Quotes from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

J.K. Rowling ·  870 pages

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“Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Is it true that you shouted at Professor Umbridge?"
"Yes."
"You called her a liar?"
"Yes."
"You told her He Who Must Not Be Named is back?"
"Yes."
"Have a biscuit, Potter.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“You're a prefect? Oh Ronnie! That's everyone in the family!"
"What are Fred and I? Next door neighbors?”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts...but you cannot deny he's got style...”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Yeah, Quirrell was a great teacher. There was just that minor drawback of him having Lord Voldemort sticking out of the back of his head!”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Why were you lurking under our window?"
"Yes - yes, good point, Petunia! What were you doing under our windows, boy?"
"Listening to the news," said Harry in a resigned voice.
His aunt and uncle exchanged looks of outrage.
"Listening to the news! Again?"
"Well, it changes every day, you see," said Harry.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Give her hell from us, Peeves.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Hello, Harry" said George, beaming at him. "We thought we heard your dulcet tones."
"You don't want to bottle up your anger like that, Harry, let it all out," said Fred, also beaming. "There might be a couple of people fifty miles away who didn't hear you.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“But Dumbledore says he doesn't care what they do as long as they don't take him off the Chocolate Frog cards.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“From now on, I don't care if my tea leaves spell 'Die, Ron, Die,' I'm chucking them in the bin where they belong.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Don’t put your wand there, boy! ... Better wizards than you have lost buttocks, you know!”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“You should write a book," Ron told Hermione as he cut up his potatoes, "translating mad things girls do so boys can understand them.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Ah" said Dumbledore gently, "Yes I thought we might hit that little snag!"
"Snag?" said Fudge, his voice still vibrating with joy. "I see no snag, Dumbledore!"
"Well," said Dumbledore apologetically, "I'm afraid I do."
"Oh, really?"
"Well it's just that you seem to be labouring under the delusion that I am going to -- come quietly. I am afraid I am not going to come quietly at all, Cornelius. I have absolutely no intention of being sent to Azkaban. I could break out, of course -- but what a waste of time, and frankly, I can think of a whole host of things I would rather be doing.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scars than almost anything else.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“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.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Harry, don't go picking a row with Malfoy, don't forget, he's a prefect now, he could make life difficult for you..."
"Wow, I wonder what it'd be like to have a difficult life?" said Harry sarcastically.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Don't worry. You're just as sane as I am.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Well?" Ron said finally, looking up at Harry. "How was it?"
Harry considered it for a moment. "Wet," he said truthfully.
Ron made a noise that might have indicated jubilation or disgust, it was hard to tell.
"Because she was crying," Harry continued heavily.
"Oh," said Ron, his smile faded slightly. "Are you that bad at kissing?"
"Dunno," said Harry, who hadn't considered this, and immediately felt rather worried. "Maybe I am.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure. Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Did you like question ten, Moony?" asked Sirius as they emerged into the entrance hall.
"Loved it," said Lupin briskly. "Give five signs that identify the werewolf. Excellent question."
"D'you think you managed to get all the signs?" said James in tones of mock concern.
"Think I did," said Lupin seriously, as they joined the crowd thronging around the front doors eager to get out into the sunlit grounds. "One: He's sitting on my chair. Two: He's wearing my clothes. Three: His name's Remus Lupin...”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“Mistletoe," said Luna dreamily, pointing at a large clump of white berries placed almost over Harry's head. He jumped out from under it.
"Good thinking," said Luna seriously. "It's often infested with nargles.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“This is night, Diddykins. That's what we call it when it goes all dark like this. ”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


“By all means continue destroying my possessions. I daresay I have too many.”
― J.K. Rowling, quote from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix


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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