Oh, it's fine, said Luna, sucking her finger in a dreamy fashion and looking Harry up and down.

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: British

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You realize, of course, that nothing we do will be able to keep out You-Know-Who indefinitely? squeaked Flitwick.

Life is not a check-list of acquisition or achievement.

I don't go looking for trouble, said Harry, nettled. Trouble usually finds me.


I've been writing my entire life, and I'll always write.

Sirius had never kept him waiting before.... Sirius had risked everything, always, to see Harry, to help him…

Everything feels too important for movement.

Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure. But the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it.

She wanted to scream, You must accept the reality of other people. You think that reality is up for negotiation, that we think it's whatever you say it is. You must accept that we are as real as you are; you must accept that you are not God.

How awful it was, thought Tessa, remembering Fats the toddler, the way tiny ghosts of your living children haunted your heart; they could never know, and would hate it if they did, how their growing was a constant bereavement.

Causing Dobby's eyes to leak with happiness again.

I dare say you'll find you can,' said Professor McGonagall through tightly gritted teeth.

I think that perhaps if I had had to slow down the ideas so that I could capture them on paper I might have stifled some of them.

Not only did Peeves break easily through the giant bell jar, showering an entire corridor with broken glass, he also escaped the trap armed with several cutlasses, crossbows, a blunderbuss and a miniature cannon.