Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  1. #1
    “Excuse me, I have to go vomit.”
  2. #2
    “Oh, there you are, Albus,′ he said. ‘You’ve been a very long time. Upset stomach?’
    ‘No, I was merely reading the Muggle magazines,’ said Dumbledore. ‘I do love knitting patterns.”
  3. #3
    “For future reference, Harry, it is raspberry...although of course, if I were a Death Eater, I would have been sure to research my own jam preferences before impersonating myself.”
  4. #4
    “There is no need to call me ‘sir’, Professor.”
  5. #5
    “Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one that rises against them and strikes back!”
  6. #6
    The Dark Arts are many, varied, ever-changing, and eternal. Fighting them is like fighting a many-headed monster, which, each time a neck is severed, sprouts a head even fiercer and cleverer than before. You are fighting that which is unfixed, mutating, indestructible.
  7. #7
    “It is important to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then can evil be kept at bay though never quite eradicated.”
  8. #8
    “You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.”
  9. #9
    “Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.”
  10. #10
    “And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.”
  11. #11
    “It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
  12. #12
    Yes, it is easy to see that nearly six years of magical education have not been wasted on you, Potter. Ghosts are transparent.
  13. #13
    “Kill me then,” panted Harry, who felt no fear at all, but only rage and contempt. “Kill me like you killed him, you coward —”
    “DON’T —” screamed Snape, and his face was suddenly demented, inhuman, as though he was in as much pain as the yelping, howling dog stuck in the burning house behind them — “CALL ME COWARD!”
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