Magic is Might.

cloysterbell:

I think my favorite thing about this generation is how seriously everyone takes their Hogwarts house.

"there is no g o o d and e v i l, there is only power and those too weak to seek it”

He watched her, supposing that he ought to go and comfort her, but something kept him rooted to the spot.

megg33k:

broomsticksandpaddles:

Jason Isaacs on being Lucius Malfoy

“Annoyingly handsome”

yep 

That’s an excellent phrase: “annoyingly handsome”

We understand that feel, bro

Created in the 1930s by an anonymous author (supposedly Cantankerus Nott), the directory listed the pure-blood families in Great Britain.

 when have any of our plans ever actually worked?

romankyaryday:

imagine living in the harry potter world and in 2014 youre afraid to open a howler because suddenly there’s like an 80% chance that it’s going to rickroll you 

"Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final"
By the Daily Prophet’s Gossip Correspondent, Rita Skeeter

But when word swept the campsite and stadium that a certain gang of infamous wizards (no longer the fresh-faced teenagers they were in their heyday, but nevertheless recognisable) had arrived for the final, excitement was beyond anything yet seen. As the crowd stampeded, tents were flattened and small children mown down. Fans from all corners of the globe stormed towards the area where members of Dumbledore’s Army were rumoured to have been sighted, desperate above all else for a glimpse of the man they still call the Chosen One…”

(Read the full text here)

Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.