J. K. Rowling Quotes.
Why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because 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.
When people are very damaged, they can often meet the world with a kind of defiance.
It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us.
I remember the first time I heard a teenager say ‘LOL.’ Just what? But it means ‘laugh.’ Why don’t you just laugh? What are you doing?
I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.
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.
The poor are discussed as this homogeneous mash, like porridge. The idea that they might be individuals, and be where they are for very different, diverse reasons, again seems to escape some people.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
I am not a particularly thick-skinned person.
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
Achievable goals are the first step to self improvement.
There’s no formula.
I’m interested in that drive, that rush to judgment, that is so prevalent in our society. We all know that pleasurable rush that comes from condemning, and in the short term it’s quite a satisfying thing to do, isn’t it?
I don’t read ‘chick lit,’ fantasy or science fiction but I’ll give any book a chance if it’s lying there and I’ve got half an hour to kill.