Dumbledore Quotes

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I DON'T CARE!" Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. "I'VE HAD ENOUGH, I'VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON'T CARE ANYMORE!" "You do care," said Dumbledore. He had not flinched or made a single move to stop Harry demolishing his office. His expression was calm, almost detached. "You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.
[Life] [Death] [Hurt] [J.K. Rowling] [Pain] [Dumbledore] [Ache]

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The idea of a teenage Dumbledore was simply odd, like trying to imagine a stupid Hermione or a friendly Blast-Ended Skrewt.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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Killing is not so easy as the innocent believe.
[Death] [J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Killing]

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I see a light in the kitchen. Let us not deprive Molly any longer of the chance to deplore how thin you are.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Molly Weasley]

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Have you grown to care for the boy, after all?" "For him?" shouted Snape. "Expecto patronum!" From the tip of his wand burst the silver doe: she landed on the office floor, bounded once across the office, and soared out the window. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. "After all this time?" "Always" said Snape.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Snape] [Lily Evans] [Patronus]

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Because to confide a part of your soul to something that can think and move for itself is obviously a very risky business.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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Snape raised his wand and pointed it directly at Dumbledore. "
[Death] [J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Snape] [Avada Kedavra]

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It was important, Dumbledore said, to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then could evil be kept at bay, though never quite eradicated...
[J.K. Rowling] [Evil] [Fight] [Dumbledore]

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I was supposed to be waiting up here when you got back, only your Phoenix lot got in the way..." "Yes, they do that.
[J.K. Rowling] [Sarcasm] [Dumbledore] [Malfoy] [Order Of The Phoenix]

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I feel I owe you another explanation Harry," said Dumbledore hesitantly. "You may, perhaps, wondered why I never chose you as a prefect? I must confess...that I rather thought...you had enough responsibility to be going on with." Harry looked up at him and saw a tear trickling down Dumbledore's face into his long silver beard.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Responsibility] [Prefect]

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Harry, Cedric, I suggest you both go up to bed," said Dumbledore, smiling at both of them. "I am sure Gryffindor and Hufflepuff are waiting to celebrate with you, and it would be a shame to deprive them of this excellent excuse to make a great deal of mess and noise.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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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,' said Dumbledore. 'Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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He had no business being weak when Harry wanted to rage and storm at him.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Rage] [The Order Of The Phoenix]

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Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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Nitwit, blubber, oddment, tweak.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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It's going to be all right, sir," Harry said over and over again, more worried by Dumbledore's silence than he had been by his weakened voice. "We're nearly there ... I can Apparate us both back ... don't worry ..." "I am not worried, Harry," said Dumbledore, his voice a little stronger despite the freezing water. "I am with you.
[Hope] [J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]

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Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. "After all this time?" "Always," said Snape.
[Life] [Love] [J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore] [Snape]

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It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
[J.K. Rowling] [Dumbledore]