50 Best J. K. Rowling Quotes

Before sharing J. K. Rowling quotes, I would like to share some Introduction of her. So J. K. Rowling is well known British philanthropist, novelist, TV and film producer and screenwriter. He was born on 31 July 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. The main reason for her worldwide popularity is the creation of Harry Potter fantasy series. This fantasy series is her award-winning and best selling book and Its more than five hundred copies have sold. She wrote many other novels and books and here are the names of some of his famous writings: The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm, Career of Evil, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination etc. 

Famous J. K. Rowling Quotes on Life, Motivation Love, Magic, Reading & Books 

So the famous quotes by J. K. Rowling are in the following:

J. K. Rowling Inspirational Quotes

Best Quotes by J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Quotes

  1. Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.”
  2. “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
  3. “Whatever money you might have, self-worth really lies in finding out what you do best.”
  4. “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
  5. “I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.”
  6. “It is my belief… that the truth is generally preferable to lies.”
  7. “Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.”
  8. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
  9. “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.”
  10. “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.”
  11. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
  12. “It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
  13. “Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.”
  14. “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.”
  15. “Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”
  16. “As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.” – J. K. Rowling Quotes

  17. “The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive.”
  18. “Are you the sort of person who gloats when they see a woman fall or the kind that celebrates a magnificent recovery?”
  19. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
  20. “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.”
  21. “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.”
  22. “Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.”
  23. “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”
  24. “There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.”
  25. “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.”
  26. “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.”
  27. “I don’t think there’s any harm at all in allowing a kid to fantasize. In fact, I think to stop people from fantasizing is a very destructive thing indeed.”
  28. “Life is difficult and complicated, and beyond anyone’s total control, and the humility to know that will enable you to survive its vicissitudes.”
  29. “You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships until both have been tested by adversity.”
  30. “Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.” – J. K. Rowling 

  31. “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”
  32. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
  33. “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.”
  34. “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.”
  35. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”
  36. “You’ve got to work. It’s about structure. It’s about discipline. It’s all these deadly things that your schoolteacher told you needed… You need it.”
  37. “Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.”
  38. “I believe in free will. Of those that, like us, are in a privileged situation at least. For you, for me: people who are living in western society, people who are not repressed, who are free. We can choose. The things go largely like you want them to go. You control your own life. Your own will is extremely powerful.”
  39. “As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all – the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.”
  40. “You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.”
  41. “According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scars than almost anything else.”
  42. “It is a strange thing, but when you are dreading something and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.” – J. K. Rowling Quotes

  43. “The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure. Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing.”
  44. “Don’t let the muggles get you down.”
  45. “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”
  46. “Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”
  47. “Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one arena I believed I truly belonged.”
  48. “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
  49. “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.”
  50. “I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never. What’s to be ashamed of? I went through a really rough time and I am quite proud that I got out of that.”

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