J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, the creator of ‘non-Muggle’ world will always be inspiring. Her struggle, her views on life will inspire us till eternity. Not only as herself, she inspired us throughout the whole Harry Potter series being the voice of Dumbledore, Lupin, Sirius, Snape and other Harry Potter characters. HookedUpon captured 5 times J.K. Rowling encouraged us to a better person.
#1 “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
-Albus Dumbledore, Prisoner of Azkaban
In a world full of darkness, where Dementors are lurking around every corner of Hogwarts, waiting to strike to strip students out of joy, Dumbledore believed they can stay happy in the hardest of the times. Even in the real world, where depression, pain, and crisis have oppressed human souls, happiness still can be found if we are willing to search.
#2 “It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers”
-Remus Lupin, The Deathly Hallows
It doesn’t matter how many admirers you have or how popular you are, if you’re not true to yourself and the causes you believe in, you can never achieve success.
#3 “What’s comin’ will come, an’ we’ll meet it when it does.”
-Hagrid, Goblet Of Fire
We should never stop living dreading what the future might bring to us. Hardship and sorrow whenever it comes to our life, we will face it, but by no means, we should live fearing it.
#4 “Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.”
-J. K. Rowling, 2008 Harvard Commencement Address
We fear to take chances, we fear to respond to the call of our heart. But, at the end of the day, we regret not taking the chance to follow our dreams. Rowling has always inspired us to be there where our passion leads you. As Ginny Weasley said “Anything is possible if you’ve got enough nerve.‘
#5 “If Harry Potter taught us anything, it’s none should live in a closet”
JKR is a supporter of LGBT right. She wrote the above line response to a fan who asked if Hogwarts is safe for homosexual and bisexual people.
A woman, who hit the rock bottom and made the same into her solid ground underneath the feet, who fought all the way in her life, taught us to imagine a world beyond the existence of this mundane world. Joanne Rowling, the mother of an enchanting wizard world also persuade us to have faith in our inner goodness and stand for what we believe.