10 Swoon-Worthy Harry Potter Quotes to Propose With

Harry Potter has played such a huge rule in our lives. We were right there with Harry and co. for all the important moments, and they of course have always been there for us in turn. And what moment is bigger than when you propose? 

As every true Harry Potter fan knows, the books are about so much more than wizarding school. They're very much about the strength and power of love, about the deep bonds that form between people, and about the magic that exists when people come together. After all, it's love that protects Harry from Voldemort again and again. Love is the strongest magic there is. 

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Slughorn introduces the sixth years to love potions. To Hermione, the potion smells like parchment, freshly cut grass, and Ron, while Harry is reminded simultaneously of treacle tart, the woody smell of a broomstick handle, and something flowery he thought he might have smelled at the Burrow. That's how proposals should be brewed, too: as combinations of all the things you've loved about your time with your significant other. 

So naturally, as you're preparing to spend the rest of your life with someone, Harry Potter has plenty to draw from. From the purely swoon-worthy parts to the insightful teachings, J.K. Rowling has got a handle on what makes love so lovely.

"You are protected, in short, by your ability to love!"

— Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 


This is literally true for Harry, but it's also a great expression of how the love the two of you share strengthens you in your daily life. 

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.” 

— Words to reveal Marauder's Map
 

If someone's proposing to me, I'd like to think it's just the beginning of all the mischief we're about to manage. 

“There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.”

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

This is the perfect segue into talking about all the fantastic adventures you and your future spouse have already had and what brought you together. 

“We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.”

— Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

If you've really got game, you'll then go on to say, "But when it comes to you, the choice is both right and easy." 

“After all this time?"
"Always...”

— Severus Snape, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

This is the obvious choice, because it embodies so much of what love and marriage are. You're conveying to your future fiancé that no matter what, you'll love and fight for them. 

“We can't choose our fate, but we can choose others. ”

— Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

You don't know where life is going to take you, but the important thing is that you're venturing forward together. 

"It was your heart that saved you."

— Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, love means you'll always be there to save each other. 

"She was the only real thing in the world."

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Sa-woon! What a beautiful way to describe how you feel about your soon-to-be fiancé. 

“It is impossible to manufacture or imitate love.”

— Horace Slughorn, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The love between the two of you is so special and so real. Now it's time to celebrate it! 

“Oh well... I'd just been thinking, if you had died, you'd have been welcome to share my toilet.”

— Moaning Myrtle, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Perhaps not the classiest proposal, but it gets the job done. 

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