"To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure."
"As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all--the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them."
"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."
"The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed."
"Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery."
"Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it."
"It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be."
"Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open."
"Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels, but old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young."
"People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right."
"It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more."
"Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth"
"Killing is not nearly as easy as the innocent believe."
"Perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it."
"'Tell me one last thing,' said Harry. 'Is this real? Or has this been happening inside my head?'
Dumbledore beamed at him, and his voice sounded loud and strong in Harry's ears even though the bright mist was descending again, obscuring his figure.
'Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?'"