I want you to listen to me very carefully, Harry. You’re not a bad person. You’re a very good person, who bad things have happened to. Besides, the world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters. We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are. [mirrored after this edit]
It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
There was a clatter
as the basilisk fangs cascaded out of Hermione’s arms. Running at Ron, she
flung them around his neck and kissed him full on the mouth. Ron threw away the
fangs and broomstick he was holding and responded with such enthusiasm that he lifted
Hermione off her feet. | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 [insp]