PIECES OF ADVICE THAT STAYED AFTER ALL THIS TIME
“I am what I am, and I’m not ashamed. There’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth botherin’ with.”Hagrid, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
When Hagrid says this, you learn about identifying the right kind of friends and family members.
“What you fear most of all is fear. Very wise.”Remus Lupin, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
This advice by professor Lupin always coincides with the saying that when you are bothered about something, you let it get the better of you twice – once by imagining it, and second by living it.
“The thing is, it helps when people stand up to them, it gives everyone hope.”Neville Longbottom, Harry Potter, and the Deathly Hallows
If done for the right reasons, developing a herd mentality is not a bad thing.
“We feel our futures lie outside the world of academic achievement.”Fred Weasley, Harry Potter, and the order of the phoenix
Fred and George chose unconventional when nobody did. They made it look cool, empowering, and a possible way of life.
‘It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.’Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
You can easily live by this quote because it holds enough power to convey that actions matter more than words. It is empowering enough to guide you in the right, always.
“IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT A MAN’S LIKE, TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT HOW HE TREATS HIS INFERIORS, NOT HIS EQUALS.”Sirius, Harry Potter, and the goblet of fire
Education can alleviate our positions, and so can knowledge and wealth. But if we do not hold enough respect for those we come across, then what is the point of knowing so much?