Motivational J K Rowling Quotes About Reading, Writing, Love

Joanne Rowling better known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author, film producer, television producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. These J K Rowling quotes on life, friendship, relationship, etc, will motivate you.

Best J K Rowling Quotes

  1. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  2. “I’ve got two daughters who will have to make their way in this skinny-obsessed world, and it worries me because I don’t want them to be empty-headed self-obsessed emaciated clones; I’d rather they were independent, interesting, idealistic, kind, opinionated, original, funny – a thousand things, before ‘thin’. And frankly, I’d rather they didn’t give a gust of stinking chihuahua flatulence whether the woman standing next to them has fleshier knees than they do. Let my girls be Hermiones, rather than Pansy Parkinsons. Let them never be Stupid Girls.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  3. “I will defend the importance of bedtime stories to my last gasp.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  4. “The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  5. “October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  6. “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  7. “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
  8. “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
  9. “Failure is not fun. It can be awful. But living so cautiously that you never fail is worse.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  10. “We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  11. “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, the responsibility lies with you.” ~ J. K. Rowling Quotes
  12. “Don’t let the muggles get you down.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  13. “It is our choices… that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

  14. “There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  15. “If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  16. “… perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  17. “Wherever I am, if I’ve got a book with me, I have a place I can go and be happy” ~ J. K. Rowling
  18. “Imagination is … the foundation of all invention and innovation.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  19. “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.” ~ J. K. Rowling Quotes
  20. “I think it’s the books that you read when you’re young that live with you forever.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  21. “The Potter books, in general, are a prolonged argument for tolerance, a prolonged plea for an end to bigotry. And I think it’s one of the reasons that some people don’t like the books, but I think that’s it’s a very healthy message to pass on to younger people that you should question authority and you should not assume that the establishment or the press tells you all of the truth.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  22. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  23. “If you choose to use your status and influence to raise your voice on behalf of those who have no voice; if you choose to identify not only with the powerful but with the powerless; if you retain the ability to imagine yourself into the lives of those who do not have your advantages, then it will not only be your proud families who celebrate your existence but thousands and millions of people whose reality you have helped transform for the better. 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.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  24. “One of the many things I learned at the end of that Classics corridor down which I ventured at the age of 18, in search of something I could not then define, was this, written by the Greek author Plutarch: What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. That is an astonishing statement and yet proven a thousand times every day of our lives. It expresses, in part, our inescapable connection with the outside world, the fact that we touch other people’s lives simply by existing.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  25. “Unlike any other creature on this planet, humans can learn and understand, without having experienced. They can think themselves into other people’s places. 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.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  26. “Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”

  27. “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.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  28. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  29. “Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  30. “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, J K Rowling Quotes on writing
  31. “Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  32. “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  33. “And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  34. “We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same and worth saving.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  35. “I believe in hard work and luck, and that the first often leads to the second” ~ J. K. Rowling
  36. “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

  37. “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  38. “The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  39. “Achievable goals are the first step to self-improvement.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  40. “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
  41. “It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  42. “The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive. You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships until both have been tested by adversity. Such knowledge is a true gift, for all that it is painfully won, and it has been worth more than any qualification I ever earned.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  43. “Read a lot. Reading really helps. Read anything you can get your hands on.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  44. “I always advise children who ask me for tips on being a writer to read as much as they possibly can. Jane Austen gave a young friend the same advice, so I’m in good company there.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  45. “It’s our choices, more than anything, that show who we really are.” ~ J. K. Rowling

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