62+ Best Albus Dumbledore Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Profoundly inspirational Albus Dumbledore quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Albus Dumbledore Quotes

But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. – Albus Dumbledore

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! – Albus Dumbledore

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. – Albus Dumbledore

Curiosity is not a sin…. But we should exercise caution with our curiosity… yes, indeed. – Albus Dumbledore

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends. – Albus Dumbledore

The truth… It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution. – Albus Dumbledore

And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure. – Albus Dumbledore

It’s lucky it’s dark. I haven’t blushed so much since Madam Pomfrey told me she liked my new earmuffs. – Albus Dumbledore

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. – Albus Dumbledore

Her son lives. He has her eyes, precisely her eyes. You remember the shape and color of Lily Evans’s eyes, I am sure? – Albus Dumbledore

The best of us sometimes eat our words. – Albus Dumbledore

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that. – Albus Dumbledore

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it. – Albus Dumbledore

I DON’T CARE! Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. I’VE HAD ENOUGH, I’VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON’T CARE ANYMORE! You do care, said Dumbledore. He had not flinched or made a single move to stop Harry demolishing his office. His expression was calm, almost detached. You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. – Albus Dumbledore

You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think that we don’t recall them more clearly in times of great trouble? – Albus Dumbledore

It is my belief…that the truth is generally preferable to lies. – Albus Dumbledore

You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be! – Albus Dumbledore

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it. – Albus Dumbledore

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth. – Albus Dumbledore

I wish… I wish I were dead… – Albus Dumbledore

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. – Albus Dumbledore

Welcome to a new year at Hogwarts! Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. And here they are: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak! – Albus Dumbledore

The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed. – Albus Dumbledore

Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right . – Albus Dumbledore

It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live. – Albus Dumbledore

After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. – Albus Dumbledore

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. – Albus Dumbledore

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. – Albus Dumbledore

It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be. – Albus Dumbledore

It’s the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more. – Albus Dumbledore

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light. – Albus Dumbledore

I believe your friends Misters Fred and George Weasley were responsible for trying to send you a toilet seat. No doubt they thought it would amuse you. – Albus Dumbledore

Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open. – Albus Dumbledore

Dark and difficult times lie ahead, Harry. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy. – Albus Dumbledore

Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real? – Albus Dumbledore

And what use would that be to anyone? said Dumbledore coldly. – Albus Dumbledore

To Harry James Potter, I leave the Snitch he caught in his first Quidditch match at Hogwarts, as a reminder of the rewards of perseverance and skill. – Albus Dumbledore

I have spied for you and lied for you, put myself in mortal danger for you. Everything was supposed to be to keep Lily Potter’s son safe. Now you tell me you have been raising him like a pig for slaughter – Albus Dumbledore

It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more. – Albus Dumbledore

It isn’t how you are alike; it’s how you are not. – Albus Dumbledore

Why are they all staring? demanded Albus as he and Rose craned around to look at the other students. ‘Don’t let it worry you,’ said Ron. ‘It’s me. I’m extremely famous.’ – Albus Dumbledore

Perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. – Albus Dumbledore

You will also find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it. – Albus Dumbledore

DON’T! bellowed Snape. Gone… dead… – Albus Dumbledore

The idea of a teenage Dumbledore was simply odd, like trying to imagine a stupid Hermione or a friendly Blast-Ended Skrewt. – Albus Dumbledore

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. – Albus Dumbledore

I am not worried, Harry, said Dumbledore, his voice a little stronger despite the freezing water. I am with you. – Albus Dumbledore

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. – Albus Dumbledore

But Dumbledore says he doesn’t care what they do as long as they don’t take him off the Chocolate Frog cards. – Albus Dumbledore

Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love. 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. – Albus Dumbledore

You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts…but you cannot deny he’s got style… – Albus Dumbledore

Just like your mother you’re unfailingly kind … a trait people never fail to undervalue, I’m afraid. – Albus Dumbledore

It is important to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then can evil be kept at bay though never quite eradicated. – Albus Dumbledore

It is not our abilities that show what we truly are; it is our choices. – Albus Dumbledore

Ah, music, he said, wiping his eyes. A magic beyond all we do here! – Albus Dumbledore

Is this remorse, Severus? – Albus Dumbledore

I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind. – Albus Dumbledore

One can never have enough socks. – Albus Dumbledore

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. – Albus Dumbledore

While we may come from different places and speak in different tongues, our hearts beat as one. – Albus Dumbledore

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. – Albus Dumbledore

What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret, so, naturally the whole school knows. – Albus Dumbledore

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