J. K. Rowling

Joanne "Jo" Rowling OBE (born 31 July 1965), who writes under the pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author, best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, the idea for which was conceived whilst on a train trip from Manchester to London in 1990. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies

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The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here
Bigotry is probably the thing I detest most.
Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human … the fact that you can feel pain like this is your greatest strength.
Hearing voices no one else can hear isn't a good sign, even in the wizarding world.
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
I gave my hero a talent I'd love to have. Who wouldn't want to fly?
I had an American journalist say to me, "Is it true you wrote the whole of the first novel on napkins?" I was tempted to say, "On teabags, I used to save them.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain.
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
The consequences of our actions are so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.
There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other.
Time is making fools of us again.
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, Harry, but battle on.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think that we don't recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.

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