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    Whether you're in the mood for flighty adventure, looking for an extra boost of motivation or need something to lumos up your day, fear not - there's a Dumbledore quote for every occasion! Growing up with the books and movies, he was like a Headmaster to us all; inspiring us about life, friendship, bravery and more.

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    We've gone back through the series, taking a look at some of his best and most underrated moments. No matter if it's your tenth or ten thousandth time seeing the words, these 30 quotes won't fail to light a fire from within and make you smile.


    1. "It is important to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then can evil be kept at bay though never quite eradicated."
    2. "Harry, you wonderful boy, you brave, brave man."
    3. "One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books."
    4. "I believe your friends Misters Fred and George Weasley were responsible for trying to send you a toilet seat. No doubt they thought it would amuse you."
    5. "It's lucky it's dark. I haven't blushed so much since Madam Pomfrey told me she liked my new earmuffs."


    1. "You will also find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it."
    2. We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided."
    3. "For future reference, Harry, it is raspberry...although of course, if I were a Death Eater, I would have been sure to research my own jam preferences before impersonating myself."
    4. "It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be."
    5. "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."


    1. "Humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them."
    2. "People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right."
    3. "To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure."
    4. "You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think we don't recall them more clearly in times of great trouble?"
    5. "It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends."


    1. "Welcome to a new year at Hogwarts! Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. And here they are: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!"
    2. "Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
    3. "Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open."
    4. "It is my belief that the truth is generally preferable to lies."
    5. "We must all face the choice between what is right, and what is easy."


    1. "Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it."
    2. "Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living and above all, those who live without love."
    3. "This pain is part of being human . . . the fact that you can feel pain like this is your greatest strength."
    4. "As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all — the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them."
    5. "While we may come from different places and speak in different tongues, our hearts beat as one."


    1. "Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?"
    2. "It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it."
    3. "Let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure."
    4. "Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."
    5. "Youth can not know how age thinks and feels, but old men are guilty if they forget what it is to be young."

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