31 Roald Dahl Quotes That Will Make Your Day Awesome

The very famous writer Roald Dahl was born in Llandaff, Wales, on the 13th of September in 1916 to Norwegian parents. In August 1939 he joined Royal Air Force and became a fighter ace. He got severely injured while being on a fighter mission; he came back to Britain after recovery. He started writing books on fiction for children and short stories for adults. He is best known for his book that published in 1964 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl quotes and ideas gained the popularity it deserved.

He also wrote the script for the movie based on the book. His extraordinary ability to entwine a tale has been his secret of success. During his decade-long writing career, he wrote 19 books for children. He had also faced criticism as there was a depiction of children’s ruthless vengeance on grown-up wrongdoers. To which he said that the children had a raw sense of humor and he was trying to appeal his readers. Here are the best Roald Dahl Quotes that will make your day awesome.

1. If I were a headmaster I would get rid of the history teacher and get a chocolate teacher instead. – Roald Dahl

2. His books don’t age. They’re all still so popular. For me, it’s the tension between the darkness and the humor which is so extraordinary. – Roald Dahl

3. I understand what you’re saying, and your comments are valuable, but I’m gonna ignore your advice. – Roald Dahl

4. A life is made up of a great number of small incidents and a small number of great ones. – Roald Dahl

5. So please, oh please, we beg, we pray! – Roald Dahl

6. You should never, never doubt something that no one is sure of.- Roald Dahl

7. I’ve always said to myself that if a little pocket calculator can do it why shouldn’t I? – Roald Dahl

8. The snozberries taste like snozberries! – Roald Dahl

9. However small the chance might be of striking lucky, the chance was there – 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. There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be. – Roald Dahl Quotes

12. Meanings are not important, said the BFG. I cannot be right all the time. Quite often I am left instead of right. – Roald Dahl

13. Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more. – Roald Dahl

14. There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven’t started wondering about yet young fellow. – Roald Dahl

15. When you’re old enough to write a book for children, by then you’ll have become a grown up and have lost all your jokeyness. Unless you’re an undeveloped adult and still have an enormous amount of childishness in you. – Roald Dahl

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

17. It’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself- Roald Dahl

18. A little magic can take you a long way. – Roald Dahl

19. The secret of life,” he said, “is to become very very good at somethin’ that’s very very ‘ard to do. – Roald Dahl

20. Mr. Twit was a twit. He was born a twit. And, now at the age of sixty, he was a bigger twit than ever. – Roald Dahl

21. A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. – Roald Dahl

22. He thought for the thousandth time how pretty she was, how sweet and gentle and full of kindness, and his heart ached with love. – Roald Dahl

23. I’m right and you’re wrong, I’m big and you’re small, and there’s nothing you can do about it. – Roald Dahl

24. We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it. – Roald Dahl

25. 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

26. My mum used to read it to me – all the characters came to life. But I still can’t eat Heinz spaghetti for fear I’m actually eating worms. – Roald Dahl

27. If I had my way, I would remove January from the calender altogether and have an extra July instead. – Roald Dahl

28. Mice, I felt pretty certain, all like each other. People don’t. – Roald Dahl

29. Most of the really exciting things we do in our lives scare us to death. They wouldn’t be exciting if they didn’t. – Roald Dahl

30. There’s nothin’ you can get from a book that you can’t get from a television fastah! – Roald Dahl

31. We all have our moments of brilliance and glory. – Roald Dahl

I hope you enjoyed reading Roald Dahl Quotes. Let me know which one of the below quotes you love reading the most.

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Nakul Grover, author of Superhuman In You and the one who runs this blog. He has been writing on self-improvement since 2014. Featured on various websites, his works have helped thousands of people to live an extraordinary life. He loves spending his leisure hours in reading books and learning new skills.