Quotes from
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

-- Quotes of Notoriety and Significance --

Book Two
Whatever you've heard about my greatness is a load of rubbish. I'm not even top of my year at Hogwarts; that's Hermione.… Harry to Dobby
I've got to go back... it's all that's keeping me going... You don't know what it's like here. I don't belong here. I belong in your world - at Hogwarts.… Harry to Dobby
Harry Potter must stay where he is safe. He is too great, too good to loose. If Harry Potter goes back to Hogwarts, he will be in mortal danger.… Dobby to Harry
A lot of wizards think it's a waste of time, knowing this sort of Muggle trick, but we feel they're skills worth learning, even if they are a bit slow.… Fred Weasley to Harry about picking a lock
Our shed's full of Muggle stuff. Dad takes it apart, put's spells on it, and puts it back together again. If he raided our house he'd have to put himself under arrest.… Fred Weasley to Harry
I would have thought that you'd be ashamed that a girl of no wizard family beat you in every exam.… Lucius Malfoy to Draco
So you don't think I'm a match for Lucius Malfoy.… Arthur Weasley to Molly Weasley
We have a different idea of what disgraces the name of wizard, Malfoy.… Arthur Weasley to Lucius Malfoy
Yeh should've ignored him, Arthur. Rotten ter the core, the whole family, everyone knows that - no Malfoy's worth listenin' ter - bad blood, that's what it is.… Hagrid to Arthur Weasley
Hearing voices no one else can hear isn't a good sign, even in the wizarding world.… Ron Weasley to Harry
It's not funny. If you must know, when I was three, Fred turned my teddy bear into a great big filthy spider because I broke his toy broomstick… You wouldn't like them either if you'd been holding your bear and suddenly it had too many legs and…… Ron Weasley to Hermione
No one wants to upset me! That's a good one! My life was nothing by misery at this place and now people come along ruining my death!… Moaning Myrtle to Hermione
You don't care about Ginny, You're just worried I’m going to mess up your chances of being Head Boy —… Ron Weasley to Percy Weasley
It'll be a lot less hassle if you can just knock Malfoy off his broom tomorrow.… Ron Weasley to Harry
I never thought I'd see the day that you'd be pursuading us to break rules.… Ron Weasley to Hermione Granger
It'll be down to you, Harry, to show them that a Seeker has to have something more than a rich father. Get to that Snitch before Malfoy or die trying, Harry, because we've got to win today, we've got to win.… Oliver Wood to Harry
This boy needs rest, he's got thirty-three bones to regrow! Out! OUT!… Madame Pomfrey to everyone there
This (pillowcase) is a mark of the house-elf's enslavement, sir. Dobby can only be freed if his masters present him with clothes, sir. The family is careful not to pass Dobby even a sock, sir, for then he would be free to leave their house forever.… Dobby to Harry
Mostly life has improved for my kind since you triumphed over He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named… It was a new dawn, sir, and Harry Potter shone like a beacon of hope for those of us who thought the Dark days would never end, sir…… Dobby to Harry
I'm not going anywhere! One of my best friends is Muggle-born; she'll be the first in line if the Chamber really has been opened —… Harry to Dobby
The question is not who (opened the Chamber of Secrets), the question is how.… Albus Dumbledore to Minerva McGonagall
So Dobby stopped us from getting on the train and broke your arm… You know what, Harry? If he doesn't stop trying to save your life he's going to kill you.… Ron Weasley to Harry
Oh, Potter, you rotter, oh, what have you done?
You're killing off students, you think it's great fun -… Peeves to Harry
Have you ever heard of a plan where so many things can go wrong?… Ron Weasley to Harry
Let's all throw books at Myrtle, because she can't feel it! Ten points if you can get it through her stomach! Fifty points if it goes throug her head! Well, ha, ha, ha! What a lovely game, I don't think!… Moaning Myrtle to Harry and Ron
Why not ask Professor Snape to show you how to whip up a Love Potion! And while you're at it, Professor Flitwick knows more about Entrancing Enchantments than any wizard I've ever met, the sly old dog!… Gilderoy Lockhart to the studentbody
His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad,
His hair is as dark as a blackboard,
I wish he was mine, he's really divine,
The hero who conquered the Dark Lord.… Ginny Weasley to Harry
Haven't any of the teachers noticed that the Slytherins are all safe? Isn't it obvious all this stuff's coming from Slytherin? The Heir of Slytherin, the monster of Slytherin - why don't they just chuck all the Slytherin's out?… Lee Jordan to Gryffindor's
I'm under a lot of pressure. Got to be seen doing something. It it turns out it wasn't Hagrid, he'll be back and no more said. But I've got to take him. Got to. Wouldn't be doing my duty… if someone else is caught, you'll be let out with a full apology…… Cornelius Fudge to Hagrid
You will find that I will only truly have left this school when none here are loyal to me. And you will also find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it.… Dumbledore to anyone listening as he was being dismissed as headmaster (the first time)
Hermione'll probably have all the answers when they wake her up! Mind you, she'll go crazy when she finds out we've got exams in three days' time. She hasn't studied. It might be kinder to leaver her where she is till they're over.… Ron Weasley to Harry
There's just no point talking to a petrified person… Madame Poppy Pomfrey to Harry
If I say it myself, Harry, I've always been able to charm the people I needed. So Ginny poured out her soul to me, and her soul happened to be exactly what I wanted.… Tom Riddle to Harry
Haven't I already told you, that killing Mudbloods doesn't matter to me anymore? For many months now, my new target has been - you.… Tom Riddle to Harry
I fashioned myself a new name, a name I knew wizards everywhere would one day fear to speak, when I had become the greatest sorcerer in the world!… Tom Riddle to Harry
This is what Dumbledore sends his defender! A songbird and an old hat! Do you feel brave, Harry Potter? Do you feel safe now?… Tom Riddle to Harry
If this is dying… it's not so bad.… Harry to himself
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps it's brain.… Arthur Weasley to Ginny
Bed rest and perhaps a large, steaming mug of hot chocolate. I always find that cheers me up… Dumbledore to the Weasleys
First of all I want to thank you. You must have shown me great loyalty down in the Chamber. Nothing but that could have called Fawkes to you.… Dumbledore to Harry
Listen to me Harry. You happen to have many qualities Salazar Slytherin prized in his hand-picked students. His own very rare gift, Parseltongue - resourcefulness - determination - a certain disregard for rules.… Dumbledore to Harry
Its our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.… Albus Dumbledore to Harry
It's the least I could do, Dobby. Just promise never to try and save my life again… Harry to Dobby
Proud of me? Are you crazy? All those times I could've died, and I didn't manage it? They'll be furious.… Harry to Hermione