8 Famous Quotes By The Beloved Children’s Author, Roald Dahl

“Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”

The Minpins

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"“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. Then fill the shelves with lots of books.” "

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

“So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”


“I understand what you're saying, and your comments are valuable, but I'm gonna ignore your advice.”

Fantastic Mr. Fox

If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.”

My Uncle Oswald

“Life is more fun if you play games.”

My Uncle Oswald

“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”


“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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