"Death obsesses me, yes it does. I can't really understand why it doesn't obsess everyone - I think it does really, I'm just a little more out about it."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."J. K. Rowling on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."J. K. Rowling on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."J. K. Rowling on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."J. K. Rowling on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."J. K. Rowling on Helen Keller
"Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young."
"The best of us must sometimes eat our words."
"I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had."
"The middle class is so funny, it's the class I know best, and it's the class where you find the most pretension, so that's what makes the middle classes so funny."
"No, there is literally nothing on the business side that I wouldn't sacrifice in a heartbeat to have an extra couple of hours' writing. Nothing."