!

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Quote Corner #23: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Hello, hello, and happy Tuesday! I hope you’re all doing well. ❤
Harry Potter’s birthday is coming up this Friday, so I decided to share a handful of my favourite quotes from the second Harry Potter book today in celebration! (I can’t believe that he’d be turning 40 years old!)
Happy reading!! 😉

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

“Harry — I think I’ve just understood something! I’ve got to go to the library!”
And she sprinted away, up the stairs.
What does she understand?” said Harry distractedly, still looking around, trying to tell where the voice had come from.
“Loads more than I do,” said Ron, shaking his head.
“But why’s she got to go to the library?”
“Because that’s what Hermione does,” said Ron, shrugging. “When in doubt, go to the library.”

“Of all the trees we could’ve hit, we had to get one that hits back.”

“Harry, you must know all about Muggles. Tell me, what exactly is the function of a rubber duck?”

“Your aunt and uncle will be proud, though, won’t they?” said Hermione as they got off the train and joined the crowd thronging toward the enchanted barrier. “When they hear what you did this year?”
“Proud?” said Harry. “Are you crazy? All those times I could’ve died, and I didn’t manage it? They’ll be furious…”

“You will also find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it.”

Fred and George, however, found all this very funny. They went out of
their way to march ahead of Harry down the corridors, shouting, “Make way for
the Heir of Slytherin, seriously evil wizard coming through ……
Percy was deeply disapproving of this behavior.
“It is not a laughing matter,” he said coldly.
“Oh, get out of the way, Percy,” said Fred. “Harry’s in a hurry.”
“Yeah, he’s off to the Chamber of Secrets for a cup of tea with his fanged
servant,” said George, chortling.
Ginny didn’t find it amusing either.
“Oh, don’t,” she wailed every time Fred asked Harry loudly who he was
planning to attack next, or when George pretended to ward Harry off with a large
clove of garlic when they met.”

Oh, how I want to reread these books! Just reading these quotes fills me with so much joy and nostalgia.
I adore the touches of humour that J. K. Rowling slipped into the series. It makes them so much more fun to read when I was younger and even now!
I love that second quote here so much that I have a sweater that says, “When in doubt, go to the library”, and it is probably one of my favourite things in my closet!

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Quote Corner #5: Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone

Good afternoon and happy Wednesday! I hope you’ve all been doing well! 🙂
This week I decided to share a few of my favourite quotes from the first Harry Potter book because I think we could all do with a little bit of magic in our lives right now.
Happy reading!! 😉

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

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

“Harry – you’re a great wizard, you know.”
“I’m not as good as you,” said Harry, very embarrassed, as she let go of him.
“Me!” said Hermione. “Books! And cleverness! There are more important things – friendship and bravery and – oh Harry – be careful!”

“Fred, you next,” the plump woman said.
“I’m not Fred, I’m George,” said the boy. “Honestly, woman, you call yourself our mother? Can’t you tell I’m George?”
“Sorry, George, dear.”
“Only joking, I am Fred,” said the boy and off he went.”

Reading these quotes makes me want to reread the series so badly! I’ve read the series six or seven times (I think), but it’s been a good six years since I read them last. A reread is definitely needed! I was so young when I read them before and I’m really curious as to how my perspective has changed as I’ve gotten older.
I also really want to watch the movies again! I did a marathon with a few of my friends a couple of months ago, which was really fun! It took us two separate days to get through them all though. My boyfriend and I recently started watching them because he hadn’t seen them before. I was so excited to continue watching the series with him, but unfortunately, we had to put our marathon on hold due to corona virus. 😦 Hopefully we’ll be able to resume soon!! I’m also really excited to finish the series with him so that he will understand my Harry Potter references, hehe.

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