The 10 Wisest Quotes from the Harry Potter Series

You cannot deny that the Harry Potter series is full of so much wisdom, it may as well be the format for how people should live their lives. For this reason, The List Love has picked the 10 wisest quotes from the Harry Potter series.

1. Choices


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

  – Albus Dumbledore

2. Loss

Luna Lovegood

Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”

– Luna Lovegood

3. Identity


“The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters. We have all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the power we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.”

– Sirius Black

4. The Mind


“The mind is not a book to be opened at will and examined at leisure.”

– Severus Snape

5. Culture

 Albus Dumbledore

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

– Albus Dumbledore

6. Values

Hermione Granger

“Books! And cleverness! There are more important things – friendship and bravery.”

– Hermione Granger

7. Trust

Arthur Weasley

“Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.”

– Arthur Weasley

8. Behaviour

Sirius Black

“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

9. Life

Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.”

– Albus Dumbledore

10. Wit

Luna Lovegood from Harry Potter

“Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.”

– Luna Lovegood

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7 Responses

  1. aspenlinmer says:

    Oh I totally agree! The HP books hold a lot of wisdom, metaphors, and fun characters through which we can learn and discuss life. Thanks for the great quotes!


  2. Jeyna Grace says:

    Every character said something wise.

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