Celebrating 37th Birthday of Harry Potter with 37 Quotes by J. K. Rowling

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J. K. Rowling is a British Novelist, best known as the author of Harry Potter Series. The series gained worldwide attention, earned several awards and won million hearts.

Today, Harry Potter series turns 37 years old. We celebrate the 37-year-old birth anniversary with 37 Inspiring Quotes by the author, J. K. Rowling.

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37 Quotes by J. K. Rowling:

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

2. “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

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

4. “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

5. “Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” – J. K. Rowling

6. “You place too much importance… on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!” – J. K. Rowling

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

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

9. “You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J. K. Rowling

10. “Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.” – J. K. Rowling

11. “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” – J. K. Rowling

12. “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 have failed by default.” – J. K. Rowling

13. “And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.” – J. K. Rowling

14. “And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.” – J. K. Rowling

15. “Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J. K. Rowling

16. “I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.” – J. K. Rowling

17. “The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must, therefore, be treated with great caution.” – J. K. Rowling

18. “The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.” – J. K. Rowling

19. “What’s coming will come and we’ll just have to meet it when it does.” – J. K. Rowling

20. “I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.” – J. K. Rowling

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

22. “I think you have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.” – J. K. Rowling

23. “Secretly we’re all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be.” – J. K. Rowling

24. “It is perfectly possible to live a very moral life without a belief in God, and I think it’s perfectly possible to live a life peppered with ill-doing and believe in God.” – J. K. Rowling

25. “I will carry on writing, to be sure. But I don’t know if I would want to publish again after Harry Potter.” – J. K. Rowling

26. “If you’re holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.” – J. K. Rowling

27. “I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do ever – was write novels.” – J. K. Rowling

28. “Writing and cafes are strongly linked in my brain.” – J. K. Rowling

29. “I felt I had to solve everyone’s problems.” – J. K. Rowling

30. “There appears to be something to do with vehicles and movement that stimulates my writing.” – J. K. Rowling

31. “I am proud of having done what I’ve done. Very proud.” – J. K. Rowling

32. “‘Harry Potter’ gave me back self respect. Harry gave me a job to do that I loved more than anything else.” – J. K. Rowling

33. “The thing about fantasy – there are certain things you just don’t do in fantasy.” – J. K. Rowling

34. “There was a point where I really felt I had ‘penniless divorcee lone parent’ tattooed on my head.” – J. K. Rowling

35. “The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.” – J. K. Rowling

36. “The moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.” – J. K. Rowling

37. “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.” – J. K. Rowling

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