For any fan of the Harry Potter books, Dumbledore represents all that is comforting and wise and strong in the world. Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is the headmaster of Hogwarts but more than that he is a mentor, a leader, a genius and the only one who can help Harry Potter to defeat his nemesis Lord Voldemort. Let’s just admit it, we all wish Dumbledore was our grandad.
Read on for 13 comforting quotes from Dumbledore that’ll make you feel strong.
Potter and his pals’ curiosity gets them in a few scrapes throughout their careers at Hogwarts and beyond. Curiosity may not have killed James and Lily Potter, Cedric Diggory or Alastor Moody, Lord Voldemort did that, but curiosity did kill the cat.
Calming words for anyone whose grasp of reality is loose at best, Dumbledore understands the power of the mind and urges Harry to use his in the fight against Lord Voldemort.
So there’s no such thing as prophesy?
Taken from the Sorcerer’s Stone, the very first Harry Potter book in the series, Dumbledore shows his human side and is moved to tears by music.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Did Dumbledore ever kill anyone? I know I could google this and read through endless forum comments from super-fans for the answer but I’m happy to leave it as a hypothetical question if you are.
Every utterance that comes out of Dumbledore’s mouth is just perfect, exactly what you need to hear, when you need to hear it. So wonderful. So wise.
Stick together, kids. It’s the only way to defeat evil.
From the final installment of the Harry Peter Series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Dumbledore is not one for sugar-coating the pill.