Porpentina Goldstein Quotes in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Porpentina Goldstein Quotes:
Porpentina Goldstein: You wiped his memory, right? The No-Maj.
Newt Scamander: The what?
Porpentina Goldstein: No magic. The non-wizard!
Newt Scamander: Sorry. We call them Muggles.
Porpentina Goldstein: [Newt Scamander opens case, hears monster sounds, and closes it] Was it opened?
Newt Scamander: Just a smidge.
Porpentina Goldstein: Yesterday, a wizard entered New York with a case. A case full of magical creatures. And unfortunately, some have escaped.
Porpentina Goldstein: Mr. Scamander, do you know anything about the wizarding community in America? We don't like things loose.
Porpentina Goldstein: [as she and Newt capture a beast] Was that everything that came out of the case?
Queenie: [referring to Newt and Jacob] Tina, you brought men home.
Porpentina Goldstein: This is Mr. Scamander, he's lost something, I'm going to help him.
Porpentina Goldstein: Mr. Scamander, do you know anything about the wizarding community in America?
Newt Scamander: I do know a few things, actually. I know you have rather backwards laws about relations with non-magic people. That you're not meant to befriend them, that you can't marry them, which seems mildly absurd to me.
Porpentina Goldstein: And you were just in Equatorial Guinea?
Newt Scamander: I've just completed a year in the field. I'm writing a book about magical creatures.
Porpentina Goldstein: Like-an extermination guide?
Newt Scamander: No. A guide to help people understand why we should be protecting these creatures instead of killing them.
Porpentina Goldstein: What was that?
Newt Scamander: [about something that is obviously not a moth] A moth. A big moth.
Porpentina Goldstein: Graves always insisted the disturbances were caused by a beast. We need to catch all your creatures so he can't keep using them as a scapegoat.
Newt Scamander: There's only one still missing. Dougal, my Demiguise.
Porpentina Goldstein: [amused] Dougal?
Newt Scamander: Slight problem is that, um, he's invisible.
Porpentina Goldstein: Invisible?
Newt Scamander: Yes. Most of the time. He does, um...
Porpentina Goldstein: How do you catch something...
Newt Scamander: With immense difficulty.
Porpentina Goldstein: Madam President, I'm sorry to interrupt, but this is critical.
[looks around to all the people in the room]
Seraphina Picquery: You better have an excellent excuse for this intrusion, Ms. Goldstein.
Porpentina Goldstein: Yes, I do. Ma'am, yesterday a wizard entered New York with a case. This case
[gestures at case]
Porpentina Goldstein: full of magical creatures and unfortunately some have escaped.
Seraphina Picquery: He arrived yesterday?
Seraphina Picquery: You've known for twenty-fours that an unregistered wizard set magical beasts loose in New York, and you see fit to tell us only when a man has been killed?
Porpentina Goldstein: Who's been killed?
Seraphina Picquery: Where is this man?
[Tina sets case down and knocks]
Newt Scamander: You can tell me to mind my business, but I saw something in that death potion back there. I saw you hugging that Second Salem boy.
Porpentina Goldstein: His name's Credence. His mother beats him. She beats all those kids she's adopted, but she seems to hate him the most.
Newt Scamander: And she was the No-Maj you attacked?
Porpentina Goldstein: That's how I lost my job. I went for her in front of a meeting of her crazy followers. They all had to be Obliviated. It was a big scandal.
Porpentina Goldstein: [Newt prepares to wipe Jacob's memory] You can't Obliviate him. We need him as a witness.
Newt Scamander: I'm sorry, you just yelled at me the length of New York for not doing it in the first place.
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