Favorite quote from a book

June 28, 2008 at 2:07 pm (Read-a-thon)

For another mini-challenge.

My favorite book is from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

“Well, obviously, she’s feeling very sad, because of Cedric dying. Then I expect she’s feeling confused because she liked Cedric and now she likes Harry, and she can’t work out who she likes best. Then she’ll be feeling guilty, thinking it’s an insult to Cedric’s memory to be kissing Harry at all, and she’ll be worrying about what everyone else might say about her if she starts going out with Harry. And she probably can’t work out what her feelings towards Harry are, anyway, because he was the one who was with Cedric when Cedric died, so that’s all very mixed up and painful. Oh, and she’s afraid she’s going to be thrown off the Ravenclaw Quidditch team because she’s been flying so badly.”

A slightly stunned silence greeted the end of this speech, then Ron said, “One person can’t feel all that at once, they’d explode.”

“Just because you’ve got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have, ” said Hermione nastily, picking up her quill again.

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3 Comments

  1. Nymeth said,

    I LOVE that one 😀 Always have. Especially what Hermione says at the end. She rocks!

  2. Trish said,

    I read #6 aloud to hubby last summer before the 7th’s release and found a lot of great quotable moments. This book, however, is my favorite. Great quote.

  3. Darcie said,

    Love love love Harry Potter!! 🙂

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