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The 5 Wisest Dumbledore Quotes in a Harry Potter Film

dumbledoreThe source of wisdom in the Harry Potter movies and books is the Hogwarts headmaster, Albus Dumbledore.  Most J.K. Rowling characters are caught up in the emotions of immediate things.  Dumbledore sees life's events from a broader perspective, as should be expected from a 150-year-old wizard.  Here are the five wisest quotes from the Harry Potter movies so far.

“It is not our abilities that show what we truly are.  It is our choices.”
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) – Dumbledore (Richard Harris)

“We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.”
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) – Dumbledore (Michael Gambon)

“It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.”
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) – Dumbledore (Richard Harris)

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) – Dumbledore (Richard Harris)

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.”
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) – Dumbledore (Michael Gambon)

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