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Roald Dahl Quotes

Read lines from the works of Roald Dahl.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Penguin
Roald Dahl is a British writer, known for memorable works like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Here are a few quotes from Roald Dahl.
  • "A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men."
    - Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • "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
  • "And Charlie, don't forget about what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he ever wanted. He lived happily ever after."
    - Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • "Fairy tales have always got to have something a bit scary for children - as long as you make them laugh as well."
    - Roald Dahl
  • "I asked my mum, who's a very clever psychotherapist, and she says that kids love stories about death; they need it, they need to have stories that deal with death and explain it, as a place to put their fears."
    - Roald Dahl
  • "Some children are spoiled and it is not their fault, it is their parents."
    - Roald Dahl
  • "We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it."
    - Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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