Book Quotes by Joanne K. Rowling (Page 2)

Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, writing under the pen names J. K.

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Stein der Weisen

Albus Dumbledore: 'It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.'

Dreaming, Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Stein der Weisen

The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.

Truth, Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und die Heiligtümer des Todes

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?'

Fairytales, Hermione Granger
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Orden des Phönix

Harry: 'Yes'
Snape: 'Yes, sir!'
Harry: 'There's no need to call me 'sir,' Professor.'

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Quote by Joanne K. Rowling - über Harry Potter

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.

Christianity
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Feuerkelch

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, Character, Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Gefangene von Askaban

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

Happiness, Courage, Light, Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Orden des Phönix

I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist!

Hermione Granger
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und die Heiligtümer des Todes

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.

Power, Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und die Heiligtümer des Todes

Power was my weakness and my temptation.

Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und die Heiligtümer des Todes

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...

Home
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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.

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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.

Imagination
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Quote by Joanne K. Rowling

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.

Failures
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und der Stein der Weisen

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]

Courage, Albus Dumbledore
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - und die Kammer des Schreckens

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Character, Decisions, Albus Dumbledore
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