The bell was due to ring at any moment, and Harry and Ron, who had been having a sword fight with a couple of Fred and George's fake wands at the back of the class, looked up, Ron was now holding a tin parrot, and Harry, a rubber haddock.
What is a haddock anyway? I've never even found out, just always imagined some weird fish-bird thing. Turns out it's just a fish. Oh well. This little scene is quite amusing.
Yes. He'd [Moody] probably blast us through the door if we wake him at the crack of dawn.
Harry is actually quite funny. No one ever mentions it, but he's got more than a few funny one liners.
You fail to recognise that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
Oh, classic Dumbledore. Such wisdom. I actually quite like these, because they are true. And that is all.