15 Magical Quotes From J.K. Rowling To Inspire You!


Joanne "Jo" Rowling, aka. J.K Rowling, is the world famous author of the Harry Potter series. She was born in Yate, England in 1965. Rowling gained worldwide recognition after publishing her first book Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but she had a difficult life before she reached success. 

Here are 15 life lessons from Rowling to inspire you on your own journey!

1. On luck

"I believe in hard work and luck, and that the first often leads to the second."

2. On changing the world

"We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: We have the power to imagine better.”

3. On differences

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.”

4. On writing

“Writing for me is a kind of compulsion, so I don’t think anyone could have made me do it, or prevented me from doing it.”

5. On inspiration

“I've no idea where ideas come from and I hope I never find out; it would spoil the excitement for me if it turned out I just have a funny little wrinkle on the surface of my brain which makes me think about invisible train platforms.”

6. On balance

“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.”

7. On failure

“Some failure in life is inevitable. 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.”

8. On taking risks

"Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life."

9. On life

"Life is often painful, but always valuable. Sometimes we need to change the way we're looking at it, or ask for help."

10. On self worth

“Whatever money you might have, self-worth really lies in finding out what you do best.”

11. On Hogwarts

The stories we love the best do live in us forever so whether you come back by page or the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home."

12. On happiness

"Happiness can be found in even the darkest of times if only one remembers to turn on the light."

13. On reading

"Wherever I am, If I've got a book with me, I have a place I can go and be happy."

14. On patience

"Anything is possible if you've got enough nerve."

15. On magic

"It is important to remember that we all have the magic inside us."

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