40+ Best Slytherin Quotes For The House Of The Serpent

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Salazar Slytherin was one of the original four founding fathers of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

After a couple of years, Slytherin had a bitter row with the other three on basis of students getting admitted to the school. He left the school and was never seen again!

'You'll make your real friends, those cunning folk use any means, to achieve their ends' is the motto of Slytherin. Generally throughout the series majority of the Slytherins were bad. However, there were a couple of good Slytherin characters over the years like Severus Snape, Horace Slughorn, Andromeda Tonks, Regulus Black and others. It is however good to be a Slytherin as they are really laborious and they always desire success.

If you find Slytherin quotes interesting then do check out these Snape quotes and [Sirius Black quotes]

Quotes About Slytherin

Slytherin quotes are popular among the kids.

Here are some of the best Harry Potter Slytherin quotes for all you serious Potter maniacs. Slytherin quotes can be really insightful.

1."Albus Severus...you were named for two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was probably the bravest man I ever knew."

- Harry Potter, 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows'.

2. "The time has come for Slytherin House to decide upon its loyalties."

- Professor McGonagall, 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows'.

3. "Whereas Sirius had sought to advertise his diffidence from the rest of the family, Regulus had striven to emphasize the opposite. The Slytherin colors of emerald and silver were everywhere, draping the bead, the walls, and the windows."

- Narrator, 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows'.

4. "'Is it true?' said Gaunt in a deadly voice, advancing a step or two toward the terrified girl. 'My daughter - pure-blooded descendant of Salazar Slytherin - hankering after a filthy, dirt-veined Muggle?'"

- J. K. Rowling, 'Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince'.

5. "We Slytherins are brave, yes, but not stupid. For instance, given the choice, we will always choose to save our own necks."

- Phineas Nigellus, 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'.

6. "For instance, Slytherin

Took only pure-blood wizards

Of great cunning, just like him."

- Sorting Hat, 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'.

7. "Why, I was there and so can tell

The whole sad, sorry tale.

Said Slytherin, 'We’ll teach just those

Whose ancestry is purest.'"

- Sorting Hat, 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'.

8. "For were there such friends anywhere

As Slytherin and Gryffndor?

Unless it was the second pair

Of Huffepuff and Ravenclaw?"

- Sorting Hat, 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'.

9. "And power-hungry Slytherin

Loved those of great ambition."

- Sorting Hat, 'Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire'.

10. "Bold Gryffindor, from wild moor,

Fair Ravenclaw, from glen,

Sweet Hufflepuff, from valley broad,

Shrewd Slytherin, from fen."

- Sorting Hat, 'Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire'.

11. "'It only put me in Gryffindor,' said Harry in a defeated voice, 'because I asked not to go in Slytherin…' 'Exactly,' said Dumbledore, beaming once more. 'Which makes you very different from Tom Riddle. It is our choices, Harry.'"

- 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

12. "You can speak Parseltongue, Harry…because Lord Voldemort – who is the last remaining descendant of Salazar Slytherin – can speak Parseltongue…he transferred some of his own powers to you the night he gave you that scar."

- Dumbledore, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

13. "Being able to talk to snakes was what Salazar Slytherin was famous for. That’s why the symbol of Slytherin house is a serpent."

- Hermione Granger, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

14. "'Sir – what exactly do you mean by the ‘horror within’ the Chamber?' 'That is believed to be some sort of monster, which the heir of Slytherin alone can control,' said Professor Binns."

- 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

15. "Slytherin, according to the legend, sealed the Chamber of Secrets…The heir alone would be able to unseal the Chamber of Secrets, unleash the horror within, and use it to purge the school of all who were unworthy to study magic."

- Professor Binns, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

16. "Slytherin wished to be more selective about the students admitted to Hogwarts. He believed that magical learning should be kept within all-magic families."

- Professor Binns, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

17. "The four school houses are named after them: Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin."

- Professor Binns, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

18. "You could be great, you know, it’s all here in your head, and Slytherin would help you on the way to greatness, no doubt about that…"

- Sorting Hat, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

19. "Or perhaps in Slytherin

You’ll make your real friends,

Those cunning folk use any means

To achieve their ends."

- 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

20. "'I bet I’m in Hufflepuff,' said Harry gloomily.

'Better Hufflepuff than Slytherin,' said Hagrid darkly. 'There’s not a single witch or wizard who went bad who wasn’t in Slytherin. You-Know-Who was one.'"

- J. K. Rowling, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

Quotes From Slytherin Characters

These Slytherin quotes can make Potter fans excited.

Enlisted below are some of the finest quotes by Slytherin characters. These Slytherin quotes give a real insight into the life, character, perception of the people who were sorted in the house of Salazar Slytherin.

21. "I always value bravery…but your mother needn’t have died… she was trying to protect you… Now give me the stone unless you want her to have died in vain."

- Voldemort, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

22. "Then you will find yourself easy prey for the Dark Lord! Fools who wear their hearts proudly on their sleeves, who cannot control their emotions."

- Severus Snape, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

23. "Or perhaps you can remember what your mother’s house stank like, Potter, and Weasley’s pigsty reminds you of it."

- Draco Malfoy, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

24. "The Dark Lord has, in the past, entrusted me with his most precious'".

- Bellatrix, 'Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince'.

25. "'I really think I will have to ban these two from playing Quidditch ever again,' she said, looking from Harry to George and back again."

- Dolores Umbridge, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

26. "'Better save your own life and join me…or you’ll meet the same end as your parents...they died begging me for mercy.'"

- Voldemort, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

27. "That is just as well, Potter…because you are neither special nor important."

- Severus Snape, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

28. "Weasley would like a signed photo, Potter. It’d be worth more than his family’s whole house."

- Draco Malfoy, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.

29. "'If he had not forgiven we who lost faith at that time, he would have very few followers left.' 'He'd have me!' said Bellatrix passionately. 'I, who spent many years in Azkaban for him!'"

- Snape and Bellatrix, 'Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince'.

30. "My name is Dolores Umbridge…I am now the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher…and Hogwarts High Inquisitor."

- Dolores Umbridge, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

31. "Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies."

- Voldemort, 'Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince'.

32. "Tut, tut - fame clearly isn’t everything."

- Severus Snape, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

33. "Longbottom, if brains were gold, you’d be poorer than a Weasley, and that’s saying something."

- Draco Malfoy, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

34. "Come out, come out, little Harry!…what did you come af-ter me for, then? I thought you were here to avenge my dear cousin!"

- Bellatrix Lestrange, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

35. "...it sounded for a teensy moment as though you were suggesting that the Ministry of Magic had ordered an attack on this boy!"

- Dolores Umbridge, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

37. "But nothing I have seen in the world has supported your pronouncements that love is more powerful than my kind of magic, Dumbledore."

- Voldemort, 'Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince'.

38. "The Dark Arts…are many, varied, ever-changing, and eternal...You are fighting that which is unfixed, mutating, indestructible."

- Severus Snape, 'Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince'.

39. "My father told me all the Weasleys have red hair, freckles, and more children than they can afford."

- Draco Malfoy, 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone'.

40. "Never used an Unforgivable Curse before, have you, boy? You need to mean them Potter! You need to really want to cause pain - to enjoy it - righteous anger won't hurt me for long."

- Bellatrix Lestrange, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

41. "I do not wish to criticize the way things have been run at this school…but you have been exposed to some very irresponsible wizards in this class, very irresponsible indeed."

- Dolores Umbridge, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Slytherin quotes then why not take a look at ['Harry Potter' love quotes], or [Dobby quotes]

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