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Roald Dahl Quotes

Quotes by Roald Dahl - (11 quotes)

Roald Dahl - From the Artists category:

- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory...
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Books category:

So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Choices category:

It is preferable to incur a mild punishment than to perform an onerous task. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Courage category:

Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Dreams category:

- James and the Giant Peach...
Well, maybe it started that way. As a dream, but doesn't everything. Those buildings. These lights. This whole city. Somebody had to dream about it first. And maybe that is what I did. I dreamed about coming here, but then I did it. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Magic category:

- The Minpins...
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Perseverance category:

- The Author's Eye Notebook...
You have to keep your bottom on the chair and stick it out. Otherwise, if you start getting in the habit of walking away when you're stuck you'll never get it done. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Studio category:

A little hut, curtains drawn so I don't see the squirrels up in the apple trees in the orchard. The light on, right away from the house, no vacuum cleaners, nothing. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Wisdom category:

A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Words category:

- The BFG...
Don't gobblefunk around with words. (Roald Dahl)

Roald Dahl - From the Writing category:

A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it. (Roald Dahl)