Minerva McGonagall Quotes in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Minerva McGonagall Quotes:
Argus Filch: Students out of bed! Students out of bed! Students out of bed!
Minerva McGonagall: They are supposed to be out of bed you blithering idiot.
Argus Filch: ...Right, I'm sorry Ma'am.
Minerva McGonagall: Actually, Mr. Filch, your timing is impeccable. Could you please escort Miss Parkinson, and the rest of Slytherin house out.
Minerva McGonagall: [to Molly Weasley] I've always wanted to use that spell!
Minerva McGonagall: Why don't you confer with Mr. Finnigan? As I recall, he has a particular proclivity for pyrotechnics.
Seamus Finnigan: I can bring it down!
Minerva McGonagall: That's the spirit, now away you go.
Neville Longbottom: [discussing a battle strategy] Are you really giving us permission to do this?
Minerva McGonagall: Yes, Longbottom.
Neville Longbottom: Blow it up? Boom?
Minerva McGonagall: BOOM!
Argus Filch: Students out of bed! Students in the corridor!
Minerva McGonagall: They are supposed to be you blithering idiot!
Argus Filch: Oh... Sorry Ma'am.
Minerva McGonagall: Hogwarts is threatened! Man the boundaries. Protect us!
Flitwick: You do realize we can't keep out You-Know-Who indefinitely.
Minerva McGonagall: That doesn't mean we can't delay him. And his name is Voldemort, Filius. You might as well use it, he's going to try and kill you either way.
Minerva McGonagall: I've always wanted to use that spell.
Minerva McGonagall: Do what you have to do. I'll secure the castle.
Minerva McGonagall: Potter, I assume you're here for a reason. What do you need?
Harry Potter: Time. As much as you can get me, Professor.
Minerva McGonagall: Do what you have to. I'll secure the castle.
Minerva McGonagall: And Potter... it's good to see you.
Harry Potter: It's good to see you too, Professor.
Argus Filch: [about the Slytherin students] Where exactly will I be leading them to, ma'am?
Minerva McGonagall: The dungeons should do.
Professor Severus Snape: [to students] You are surely wondering why I have summoned you at this hour. It has come to my attention earlier this evening, Harry Potter was sighted in Hogsmeade.
[students murmur to each other]
Professor Severus Snape: Now, should anyone, student or staff, tempt to aid Mr. Potter, they will be punished in a manner consistent with severe tea of their transgression further more.
[Professors McGonagall and Slughorn make pitiful looks]
Professor Severus Snape: Any person to have found knowledge of these events who fails to come forward will be treated as... equally guilty. Now then...
[walks down steps to students]
Professor Severus Snape: ... if anyone in here has any knowledge of Mr. Potter's movements this evening...
[walks among students]
Professor Severus Snape: ... I invite them to step forward... now.
Harry Potter: [steps out of the crowd of students and everyone gasps] It seems, despite your exhaustive defenses strategies, you still have a bit of a security problem, Headmaster.
[Great Hall doors open to reveal the Order of the Phoenix members]
Harry Potter: I'm afraid it's quite extensive, how dare you stand where he stood. Tell them how it happened that night! Tell them how you looked him in the eye, a man who trusted you, and killed him! Tell them!
[Snape points his wand at Harry, but Professor McGonagall steps in front of Harry]
Minerva McGonagall: [throws spells at Snape until he flies out of the window, while the crowd cheers]
Minerva McGonagall: [from trailer] Mound the boundaries! Protect us!
Sybil Trelawney: 16 years I've lived and taught here! Hogwarts is my home! You can't do this!
Dolores Umbridge: Actually, I can.
[McGonagall arrives and tries to comfort Trelawney]
Dolores Umbridge: [to McGonagall] Something you'd like to say, dear?
Minerva McGonagall: Oh, there are several things I would like to say!
Albus Dumbledore: [Dumbledore arrives]
Albus Dumbledore: Professor McGonagall, might I ask you to escort Sybil back inside?
Minerva McGonagall: [to Trelawney] Sybil, dear, this way.
Sybil Trelawney: [shakes Dumbledore's hand] Oh, thank you! Thank you!
Dolores Umbridge: Dumbledore, may I remind you that under the terms of Educational Decree #23, as enacted by the Minister...
Albus Dumbledore: You have the right to dismiss my teachers. You do not, however, have the authority to banish them from the grounds. That power remains with the headmaster.
Dolores Umbridge: For now.
Dolores Umbridge: Pardon me, Professor, but what exactly are you insinuating?
Minerva McGonagall: I am merely requesting that when it comes to my students you conform to the prescribed disciplinary practices.
Dolores Umbridge: So silly of me, but it sounds as if you're questioning my authority in my own classroom, Minerva.
Minerva McGonagall: Not at all, Dolores, merely your medieval methods.
Dolores Umbridge: I am sorry, dear, but to question my practices is to question the Ministry, and by extension, the Minister himself. I am a tolerant woman, but the one thing I will not stand for is disloyalty.
Minerva McGonagall: Disloyalty?
Dolores Umbridge: Things at Hogwarts are far worse than I feared.
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