23 Best Dobby Quotes: The Free Elf

October 21, 2021

Dobby quotes are flying around the internet, we thought we would do a blog looking at some of the best quotes from this character. Dobby made his debut in Harry potter’s second movie – Harry potter and chamber of secrets. He was later also seen in the last film of the Harry Potter series- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Dobby was initially a slave of Malfoy’s but later his fondness for Harry made him go against them. He was well aware of all the plotting Lucius was doing against Harry. He tried to help Harry several times but couldn’t succeed until Harry freed him from the Malfoy’s by giving him a sock.

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Best Dobby Quotes from Harry Potter Series

1. “Harry Potter must not go back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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2. “Dobby has come to tell you. It is difficult sir. Dobby wonders where to begin?”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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3. “The wizard family that Dobby serves, sir. Dobby is bound to serve one family forever…if they ever knew Dobby was here! Oooo! But Dobby had to come. Dobby must tell Harry Potter. To warn him…”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire)

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4. Dobby: Listen… Listen, Terrible things are about to happen at Hogwarts. Harry Potter must not stay here, now that history is to repeat itself.
Harry:  Repeat itself? Do you mean that this has happened before?
Dobby: Oh! I shouldn’t have said that!

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5. “Dobby is always having to punish himself for something, sir. They let Dobby get on with it, sir. Sometimes they remind me to do extra punishments …”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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6. “Dobby is used to death threats, sir. Dobby gets them five times a day at home.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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7. “Dobby likes Professor Dumbledore very much, sir, and is proud to keep his secrets and our silence for him.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire)

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8. “Dobby hears things, sir, he is a house-elf, he goes all over the castle as he lights the fires and mops the floors.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire)

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9. “Dobby is very sorry, Dobby had to iron his hands.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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10. “Dobby was never asked to sit down by a wizard, like an equal.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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11. “Professor Dumbledore said we are free to call him a barmy old codger if we like, sir!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire)

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12. “Dobby knows the perfect place, sir! Dobby heard tell of it from the other house-elves when he came to Hogwarts, sir. It is known by us as the Come and Go Room, sir, or else as the Room of Requirement!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix)

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13. “Dobby is only wanting to wish Harry Potter ‘Merry Christmas’ and bring him a present, sir! Harry Potter did say Dobby could come and see him sometimes, sir!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire)

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14. “Dobby knew Harry had not found the right book, so Dobby did it for him!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire)

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15. Harry: Dobby? What are you doing here?
Dobby: Dobby’s come to rescue Harry Potter, of course

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16. Harry: Dobby, shush! I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to offend you or anything.
Dobby: Offend Dobby? Dobby has heard of your greatness, sir, but never has he been asked to sit down by a wizard! Like an equal.
Harry: You can’t have met many decent wizards then.
Dobby: No, I haven’t.

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17. “I shouldn’t have said that. Bad Dobby! Bad!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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18. “Dobby never meant to kill. Dobby only meant to maim, or seriously injure.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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19. “Master has given Dobby a sock. Master has presented Dobby with clothes. Dobby is free!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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20. “Socks are Dobby’s favorite, favorite clothes, sir!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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21. “Dobby is a free house-elf and he can obey anyone he likes and Dobby will do whatever Harry Potter wants him to do!”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets)

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22. “Such a beautiful place this is, to be with friends, Dobby feels joy for being with his friends, Harry Potter.”- Dobby (Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows)

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23. Bellatrix: How dare you defy your masters!
Dobby: Dobby has no master. Dobby is a free elf, and Dobby has come to save Harry Potter and his friends!

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Dobby – The Free Elf

While working at Hogwarts, Dobby was also paid for his services but his prime focus was always on safeguarding Harry in all ways.

For instance, he told him about the location of the Room of Requirement and also helped him find Gillyweed. He rescued Harry and so many others from the Malfoy manor until Bellatrix Lestrange propelled a knife into him. Even in his last moments, he only whispered Harry’s name.

Dobby was a big sock-lover, he even utilized his first salary to buy yarn and knit them on his own. The elf with tennis-ball-sized eyes owned several types of socks, some gifted by Harry and Ron while some that he knitted for himself. The socks were a sign of his freedom and service to the Potter.

Apart from knitting, the green-eyed elf also knew several kinds of magic. He had the skill to disappear at any time from anywhere(Yes, even at Hogwarts). He was also known to be Dumbledore’s secret keeper.

Harry too was extremely indebted for all that Dobby did for him throughout his life. Harry himself dug Dobby’s grave and threw a stone in the sea saying, HERE LIES DOBBY, A FREE ELF”.

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