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LittleDiva
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Registered: ‎09-13-2009

1 Stone of Quotes

"Oh, are you a prefect, Percy? You should have said something, we had no idea."
"Hang on I think I remember him saying something about it, once..."
"Or twice-"
"A minute-"
"All summer-"

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"So light a fire!" Harry choked.
"Yes...of course...but there's no wood!" Hermione cried, wringing her hands.
"HAVE YOU GONE MAD!" Ron bellowed. "ARE YOU A WITCH OR NOT!

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Everybody finished the song at different times. At last, only the Weasley twins were left singing along to a very slow funeral march.

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Dudley looked a lot like Uncle Vernon. He had a large pink face, not much neck, small watery blue eyes, and thick blonde hair that lay smoothly on his thick, fat head. Aunt Petunia often said that Dudley looked like a baby angel. Harry often said that Dudley looked like a pig in a wig.

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Lee Jordan was finding it difficult not to take sides.
"So-after that obvious and disgusting bit of cheating-"
"Jordan!" growled Professor McGonagall.
"I mean, after that open and revolting foul-"
"Jordan, I'm warning you-"
"All right, all right. Flint nearly kills the Gryffindor Seeker, which could happen to anyone, I'm sure..."

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"They stuff people's heads down the toilet the first day at Stonewall," [Dudley] told Harry. "Want to come upstairs and practice?"
"No, thanks," said Harry. "The poor toilet's never had anything as horrible as your head down it — it might be sick."

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"You haven't got a letter on yours", George observed. "I suppose she [Mrs.Weasley] thinks you don't forget your name. But we're not stupid - we know we're called Gred and Forge."

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"Sir — Professor Dumbledore? Can I ask you something?"
"Obviously, you’ve just done so," Dumbledore smiled. “You may ask me one more thing, however."
"What do you see when you look in the mirror?"
"I? I see myself holding a pair of thick, woolen socks."
Harry stared.
"One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books."

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"Fred, you next," the plump woman said.
"I'm not Fred, I'm George," said the boy. "Honestly, woman, you call yourself our mother? Can't you tell I'm George?"

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"And what if I wave my wand and nothing happens?" [Harry]
"Throw it away and punch him in the nose," suggested Ron.

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One morning in mid-December, Hogwarts woke to find itself covered in several feet of snow. The lake froze solid and the Weasley twins were punished for bewitching several snowballs so that they followed Quirrell around, bouncing off the back of his turban.

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"So you mean the Stone's only safe as long as Quirrell stands up to Snape?" said Hermione in alarm.
"It'll be gone by next Tuesday," said Ron.

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"Now, you two - Behave yourselves. If I get one word that you've blown up a toilet or - " [Mrs. Weasley]
"Blown up a toilet? We've never blown up a toilet."
"Great idea though, thanks, Mum."

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Speaking quietly so that no one else would hear, Harry told the other two about Snape's sudden, sinister desire to be a Quidditch referee.
"Don't play," said Hermione at once.
"Say you're ill," said Ron.
"Pretend to break your leg," Hermione suggested.
"Really break your leg," said Ron.

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"See?" said Hermione, when Harry and Ron had finished. "The dog must be guarding Flamel's Sorcerer's Stone! I bet he asked Dumbledore to keep it safe for him, because they're friends and he knew someone was after it, that's why he wanted the Stone moved out of Gringotts!"
"A stone that makes gold and stops you from ever dying!" said Harry. "No wonder Snape's after it! Anyone would want it."
"And no wonder we couldn't find Flamel in that Study of Recent Developments in Wizardry," said Ron. "He's not exactly recent if he's six hundred and sixty-five, is he?"

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Harry left the locker room alone some time later, to take his Nimbus Two Thousand back to the broomshed. He couldn't ever remember feeling happier. He'd really done something to be proud of now - no one could say he was just a famous name any more. The evening air had never smelled so sweet. He walked over the damp grass, reliving the last hour in his head, which was a happy blur: Gryffindors running to lift him onto their shoulders; Ron and Hermione in the distance, jumping up and down, Ron cheering through a heavy nosebleed.

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"It bit me!" he said, showing them his hand, which was wrapped in a bloody handkerchief.
"I'm not going to be able to hold a quill for a week. I tell you, that dragon's the most horrible animal I've ever met, but the way Hagrid goes on about it, you'd think it was a fluffy little bunny rabbit. When it bit me he told me off for frightening it. And when I left, he was singing it a lullaby."

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"Your aunt and uncle will be proud, though, won't they?" said Hermione as they got off the train and joined the crowd thronging toward the enchanted barrier. "When they hear what you did this year?"
"Proud?" said Harry. "Are you crazy? All those times I could've died, and I didn't manage it? They'll be furious..."

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"There was a horrible smell in the kitchen next morning when Harry went for breakfast. It seemed to be coming from a large metal tub in the sink. He went to have a look. The tub was full of what looked like dirty rags swimming in grey water.
"What's this?" he asked Petunia.
"Your new school uniform," she said.
"Oh," he said. "I didn't realise it had to be so wet."

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Jules934
Posts: 1,582
Registered: ‎06-21-2009

Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

How about ....

"He'll be famous -- a legend -- I wouldn't be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter Day in the future -- there will be books writter about Harry --  every child in our world will know his name.   ...   Professor Minerva McGonagall

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LittleDiva
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Registered: ‎09-13-2009
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

Cool! Thankyou for being the first one to add to my thread!!!!

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AlejandroOchoa
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Registered: ‎08-01-2009

Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

All of those were good. Weren't they all from book 1?

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Mollywobbles
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

"I don't think you're a waste of space"  (Dudders to Harry-book 7)

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Starlet
Posts: 416
Registered: ‎12-29-2007

Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

 


Mollywobbles wrote:

"I don't think you're a waste of space"  (Dudders to Harry-book 7)


 

oh I like that one :smileyhappy:

 

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
Groucho Marx

"I cannot live without books."
Thomas Jefferson
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agnijay
Posts: 1,987
Registered: ‎06-14-2007

Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

"I'll look for him later, I expect I'll find him upstairs crying his eyes out over my mother's old bloomers or something...Of course, he might have crawled up into the airing cupboard and died...But I mustn't get my hopes up..." - Sirius Black

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Flowering
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

"You are blinded," said Dumbledore, his voice rising now, the aura of power around him palpable, his eyes blazing once more, "by the love of the office you hold, Cornelius! You place to much importance, and you always have done, on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!"

 

I love that one.

 

"Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on Earth should that mean that it is not real?"

- Dumbledore.

 

Also one I luv.

 

Dumbledore is the greatest man ever, and he isnt even real.  

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Kristina-boo
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Registered: ‎05-20-2009

Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

"Don't trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brains."

Arthur Weasley.

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I hugged. I'm done."
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dandyMW
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

love Hermoine

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
— Groucho Marx
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kellybeans
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

Here are a few of my favorites:

 

"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."

 

"Why are you worried about You-Know-Who? You should be worried about U-No-Poo - the constipation that's gripping the nation!"

 

Fred and George never fail to crack me up. :smileyhappy:


"We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it. That's all."
-The Breakfast Club
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Jules934
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

Amazing!  Amazing!  This is just like magic!

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BookNerdRT
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

"So light a fire!" Harry choked.
"Yes...of course...but there's no wood!" Hermione cried, wringing her hands.
"HAVE YOU GONE MAD!" Ron bellowed. "ARE YOU A WITCH OR NOT!

 

I love this quote, but I also love that in Deathly Hallows Hermione says to Ron "ARE YOU A WIZARD OR NOT!" I can't remember where it is or the exact quote (I don't have my copy of this book, it's lent out) but I loved reading it and seeing the quote kind of come full circle 

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ConnieAnnKirk
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes


BookNerdRT wrote:

"So light a fire!" Harry choked.
"Yes...of course...but there's no wood!" Hermione cried, wringing her hands.
"HAVE YOU GONE MAD!" Ron bellowed. "ARE YOU A WITCH OR NOT!

 

I love this quote, but I also love that in Deathly Hallows Hermione says to Ron "ARE YOU A WIZARD OR NOT!" I can't remember where it is or the exact quote (I don't have my copy of this book, it's lent out) but I loved reading it and seeing the quote kind of come full circle 


 

That was your first post--Welcome, BookNerdRT!  :smileyhappy:

~ConnieAnnKirk




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michaela27
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Re: 1 Stone of Quotes

my favorite of the whole series maybe, although i loved all of yours  "Your brother knew how to finish You-Know-Who and he passed the knowledge on to me.  I'm going to keep going until I succeed- or I die.  Don't think I don't know how this might end.  I've know it for years."  HP7  Harry-Aberforth  p. 569