J. K. Rowling
You lose your individuality a huge amount when you have no money, and I certainly had that experience.
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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.
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.
Death is just life's next big adventure.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
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.
Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.
I don't think I am evangelical in my work.
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.
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.
My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe.
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.
Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
Humility is truth.