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.

  • [from trailer]

    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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