J. K. Rowling Quotes

JK Rowling Quotes and Sayings - Inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes
What’s coming will come and we’ll just have to meet it when it does. ― J.K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, also known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author and philanthropist.

She wrote Harry Potter, a seven-volume children's fantasy series published from 1997 to 2007. The series has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into at least 70 languages, and spawned a global media franchise including films and video games.

The Casual Vacancy (2012) was her first novel for adults. She writes Cormoran Strike, an ongoing crime fiction series, as Robert Galbraith.

J.K. Rowling Quotes On Life, Love and Success. Her books and quotes became inspirational. Here are a collection of famous quotes from J.K. Rowling.



JK Rowling Quotes and Sayings - Inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes

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

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.

Don't let the muggles get you down.

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!

We can't choose our fate, but we can choose others. Be careful in knowing that.

What's most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty.

Failure means a stripping away of the inessential.

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain.

The world is full of wonderful things you haven't seen yet. Don't ever give up on the chance of seeing them.

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

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.

I'm going to keep going until I succeed — or die. Don't think I don't know how this might end. I've known it for years.

Time will not slow down when something unpleasant lies ahead.

JK Rowling Quotes and Sayings - Inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters. ― J.K. Rowling

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.

Which came first, the phoenix or the flame?

The moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.

The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.

We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.

We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.

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.

To hurt is as human as to breathe.

What would come, would come...and you would have to meet it, when it did.

My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.

Whatever happens to your body, your soul will survive, untouched.

I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do ever - was write novels.

I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.

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.

I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.

Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.

Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.

From now on, I don't care if my tea leaves spell 'Die, Ron, Die,' I'm chucking them in the bin where they belong.

When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.

You must accept the reality of other people. You think that reality is up for negotiation, that we think it's whatever you say it is. You must accept that we are as real as you are; you must accept that you are not God.

Contemplating the task ahead would not make it easier or the water warmer.

Death is just life's next big adventure.

I think you have a moral responsibility when you've been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.

As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters. I wish you all very good lives.

JK Rowling Quotes and Sayings - Inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes
If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. ― J.K. Rowling

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.

When in doubt, go to the library.

Which came first, the phoenix or the flame?...I think the answer is that a circle has no beginning. Well reasoned.

It is impossible to manufacture or imitate love.

Secretly we're all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be.

Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.

Wherever I am, if I've got a book with me, I have a place I can go and be happy.

Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.

Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters.

There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction; the moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.

Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies.

He didn't realize that love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark.

When people are very damaged, they can often meet the world with a kind of defiance.

Bigotry is probably the thing I detest most.

And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.

JK Rowling Quotes and Sayings - Inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes
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. ― 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 have failed by default.

It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.

It is my belief... that the truth is generally preferable to lies.

Thoughts could leave deeper scars than almost anything else.

The best of us must sometimes eat our words.

It was strange how your brain could know what your heart refused to accept.

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

I loved writing for kids, I loved talking to children about what I'd written, I don't want to leave that behind.

There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other.

I think it’s the books that you read when you’re young that live with you forever.

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.

There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.

Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right.

I am what I am, an’ I’m not ashamed. 'Never be ashamed,’ my ol’ dad used ter say, ‘there’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth botherin’ with.

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

I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It's totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.

I am the freest author in the world.

I will defend the importance of bedtime stories to my last gasp.

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

He must have known I'd want to leave you. No, he must have known you would always want to come back.

Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.

There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place.

Hearing voices no one else can hear isn't a good sign, even in the wizarding world.

The ones who love us never really leave us, you can always find them in here.

And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.

The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.

Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.

Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore.

Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us.

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.

If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.

Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.

What's coming will come and we'll just have to meet it when it does.

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.

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