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The Best Voldemort Quotes

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Here are the best Voldemort quotes from the Harry Potter film series Played by English actor Ralph Fiennes, Lord Voldemort, formerly known as Tom Riddle, is a powerful Dark Wizard who tries killing an infant Harry Potter, but fails. Injured and confused, the vengeful Voldemort soon returns to finish his mission and to take over the world with his Death Eaters. What is your favorite quote from Voldemort?

Vote up the best Voldemort quotes, and see where he ranks among the best Harry Potter characters.

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    Only Power

    Voldemort: There is no good and evil. There is only power... and those too weak to seek it.

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  • A New Name
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    A New Name

    Voldemort: You think I was going to use my filthy Muggle father’s name forever? I, in whose veins runs the blood of Salazar Slytherin himself, through my mother’s side? I, keep the name of a foul, common Muggle, who abandoned me even before I was born, just because he found out his wife was a witch? No, Harry. I fashioned myself a new name, a name I knew wizards everywhere would one day fear to speak, when I had become the greatest sorcerer in the world!

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  • 3

    I Do Not Wish This

    Voldemort: You have fought valiantly, but in vain. I do not wish this. Every drop of magical blood spilled is a terrible waste. I therefore command my forces to retreat. In their absence, dispose of your dead with dignity. Harry Potter, I now speak directly to you. On this night, you have allowed your friends to die for you, rather than face me yourself. There is no greater dishonor. Join me in the Forbidden Forest, and confront your fate. If you do not do this, I shall kill every last man, woman and child who tries to conceal you from me.

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    The Boy Who Lived

    Voldemort: Harry Potter, the Boy who Lived... come to die. Avada Kedavra!


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