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J.K. Rowling Birthday Harry Potter Quotes

Behold, Our Favorite Quotes From the Harry Potter Franchise In Celebration of J.K. Rowling's 54th Birthday


Today, July 31, marks two very important birthdays in, almost, every millennial's life. The author of the iconic Harry Potter franchise, J.K. Rowling turns 54, while her lead protagonist Harry turns 39-years-old today (how cute is it that she gave him the same birthday?!).

In honor of this very special day, we've rounded up some of our favorite quotes from the multi-billion dollar franchise.

1. "'After all this time?, Always." ― Snape, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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2. "Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."―Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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3. "I solemnly swear I am up to no good." ― Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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4. "It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live." ― Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


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5. "Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have." ― Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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6. "Yer a wizard Harry." ― Hagrid, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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7. "The more you care, the more you have to lose." —Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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8. "Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect." ― Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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9. "Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love." —Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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10. "The ones that love us never really leave us."—Sirus Black, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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11. "Hogwarts is my home!" ― Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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12. " Albus Severus Potter. You were named after two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was the bravest man I've ever known." ― Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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13. "Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself." — Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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14. "Dobby is free." — Dobby, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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15. "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.'" — Hagrid, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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16. "It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be." ― Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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17. "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

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18. "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

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19. "While we may come from different places and speak different tongues, our hearts beat as one." ― Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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20. "Dobby is happy to be with his friend,Harry Potter." ―Dobby, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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