Inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes

J.K. Rowling Quotes
J.K. Rowling Quotes

J. K. Rowling (born 31 July 1965), is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films which is the second highest-grossing film series in history. Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final installment.

The 2008 Sunday Times Rich List estimated Rowling’s fortune at £560 million, ranking her as the twelfth richest woman in the United Kingdom. Forbes ranked Rowling as the 48th most powerful celebrity of 2007, and Time magazine named her as a runner-up for its 2007 Person of the Year, noting the social, moral, and political inspiration she has given her fans. In October 2010, Rowling was named the “Most Influential Woman in Britain” by leading magazine editors. She has supported charities including Comic Relief, One Parent Families, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Lumos (formerly the Children’s High Level Group). J.K. Rowling Quotes are very popular and are great source of inspiration.

The Harry Potter books have also gained recognition for sparking an interest in reading among the young at a time when children were thought to be abandoning books for computers and television. Below is a list of inspirational J.K. Rowling Quotes from his books. These J.K. Rowling Quotes are full of positive energy and motivation.

J.K. Rowling Quotes

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
― J.K. Rowling

“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
― J.K. Rowling

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
― J.K. Rowling

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
― J.K. Rowling

“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
― J.K. Rowling

“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.”
― J.K. Rowling Quotes

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”
― J.K. Rowling

“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.”
― J.K. Rowling

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
― J.K. Rowling

“I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.”
― J.K. Rowling

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.”
― J.K. Rowling Quotes

“Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.”
― J.K. Rowling

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”
― J.K. Rowling

“You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts…but you cannot deny he’s got style…”
― J.K. Rowling

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”
― J.K. Rowling Quotes

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Wit beyond measure is a man’s greatest treasure.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”
― J.K. Rowling

“The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.”
― J.K. Rowling

“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.”
― J.K. Rowling Quotes

“It is my belief… that the truth is generally preferable to lies.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have.”
― J.K. Rowling

“Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.”
― J.K. Rowling

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.”
― J.K. Rowling Quotes

“We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.”
― J.K. Rowling

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41 Comments


  1. So love this post on an author I have grown to admire for not only her work, but her trials and tribulations she survived to get to her destiny! Absolutely Love it! ~ Chanel

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  2. Recognizing the value of human life and supporting this value is a wonderful attribute. This author is humble in her approach.

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  3. I do love these quotes, although this one always makes me laugh: “Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have.”

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  4. Superb Lass……Wonderful personality! Excellent collection of quotes….I managed to recognise all of them….;)

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  5. Inspirational! “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.”

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  6. she’s so totally and utterly one of my favorites. #hero

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  7. Brilliant! I’m in the middle of re-reading the Harry Potter series as an adult and this resonates very strongly with me. Such inspiring stuff!

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  8. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” I love that she stands up for those that are mistreated.

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  9. I could read your blog all day, so many inspirational quotes! I honestly need to come back more often!

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  10. Gotta admit, I feel like I’ve read most all of these quotes before from other people. Can’t say I care for J.K. Rowling.

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  11. Love your quotes! I’m a huge Harry Potter fan. J.K. Rowling is amazing. Thanks for sharing this post.

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  12. Beautiful quotes! I love J.K. Rowling and her words are inspirational to every generation. Great topic!

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  13. These are all beautiful quotes! I especially enjoyed the one about books. 🙂 J.K. Rowling is an amazing writer. I really need to watch the movies! Somehow, I haven’t seen them all yet.
    -Amy

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  14. Went through those quotes and was a little disappointed there was no one to give me some kind of medal for recognizing most of them! 🙂 Very inspirational, thanks for sharing.

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  15. Interesting source for great quotes 🙂 I have been browsing a few of your posts, but the Like button is unresponsive for some reason. I also came by to thank yoou for the follow 🙂

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  16. I enjoyed your post. J.K. Rowling will always be a favorite, and her quotes are great. Thank you for sharing.

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  17. “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”

    That’s my favorite.

    Thanks for the like on my blog 🙂 I’ll follow to see some more of these posts.

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  18. She is the quintessential author. Really enjoyed Harry Potter. Enjoy the way she captures our minds with her tales, like her words are woven to ensnare our minds. Enchanting.

    I figure she is in my favorite author list..

    JRR Tolkein (All)
    David Gemmell (All)
    Raymond E. Feist (All)
    Susan Cooper (The Dark Is Rising Books)
    JK Rowling (All)

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