The best Quotes from The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The best Quotes from The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The Tales of Beedle the Bard is a book of fairy tales by author J. K. Rowling.

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No man or woman alive, magical or not, has ever escaped some form of injury, whether physical, mental, or emotional. To hurt is as human as to breathe.
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Magic causes as much trouble as it cures.
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Powerful infatuations can be induced by the skilful potioneer, but never yet has anyone managed to create the truly unbreakable, eternal, unconditional attachment that alone can be called Love.
Clever as I am, I remain just as big a fool as anyone else.
Death comes for us all in the end.
The heroes and heroines who triumph in his stories are not those with the most powerful magic, but rather those who demonstrate the most kindness, common sense and ingenuity.
My response prompted several further letters from Mr. Malfoy, but as they consisted mainly of opprobrious remarks on my sanity, parentage, and hygiene, their relevance to this commentary is remote. This exchange marked the beginning of Mr. Malfoy's long campaign to have me removed from my post as headmaster of Hogwarts, and of mine to have him removed from his position as Lord Voldemort's Favourite Death Eater.
No witch has ever claimed to own the Elder Wand. Make of that what you will.
What must strike any intelligent witch or wizard on studying the so-called history of the Elder Wand is that every man who claims to have owned it has insisted that it is "unbeatable," when the known facts of its passage through many owners' hands demonstrate that has it not only been beaten hundreds of times, but that it also attracts trouble as Grumble the Grubby Goat attracted flies.
The persecution of witches and wizards was gathering pace all over Europe in the early fifteenth century. Many in the magical community felt, and with good reason, that offering to cast a spell on the Muggle-next-door's sickly pig was tantamount to volunteering to fetch the firewood for one's own funeral pyre.
"Nothing is a surer sign of weak magic than a weakness for non-magical company."
This prejudice eventually died out in the face of overwhelming evidence that some of the world's most brilliant wizards were, to use the common phrase, "Muggle-lovers".
It soon became the tale I requested more often than any other at bedtime. This frequently led to arguments with my younger brother, Aberforth, whose favourite story was "Grumble the Grubby Goat".
Albus Dumbledore - The Tale of the Three Brothers

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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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...yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man.
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Those that we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.
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When dreaming we enter a world, that's entirely our own.
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We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
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A child's voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who've forgotten how to listen.
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By all means continue destroying my possessions, I daresay I have too many.
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Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
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After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
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The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
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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?
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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If you don't like to read you haven't found the right book.
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The dedication of this book is split seven ways: To Neil, to Jessica, to David, to Kenzie, to Di, to Anne, and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end.
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We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.
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Sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
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The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary.
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The witch in 'Hänsel and Gretel'... she's very misunderstood. I mean, the woman builds her dream house and these brats come along and start eating it!
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"So light a fire!" Harry choked.
"Yes... of course... but there's no wood!"
"Have you gone mad!" Ron bellowed. "Are you a witch or not!"
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When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.
The world is full of magic. Small things become big. Winter turns to spring. One thing always changes into another.
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"I'll fix it up with Mum and Dad, then I'll call you. I know how to use a fellytone now."
"A telephone, Ron," said Hermione. "Honestly, you should take Muggle Studies next year."
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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.
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Ron: "One person couldn't feel all that. They'd explode."
Hermione: "Just because you've got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have!"
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You're the weak one. And you'll never know love, or friendship. And I feel sorry for you.
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"Follow the spiders"... Why spiders? Why couldn't it be "follow the butterflies"?
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"E" for "Exceeds Expectations". And I've always thought Fred and I should've got "E" in everything, because we exceeded expectations just by turning up for the exams.
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If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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It is the quality of one's convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.
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Longbottom, if brains were gold, you'd be poorer than Weasley, and that's saying something.
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
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