25 Inspirational Roald Dahl Quotes

25 Inspirational Roald Dahl Quotes

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Roald Dahl was a British author, short-story essayist, artist, screenwriter, and wartime military pilot. His books have sold in excess of 250 million duplicates around the world. Dahl was brought into the world in Wales to Norwegian foreigner guardians. He served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

Inspirational Roald Dahl Quotes:


1. “Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous anymore.” Roald Dahl

2. “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Roald Dahl

3. “Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours, he has been in a different place with totally different people.” Roald Dahl

4. “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

5. “An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.” Roald Dahl

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

7. “A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom.” Roald Dahl

8. “A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” Roald Dahl

9. “He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it.” Roald Dahl

10. “A writer of fiction lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.” Roald Dahl

11. “Don’t gobble funk around with words.” Roald Dahl

12. “I usually carried with me six loaded plates, which allowed me only six exposures, so that clicking the shutter even once was a serious business that had to be carefully thought out beforehand.” Roald Dahl

13. “It is almost worth going away because it’s so lovely coming back.” Roald Dahl

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

15. “Two rights don’t equal a left.” Roald Dahl

16. “There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven’t started wondering about yet.” Roald Dahl

17. ‘Words,’ he said, is oh such a twitch-tickling problem to me all my life.” Roald Dahl

18. “The witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves.” Roald Dahl

19. “‘Do you like vegetables?’ Sophie asked, hoping to steer the conversation towards a slightly less dangerous kind of food. ‘You is trying to change the subject,’ the Giant said sternly. ‘We are having an interesting babblement about the taste of the human bean. The human bean is not a vegetable.’” Roald Dahl

20. “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” Roald Dahl

21. “Dreams is full of mystery and magic. Do not try to understand them.” Roald Dahl

22. “If you are good, life is good.” Roald Dahl

23. “When writing about oneself, one must strive to be truthful. Truth is more important than modesty.” Roald Dahl

24. “‘We must hurry!’ said Mr. Wonka. ‘We have so much time and so little to do! No! Wait! Strike that! Reverse it!’” Roald Dahl

25. “I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.” Roald Dahl

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