J. K. Rowling
Failure means a stripping away of the inessential.
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I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
Death is just life's next big adventure.
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.
I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It's totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.
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.
The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money.
Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
EXPECTATION weakens us in the love and service we provide.
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
The wisdom of age: don't stop walking.
Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today.
It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement the greatest source of visual beauty the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
I think God's justice is making wrongs right.
Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.