Joanne Kathleen Rowling quotes

 quotes - Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve. Share

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

 quotes - The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution. Share

“The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default. ”

— Joanne Kathleen 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.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“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. ”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“I will carry on writing, to be sure. But I don't know if I would want to publish again after Harry Potter.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“Death is just life's next big adventure.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“Never be ashamed! There's some who'll hold it against you, but they're not worth bothering with.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, and I still had a daughter who I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“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.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

“The best of us must sometimes eat our words.”

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling

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

— Joanne Kathleen Rowling