40+ Best Hermione Granger Quotes of All Time

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Hermione Granger is beloved for her sharp wit, intelligence, bravery, and more. Her character’s lines have blessed us with lessons on bravery, standing up for what’s right, advocating for yourself, and admitting when you’re wrong. We all have a lot to learn from Hermione Granger, she is the smartest witch of her generation after all. So, read on for her best quotes from the Harry Potter books and movies.

What is Hermione Granger’s Most Famous Quote?
While this is a hotly debated topic, Hermione’s most famous line is widely claimed to be “It’s leviosa, not leviosar!”

Jump Ahead to Quotes From:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Hermione’s Best Quote About Books

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

  • “Hermione: Holy cricket, you’re Harry Potter! I’m Hermione Granger. And… you are?
    Ron: Um, Ron Weasley.
    Hermione: Pleasure.”
  • “Now if you two don’t mind, I’m going to bed before either of you come up with another clever idea to get us killed – or worse, expelled.”
  • “Oh, are you doing magic? Let’s see then.”
  • “Are you sure that’s a real spell? Well, it’s not very good is it?”
  • “Of course, I’ve only tried a few simple ones myself, but they’ve all worked for me. For example, Oculus Reparo.”
  • “Honestly, don’t you two read?!”
  • “I checked this out weeks ago for a bit of light reading.”

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • “No, Harry. Even in the wizarding world, hearing voices isn’t a good sign.”
  • “Do you think we should go and ask Hagrid about it all?”
  • “It means “dirty blood.” Mudblood’s a foul name for someone who’s Muggle-born. Someone with non-magic parents. Someone like me. It’s not a term one usually hears in civilized conversation.”
  • “Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself.”
  • “At least no one on the Gryffindor team had to buy their way in, They got in on pure talent.”

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • “Don’t you dare call Hagrid pathetic you foul—you evil—”
    “Hermione!” said Ron weakly and he tried to grab her hand as she swung it back. “Get off Ron!”
  • “Three turns should do it.”
  • “You know, the Egyptians used to worship cats.”
  • “Shh! Listen! Someone’s coming! I think — I think it might be us!”

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • “Fleur never got past ‘ze grindylows’!”
  • “What’s got your wand in a knot?”
  • “Just because it’s taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn’t mean no one else has spotted I’m a girl!”
  • “Next time there’s a ball, ask me before someone else does, and not as a last resort!”
  • “Very well spotted.”

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • “We’ve got to be able to defend ourselves. And if Umbridge refuses to teach us how, we need someone who will.”
  • “There’s nothing in here about using defensive spells.”
  • “We need a teacher. A proper teacher. One who’s had real experience defending themselves against the Dark Arts.”
  • “Everyone this is Loony Love…Luna Lovegood.”
  • “Cho couldn’t take her eyes off you, could she?”
  • “Ron: Hermione, you are truly the most wonderful person I have ever met and if I’m ever rude to you…Hermione: Then I’ll know you’ve gone back to normal.”
  • “Do you ever stop eating?”
  • “Dolores Umbridge: Wands away. There will be no need to talk.
    Hermione: No need to think is more likely.”
  • “One person can’t feel all that at once, they’d explode.”
  • “It would be quite nice if you stopped jumping down out throats, Harry, because in case you haven’t noticed, Ron and I are on your side.”
  • “I mean, it’s sort of exciting isn’t it? Breaking the rules.”
  • “Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have!”

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

  • “Will you stop eating? Your best friend is missing!”
  • “He’s been poisoned, you daft dimbo! And as a matter of fact, I’ve always found him interesting.”
  • “You said it once before,” said Hermione quickly, “that there was time to turn back if we wanted to. We’ve had time, haven’t we? We’re with you whatever happens.”
  • “The Death Eaters can’t all be pure-blood, there aren’t enough pure-blood wizards left,” said Hermione stubbornly. “I expect most of them are half-bloods pretending to be pure. It’s only Muggle-borns they hate, they’d be quite happy to let you and Ron join up”
  • “Ron seems to be enjoying the celebrations.” said Hermione. “Don’t pretend you didn’t see him. He wasn’t exactly hiding it, was — ?
  • “I love you, Hermione,” said Ron, sinking back, rubbing his eyes wearily.
    Hermione turned faintly pink, but merely said, “Don’t let Lavender hear you saying that.”
    “I won’t,” said Ron into his hands. “Or maybe I will . . . then she’ll ditch me . . .”
  • “Coward,” said Hermione, though she looked amused.

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.”
  • “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!”
  • “Are you planning to follow a career in Magical Law, Miss Granger?” asked Scrimgeour.
    “No, I’m not,” retorted Hermione. “I’m hoping to do some good in the world!”

Hermione's Best Quote About Books

  • “Books! And cleverness! There are more important things — friendship and bravery and — oh Harry — be careful!”
  • “No,” said Hermione shortly. “Have either of you seen my copy of Numerology and Gramatica?”
    “Oh, yeah, I borrowed it for a bit of bedtime reading,” said Ron, but very quietly.”
  • “Harry — I think I’ve just understood something! I’ve got to go to the library!”

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