Facing this stuff in real life is not like school. In school, if you make a mistake you can just try again tomorrow, but out there, when you’re a second away from being murdered or watching a friend die right before your eyes… you don’t know what that’s like.
Saddest scene: Harry’s reaction to Sirius’ death.
Book Quotes: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
"How come she married him?" Harry asked miserably. "She hated him!" Nah, she didn’t," said Sirius. "She started going out with him in seventh year," said Lupin. "Once James deflated his head a bit," said Sirius. "And stopped hexing people just for the fun of it," said Lupin. "Even Snape?" said Harry. "Well," said Lupin slowly, "Snape was a special case. I mean, he never lost an opportunity to curse James, so you couldn’t really expect James to take that lying down, could you?" "And my mum was okay with that?" "She didn’t know too much about it to tell you the truth," said Sirius. "I mean, James didn’t take Snape on dates with her and jinx him in front of her, did he?"
"Exactly the point. Fudge isn’t in his right mind. It’s been twisted and warped by fear. Now fear makes people do terrible things, Harry. The last time Voldemort gained power he almost destroyed everything we hold most dear. Now he’s returned, and I’m afraid the Minister will do almost anything to avoid facing that terrifying truth. "
The Life and Times; Chapter 34
"What do you want?" Lily asked suspiciously. "And how do you get up here? Really, it’s ridiculous, you have to explain…” “Someday, someday.” Sirius strolled into the room, and then sat himself down at the foot of Lily’s bed. “I see you’re all ready for me.” “Sirius.”