15+ Best Sirius Black Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Sirius Black is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, played by Gary Oldman. Black, also known as Padfoot or Snuffles (in his Animagus form) was a pure-blood wizard. Profoundly inspirational Sirius Black quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Sirius Black Quotes

The ones who love us never really leave us, you can always find them in here. – Sirius Black

If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. – Sirius Black

The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters. – Sirius Black

Harry… I as good as killed them. I persuaded Lily and James to change to Peter at the last moment, persuaded them to use him as Secret-Keeper instead of me… I’m to blame, I know it. … The night they died, I’d arranged to check on Peter, make sure he was still safe, but when I arrived at his hiding place, he’d gone. Yet there was no sign of a struggle. It didn’t feel right. I was scared. I set out for your parents’ house straight away. And when I saw their house, destroyed, and their bodies … I realized what Peter must’ve done … what I’d done…. – Sirius Black

You’re less like your father than I thought. The risk would’ve been what made it fun for James. – Sirius Black

You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? – Sirius Black

Then you should have dıed! Dıed rather than betray your frıends, as we would have done for you! – Sirius Black

We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are. – Sirius Black

This is how it is — this is why you’re not in the Order — you don’t understand — there are things worth dying for! – Sirius Black

Well, [bad] times like that bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. – Sirius Black

I’ll look for him later, I expect I’ll find him upstairs crying his eyes out over my mother’s old bloomers or something… Of course, he might have crawled into the airing cupboard and died… But I mustn’t get my hopes up… – Sirius Black

My mother didn’t have a heart, Kreacher. She kept herself alive out of pure spite. – Sirius Black

Ever since I found out Snape was teaching here, I’ve wondered why Dumbledore hired him. Snape’s always been fascinated by the Dark Arts, he was famous for it at school. Slimy, oily, greasy-haired kid, he was. – Sirius Black

What’s life without a little risk? – Sirius Black

If you made a better rat than a human, it’s not much to boast about, Peter. – Sirius Black