"Give it up. It's never going to happen."
—Bertrand de Pensées-Profondes on the possibility of reversing death[src]

Bertrand de Pensées-Profondes was a French wizard and a noted and highly-regarded wizarding philosopher. He was the author of the celebrated work A Study into the Possibility of Reversing the Actual and Metaphysical Effects of Natural Death, with Particular Regard to the Reintegration of Essence and Matter.[1]


Bertrand is a French form of Bertram, which derives from the Germanic elements beraht, "bright," and hramn, "raven." Bertrand Russell was an influential British philosopher. Pensées-Profondes is French for "deep thoughts."


Notes and references

  1. The Tales of Beedle the Bard - Albus Dumbledore on "Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump"'
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