J. K. Rowling Quotes.
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.
Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
I feel 80% of my life is completely normal.
Never be ashamed! There’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth bothering with.
I’ve been asked this question so many times, do you feel you need to write a book for adults? No, I don’t need to write a book for adults.
You lose your individuality a huge amount when you have no money, and I certainly had that experience.
The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Failure means a stripping away of the inessential.
If ever I expected to come face to face with an angry Christian fundamentalist, it wasn’t in FAO Schwarz.
Bigotry is probably the thing I detest most.
No, there is literally nothing on the business side that I wouldn’t sacrifice in a heartbeat to have an extra couple of hours’ writing. Nothing.
Achievable goals are the first step to self improvement.
However my parents – both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension.
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.
Imagination is … the foundation of all invention and innovation.