Quotes by Others

A list of quotes from other characters regarding Harry.
  1. "You're famous." - Hagrid (Book 1)
  2. "Harry, yer a wizard." - Hagrid (Book 1)
  3. "An' it's your bad luck you grew up in a family o' the biggest Muggles I ever laid eyes on." - Hagrid (Book 1)
  4. "...I knew you'd be just the same, just as strange, just as abnormal..." - Aunt Petunia (Book 1)
  5. "His name's been down ever since he was born." - Hagrid (Book 1)
  6. "Oh, mom, can I go on the train and see him..." - Ginny Weasley (Book 1)
  7. "You've already seen him, Ginny, and the poor boy isn't something you goggle at in a zoo." - Molly Weasley (Book 1)
  8. "He was ever so polite when he asked how to get onto the platform." - Molly Weasley (Book 1)
  9. "Unless you're a bit politer you'll go the same way as your parents." - Draco Malfoy (Book 1)
  10. "You could be great, you know, it's all here in your head, and Slytherin will help you on the way to greatness..." - Sorting Hat (Book 1)
  11. "Our new celebrity." - Professor Snape (Book 1)
  12. "The boy's a natural. I've never seen anything like it." - Professor McGonagall (Book 1)
  13. "Harry, you're a great wizard, you know." - Hermione Granger (Book 1)
  14. "His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad his hair as dark as a blackboard, I wish he was mine, he's really divine, The hero who conquered the dark lord." - Ginny Weasley (Book 2)
  15. "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. Yet the Sorting Hat placed you in Gryffindor. You know why that was. Think...It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." - Dumbledore (Book 2)
  16. "You are truly your father's son, Harry..." - Sirius Black (Book 3)
  17. "I expect you'll tire of hearing it, but you do look extraordinarily like James. Except for the eyes...you have your mother's eyes." - Dumbledore (Book 3)
  18. "That suggests that what you fear most of all is - fear. " - Remus Lupin (Book 3)
  19. "Your parents gave their lives to keep you alive, Harry. A poor way to repay them - gambling their sacrifice for a bag of magic tricks." - Remus Lupin (Book 3)
  20. "Brave of you, not to run for a teacher." - Sirius Black (Book 3)
  21. "Personally, I try and treat him like any other student." - Professor Snape (Book 3)
  22. "If I'm proud of anything I've done this year, it's how much you've learned." - Remus Lupin (Book 3)
  23. "You helped uncover the truth. You saved on innocent man from a terrible fate." - Dumbledore (Book 3)
  24. "Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself most plainly when you have need of him." - Dumbledore (Book 3)
  25. "There you go, Harry! You weren't being thick after all - you were just showing moral fiber!" - Ron Weasley (Book 4)
  26. "You always get away with stuff!" - Ron Weasley (Book 5)
  27. "You were the only person last year who could throw off the Imperius Curse completely, you can produce a Patronus, you can do all sorts of stuff that full-grown wizards can't..." - Hermione Granger (Book 5)
  28. "People expect you to have cooler friends than us." - Luna Lovegood (Book 6)
  29. "I am not worried, Harry. I am with you." - Dumbledore (Book 6)
  30. "I don't think you're a waste of space." - Dudley Dursley (Book 7)
  31. "Ooh, you look much tastier than Crabbe and Goyle, Harry. Oh, you know what I meam - Goyle's potion looked like bogies." - Hermione Granger (Book 7)
  32. "I think you're like James, who would have regarded it as the height of dishonor to mistrust his friends." - Remus Lupin (Book 7)
  33. "We're coming with you. That was decided months ago - years, really." - Hermione Granger (Book 7)
  34. "I'd tell him [Harry] we're all with him in spirit....And I"d tell him to follow his instincts, which are good and nearly always right." - Remus Lupin (Book 7)