"I imagined being a famous writer would be like being like Jane Austen."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."J. K. Rowling on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."J. K. Rowling on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."J. K. Rowling on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."J. K. Rowling on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."J. K. Rowling on Ambrose Bierce
"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."