J. K. Rowling
Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.
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Failure means a stripping away of the inessential.
Hearing voices no one else can hear isn't a good sign, even in the wizarding world.
I think you're working and learning until you die.
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
The middle class is so funny, it's the class I know best, and it's the class where you find the most pretension, so that's what makes the middle classes so funny.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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.
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.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
You lose your individuality a huge amount when you have no money, and I certainly had that experience.
The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
I was elected to come to an incredibly dysfunctional capital and make the government work better, and that's what I'm doing.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
One thing you can say about nuclear power: the people who believe it is the silver bullet for America's energy problems never give up.
But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
People hurt you again if you can't give them any more.
By the time the children go to bed, I am as drained as any mother who has spent her day working, car pooling, building Lego castles and shopping for the precisely correct soccer cleat.
It's not easy to define poetry.
We were making the first step out of the age of chemistry and physics, and into the age of biology.