Professor Horace Slughorn Quotes

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Professor Horace Slughorn

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Professor Horace Slughorn is played by Jim Broadbent in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009).


 These are mad times we live in! Mad! image

These are mad times we live in! Mad!

It was a student who gave me Francis. One Spring afternoon I discovered a bowl on my desk, just a few inches of clear water in it. Floating on the surface was a flower petal. As I washed, it sank. Just when it reached the bottom, it transformed into a wee fish. It was beautiful magic, wondrous to the behold. The flower petal had come from a lily, your mother. The day I came downstairs, the day the bowl was empty, was the day your mother...

Now get out of here at once! image

Now get out of here at once!

Horace Slughorn : What about you, Miss Granger? What do your parents do in the muggle world?
Hermione Granger : Ah, my parents are dentists.
Horace Slughorn : And is that considered a dangerous profession?

Farewell, Aragog. King of the arachnids. Your body will decay... but your spirit lingers on and your human friends find solace, the loss they have sustained.

Horace Slughorn : Thank you for the pineapple, you're quite right, it is my favorite - but how did you know?
Tom Riddle - Age 16 : Intuition.

I taught the whole Black family, except Sirius, it's a shame. I got Regulus when he came around of course, but I would have liked the set.

All right, I'll do it! But I want Professor Merrythought's office, not that water closet I had before. And I want a raise, these are mad times we live in. MAD!

Please don't think badly of me when you see it. You have no idea what he was like... even back then.

Ron Weasley : Hello darling fancy a drink?
Horace Slughorn : Perhaps you're right Harry.

Now, Amortentia doesn't create actual love, that would be impossible. But it does cause powerful infatuation or obsession, and for that reason... it is probably the most dangerous potion in this room.

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