"Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."J. K. Rowling on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."J. K. Rowling on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."J. K. Rowling on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."J. K. Rowling on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."J. K. Rowling on Booker T. Washington
"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."