20 Motivational J. K. Rowling Quotes

Updated: Jul 28

Birth: July 31, 1965, Yate, United Kingdom


Joanne Kathleen Rowling, British author of the fantastic novel series Harry Potter, was born in 1965 in Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, England. After completing the Department of French Language and Literature at Exeter University, she stayed in Paris for a year to advance his foreign language. Then she worked on human rights in French-speaking African countries.


It was in 1990 that she first conceived of the idea about Harry Potter. As she recalls, it was on a long train journey from Manchester to London when she began forming in her mind, the characters of the series. Then she began writing the book series "Harry Potter" and soon announced the name J. K. Rowling worldwide and sold millions.




“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 is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities./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
“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” /J. K. Rowling
If you love something - and there are things that I love - you do want more and more and more of it, but that's not the way to produce good work. So as an author, I need to write what I need to write./J. K. Rowling
If you love something - and there are things that I love - you do want more and more and more of it, but that's not the way to produce good work./J. K. Rowling
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” /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./J. K. Rowling


“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” /J. K. Rowling
“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” /J. K. Rowling
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young./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 fail by default.” /J. K. Rowling
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared./J. K. Rowling
“Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” /J. K. Rowling
“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.” /J. K. Rowling
“Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” /J. K. Rowling
“Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.” /J. K. Rowling
“Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have.” /J. K. Rowling
People ask me if there are going to be stories of Harry Potter as an adult. Frankly, if I wanted to, I could keep writing stories until Harry is a senior citizen, but I don't know how many people would actually want to read about a 65 year old Harry still at Hogwarts playing bingo with Ron and Hermione./J. K. Rowling


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