Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
The stories we love best do live in us forever. So, 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.
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Never be ashamed! There's some who'll hold it against you, but they're not worth bothering with.
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.
It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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.
Failure means a stripping away of the inessential.
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.
Of all the subjects on this planet, I think my parents would have been hard put to name one less useful than Greek mythology to securing the keys to an executive bathroom.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
I really don't believe in magic.
I don't believe in magic, either.