Years go by but the Harry Potter phonomenon is far from forgotten.
The iconic three young wizards Harry, Ron and Hermione still represent a point of reference for millions of people in the world (not only kids, of course) and their fantastic adventures will certainly enchant next generations too.
In the day of Emma Watson (the smart Hermione Granger)’s 30th birthday, we have collected her top 10 smartest and wisest quotes that will inspire your day.
Read them all! 😉
“Books! And cleverness! There are more important things: friendship and bravery!”
“I mean, you could claim that anything’s real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody’s proved it doesn’t exist!”
“At least no one on the Gryffindor team had to buy their way in, they got in on pure talent.”
“If being good at Divination means I have to pretend to see death omens in a lump of tea leaves, I’m not sure I’ll be studying it much longer!”
“It’s people like you, Ron, who prop up rotten and unjust systems, just because they’re too lazy to —”
“You know, house-elves get a very raw deal! It’s slavery, that’s what it is! That Mr. Crouch made her go up to the top of the stadium, and she was terrified, and he’s got her bewitched so she can’t even run when they start trampling tents! Why doesn’t anyone do something about it?”
“You do realize that your sheets are changed, your fires lit, your classrooms cleaned, and your food cooked by a group of magical creatures who are unpaid and enslaved?”
“Oh I see, so basically, you’re going to take the best-looking girl who’ll have you, even if she’s completely horrible?” [Hermione chiding Ron on his dating strategies]
“Oh for heaven’s sake! Listen to me, all of you! You’ve got just as much right as wizards to be unhappy! You’ve got the right to wages and holidays and proper clothes, you don’t have to do everything you’re told — look at Dobby!”
“This sort of thing is exactly what Dumbledore was talking about. You-Know-Who’s only been back two months, and we’ve started fighting among ourselves. And the Sorting Hat’s warning was the same — stand together, be united.”