Quotes from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

J.K. Rowling ·  734 pages

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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire



“Percy wouldn't notice a joke if it danced naked in front of him wearing one of Dobby's hats.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Don't talk to me."
"Why not?"
"Because I want to fix that in my memory for ever. Draco Malfoy, the amazing bouncing ferret...”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“It is my belief... that the truth is generally preferable to lies.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire



“Well, I certainly don't," said Percy sanctimoniously. "I shudder to think what the state of my in-tray would be if I was away from work for five days."
"Yeah, someone might slip dragon dung in it again, eh, Perce?" said Fred.
"That was a sample of fertilizer from Norway!" said Percy, going very red in the face. "It was nothing personal!"
"It was," Fred whispered to Harry as they got up from the table. "We sent it.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Just because it’s taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn't mean no one else has spotted I'm a girl!”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Time will not slow down when something unpleasant lies ahead.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Who're you going with, then?" said Ron.
"Angelina," said Fred promptly, without a trace of embarrassment.
"What?" said Ron, taken aback. "You've already asked her?"
"Good point," said Fred. He turned his head and called across the common room, "Oi! Angelina!"
Angelina, who had been chatting with Alicia Spinnet near the fire, looked over at him.
"What?" She called back.
"Want to come to the ball with me?"
Angelina gave Fred a sort of appraising look.
"All right, then," she said, and she turned back to Alicia and carried on chatting with a bit of a grin on her face.
"There you go," said Fred to Harry and Ron, "piece of cake.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“It is a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire



“What would come, would come...and you would have to meet it, when it did.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Anyone can speak Troll. All you have to do is point and grunt.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Just then Neville caused a slight diversion by turning into a large canary.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“I’m never wearing them," Ron was saying stubbornly. "Never."
"Fine," snapped Mrs. Weasley. "Go naked. And, Harry, make sure you get a picture of him. Goodness knows I could do with a laugh.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Curiosity is not a sin.... But we should exercise caution with our curiosity... yes, indeed.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire



“I took a wrong turn on the way to the bathroom and found myself in a beautifully proportioned room I had never seen before, containing a really rather magnificent collection of chamberpots. When I went back to investigate more closely, I discovered that the room had vanished. But I must keep an eye out for it. Possibly it is only accessible at five thirty in the morning. Or it may only appear at the quarter moon - or when the seeker has an exceptionally full bladder.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Twitchy little ferret, aren't you, Malfoy?”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“By Gryffindor, the bravest were
Prized far beyond the rest;
For Ravenclaw, the cleverest
Would always be the best;
For Hufflepuff, hard workers were
Most worthy of admission;
And power-hungry Slytherin
Loved those of great ambition.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“What’s comin’ will come, an’ we’ll meet it when it does.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Can I have a look at Uranus too, Lavender?”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire



“Well, I can certainly see why we're trying to keep them alive. Who wouldn't want pets that can burn, sting, and bite all at once?”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right.
-Albus Dumbledore”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


About the author

J.K. Rowling
Born place: in Yate, South Gloucestershire, England, The United Kingdom
Born date July 31, 1965
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