“I’d hate to see what the Ministry’d do to me if I blew up my aunt. Mind you, they’d have to dig me up first, because Mum would’ve killed me.”

Ron, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 4

“What do we want to be Prefects for? It’d take all the fun out of life.”

George, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 4

“We tried to shut him [Percy] in a pyramid. But Mum spotted us.”

George, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 4

“You look in excellent health to me, Potter, so you will excuse me if I don’t let you off homework today. I assure you that if you die, you need not hand it in.”

McGonagall, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 6

“Oh, how silly we’ve all been! We should have stroked them [the Monster Book of Monsters]! Why didn’t we guess!”

Malfoy, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 6

“That is the second time you have spoken out of turn, Miss Granger. Five more points from Gryffindor for being an insufferable know-it-all.”

Snape, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 9

“Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs. We owe them so much” — “Noble men, working tirelessly to help a new generation of law-breakers.”

George, Fred, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 10

“I have been crystal-gazing, Headmaster, and to my astonishment, I saw myself abandoning my solitary luncheon and coming to join you. Who am I to refuse the promptings of fate?”

Trelawney, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 11

“Certainly I knew, Minerva, but one does not parade the fact that one is All-Knowing. I frequently act as though I am not possessed of the Inner Eye, so as not make others nervous.”

Trelawney, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 11

“Bad news, Harry. I’ve just been to see Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt. She – er – got a bit shirty with me. Told me I’d got my priorities wrong. Seemed to think I cared more about winning the Cup than I do about you staying alive. Just because I told her I didn’t care if it threw you off, as long as you caught the Snitch on it first. Honestly, the way she was yelling at me … you’d think I’d said something terrible.”

Oliver Wood, Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 11

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