“Is it true that you shouted at Professor Umbridge?”
“Yes,” said Harry.
“You called her a liar?”
“You told her He Who Must Not Be Named is back?”
Professor McGonagall sat down behind her desk, watching Harry closely. Then she said, “Have a biscuit, Potter.” “Have - what?”
“Have a biscuit,” she repeated impatiently, indicating a tartan tin lying on top of one of the piles of papers on her desk. “And sit down.”
I don’t like the marginalization of women when the fighting breaks out. We get to fight too. I really wanted that. In the book, Minerva McGonagall is the one who does it and for me it was very important that she did that. - J.K. Rowling
You can have a broken heart, a heart of gold, a heart of stone, a beating heart, a bleeding heart, a heart of steel, the heart of a lion or a wild heart, but at the end of the day, after the fight, after the pain, our hearts still beat at the same rate.
”Does it not strike you with odd that she should play so wonderfully, play Beethoven with such passion, and live so quietly? I suspect one day, music and life will mingle. Then she will be wonderful in both.”
Sometimes in this job there are moments of real pleasure, like
being able to say four words that will cause an outburst of delight.
This is one such moment. LOOK, IT’S MAGGIE SMITH! Maggie Smith, star of “The Lady in the Van”. If she was any more of a national institution she’d have railings around her. - Stephen Fry, introducing Maggie Smith at the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2016
characters in harry potter |Minerva McGonagall ϟ“The Transfiguration professor and Deputy Headmistress at Hogwarts for over forty years, and a powerful witch and Animagus. McGonagall has a stern exterior, keeping her classes strictly controlled and following the rules closely, yet has a warm heart and cares deeply for her friends and students. She also played a vital role in the Order of the Phoenix, valiantly directing the final battle against Voldemort. Professor McGonagall has dark hair which she pulls into a bun, wears glasses, and is frequently dressed in tartan plaids.”