captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
Poverty entails fear, and stress, and sometimes depression; it means a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts, that is indeed something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticised only by fools.
Share with your friends
More from J.K. Rowling
“You prat Ron, look at the state of her!”
“Ginny, don’t call Ron a prat, you’re not the captain of this team—”
“Well, you seemed too busy to call him a prat and I thought someone should.”
Christmas was approaching fast… and great bunches of mistletoe had been hung at intervals along the corridors. Large groups of girls tended to converge underneath the mistletoe bunches every time Harry went past, which caused blockages in the corridors; fortunately, however, Harry’s frequent night-time wanderings had given him an unusually good knowledge of the castle’s secret passageways.
“I’d love to go with you as friends! Nobody’s ever asked me to a party before, as a friend!”
I am a wizard, not a baboon brandishing a stick.
“Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies.”