Quotes

“Sometimes words are all that allow me to feel like I’m a part of the world, a part of life. If I don’t have words, then I’m alone. […] Words are my friends.”

– Alan Shore, Boston Legal

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

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.”

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness. Nothing more.”

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“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, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.”

– Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“The mark of a great artist is knowing when to stop. The same might be said of life. We should all be allowed to choose when to stop. The problem is that when the moment is perfect we never do choose to stop, just in case things get more perfect. We only ever choose to stop when things are far from perfect, and stopping then is easy. But that sort of stopping leaves a bad taste in the heart.”

– David Thewlis, The Late Hector Kipling

“Kindness is magic. It’s more important to be kind than clever or good looking.”

– Derek Noakes, Derek

“My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.”

– Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

“They’re currently in alien terrain surrounded by millions of the most vicious creatures on the planet. Humans.”

– Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

“We become who we are. You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can by its first few chapters and most certainly by its last.”

– Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist

“If you can laugh in the face of adversity, you’re bulletproof.”

– Ricky Gervais, Humanity

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

– Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is.”

– Stephen Fry, The Fry Chronicles