Even though the character of Luna Lovegood didn’t appear until the Goblet of Fire, this eccentric Ravenclaw gal quickly won the hearts of many fans, especially because of the many wonderful & whimsical things she said.
Delightfully portrayed by Evanna Lynch, this softspoken and often mocked heroine has taught Harry Potter viewers many lessons about life. From being true to yourself even if you are different, to valuing friendship and believing in the impossible, we will always remember the quirky wisdom of Luna.
So, in honor of Luna’s amazingness, we’ve rounded up all the best Luna Lovegood quotes today, from the ones that made us laugh to those that bring a tear to the eye, and everything in between. Just keep an eye out for Nargles!
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Most Famous and Iconic Luna Lovegood Quotes
These are the best iconic lines by Luna Lovegood, that you probably already know and maybe even like to reference with your fellow Potter-pals, right?
“You’re not going mad. I see them too. You’re just as sane as I am.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Hermione Granger: So… that’s an interesting necklace.
Luna Lovegood: It’s a charm actually. It keeps away the Nargles.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Harry Potter: …So how are we going to get to London?
Luna Lovegood: We fly, of course.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Funniest Lines by Luna Lovegood
While she often wasn’t meaning to be funny, many of the best Luna Lovegood quotes are those that made us chuckle, usually because of her matter-of-fact way of saying rather absurd things.
“Harry Potter: [sees that Luna is barefoot] Aren’t your feet cold?
Luna Lovegood: A bit. But all my shoes have mysteriously disappeared. I suspect the Nargles are behind it.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Luna Lovegood: [about Ginny’s pygmy puff] He’s lovely! They’ve been known to sing on Boxing Day, you know. Quibbler?
Ginny Weasley: Oh, please. [looks at the cover] What’s a wrackspurt?
Luna Lovegood: They’re invisible creatures. They float in your ears and make your brain go fuzzy.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“Luna Lovegood: [after finding Harry immobilised on the train under his invisibility cloak] Hello Harry!
Harry Potter: Luna! How’d you know where I was?
Luna Lovegood: Wrackspurts. Your head’s full of them.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“Luna Lovegood: [when Harry has a broken nose] Would you like me to fix it for you? Personally, I think you look a little more devil-may-care this way, but it’s up to you.
Harry Potter: Um… have you ever fixed a nose before?
Luna Lovegood: No. But I’ve done several toes, and how different are they, really?
Harry Potter: …Okay, yeah, give it a go.
Luna Lovegood: Episkey! [a loud crack]
Harry Potter: Augh…! [rubs his nose gingerly; looks at Luna] Well? How do I look?
Luna Lovegood: Exceptionally ordinary.
Harry Potter: …Brilliant.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“I’ve never been to this part of the castle. Well, not awake. I sleepwalk, you see. That’s why I wear shoes to bed.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“Luna Lovegood: Hello, Harry! Oh, I’ve interrupted a deep thought, haven’t I? I can see it growing smaller in your eyes.
Harry Potter: No, of course not. How are you, Luna?
Luna Lovegood: Very well. I was bitten by a garden gnome only moments ago.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
“[looking at wind chime made of shells] Muggles think these keep away evil, but they’re wrong.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
The Best Luna Lovegood Quotes That Show Her Wisdom
There’s a reason Luna was sorted into Ravenclaw. While she may seem dreamy and weird, believing in things that others don’t, she also can be quite smart. These are the best wise words by Luna that might have surprised other characters, but not us!
“Anyway, my mum always said things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end. If not always in the way we expect.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Luna Lovegood: [about her father] We believe you, by the way. That He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is back, and you fought him, and the Ministry and the Prophet are conspiring against you and Dumbledore.
Harry Potter: Thanks. Seems you’re about the only ones that do.
Luna Lovegood: I don’t think that’s true. But I suppose that’s how he wants you to feel.
Harry Potter: What do you mean?
Luna Lovegood: Well if I were You-Know-Who, I’d want you to feel cut off from everyone else. Because if it’s just you alone you’re not as much of a threat.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Come, Daddy. Harry doesn’t want to talk to us right now. He’s just too polite to say it.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
“Harry Potter! You listen to me right now! Don’t you remember what Cho said about Rowena Ravenclaw’s diadem? There’s not a person alive whose seen it. It’s obvious isn’t it? You have to talk to someone who’s dead.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
The Best Sweet and Sad Lines by Luna Lovegood
Of course, while many laugh at Luna, sometimes it’s quite sad to learn more about her backstory and see how other characters bullied her. These are the saddest lines by Luna, as well as those that highlight her sweet and gentle nature.
“Harry Potter: [about the Thestrals] So why can’t the others see them?
Luna Lovegood: The only people who can see them are those who’ve seen death.
Harry Potter: So, you’ve known someone who died?
Luna Lovegood: My mum. She was quite an extraordinary witch, but she did like to experiment, and one day, one of her spells went badly wrong. I was nine.
Harry Potter: I’m sorry.
Luna Lovegood: Yes, it was rather horrible. I still feel very sad about it sometimes. But I’ve still got Dad.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Harry Potter: How come you’re not at the feast?
Luna Lovegood: I’ve lost all my possessions. Apparently people have been hiding them.
Harry Potter: That’s awful!
Luna Lovegood: Oh, it’s all good fun. But as this is the last night, I really do need them back.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Harry Potter: Sorry I made you miss the carriages by the way, Luna.
Luna Lovegood: That’s all right, it’s like being with a friend.
Harry Potter: Oh, I am your friend, Luna.
Luna Lovegood: That’s nice.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“[after Dobby dies] We should close his eyes. Don’t you think? [Harry nods, she does it] There. Now he could be sleeping.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Bonus: Best Luna Lovegood Quotes from the Books
Luna didn’t get as many lines in the films as she did in the books, so if you’ve never actually read them then you are missing out on some of her best quotes! Don’t worry though, we’ve included our favorites here for you…
“Wit beyond measure is a man’s greatest treasure.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“I think they think I’m a bit odd, you know. Some people call me ‘Loony’ Lovegood, actually.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
“Oh, no, I’d love to go with you as friends! Nobody’s ever asked me to a party before, as a friend!” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“I don’t think you should be an Auror, Harry. The Aurors are a part of the Rotfang Conspiracy. I thought everyone knew that. They’re working from within to bring down the Ministry of Magic using a combination of Dark Magic and gum disease.” Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“You look smart. I told Daddy most people wear dress robes, but he believes you ought to wear sun colours to a wedding, for luck, you know.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
“After a while, exhausted and drained, Harry found himself sitting on a bench beside Luna. “I’d want some peace and quiet, if it were me,” she said. “I’d love some,” he replied. “I’ll distract them all,” she said. “Use your cloak.” And before he could say a word she had cried, “Oooh, look, a Blibbering Humdinger!” and pointed out the window.” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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