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Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and Remus Lupin on the Hogwarts Express together with a quote by Lupin: “Here. Eat this; it helps." | Source: facebook.com/theouranhostclub
Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and Remus Lupin on the Hogwarts Express together with a quote by Lupin: “Here. Eat this; it helps." | Source: facebook.com/theouranhostclub

38 Remus Lupin Quotes: An Ode to Compassion, Chocolate & Full Moons

Dayna Remus
Mar 21, 2023
03:00 P.M.
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As a child, Remus Lupin was afflicted with lycanthropy, which is wizard talk for turning into a werewolf every full moon. He suffered discrimination for his condition, although doing all he could to protect those around him. Read these 38 quotes by the golden-hearted Professor.

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A significant character in the Harry Potter franchise, Remus Lupin was one of the numerous Dark Arts Professors that graced the hallways of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry during the series of books and films.

He was also a great friend to Harry Potter's father while at school together and secretly a werewolf. Lupin is beloved by audiences for his compassionate, intelligent, and level-headed personality with a comical belief that chocolate is the cure for any ailment.

Read the following 38 quotes by this fan favorite.

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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Insightful Remus Lupin Quotes

“I'm impressed. That suggests what you fear most of all is fear. Very wise, Harry.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“Fear makes people do terrible things.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

“It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

Remus Lupin Quotes about Harry Potter’s Parents

“She had a way of seeing the beauty in others, even, and perhaps most especially, when that person couldn't see it in themselves.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

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“Harry, I’m sure James would have wanted me to stick with you.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

A picture of Bill Weasley and Remus Lupin with his quote: “Just so you know, Harry. I think you would have given your father a run for his money…”  | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Bill Weasley and Remus Lupin with his quote: “Just so you know, Harry. I think you would have given your father a run for his money…” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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"Sometimes you remind me a lot of James. He called it my 'furry little problem' in company. Many people were under the impression that I owned a badly behaved rabbit." — Remus Lupin, "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"

“The very first time I saw you Harry, I recognized you immediately. Not by your scar, by your eyes. They're your mother; Lily's." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

"She started going out with him in seventh year." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “She had a way of seeing the beauty in others, even, and perhaps most especially, when that person couldn't see it in themselves.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “She had a way of seeing the beauty in others, even, and perhaps most especially, when that person couldn't see it in themselves.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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“Just so you know, Harry. I think you would have given your father a run for his money…” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

"You're more like them then you know, Harry. In time you'll come to see just how much.” Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“Your parents gave their lives to keep you alive, Harry. A poor way to repay them—gambling their sacrifice for a bag of magic tricks.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

"Yes, I knew her. You mother was there for me at a time when no one else was. Not only was she a singularly gifted witch, she was also an uncommonly kind woman." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

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"I think you're like James, who would have regarded it as the height of dishonor to mistrust his friends." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

Remus Lupin on Being a Werewolf

A picture of Remus Lupin turning into a werewolf with his quote: “I certainly don’t want Harry dead. But I won’t deny that I am a werewolf.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin turning into a werewolf with his quote: “I certainly don’t want Harry dead. But I won’t deny that I am a werewolf.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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“By this time tomorrow, the owls will be arriving, and I’m sure parents won’t want a, well, someone like me teaching their kids.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“My transformations in those days were, were terrible. It is very painful to turn into a werewolf. I was separated from humans to bite, so I bit and scratched myself instead. The villagers heard the noise and the screaming and thought they were hearing particularly violent spirits.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“And I’ve told you a million times that I am too old for you, too poor, too dangerous.” Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"

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“I certainly don’t want Harry dead. But I won’t deny that I am a werewolf.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “Fear makes people do terrible things.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “Fear makes people do terrible things.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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“People like me, well, let’s just say I’m used to it by now.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

"I was a small boy when I received the bite. My parents tried everything, but in those days there was no cure." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

Remus Lupin Quotes on Voldemort, Dementors and Darkness

"You should have realized if Voldemort didn't kill you, we would. Good-bye, Peter." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“People are disappearing daily. If we start fighting among-st ourselves, we’re doomed.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"

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“Dementors force us to live our very worst memories. our pain becomes their power.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: "You should have realized if Voldemort didn't kill you, we would. Good-bye, Peter." | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: "You should have realized if Voldemort didn't kill you, we would. Good-bye, Peter." | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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“Well, hello, Peter. Long time no see.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“Dementors are among the foulest creatures that walk this earth. They infest the darkest, filthiest places. They glory in decay and despair. They drain peace, hope, and happiness out of the air and around them. Even Muggles feel their presence, though they can’t see them.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“You are not weak, Harry. The dementors affect you worst of all because you have true horrors in your past. You have nothing to be ashamed of.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

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“You can exist without your soul, you know, as long as your brain and heart are still working. But you’ll have no sense of self anymore, no memory, no anything. There’s no chance at all of recovery. You’ll just exist as an empty shell, and your soul is gone forever, lost.” — Remus Lupin, J.K. Rowling, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

More Remus Lupin Quotes

“I was hoping that Neville would assist me with the first stage of the operation.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: "She started going out with him in seventh year." | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: "She started going out with him in seventh year." | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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Well, I'd consider you a fool if you weren't." Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“Just remember, Fleur, Bill takes his steaks on the raw side now.” Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

You shouldn't have! It's Teddy who needs you. — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

“I am not being ridiculous. Tonks deserves somebody young and whole.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"

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“It made all the difference in the world. You saved an innocent man from a terrible fate. It made a great deal of difference.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote:"She started going out with him in seventh year." | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote:"She started going out with him in seventh year." | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

He will know why I died and I hope he will understand. I was trying to make a world in which he could live a happier life." — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

“Here. Eat this; it helps" — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

“Considering I am no longer your teacher, I feel no guilt whatsoever in letting you have this back. Now, I will say goodbye, not for long though, as I am sure we’ll meet again. But until then, mischief managed.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

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""[The] Boy Who Lived" remains a symbol of everything for which we are fighting: the triumph of good, the power of innocence, the need to keep resisting. — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

“Harry is the best hope we have. Trust him.” — Remus Lupin, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “I'm impressed. That suggests what you fear most of all is fear. Very wise, Harry.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

A picture of Remus Lupin with his quote: “I'm impressed. That suggests what you fear most of all is fear. Very wise, Harry.” | Source: youtube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

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Due to his condition, Lupin suffered greatly from not only the bias against him by the wizarding world.

He was also hesitant to marry his lover Nymphadora Tonks as he was haunted by the possibility of giving their possible future child his disease. However, they eventually wed and had a child, Teddy Tonks.

Tragically, he and his wife died in the Battle of Hogwarts, having named Harry Potter the godfather before they passed away.

This passing, among the many deaths in the Harry Potter franchise, left fans heartbroken. Another death that hit some the hardest was the death of Dobby. Read these 38 quotes by the elf to remember his legacy.

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