I do have a tendency to walk on the dark side sometimes. I have suffered from depression, I know how that feels, I have an innate inclination that way. Writing does help with that.Writing, Depression0
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.Failures, Taking action, Motivation0
I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.Talent0
Everything is possible if you got enough nerve.0
Ron: 'One person couldn't feel all that. They'd explode.'
Hermione: 'Just because you've got the emotional range of a teaspoon.'
Curiosity is not a sin.Curiosity0
I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.Books, Reading0
Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.Decisions, Morality0
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.Team0
It is my belief that the truth is generally preferable to lies.Truth0
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.Happiness0
Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real? [Albus Dumbledore]Imagination0
[Albus Dumbledore] Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.0
I do believe that something very magical can happen when you read a good book.Books, Reading0
Every second he breathed, the smell of the grass, the cool air on his face, was so precious: to think that people had years and years, time to waste, so much time it dragged, and he was clinging to each second.0
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. [Sirius Black]0
'So that's little Scorpius,' said Ron under his breath. 'Make sure you beat him in every test, Rosie. Thank God you inherited your mother's brains.'
'Ron, for heaven's sake,' said Hermione, half-stern, half-amused. 'Don't try to turn them against each other before they've even started school!'
'You're right, sorry,' said Ron, but unable to help himself he added, 'don't get too friendy with him, though, Rosi. Granddad Weasley would never forgive you if you married a pure-blood.'
'If you're not in Gryffindor, we'll disinherit you,' said Ron, ''but no pressure.'0
The dedication of this book is split seven ways: To Neil, to Jessica, to David, to Kenzie, to Di, to Anne, and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end.Book Dedications0
If you don’t like to read you haven’t found the right book.Books, Reading0
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.Heart0
Albus Dumbledore: 'You have shown bravery beyond anything I could have expected of you tonight, Harry. You have shown bravery equal to those who died fighting Voldemort at the height of his powers. You have shouldered a grown wizard's burden and found yourself equal to it.'0
For a fleeting instant, Harry thought he saw a gleam of something like triumph in Dumbledore's eyes.0
Sirius Black: 'If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.'0
Remus Lupin: 'You can exist without your soul, you know, as long as your brain and heart are still working. But you’ll have no sense of self anymore, no memory, no... anything. There's no chance at all of recovery. You'll just exist. As an empty shell.'Soul0
Albus Dumbledore: 'People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.'Forgiveness0
Albus Dumbledore: 'Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.'Youth, Age, Generation0
Harry Potter: 'I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.'0
Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. 'After all this time?'
'Always', said Snape.
Albus Dumbledore: 'You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.'Memory, Death, Grief0
Albus Dumbledore: 'It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.'Dreaming0
Albus Dumbledore: 'The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.'Truth0
Hermione: 'We didn't hear stories like that when we were little, we heard 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves' and 'Cinderella'...'
Ron: 'What's that? An illness?'
Snape: 'Yes, sir!'
Harry: 'There's no need to call me 'sir,' Professor.'
Although there is a lot of Christian imagery in the books. That's undeniable. But that's an allusion to a belief system in which I was raised.Christianity0
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!Education, Character0
It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.Power0
But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here...Home0
If you need to tell your readers something...there are only two characters that you can put it convincingly into their dialogue. One is Hermione, the other is Dumbledore. In both cases you accept, it's plausible that they have, well Dumbledore knows pretty much everything anyway, but that Hermione has read it somewhere.0
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.Imagination0
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.Failures0
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. [Albus Dumbledore]Courage0