THIS SCENE. This is such a powerful moment. "Nobody bad-mouths Hagrid on Hermione’s watch! (Thank you to lizmaryr and zexionlikesmuffins for suggesting this glorious scene from the Prisoner of Azkaban!
I really love this moment in the books. I don't think Dumbledore was trying to make Harry feel better, I think he genuinely thought Harry had become a good, brave man and Dumbledore truly felt better he had such a companion,