25 Best Newt Scamander Quotes From 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'

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Newt Scamander from the 'Fantastic Beasts' movie series is a globally celebrated character.

On-screen he is played by the very talented Eddie Redmayne. The movies display his kind character marvelously.

The movies have a special place in every Harry Potter fan's heart. The kindhearted Hufflepuff who loves magical creatures and would protect them with his life made a special place in our hearts. In the original Harry Potter books, Newt was only mentioned as the author who wrote their 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' textbook. But in the movies, we see how much he went through to make the wizards of the world love magical creatures as much as he did. He is a wizard who is willing to do the right thing no matter what. Here are a few Newt Scamander 'Fantastic Beasts' quotes and Newt Scamander quotes about animals that you will love. You could also check out 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' quotes, Eddie Redmayne quotes and Newt Scamander quotes about worrying.

If you like this article, be sure to check out other Harry Potter related articles that you might like: short Harry Potter quotes and Luna Lovegood quotes.

Best Quotes By Newt Scamander

Newt Scamander's lines are one of a kind.

Newt Scamander is an individual who is misunderstood by most people. Something that they don't understand, why he loves the creatures that they deemed as dangerous. And why he would lay his life for them. J K Rowling did an amazing job out of making Newt's character so beautiful. Here are some of his best quotes from 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

1. "Imperfect understanding is often more dangerous than ignorance."

- Newt Scamander.

2. "Porpentina Goldstein: And you were just in Equatorial Guinea?

Newt Scamander: And I've just completed a year in the fields. I'm writing a book about magical creatures.

Porpentina Goldstein: Like an extermination guide?

Newt Scamander: No. A guide to help people understand why we should be protecting these creatures instead of killing  them."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

3. "My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice."

- Newt Scamander.

4. "Jacob Kowalski: Everybody knows Newt only kept me around because... Hey, Newt, why did you keep me around?

Newt Scamander: Because I like you. Because you're my friend. And I'll never forget how you helped me, Jacob."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

5. "Newt Scamander: I need to get going. Find everyone who's escaped, before they get hurt.

Jacob Kowalski: Before they get hurt?

Newt Scamander: Yes, Mr. Kowalski. For they're currently in alien terrain surrounded by millions of the most vicious creatures on the planet. Humans."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

6. "Porpentina Goldstein:  Mr. Scamander, do you know anything about the wizarding community in America?

Newt Scamander: I do know a few things, actually. I know you have rather backwards laws about relations with Non-Magic people. That you're not meant to befriend them. That you can't marry them, which seems mildly absurd to me."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

7. "The unicorn’s horn, blood, and hair all have highly magical properties."

-Newt Scamander

8. "New York is considerably more interesting than I expected."

- Newt Scamander.

9. "Newt Scamander: Why did you decide to be a baker?

Jacob Kowalski: Well, um... because I'm dying in that canning factory. Everyone there's dying. It just crushes the life out of you. Do you like canned food?

Newt Scamander: No.

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

10. "Newt Scamander: Merlin's beard.

Madam Ya Zhou: You know which of your creatures was responsible, Mr. Scamander?

Newt Scamander: No creature did this. Don't pretend. You must know what that was. Look at the marks. That was an Obscurus."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

Funny Newt Scamander Quotes

In the movie, Newt travels to New York for the first time and is met with some unfortunate events. The movie portrays it in a funny yet touching way. His suitcase full of magical creatures is a hilarious component but there are more. Here are a few funny Newt quotes from the movie that will make you giggle.

11. "Porpentina Goldstein: It was open?

Newt Scamander: Just a smidge."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

12. "Newt Scamander: I think you'll find the best wizarding school in the world is Hogwarts!

Queenie Goldstein: Hogwash!"

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

13. "Mary Lou: Are you a seeker? A seeker after truth?

Newt Scamander: I'm more of a chaser, really."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

14. "Jacob Kowalski: Newt. I don't think I'm dreaming.

Newt Scamander: What gave it away?

Jacob Kowalski: I ain't got the brains to make this up."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

15. "Porpentina Goldstein: Mercy Lewis, what is that?

Newt Scamander: Nothing to worry about. That is a Murtlap.

Porpentina Goldstein: What else have you got in there?"

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

16. "Jacob Kowalski: But why would I have to wear something like this?

Newt Scamander: Because your skull is susceptible to breakage under immense force."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

17. "Porpentina Goldstein: What was that?

Newt Scamander: Uh, moth, I think. Big moth."

- 'Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them'.

Newt Scamander Quotes from 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'

Newt Scamander and Grindelwald wizard quotes make for great reading sessions.

Newt is the protagonist in the 'Fantastic Beasts' series. He is our favorite Hufflepuff but that's not all. Did you know that his Patronus is a Kelpie and that's extremely rare? He is also related to Luna Lovegood from the Harry Potter series because Luna actually ends up marrying Newt's grandson. Here are a few Newt Scamander quotes from the second movie of the series, 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

18. "Newt Scamander: You know, your eyes really are...

Porpentina Goldstein: Are what?

 -  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

19. "Albus Dumbledore: I can't move against Grindelwald. It has to be you. In your shoes, I'd probably refuse too. It's late. Good evening, Newt.

Newt Scamander: Oh, come on!"

 -  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

20. "Jacob Kowalski: Are you going somewhere?

Newt Scamander: No. We're going somewhere.

Jacob Kowalski: Genius!"

 -  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

21. "Torquil Travers: Hearing commences. You want an end to the ban on you traveling internationally. Why?

Newt Scamander: Because I’d like to travel internationally."

 -  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

22. "Albus Dumbledore: Do you know why I admire you, Newt?

Newt Scamander: What?

Albus Dumbledore: More, perhaps, than any man I know. You do not seek power or popularity. You simply ask, 'Is the thing right in itself?' If it is, you do it, no matter the cost."

-  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

23. "Newt Scamander: Yes, and that's because you've gone middle head!

Porpemtina Goldstein: Excuse me?

Newt Scamander: It's an expression derived from the three heads of the Runespoor. The middle one is the visionary. Every Auror in Europe wants Credence dead, except you. You've gone middle head."

-  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

24. "Albus Dumbledore: The time's coming... when you're gonna have to pick a side.

Newt Scamander: No, I don't do sides."

-  'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

25. "He’s an Auror. And a hugger."

- Newt Scamander, 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

26. "I’ve chosen my side."

- Newt Scamander, 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.'

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


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