"Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."J. K. Rowling on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."J. K. Rowling on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."J. K. Rowling on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."J. K. Rowling on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."J. K. Rowling on Albert Einstein
"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."