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      British author Joanne Kathleen 'Jo' Rowling is famous for creating the 'Harry Potter' franchise and now the expected five books of the 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise. She is said to be the wealthiest woman in Britain, worth even more than Queen Elizabeth II. She became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2000 and
a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2002.

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“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to
stand up to your friends.”   {blog 9/2011}
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“I'm a writer, and I will write what I want to write.”  {blog 9/2014}
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“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well
not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”  {blog 11/2014}
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“Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.”  {blog 3/2015}
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“Secretly we're all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be.”  {blog 4/2015}
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“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already:
we have the power to imagine better.”  {blog 6/2015}
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“Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”  {blog 7/2015}
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“Never be ashamed! There's some who'll hold it against you, but they're not worth bothering with.”  {blog 8/2015}
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“The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.”  {blog 9/2015}
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“Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.”  {blog 10/2015}
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“Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty
by your own efforts, that is something on which to pride yourself – but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.”  {blog 11/2015}
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“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.”
- in "Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix"  {blog 12/2015}
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“We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” - in the 2000 novel "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire"  {blog 11/2016}
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“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.”  {blog 3/2017}
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“I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.”  {blog 4/2017}
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“My favorite literary heroine is Jo March. It is hard to overstate what she meant to a small, plain girl called Jo,
who had a hot temper and a burning ambition to be a writer.”  {blog 4/2017}

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