40 'Chamber of Secrets' Quotes from the Masterpiece Story of Harry Potter
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is just one of the films and books in the "Harry Potter" franchise that took the globe by storm and captivated audiences with its enchanting world. Read 40 quotes from this movie where the many characters we came to know and love were still children and did not know of the dark times to come in the next few installments.
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is the second movie in the Harry Potter franchise. The film is based on controversial author J.K. Rowling's second book in the series. It follows "The Golden Trio," Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley during their second year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
In this book, we follow "The Boy Who Lived," or Harry Potter, as he discovers, through a series of events, the hidden and mythical Chamber of Secrets, where he has to fight off a Basilisk and come face to face with a younger version of the main antagonist Voldemort or Tom Riddle.
The film also introduces its audiences to the discrimination rampant in the Wizarding world and the assumptions that some wizards make based on blood, class, or what kind of magical creature they are.
Read 40 quotes from this movie and step into its magical universe.
An image of Albus Dumbledore, with his quote: “It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
‘Chamber of Secrets’ Quotes from Harry Potter
“Lucius Malfoy: Well... let us hope that Mr. Potter will always be around to save the day.
Harry: Well, don't worry. I will be." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", J.K. Rowling
“We know one thing. Hagrid never opened the Chamber of Secrets. He was innocent." ― Harry Potter, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, "J.K. Rowling
"Uncle Vernon: Now, Let's go over our schedule once again, Shall we? Petunia, when the Masons arrive, you will be...
Aunt Petunia: In the lounge. Waiting to welcome them graciously to our home!
Uncle Vernon: Good. And Dudley? You will be...
Dudley: I'll be waiting to open the door!
Uncle Vernon: Excellent! [to Harry] And you?
Harry: I'll be in my bedroom. Making no noise and pretending that I don't exist." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"Draco Malfoy: Scared, Potter?
Harry: You wish." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"Ron: [looking at his wand, which has almost snapped in half] My wand! Look at my wand!
Harry: Be thankful it's not your neck.” ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
An image of Harry Potter with his quote: "There's no Hogwarts without you, Hagrid.” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
"There's no Hogwarts without you, Hagrid. [hugs Hagrid]" ― Harry Potter
“What else don't I know about myself? Maybe you can do something, even something horrible, and not know you did it.” ― Harry Potter
"[Harry hides Dobby in his wardrobe before Vernon comes storming into his bedroom]
Uncle Vernon: What the devil are you doing up here?!
Harry: I was just... [closes the door of his wardrobe]
Uncle Vernon: You just ruined the punchline of my Japanese golfer joke.
Harry: Sorry. [closes it again]
Uncle Vernon: One more sound, and you'll wish you'd never been born, boy. And fix that door.
Harry: Yes, sir." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"Hermione: [in reference to Harry hearing the voice in the corridor] It's a bit strange, isn't it?
Hermione: You hear this voice, a voice only you can hear, and then Mrs. Norris turns up petrified? It's just strange,
Harry: Do you think I should have told them? Dumbledore and the others, I mean.” ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' Quotes from Albus Dumbledore
“Innocent until proven guilty.” ― Albus Dumbledore
An image of Albus Dumbledore, with his quote: “Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here!” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
"Fortunately, our young Mr. Potter discovered it. One hopes that no more of Voldemort's old school things should find their way into innocent hands. The consequences for the one responsible would be...severe.” ― Albus Dumbledore
"You both realize, of course, that in the past few hours, you have broken perhaps a dozen school rules. There is sufficient evidence to have you both expelled. Therefore, it is only fitting that you both receive…Special awards for services to the school." ― Albus Dumbledore
"Help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it." ― Albus Dumbledore
“Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here!” ― Albus Dumbledore
“It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” ― Albus Dumbledore
An image of Albus Dumbledore, with his quote: "Help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it." | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
“Only this time, he chose to act through somebody else...by means of this. [He reveals Tom Riddle's diary - which Lucius had slipped into Ginny's cauldron. Dobby tugs Harry's sleeve uneasily and looks over at Lucius.]” ― Albus Dumbledore
‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ Quotes from Hermione Granger and Other Characters
"Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself." ― Hermione Granger
“No, Harry. Even in the wizarding world, hearing voices isn't a good thing.” ― Hermione Granger
“Professor, I was wondering if you'd tell us about the Chamber of Secrets." ― Hermione Granger
"Very well. Well, you all knew, of course, that Hogwarts was founded over a thousand years ago, by the four greatest witches and wizards of the age. Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar Slytherin. Now three of the founders co-existed quite harmoniously. One did not." ― Professor Minerva McGonagall
An image of Draco Malfoy with his quote: “You see, Weasley, unlike some, my father can afford the best.” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
"Three guesses who." ― Ron Weasley
"Professor Minerva McGonagall: Salazar Slytherin wished to be more selective about the students admitted to Hogwarts. He believed magical learning should be kept within all magic families. In other words, pure-bloods. Unable to sway the others, he decided to leave the school. Now, according to legend, Slytherin had built a hidden chamber in this castle known as the Chamber of Secrets. Though shortly before departing, he sealed it until that time when his own true Heir returned to the school. The heir alone would be able to open the chamber and unleash the horror within and by so doing, purge the school of all those who, in Slytherin's view, were unworthy to study magic.
Hermione Granger: Muggle-borns.
Professor Minerva McGonagall: Well, naturally, the school has been searched many times. No such chamber has been found.
Hermione Granger: Professor, what exactly does legend tell us lies within the Chamber?
Minerva McGonagall: Well, the Chamber is said to be home to something that only the Heir of Slytherin can control. It is said to be the home... of a monster." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"Ron: Those are Nimbus Two-Thousand and Ones! How did you get those?
Marcus Flint: A gift from Draco's father.
Draco Malfoy: You see, Weasley, unlike some, my father can afford the best.
Hermione: At least no one on the Gryffindor team had to buy their way in. They got in on pure talent.” ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
“It's not much, but it's home.” ― Ron Weasley
"Dean Thomas: Ron? Is that your owl?
[Errol is flying towards the Gryffindor table with a letter; he crashes into a bowl of crisps, knocking them all over the table; Slytherins laugh as Ron nervously picks up the letter and Errol flies off]
Ron: That bloody bird's a menace. [looks at the letter] Oh no!” ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
An image of Dobby with his quote: “Dobby is used to death threats. He gets them five times a day at home.” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
"Why spiders? Why couldn’t it be 'follow the butterflies'?” ― Ron Weasley
“Moaning Myrtle: Here I am, minding my own business, and someone thinks it's funny to throw a book at me.
Ron Weasley: But it can't hurt if someone throws something at you. I mean, it would just go right through you.”― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"[After Dobby has beaten himself nearly senseless]
Harry: Are you all right?
Dobby: [Dazedly] Dobby had to punish himself, sir. Dobby almost spoke ill of his family, sir." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
“Spooky how the time flies when one's having fun.” ― Gilderoy Lockhart,
“Gilderoy Lockhart: Books can be misleading...
Harry Potter: You wrote them!
Gilderoy Lockhart: My dear boy, do use your common sense! My books wouldn't have sold half as well if people didn't think I'd done all those things!” ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
An image of Gilderoy Lockhart with his quote: “Spooky how the time flies when one's having fun.” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
"[Harry, Ron, and Hermione discussing about whether or not to ask Hagrid about the Chamber of Secrets]
Hermione: Look, Hagrid is our friend, so why don't we just go and ask him?
Ron: [Sarcastically] That will be a cheerful visit. 'Hello, Hagrid. Tell us, have you sent anything mad and hairy loose in the castle lately?'
Hagrid: [Appears from behind] Mad and hairy? Yer wouldn't be talkin' about me, now are ya?
Harry, Ron, and Hermione: No!" ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"There's some wizards, like the Malfoy family, who think they're better than everyone else because they're what people call 'pure blood."' ― Hagrid
"Hagrid: Sorry I'm late. The bird delivering my release papers got all lost and confused. Some ruddy bird called Errol."
"Snape: Do you have any idea how serious this is? You have risked the exposure of our world. Not to mention the damage you inflicted on a Whomping Willow that's been on these grounds since before you were born.
Ron: Honestly, Professor Snape, I think it did more damage to us.
Snape: Silence! You were seen by no less than seven Muggles!" ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"Ginny: (coming into the kitchen) Um. Mummy, have you seen my jumper?
Mrs. Weasley: Yes dear, it was on the cat...
[Ginny's eyes widen in shock when she sees Harry sitting at the table.]
Harry: Hello. [Ginny runs off, looking noticeably nervous; Fred and George snicker] ...What did I do?" ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
"Mrs. Weasley: Where have you been?! [To Harry, in a kind, motherly voice] Harry! How wonderful to see you, dear. [To Ron, Fred, and George in an angry voice] Beds empty, no note, car is gone! You could have died! You could have been seen! [To Harry in a kind, motherly voice] Of course, I don't blame you, Harry, dear.
Ron: They were starving him, Mum! There were bars on his window!
Mrs. Weasley: Well, you'd best hope I don't put bars on your window, Ronald Weasley." ― "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," J.K. Rowling
An image of Ron, Ginny and Molly Weasley with Ron’s quote: "Why spiders? Why couldn’t it be “follow the butterflies”?” | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
"Reading? I didn’t know you could read." ― Draco Malfoy
“I should think you'd be a little more grateful. We've raised you since you were a baby, given you the food off our table, even let you have Dudley's second bedroom, purely out of the goodness of our hearts.” ― Uncle Vernon
“Fame is a fickle friend. Celebrity is as celebrity does.” ― Gilderoy Lockhart
“Funny, the damage a silly little book can do, especially in the hands of a silly little girl.” ― Tom Riddle
"The culprit has been identified, I presume?” ― Lucius Malfoy
An image of Draco Malfoy with his quote: "Reading? I didn’t know you could read." | Source: Youtube.com/harrypotter
The actors who played the "Golden Trio" have followed their own exciting paths. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is widely known to have spread his wings as a performer and taken on interesting roles throughout the years.
Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), with Watson also spending a lot of her energy advocating for social causes. Branching out into the entertainment industry, she, not so long ago, directed a short video advertisement for Prada Paradoxe.
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" went on to introduce audiences to the beloved Dobby. In memory of this adorable elf, you should read 38 Dobby Quotes to Remind Us of Our Forever-Treasured Free Elf from ‘Harry Potter'.