Quotation Explorer - 'J.K. Rowling'

I do believe something magical can happen when you read a good book - J.K. Rowling
The world is full of wonderful things you haven't seen yet. Don't ever give up on the chance of seeing them. - J.K. Rowling
Fats and Andrew were perhaps equally aware that the admiration in their relationship flowed mostly from Andrew to Fats; but Fats alone suspected that he needed Andrew more than Andrew needed him. - J.K. Rowling
The spells are made up. I have met people who assure me, very seriously, that they are trying to do them, and I can assure them, just as seriously, that they don’t work. - J.K. Rowling
The wand picks you, you don't pick the wand. - J.K. Rowling
Just think how many books I could've sold if Harry had been a bit more creative with his wand." -[On the success of 50 Shades of Grey] - J.K. Rowling
We were young, thoughtless - carried away with our own cleverness - J.K. Rowling
La juventud y su agudo agijón de amor - J.K. Rowling
Lumos Maxima - J.K. Rowling
I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist! - J.K. Rowling
Writing for me is a kind of compulsion, so I don't think anyone could havemade me do it, or prevented me from doing it. - J.K. Rowling
Would he ever have the strength to stop looking? - J.K. Rowling
You have to be free to fail in this world. - J.K. Rowling
What an idiot. - J.K. Rowling
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. - J.K. Rowling
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. - J.K. Rowling
Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. - J.K. Rowling
Bed rest and a large steaming mug of hot chocolate. I always find that cheers me up. - J.K. Rowling
I am very frustrated by fear of imagination, I don’t think that’s healthy. - J.K. Rowling
A Hagrid, le confiaría mi vida-dijo Dumbledore. - J.K. Rowling
we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy - J.K. Rowling
Harry and Hermione are very platonic friends. But I won't answer for anyone else, nudge-nudge wink-wink! - J.K. Rowling
I think it’s the books that you read when you’re young that live with you forever. - J.K. Rowling
It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling— that really hollowed-out feeling. - J.K. Rowling
You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve - J.K. Rowling
I think that perhaps if I had had to slow down the ideas so that I could capture them on paper I might have stifled some of them. - J.K. Rowling
Besides, the world isn't split into good people and Death Eaters. - J.K. Rowling
If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book. - J.K. Rowling
Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one arena where I believed I truly belonged. - J.K. Rowling
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. - J.K. Rowling
I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book. - J.K. Rowling
Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore. - J.K. Rowling
Don’t let it worry you," said Ron. "It’s me. I’m extremely famous. - J.K. Rowling
Wherever I am, if I've got a book with me, I have a place I can go and be happy."[Harry Potter Beyond the Page: A Virtual Author Visit with (Scholastic / Stacks webcast, October 11, 2012)] - J.K. Rowling
Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic... - J.K. Rowling
Why do you live?Because I have something worth living for. - J.K. Rowling
True coolness is the incidental by-product of higher pursuits. - J.K. Rowling
He had a powerful kind of ache inside of him, half joy, half terrible sadness. - J.K. Rowling
Human efforts to avoid or overcome death are always doomed to disappointment. - J.K. Rowling
To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.-Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter, page 299 - J.K. Rowling
No story lives unless someone wants to listen. So thank you, all of you. - J.K. Rowling
Prof McGonagall : ... bravery doesn't forgive stupidity. ... - J.K. Rowling
We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are. , Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenixtags: black, choices, harry-potter, inside-us, light, sirius, sirius-black - J.K. Rowling
It is not our abilities that show who we truly are, it is our choices. - J.K. Rowling
Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out. - J.K. Rowling
You can't live without failing at something, unless you love so cautiously you might as well have nit lived at all, in which case, you fail be default. - J.K. Rowling
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. - J.K. Rowling
The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure. - J.K. Rowling
Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I've met people who don't want to try for fear of failing. - J.K. Rowling
There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place. - J.K. Rowling
Harry then did something that was both very brave and very stupid - J.K. Rowling
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. - J.K. Rowling
The best of us must sometimes eat our words. - J.K. Rowling
What's most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty. - J.K. Rowling
...-the two look at each other - one full of guilt - other full of pain - both full of unhappiness. - J.K. Rowling
Your qualifications, your CV, are not your life, though you will meet many people of my age and older who confuse the two. - J.K. Rowling
Working hard is important, but there's something that matters even more. Believing in yourself. Think of it this way: Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than we are now. Students. If they can do it, why not us? - J.K. Rowling
Grief, it seemed, drove Voldemort out...though Dumbledore, of course, would have said that it was love. - J.K. Rowling
The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary. - J.K. Rowling
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