“Look around you: I mean it. Pause, for a moment and look around the room that you are in. I’m going to point out something so obvious that it tends to be forgotten. It’s this: that everything you can see, including the walls, was, at some point, imagined.”—Neil Gaiman
h/h/r’s friendship with Hagrid is my favourite part of the whole dang series
It was the first time I really learned that fostering relationships actually takes a lot of work on your part, and you have to make time to go see the person and maybe do things you don’t necessarily like because you care about them, which is a totally foreign concept to a 12-year-old whose friends are just whoever is closest and most readily available.