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30 Best Ravenclaw Quotes From The Harry Potter Series

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Ravenclaw is one of four important houses, the others being Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin, in which students are sorted at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from the Harry Potter books written by J.K. Rowling.

Rowena Ravenclaw, who is also the co-founder of Hogwarts is also the founder of the Ravenclaw house. The house members are characterized by their wit, their thirst for knowledge and wisdom.

The main element of this house is air, which is seen through its house colors of blue and bronze symbolizing air and the feathers of an eagle which is the bird that symbolizes Ravenclaw. It is considered to be the best house in Hogwarts because house members are characterized by their quick, creative, and articulate thinking, their resourcefulness, and the appropriate use of their learning and wisdom whenever the need arises, as the house motto says, "Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure."

Here is a list of some of the best Ravenclaw quotes, sorting hat quotes that house members of Ravenclaw will love.

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'Harry Potter' Book Quotes By J.K. Rowling About Ravenclaw

Black felt banner flags of Hogwarts Houses.

Here's a list of more book quotes including Rowena Ravenclaw quotes, funny Professor Trelawney quotes, Ollivander quotes, and quotes by other characters who were a part of the Hogwarts house, other houses quotes on Ravenclaw from the books by J.K Rowling.

1. "Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, If you have a ready mind, Where those of witty mind and learning, Will always find their kind."

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

2. "The Ravenclaw team, dressed in blue, were already standing in the middle of the field. Their Seeker, Cho Chang, was the only girl on their team."

- Narrator, 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban.'

3. "Portrait: Which came first, the phoenix or the flame?'

Luna Lovegood: Well then, I think the answer is that a circle has no beginning.

Portrait: Well reasoned."

- 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.

4. "Be wicked, be brave, be reckless, be dissolute, be despotic, be an anarchist, be a religious fanatic, be a suffragette, be anything you like."

– Violet Trefusis.

5. "The things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect."

- Luna Lovegood.

6. "Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure."

- Rowena Ravenclaw.

7. "While the diadem bestows wisdom, I doubt that it would greatly increase your chances of defeating the wizard who calls himself Lord."

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

8. "I must warn you at the outset that if you do not have the Sight, there is very little I will be able to teach you. Books can take you only so far in this field."

- Professor Trelawney, 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban'.

9. "Curious indeed how these things happen. The wand chooses the wizard, remember...I think we must expect great things from you, Mr. Potter."

- Ollivander, 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone'.

10. "You can laugh! But people used to believe there were no such things as the Blibbering Humdinger or the Crumple-Horned Snorkack!"

- Luna Lovegood, 'Harry Potter And The Order of the Phoenix'

11. "I've interrupted a deep thought, haven't I? I can see it growing smaller in your eyes."

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

12. "We should close his eyes, don't you think? There. Now he could be sleeping."

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

13. "You're just as sane as I am."

- Luna Lovegood, 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'.

14. "Ron Weasley: Sorry, but what is a diadem?

Terry Boot: It's a kind of crown. Ravenclaw's was supposed to have magical properties, to enhance the wisdom of the wearer."

- 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows'.

15. "Would anyone like me to help them interpret the shadowy portents within their Orb?"

- Professor Trelawney, 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban'.

Ravenclaw Quotes From The Official Pottermore Website By J.K. Rowling


Quotes about the Harry Potter house, Ravenclaw, sorting hat lines and quotes by other characters will make you admire this Hogwarts house. Here's a list of Ravenclaw quotes from the Official Pottermore website which has valuable quotes and sayings about this house for users who take the quiz and get sorted into Ravenclaw and use them as one pleases.

16. "I'm Prefect Robert Hilliard, and I'm delighted to welcome you to Ravenclaw House. Our emblem is the eagle, which soars where others cannot climb; our house colors are blue and bronze."

- Pottermore.

17. "We aren't put off by people who march to a different tune; on the contrary, we value them!"

- Pottermore.

18. "Our people are the most individual – some might even call them eccentrics. But geniuses are often out of step with ordinary folk."

- Pottermore.

19. "Most of the greatest wizarding inventors and innovators were in our house, including Perpetua Fancourt, the inventor of the lunascope, Laverne de Montmorency, a great pioneer of love potions, and Ignatia Wildsmith, the inventor of Floo powder."

- Pottermore.

20. "Without wishing to boast, this is the house where the cleverest witches and wizards live. Our founder, Rowena Ravenclaw, prized learning above all else – and so do we."


21. "Ravenclaws learn quickly, and you'll soon enjoy the challenges."


22. "Well done on becoming a member of the cleverest, quirkiest and most interesting house at Hogwarts."

- Pottermore.

23. "No other house in the school has such stunning views."

- Pottermore.

24. "Gryffindors haven't got our intellectual curiosity."

- Pottermore.

25. "Our house ghost is the Grey Lady. The rest of the school thinks she never speaks, but she'll talk to Ravenclaws. She's particularly useful if you're lost, or you've mislaid something."

- Pottermore.

26. "The door to our common room lies at the top of a tall, winding staircase...when you rap on the door, this knocker will ask you a question, and if you can answer it correctly, you are allowed in."

- Pottermore.

27. "In fact, we are also the house that gave the wizarding world Uric the Oddball, who used a jellyfish for a hat. He's the punch line of a lot of wizarding jokes."

- Pottermore.

29. "As for the Hufflepuffs, well, nobody could say they're not nice people. In fact, they're some of the nicest people in the school."

- Pottermore.

30. "You'll like our Head of house, Professor Filius Flitwick. People often underestimate him, because he's really tiny and he's got a squeaky voice, but he's the best and most knowledgeable Charms master alive in the world today."

- Pottermore.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Ravenclaw quotes then why not take a look at Hufflepuff quotes, or Gryffindor quotes?

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