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Dumbledore Quotes to Get You Through Finals

Dumbledore may be dead, but he had some great witticisms. As the dark times of finals approach us, maybe it’s time to turn to our favorite professor for some wise words of wisdom.



Don’t worry, I  kindly explain what Dumbledore really meant by each quote and how it applies to finals


Time to spread the wisdom!


“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”


Translation: If you use bright lights while studying you will feel happy and do well.


“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

Translation: You aren’t dumb you’re just lazy. Choose to study and you can be a smarty pants, too.


“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live”

Translation: Don’t sleep in during reading week. You’ll never want to wake up and you’ll fail everything.


“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

Translation: Always study with people that are smarter than you. Why do you think they always kept Hermione around.


“Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.”

Translation: Your professors are old and dumb and students will prevail.


“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”

Translation: When your final grades come out, just look at them. They’re not getting any better.



Good Luck on Finals PEACE OUT



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Washington University Class of 2019. College of arts and sciences, Psychology major with a minor in Design
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