The 30+ Best Hermione Granger Quotes & Lines from Harry Potter

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Hermione Granger is a queen. Or she should be.

This bossy, bushy-haired muggle-born has been beloved by Harry Potter readers and movie-goers alike, almost to the point of overshadowing the actual star Harry Potter.

Anyone who was slightly nerdy in school and knows what it’s like to be looked down on as a know-it-all could relate to the character of Hermione, although there’s definitely more to her than just being book-smart – she was in Gryffindor after all!

While Hermione is mostly known for having her head in a book, all that knowledge also lead to her having some great lines and quotes, both in the films and J. K. Rowling’s beloved series.

Plus, she was also the queen of a sassy comeback.

So, in honor of the amazing Hermione, we’re rounding up all the best Hermione Granger quotes from Harry Potter today, so you can relive how much you love her.

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The Most Iconic and Famous Hermione Granger Quotes

Of course, the famous leviooosa line has got to be the most well-known of Hermione Granger’s quotes, but there are a few others that have definitely gone down in history. These are the most iconic Hermione quotes that you probably use in your own life!

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“Stop, stop, stop! You’re going to take someone’s eye out. Besides, you’re saying it wrong. It’s LeviOsa, not LeviosAR!” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Honestly, don’t you two read?” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Now if you two don’t mind, I’m going to bed before either of you come up with another clever idea to get us killed – or worse, expelled.” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“It’s sort of exciting, isn’t it? Breaking the rules.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The Funniest Hermione Granger Quotes and Lines

While Hermione might not be as amusing as some of the other Harry Potter characters (hello, Ron and the Weasley twins!) she certainly has the odd line that makes you giggle.

While she’s usually not trying to be funny or make jokes, often the way she reacts to things is what makes audiences laugh. Here are the best Hermione Granger funny quotes.

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Hagrid: Who told you about Fluffy?
Ron: Fluffy?
Hermione: That thing has a name?” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Hermione: That’s totally barbaric!
Ron: That’s wizard’s chess.” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry: Do you think I should have told them? Dumbledore and the others, I mean.
Ron: Are you mad?
Hermione: No, Harry. Even in the wizarding world, hearing voices isn’t a good sign.” Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry: Now what?
Hermione: We save Sirius.
Harry: How?
Hermione: No idea.” Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Is that really what my hair looks like from the back?”  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“[after she sees Ron accepting an embarrassing necklace from Lavender] Excuse me, I have to go vomit.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Ron Weasley: Hey! [Hermione stalks up to him, furious] 
Hermione Granger: [yanks his rucksack off his shoulder] You… [shoves him] Complete… [throws a handful of leaves and twigs at him] Arse, Ronald Weasley! You show up here after weeks, and you say ‘Hey’? [rounds on Harry] Where’s my wand, Harry? Where’s my wand?
Harry Potter: [hides it quickly] I don’t know!
Hermione Granger: Harry Potter, you give me my wand!” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter: [about Ron, after he returns] You’re not still mad at him, are you?
Hermione Granger: I’m always mad at him.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

The Best Insults and Burns by Hermione Granger

As we’ve mentioned, Hermione is amazing when it comes to letting others know exactly what she thinks of them. It must be all that reading that gives her such a good vocabulary when coming up with the best insults and burns in the Harry Potter universe. These are all the best clapback lines from Hermione that made us want to yell “Oh, snap!”

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Harry, no way! You heard what Madam Hooch said. Besides, you don’t even know how to fly! [Harry ignores Hermione and he flies up] What an idiot!” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“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

[about Crabbe and Goyle] 
Ron: Maybe we could trick them into telling.
Hermione: Even they aren’t that thick.” Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“You! You foul, loathsome, evil little cockroach!” Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Ron: A cat? Is that what they told you? It looks more like a pig with hair if you ask me.
Hermione: That’s rich, coming from the owner of that smelly old shoe brush. It’s alright, Crookshanks. Just ignore the mean little boy.” Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Hermione: This is an age line. Dumbledore drew it himself.
Fred: So?
Hermione: So a genius like Dumbledore couldn’t possibly be fooled by a dodge as pathetically dim witted as an ageing potion.” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Ron Weasley: One person couldn’t feel all that. They’d explode!
Hermione Granger: Just because you’ve got the emotional range of a teaspoon…” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“[referring to Ron’s Christmas jumper] 
Hermione Granger: I can’t understand why you don’t want to wear it, Ronald.
Ron Weasley: Cause I’ll look like a bloody idiot, that’s why.
Hermione Granger: No more than usual.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“That foul, evil old gargoyle! We’re not learn how to defend ourselves, we’re not learning how to pass our O.W.L.s. She’s taking over the entire school!” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“He’s been poisoned, you daft bimbo!” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The Best Serious and Smart Lines by Hermione Granger

Everyone knows that Hermione is smart. Of course, that means that she’s often going to have lines that show exactly how smart. Here are the wisest quotes by Hermione that really show why she’s the ‘cleverest witch of her age.’

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Hermione: You’ll be okay, Harry. You’re a great wizard. You really are.
Harry: Not as good as you.
Hermione: Me? Books and cleverness. There are more important things: friendship and bravery.” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Awful things happen to wizards who meddle with time, Harry.” Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“[referring to Professor Moody] 
Ron: Brilliant, isn’t he? Completely demented, of course. Terrifying to be in the same room with him. But he’s really been there, you know? He’s looked evil in the eye!
Hermione: [darkly] There’s a reason those curses are unforgivable.” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Hermione: You are trying to figure this egg out, aren’t you?
Harry: What’s that supposed to mean?
Hermione: It just means these tasks are designed to test you. In the most brutal way, they’re almost cruel. And… I’m scared for you. You got by the dragons mostly on nerve. I’m not sure it’s going to be enough this time.” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“When are you going to get it into your head? We’re in this together!” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“I’ve always admired your courage Harry, but sometimes you can be really thick. You don’t really think you’re going to be able to find all those horcruxes by yourself do you? You need us Harry.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Actually I’m highly logical which allows me to look past extraneous detail and perceive clearly that which others overlook” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Bonus: The Best Hermione Granger Quotes from the Books

When books are adapted into movies or TV series’ it’s inevitable that some things are going to be left out. These are the best Hermione Granger quotes from the books that didn’t make it into the films, but are still great lines.

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“Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself.” Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“Twitchy little ferret, aren’t you Malfoy?” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“It would be quite nice if you stopped jumping down our throats, Harry, because in case you haven’t noticed, Ron and I are on your side.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Ron, you are the most insensitive wart I have ever had the misfortune to meet.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“McLaggen makes Grawp look like a gentleman.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Did We Miss Any of Your Favourite Hermione Granger Quotes?

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Kristy Brandt

Originally from Tasmania, Australia, Kristy was living in London when she unexpectedly met a Dutch bloke and ended up moving to the Netherlands to be with him. Now she can be found taking numerous photos of their four weird cats, eating lots of stroopwafels and blogging at Tassie Devil Abroad.

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