Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007) by J. K. Rowling is the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series. It was first published in 2007. Page numbers refer to the hardcover, American edition published by Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. ISBN 978-0-545-01022-1

Chapter 1: The Dark Lord Ascending

  • I have been careless, and so have been thwarted by luck and chance, those wreckers of all but the best laid plans.
    • Pg. 7
    • Character - Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle

Chapter 3: The Dursleys Departing

  • I don't think you're a waste of space...You saved my life.
    • Pg. 40
    • Character - Dudley Dursley to Harry Potter

Chapter 5: Fallen Warrior

  • Saintlike. Get it, Fred? I'm holey.
    • Pg. 75
      • Character - George Weasley
  • Pathetic, pathetic! With the whole world of ear-related humor before you, you go for holey?
    • Pg. 75
    • Character - Fred Weasley
  • Always the tone of surprise.
    • Pg. 76
    • Character - Ron Weasley

Chapter 6: The Ghoul in Pajamas

  • And are they getting married in my bedroom? No! So why in the name of Merlin's saggy left -
    • Pg. 92
    • Character - Ron Weasley about cleaning his room before Bill and Fleur's wedding
  • How in the name of Merlin's pants have you managed to get your hands on those Horcrux books?
    • Pg. 101
    • Character - Ron Weasley
  • Which would be a real comfort to me, I'm sure.
    • Pg. 104
    • Character - Ron Weasley about being told that his soul will remain intact even if he is stabbed.
  • Then we'll have nothing to do except find Horcruxes … It'll be like a holiday, won't it?
    • Pg. 106
    • Character - Harry Potter to Ron about being happy after the wedding

Chapter 7: The Will of Albus Dumbledore

Ginny: So then I thought, I'd like you to have something to remember me by, you know, if you meet some veela when you're off doing whatever you're doing."
Harry: I think dating opportunities are going to be pretty thin on the ground, to be honest.
Ginny: There's the silver lining I've been looking for.
  • Pg. 116
    • Note - Ginny Weasley and Harry Potter talking before she kisses him on his seventeenth birthday
  • Interesting theory. Has anyone ever tried sticking a sword into Voldemort? Maybe the Ministry should get some people onto that, instead of wasting their time stripping down Deluminators or covering up breakouts from Azkaban.
    • Pg. 129
    • Character - Harry Potter to Rufus Scrimgeour, Minister of Magic
  • You may wear that scar like a crown, Potter, but it is not up to a seventeen year-old boy to tell me how to do my job! It's time you learned some respect!
    • Pg. 130
    • Character - Rufus Scrimgeour
  • It's time you earned it.
    • Pg. 130
    • Character - Harry Potter's response to Rufus Scrimgeour
  • "Ron, you know full well Harry and I were brought up by Muggles!", said Hermione. "We didn't hear stories like that when we were little, we heard 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' and 'Cinderella'—"
    "What's that, an illness?"' asked Ron.
    • Pg. 135
  • No. A brutal triple murder by the bridegroom's mother might put a bit of a damper on the wedding.
    • Pg. 136
    • Character - Ron Weasley

Chapter 8: The Wedding

  • She's seeing someone. Jealous type. Big bloke. You wouldn't want to cross him.
    • Pg. 150
    • Character - Harry Potter to Victor Krum regarding Krum's interest in Ginny
  • Vot is the point of being an international Quidditch player if all the good-looking girls are taken?
    • Pg. 150
    • Character - Victor Krum
  • The letter was an incredible treasure, proof that Lily Potter had lived, really lived, that her warm hand had once moved across this parchment, tracing ink into these letters, these words, words about him, Harry, her son.
    • Pg. 181
    • Narration

Chapter 11: The Bribe

  • My father died trying to protect my mother and me, and you reckon he'd tell you to abandon your kid to go on an adventure with us?
    • Pg. 214
    • Character - Harry Potter to Remus Lupin
  • I'd never have believed this. The man who taught me to fight Dementors - a coward.
    • Pg. 214
    • Character - Harry Potter to Remus Lupin, after Remus says that he doesn't want his son to meet him

Chapter 12: Magic Is Might

  • Fine, I'll stay here. Let me know if you ever defeat Voldemort, won't you?
    • Pg 231
    • Character - Harry Potter to Ron and Hermione while arguing about who should and shouldn't break into the Ministry

Chapter 16: Godric's Hollow

  • Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
    • Pg. 325 and 326
    • Engraved on Ariana and Kendra Dumbledore's grave (Matthew 6:21).
  • The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
  • "It doesn't mean defeating death in the way the Death Eaters mean it, Harry," said Hermione, her voice gentle. "It means... you know... living beyond death. Living after death."
    But they were not living, Harry thought: they were gone. The empty words could not disguise the fact that his parents' moldering remains lay beneath snow and stone, indifferent, unknowing. And tears came before he could stop them, boiling hot and then instantly freezing on his face, and what was the point in wiping them off, or pretending? He let them fall, his lips pressed hard together, looking down at the thick snow hiding from his eyes the place where the last of Lily and James lay, bones now, surely, or dust, not knowing or caring that their living son stood so near, his heart still beating, alive because of their sacrifice and close to wishing, at this moment, that he was sleeping under the snow with them.
    • Pg. 328-329
    • Narration

Chapter 19: The Silver Doe

Ron Weasley: I'm sorry. I'm sorry I left. I'm sorry I was a...
Harry Potter: You've sort of made up for it tonight. Getting the sword, destroying the Horcrux, saving my life...
Ron Weasley: That makes me sound a lot cooler than I really was.
Harry Potter: Stuff like that always sounds cooler than it really was. I've been trying to tell you that for years.
  • Pg. 379
  • You--complete-arse--Ronald--Weasley!
    • Pg. 380
    • Character - Hermione Granger to Ron Weasley after he returns to the search

Chapter 20: Xenophilius Lovegood

Ron Weasley: Sometimes I've thought--when I've been a bit hacked off--that he [Dumbledore] was having a laugh, or he just wanted to make it more difficult. But I don't think so, not anymore. He knew what he was doing when he gave me the Deluminator, didn't he? He... well... he must have known I'd run out on you.
Harry Potter: No. He must've known you'd always want to come back.
  • Pg. 391
  • Are you referring to the symbol of The Deathly Hallows?
    • Pg. 404
    • Character - Xenophilius Lovegood

Chapter 21: The Tale of the Three Brothers

  • "Death's got an Invisibility Cloak?" Harry interrupted again.
    "So he can sneak up on people," said Ron. "Sometimes he gets bored of running at them, flapping his arms and shrieking..."
    • Pg. 408
  • Luna had decorated her bedroom ceiling with five beautifully painted faces: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, and Neville. They were not moving as the portraits at Hogwarts moved, but there was a certain magic about them all the same; Harry thought they breathed. What appeared to be fine golden chains wove around the pictures, linking them together, but after examining them for a minute or so, Harry realized that the chains were actually one word, repeated a thousand times in golden ink: friends...friends...friends...friends... Harry felt a great rush of affection for Luna.
    • Pg. 417
    • Narration
  • They took my Luna and I don't know where she is, what they've done to her.
    • Pg. 419
    • Character - Xenophilius Lovegood

Chapter 22: The Deathly Hallows

  • I'd say that it's one short step from 'Wizards first' to 'Purebloods first,' and then to 'Death Eaters'. We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.
    • Pg. 440
    • Character - Kingsley Shacklebolt, responding to Lee Jordan's question, "And what would you say, Royal, to those listeners who reply that in these dangerous times, it should be 'Wizards first'?"
  • He can move faster than Severus Snape confronted with shampoo.
    • Pg. 444
    • Character - Fred, speaking of Voldemort.

Chapter 24: The Wandmaker

  • Thank you so much Dobby for rescuing me from that cellar. It’s so unfair that you had to die when you were so good and brave. I’ll always remember what you did for us. I hope you’re happy now.
    • Pg. 480
    • Character - Luna Lovegood at Dobby's graveside
  • Here lies Dobby, a free elf
    • Pg. 481
    • Inscription on Dobby's grave marker
  • If there was a wizard of whom I would believe that they did not seek personal gain, it would be you, Harry Potter.
    • Pg. 488
    • Character - Griphook
  • So young, to be fighting so many.
    • Pg. 490
    • Character - Griphook
  • The wand chooses the wizard. That much has always been clear to those of us who have studied wandlore.
    • Pg. 494
    • Character - Garrick Ollivander the Wandmaker

Chapter 25: Shell Cottage

  • 'Arry, you saved my sister's life, I do not forget.
    • Pg. 510
    • Character - Fleur Delacour

Chapter 27: The Final Hiding Place

  • I don't know how to break this to you...but I think they might have noticed we broke into Gringotts.
    • Pg. 548
    • Character - Ron Weasley to Hermione
  • Didn't their stupidity and carelessness prove how unwise it was ever to trust?
    • Pg. 551
    • Narration - Inside Voldemort's mind

Chapter 28: The Missing Mirror

  • Brains like that, you could be a Death Eater, son. Haven't I just proved my Patronus is a goat?
    • Pg. 560
    • Character - Aberforth Dumbledore to Ron
  • Secrets and lies, that's how we grew up, and Albus ... he was a natural.
    • Pg. 562
    • Character - Aberforth Dumbledore to Harry, Ron and Hermione

Chapter 29: The Lost Diadem

  • Look after 'em, then, I may not be able to save 'em a third time.
    • Pg. 572
    • Character - Aberforth Dumbledore after being thanked for saving Harry, Ron, and Hermione's lives
  • Blimey, Neville, there's a time and a place for getting a smart mouth.
    • Pg. 574
    • Character - Ron Weasley
  • The thing is, it helps when people stand up to them, it gives everyone hope. I used to notice that when you did it, Harry.
    • Pg. 574
    • Character - Neville Longbottom
  • Thing was, they bit off a bit more than they can chew with Gran. Little old witch living alone, they probably thought they didn't need to send anyone particularly powerful. Anyway, Dawlish is still in St. Mungo's and Gran's on the run.
    • Pg. 576
    • Character - Neville Longbottom
  • I think the answer is that a circle has no beginning.
    • Pg. 587
    • Character - Luna Lovegood answering the question "Which came first, the phoenix or the flame?"
  • Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure.
    • Pg. 588
    • Inscription on Rowena Ravenclaw's plinth.

Chapter 30: The Sacking of Severus Snape

  • Into non-being, which is to say, everything.
    • Pg. 591
    • Character - Minerva McGonagall in response to "Where do vanished objects go?"
  • I see what Bellatrix meant, you need to really mean it.
    • Pg. 593
    • Character - Harry Potter using the Cruciatus curse
  • You'll do no more murder at Hogwarts!
    • Pg. 599
    • Character - Filius Flitwick
  • Our headmaster is taking a short break.
    • Pg. 600
    • Character - Minerva McGonagall about Snape after he jumps out the window.
  • A little extra wisdom never goes amiss, Potter, but I hardly think it would be much use in this situation!
    • Pg. 601
    • Character - Filius Flitwick referring to the Diadem of Ravenclaw
  • If you wish to leave with your students we shall not stop you, but if any of you attempt to sabotage our resistance or take up arms against us within this castle, then Horace, we duel to kill.
    • Pg 601-602
    • Character - Minerva McGonagall to Horace Slughorn
  • The time has come for Slytherin House to decide upon its loyalties.
    • Pg. 602
    • Character - Minerva McGonagall to Horace Slughorn
  • They're supposed to be, you blithering idiot! Now go and do something constructive. Find Peeves! ...Yes, Peeves... Haven't you been complaining about him for a quarter of a century?
    • Pg. 602
    • Character - Minerva McGonagall to Argus Filch
  • I was a fool! I was an idiot, I was a pompous prat, I was a - a -
    • Pg. 605-606
    • Character - Percy Weasley

Chapter 31: The Battle of Hogwarts

  • He has, to use the common phrase, done a bunk.
    • Pg. 609
    • Character - Minerva McGonagall telling the students of Snape's departure
  • STOP! The Dark Lord wants him alive —
    • Pg. 630
    • Character - Draco Malfoy
    • Pg. 633
    • Character - Ron Weasley as Hermione and he rescue Goyle
  • [Dueling the Minister of Magic] Hello, Minister! Did I mention I'm resigning?
    • Pg. 636
    • Character - Percy Weasley
  • Then he heard a terrible cry that pulled at his insides, that expressed agony of a kind neither flame nor curse could cause...
    • Pg. 637
    • Narration

Chapter 32: The Elder Wand

  • The world had ended, so why had the battle not ceased, the castle fallen silent in horror, and every combatant laid down their arms?
    • Pg. 638
    • Narration
  • And that's the second time we've saved your life tonight, you two-faced bastard!
    • Pg. 645
    • Character - Ron Weasley punching Draco Malfoy from under the Invisibility Cloak
  • Look... at... me...
    • Pg. 658
      • Severus Snape's last words to Harry Potter
  • The green eyes found the black, but after a second something in the depths of the dark pair seemed to vanish, leaving them fixed, blank and empty. The hand holding Harry thudded to the floor, and Snape moved no more.
    • Pg. 658
    • Narration

Chapter 33: The Prince's Tale

  • I speak now, Harry Potter, directly to you. You have permitted your friends to die for you rather than face me yourself. I shall wait for one hour in the Forbidden Forest. If, at the end of that hour, you have not come to me, have not given yourself up, then battle recommences. This time, I shall enter the fray myself, Harry Potter, and I shall find you, and I shall punish every last man, woman, and child who has tried to conceal you from me. One hour.
  • "Gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart!" Like my Dad.
    • Pg. 671
    • Character - James Potter in response to where he would like to be sorted
  • I can't pretend anymore. You've chosen your way, I've chosen mine.
    • Pg. 676
    • Character - Lily Evans to Severus Snape
  • Hide them all, then. Keep her - them - safe. Please.
    • Pg. 678
    • Character - Severus Snape in reference to the Potters
  • If you loved Lily Evans, if you truly loved her, then your way forward is clear.
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore to Severus Snape
  • You are a braver man by far than Igor Karakoff. You know, I sometimes think we Sort too soon...
    • Pg. 680
    • Albus Dumbledore speaking to Severus Snape
  • Would you like me to do it now? Or would you like a few moments to compose an epitaph?
    • Pg. 683
    • Character - Severus Snape in reference to Dumbledore saying he should kill him
  • You alone know whether it will damage your soul to help an old man avoid pain and humiliation. I ask this one great favor of you, Severus, because death is coming for me as surely as the Chudley Cannons will finish bottom of this year's league. I confess I should prefer a quick, painless exit, to the protracted and messy affair it will be, if, for instance, Greyback is involved … Or dear Bellatrix, who likes to play with her food before she eats it.
    • Pg. 683
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore to Severus Snape
  • Lately, only those whom I could not save.
    • Pg. 687
    • Character - Severus Snape when asked how many men and women he had watched die.
  • 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.
    • Pg. 687-688

Chapter 34: The Forest Again

  • Finally, the truth. Lying with his face pressed into the dusty carpet of the office where he had once thought he was learning the secrets of victory, Harry understood at last that he was not supposed to survive.
    • Pg. 691
    • Narration
  • The images of Fred, Lupin and Tonks lying dead in the Great Hall forced their way back into his mind's eye, and for a moment he could hardly breathe: Death was impatient....
    • Pg. 693
    • Narration
  • People were moving around, trying to comfort each other, drinking, kneeling beside the dead, but he could not see any of the people he loved, no hint of Hermione, Ron, Ginny or any of the other Weasleys, no Luna. He felt he would have given all the time remaining to him for just one last look at them; but then, would he ever have had the strength to stop looking? It was better like this.
    • Pg. 695
    • Narration
  • But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here...
    • Pg. 697
    • Narration
  • I am about to die.
    • Pg. 698
    • Character - Harry Potter to the Snitch that Dumbledore left him
  • You are nearly there, very close. We are... so proud of you.
    • Pg. 699
    • Character - James Potter
  • Dying? Not at all. Quicker and easier than falling asleep.
    • Pg. 699
    • Character - Sirius Black (As a Ghost or Memory) on being asked if dying hurt
  • I am sorry too. Sorry I will never know him … but he will know why I died and I hope he will understand. I was trying to make a world in which he could live a happier life.
    • Pg. 700
    • Character - Remus Lupin about his newborn son
  • We are part of you. Invisible to anyone else.
    • Pg. 700
    • Character - Sirius Black (As a Ghost or Memory)
  • Harry Potter. 'The Boy Who Lived.'
    • Pg. 704
    • Character - Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle

Chapter 35: King's Cross

  • Harry, you wonderful boy, you brave, brave man.
    • Pg. 707
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore
  • If he could only have understood the precise and terrible power of that sacrifice, he would not, perhaps, have dared to touch your blood... But then, if he had been able to understand, he could not be Lord Voldemort, and might never have murdered at all.
    • Pg. 710
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore to Harry
  • I have known for some time now, that you are the better man.
    • Pg. 713
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore to Harry
  • We are in King's Cross, you say? I think that if you decided not to go back, you would be able to...let's say...board a train.
    • Pg. 722
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore to Harry
  • By returning, you may ensure that fewer souls are maimed, fewer families are torn apart. If that seems to you a worthy goal, then we say good-bye for the present."
    • Pg. 722
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore to Harry
  • Power was my weakness and my temptation. It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
    • Pg. 718
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore
  • The true master does not run away from Death. He accepts that he must die and knows that there are far, far worse things in the living world than dying.
    • Pg. 720-721
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore
  • Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.
    • Pg. 722
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore
  • 'Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?'
    • Pg. 723
    • Character - Albus Dumbledore

Chapter 36: The Flaw in the Plan

  • Harry Potter is dead! Do you understand now, deluded ones? He was nothing, ever, but a boy who relied on others to sacrifice themselves for him!
    • Pg. 730
    • Character - Lord Voldemort
  • I'll join you when hell freezes over! Dumbledore's Army!
    • Pg. 731
    • Character - Neville Longbottom to Voldemort
  • On your head, be it.
    • Pg. 732
    • Character - Lord Voldemort to Neville Longbottom
  • There will be no more Sorting at Hogwarts School … The emblem, shield, and colors of my noble ancestor, Salazar Slytherin will suffice for everyone. Won't they, Neville Longbottom?
    • Pg. 769
    • Character - Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
  • Fight! Fight! Fight for my Master, defender of house-elves! Fight the Dark Lord, in the name of brave Regulus! Fight!
    • Pg. 734
    • Character - Kreacher the House Elf
    • Pg. 736
    • Character - Molly Weasley confronting Bellatrix Lestrange
  • There are no more Horcruxes. It's just you and me. Neither can live while the other survives, and one of us is about to leave for good...
    • Pg. 737
    • Character - Harry Potter to Lord Voldemort
  • ...You crouched and sniveled behind the skirts of greater men and women, and permitted me to kill them for you.
    • Pg. 738
    • Character - Lord Voldemort speaking to Harry Potter
  • Is it love again? Dumbledore's favorite solution, love, which he claimed conquered death, though love did not stop him falling from the tower and breaking like an old waxwork? Love, which did not prevent me stamping out your Mudblood mother like a cockroach, Potter — and nobody seems to love you enough to run forward this time and take my curse. So what will stop you dying now when I strike?
    • Pg. 739
    • Character - Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
  • It matters not! It matters not whether Snape was mine or Dumbledore's, or what petty obstacles they tried to put in my path. I crushed them as I crushed your mother, Snape's supposed great love. Oh, but it all makes sense, Potter, and in ways that you do not understand. Dumbledore was trying to keep the Elder Wand from me. He intended that Snape should be the true master of the wand. But I got there ahead of you, little boy -- I reached the wand before you could get your hands upon it. I understood the truth before you caught up. I killed Severus Snape three hours ago and the Elder Wand, the Death Stick, the Wand of Destiny is truly mine! Dumbledore's last plan went wrong, Harry Potter!
    • Pg. 741
    • Character - Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
  • It's your one last chance, it's all you've got left...I've seen what you'll be otherwise...Be a man...try...Try for some remorse.
    • Pg. 741
    • Character - Harry Potter to Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
  • So it all comes down to this, doesn’t it? Does the wand in your hand know its last master was Disarmed? Because if it does...I am the true master of the Elder Wand.
    • Pg. 743
    • Character - Harry Potter to Voldemort, right before they duel.
  • Avada Kedavra!
    • Pg. 743
    • Character - Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle's Last words
  • Harry saw Voldemort's green jet meet his own spell, saw the Elder Wand fly high, dark against the sunrise, spinning across the enchanted ceiling like the head of Nagini, spinning through the air toward the master it would not kill, who had come to take full possession of it at last. And Harry, with the unerring skill of the Seeker, caught the wand in his free hand as Voldemort fell backward, arms splayed, the slit pupils of the scarlet eyes rolling upward. Tom Riddle hit the floor with a mundane finality, his body feeble and shrunken, the white hands empty, the snakelike face vacant and unknowing. Voldemort was dead, killed by his own rebounding curse, and Harry stood with two wands in his hands, staring down at his enemy's shell.
    • Pgs. 734-744
    • Narration
  • He spotted Ginny two tables away; she was sitting with her head on her mother's shoulder: there would be time to talk later, hours and days and maybe years in which to talk.
    • Pg. 745
    • Narration
  • We did it, we bashed them, wee Potter's the one, And Voldy's gone moldy so now let's have fun!
    • Pg. 746
    • Character - Peeves singing his victory song
  • Really gives a feeling for the scope and tragedy of the thing, doesn't it?
    • Pg. 746
    • Character - Ron Weasley with regard to Peeves singing his victory song.
  • That wand's more trouble than it's worth. And quite honestly, I've had enough trouble for a life time.
    • Pg. 749
    • Character - Harry Potter referring to the Elder Wand

Epilogue: Nineteen Years Later

  • If you're not in Gryffindor, we'll disinherit you, but no pressure.
    • Pg. 755
    • Character - Ron Weasley to his children, Rose and Hugo
  • Make sure you beat him in every test, Rosie. Thank God you inherited your mother's brains.
    • Pg. 756
    • Character - Ron Weasley referring to Draco Malfoy's son
  • Albus Severus, you were named for two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was probably the bravest man I ever knew.
    • Pg. 758
    • Harry Potter to his son, Albus
  • Don't let it worry you…It's me. I'm extremely famous.
    • Pg. 759
    • Character - Ron Weasley when all the kids on the train are staring at the adult Harry
  • The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.
    • Pg. 759
    • Last line of the book and the original series

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