Although what first comes to mind when you think of the Wizarding World might be magic wands and time-worn spell books, the message at the core of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is one of a different kind of magic altogether: love. And while you might not immediately think to pick up a novel like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows when looking for your next great romantic read, the fact remains that there are actually tons of romantic moments in the Harry Potter series — and plenty of beautifully romantic lines to go with them. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, if you’re looking for the perfect way to sweep your Potter-loving lover off his or her feet, consider adding a few of these romantic quotes from Harry Potter to your own date night spell book. Who knows what kind of magic you might create?
Here are 11 romantic lines from Harry Potter, perfect for wooing your Potterhead Valentine this year. After all, as Professor McGonagall said: "Dumbledore would have been happier than anybody to think that there was a little more love in the world" — and the world could definitely use a little more love, romantic and otherwise, these days.