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1. "I know something of shame...How can we not all feel it? We are all small-minded people, creeping about the earth grubbing for our own adventure and making the very mistakes for which we want to humiliate our neighbors......I think we wake up every day with high intentions and by dusk we have routinely fallen short. Sometimes I think God created the darkness just so he didn't have to look at us all the time." Major Pettigrew"
Author: Helen Simonson
2. "Ah well, there you go. Young people are always demanding respect instead of trying to earn it. In my day, respect was something to strive for. Something to be given, not taken." Major Pettigrew"
Author: Helen Simonson
3. "America wielded her huge power in the world with a brash confidence that reminded him of a toddler who has got hold of a hammer." Major Pettigrew"
Author: Helen Simonson
4. "When one wizard saves another wizard's life, it creates a certain bond between them. And I'm much mistaken if Voldemort wants his servant in the debt of Harry Potter." "I don't want a connection with Pettigrew!" said Harry. "He betrayed my parents!" "This is magic at its deepest, its most impenetrable, Harry. But trust me, the time may come when you will be very glad you saved Pettigrew's life."
Author: J.K. Rowling
5. "Sirius — it's me . . . it's Peter . . . your friend . . . you wouldn't . . ."Black kicked out and Pettigrew recoiled."There's enough filth on my robes without you touching them," said Black."
Author: J.K. Rowling
6. "Lily and James only made you Secret-Keeper because I suggested it," Black hissed, so venomously that Pettigrew took a step backward. "I thought it was the perfect plan... a bluff... Voldemort would be sure to come after me, would never dream they'd use a weak, talentless thing like you... It must have been the finest moment of your miserable life, telling Voldemort you could hand him the Potters."
Author: J.K. Rowling
7. "You did a very noble thing, in saving Pettigrew's life." "But if he helps Voldemort back to power — !" "Pettigrew owes his life to you. You have sent Voldemort a deputy who is in your debt."
Author: J.K. Rowling
8. "What was there to be gained by fighting the most evil wizard who has ever existed?" said Black, with a terrible fury in his face. "Only innocent lives, Peter!""You don't understand!" whined Pettigrew. "He would have killed me, Sirius!""THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE DIED!" roared Black. "DIED RATHER THAN BETRAY YOUR FRIENDS, AS WE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR YOU!"
Author: J.K. Rowling
9. "Odd, said Miss Pettigrew conversationally, 'the undermining effect of flowers on a woman's common sense."
Author: Winifred Watson
10. "You've gone all red. It's cooking over a hot stove. That's why I've never cultivated the art. It simply ruins the complexion. I'm terribly sorry.""It's all right," said miss Pettigrew with resignation. "I've reached the age when... when complexions don't matter.""Not matter!" said miss LaFosse, shocked. "Complexions always matter."
Author: Winifred Watson
11. "Don't mind me," breathed miss Pettigrew. "Please don't mind me. I love it. No one's ever taken an interest in my face before.""Obviously not,' said miss Dubarry sternly. "Not even yourself.""I've never had any time," apologized miss Pettigrew."Nonsense. You've had time to wash, haven't you? You've get time to get a bath. You've time to cut your nails. A woman's first duty is to her face. I'm surprised at you."
Author: Winifred Watson

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