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J.K. Rowling Quotes

An amazing inspirational collection of J.K. Rowling Quotes!

  • Full name: Joanne Rowling 
  • Born: 31 July 1965 (age 54 years), Yate, South Gloucestershire, England
  • Profession: British author, screenwriter, film producer, television producer, and philanthropist
  • Net worth: $700 million dollars as of 2020

As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.

J.K. Rowling

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.

J.K. Rowling

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.

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Are you the sort of person who gloats when they see a woman fall, or the kind that celebrates a magnificent recovery?

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It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive.

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I believe in free will. Of those that, like us, are in a privileged situation at least. For you, for me: people who are living in western society, people who are not repressed, who are free. We can choose. The things go largely like you want them to go. You control your own life. Your own will is extremely powerful.

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Life is difficult, and complicated, and beyond anyone’s total control, and the humility to know that will enable you to survive its vicissitudes.

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Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one arena I believed I truly belonged.

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Whatever money you might have, self-worth really lies in finding out what you do best.

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I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never. What’s to be ashamed of? I went through a really rough time and I am quite proud that I got out of that.

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Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.

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You’ve got to work. It’s about structure. It’s about discipline. It’s all these deadly things that your schoolteacher told you you needed… You need it.”

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I don’t think there’s any harm at all in allowing a kid to fantasize. In fact, I think to stop people from fantasizing is a very destructive thing indeed.

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It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.

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If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

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You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships, until both have been tested by adversity.

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