Roald Dahl Quotes

“Ive heard tell that what you imagine sometimes comes true. -Grandpa Joe”
― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
“I cannot for the life of me understand why small children take so long to grow up. I think they do it deliberately, just to annoy me.”
― Roald Dahl, Matilda
“I want an Oompa-Loompa! screamed Veruca.”
― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
“Fiona has the same glacial beauty of an iceburg, but unlike the iceburg she has absolutely nothing below the surface.”
― Roald Dahl, Matilda
“What I mean and what I say is two different things," the BFG announced rather grandly.”
― Roald Dahl, The BFG
“Having power is not nearly as important as what you choose to do with it.”
― Roald Dahl
“When you grow up and have children of your own, do please remember something important: A stodgy parent is not fun at all! What a child wants - and DESERVES - is a parent who is SPARKY!”
― Roald Dahl
“All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.”
― Roald Dahl, Matilda
“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”
― Roald Dahl
“Id rather be fried alive and eaten by Mexicans.”
― Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach