10 Magical Harry Potter Quotes

Joanne Rowling, who celebrates her birthday on the 31st July, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter; best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Harry Potter books have won multiple awards and sold more than 500 million copies worldwide, becoming the best-selling book series in history.  

Rowling has lived a "rags to riches" life story, in which she progressed from living on benefits to becoming the world's first billionaire author. The 2016 Sunday Times Rich List estimated Rowling's fortune at £600 million, ranking her as the joint 197th richest person in the UK.  

Not only is J.K. Rowling a celebrated author, she is also well known for her philanthropic work. In October 2010, Rowling was named the "Most Influential Woman in Britain" and has supported numerous charities, including Comic Relief, One Parent Families and Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and has even launched her own charity, Lumos.

To celebrate the great author’s birthday, we have put together some of her most loved quotes from the Harry Potter series. Which one is your favourite?

1) “There are all kinds of courage,” said Dumbledore, smiling. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

2) "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

3) “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire  

4) “But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

5) “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 

6) “Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic” – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 

7) “Perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it” – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 

8) "Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open" – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 

9) “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 

10) After all this time?” “Always,” said Snape. – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

If you can’t get enough of Harry Potter then why not read these 10 magical facts about J.K.Rowling

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