11 Hermione Quotes To Get You Through The Day

by Sadie Trombetta

Since cracking open my first Harry Potter book, I have always idolized Hermione Granger. One of children's literature's greatest heroines, she has a little bit of everything girls young and old look up to — brains, bravery, good friends, a fierce attitude — but how could I forget Hermione's quotes? The girl always knows just what to say.

Whether she's sassing Ron, stopping Harry from doing something foolish, or sticking up for house-elves, Hermione always has the right words. She doesn't just have the answers because she's book smart, either; Hermione is full of wisdom, experience, and heart, and she's never afraid to speak her mind. whether people want to hear it or not. In the happiest of times or n the darkest of moments, Harry and Ron (and you) can always count on Hermione to have the perfect thing to say. Not only is she brainy and clever, but she is inspirational, kind, courageous, and 100% boss. If only we could all be Hermione, am I right?

Whether you need advice, encouragement, a good laugh, or just some basic warm-and-fuzzies, here are 11 of Hermione's best quotes to get you through the day. Trust me, she knows what she's talking about.

“I hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed – or worse, expelled. Now if you don’t mind, I’m going to bed.”

— Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

"Books! And cleverness! There are more important things — friendship and bravery."

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

"Well, if you two are going to chicken out, fine ... I don’t want to break rules, you know. I think threatening Muggle-borns is far worse than brewing up a difficult potion. But if you don’t want to find out if it’s Malfoy, I’ll go straight to Madam Pince now and hand the book back in —”

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“You foul, lying, evil little cockroach!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Just because it’s taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn’t mean no one else has spotted I’m a girl!”

— Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Twitchy little ferret, aren't you, Malfoy?

— Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

"I mean, it's sort of exciting isn't it? Breaking the rules."

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Just because you’ve got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have."

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist!”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“We’re coming with you. That was decided months ago — years, really.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Actually I’m highly logical which allows me to look past extraneous detail and perceive clearly that which others overlook.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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