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Day 16: Just Like that

The Potter Club - Picture Courtesy: Google Images
For some reason today, I have had random quotes from my favorite book series pop up in my thoughts. Yes, you guessed it right, Harry Potter. There are many who love this series and a few who do not appreciate it too. I remember how excited we were to lay our hands on this book. One of S's friend always bought the book once it was released. So, the very next day after the release, he would give it to 'S' and he would finish it in one day or less. It will then be passed to me, after that long wait.

Without wasting a single moment (I wish I can prepare like that for my exams :D) I would sit down with that book just absorbing every bit of that book. It was as though, transported to a different world. I was oblivious to everything around. In fact, I should give special hugs and kisses to my mom for being such a sweetheart and giving us food and tea and snacks anytime we wanted and let us read in peace (of course, now when I look back, I feel sorry for her, for all the troubles I caused, by making her bring food and just living a life of luxury). But then, I did  not "live" there, I was in a far away land, the land of Hogwarts!

So, what I wanted to tell you was the quote that was on my thoughts today. I have been thinking of this in specific, "It is our choices, Harry, that shows who we truly are, far more than our abilities." How profound! This is why I love her writing.

The second one from my favorite Marauder's map, "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good." :)

By the way, there are many on my list, but I am not going to write each one of them today.

Let me know what is your favorite from this series?

Good night !!

P.S: This quote is from Chamber of Secrets and Prisoner of Azkaban! respectively :)
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