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  • #1
    Roald Dahl
    “Two rights don't equal a left.”
    Roald Dahl, The BFG

  • #2
    Roald Dahl
    “She might even be your lovely school-teacher who is reading these words to you at this very moment. Look carefully at that teacher. Perhaps she is smiling at the absurdity of such a suggestion. Don't let that put you off. It could be part of cleverness.

    I am not, of course, telling you for one second that your teacher actually is a witch. All I am saying is that she might be one. It is most unlikely. But—here comes the big "but"—not impossible.”
    Roald Dahl, The Witches

  • #3
    Roald Dahl
    “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, Matilda

  • #4
    “A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.”
    Anonymous

  • #5
    Roald Dahl
    “It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.”
    Roald Dahl, The Witches

  • #6
    Roald Dahl
    “Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!”
    Roald Dahl

  • #7
    Roald Dahl
    “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.”
    Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • #8
    J.K. Rowling
    “You're a prefect? Oh Ronnie! That's everyone in the family!"
    "What are Fred and I? Next door neighbors?”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • #9
    J.K. Rowling
    “Cinderella? Snow White? What's that? An illness?”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #10
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #11
    Mark Twain
    “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
    Mark Twain

  • #12
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #13
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #14
    J.K. Rowling
    “Oh well... I'd just been thinking, if you had died, you'd have been welcome to share my toilet.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • #15
    J.K. Rowling
    “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #16
    J.K. Rowling
    “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #17
    J.K. Rowling
    “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #18
    “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”
    Linda Grayson

  • #19
    Roald Dahl
    “We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.”
    Roald Dahl

  • #20
    Roald Dahl
    “I want an Oompa-Loompa!' screamed Veruca.”
    Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • #21
    Roald Dahl
    “We all have our moments of brilliance and glory, and this was mine.”
    Roald Dahl, Boy: Tales of Childhood

  • #22
    Roald Dahl
    “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, The Twits

  • #23
    Roald Dahl
    “Mr. Wonka: "Don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he wanted."
    Charlie Bucket: "What happened?"
    Mr. Wonka: "He lived happily ever after.”
    Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • #24
    Roald Dahl
    “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 is having an interesting babblement about the taste of the human bean. The human bean is not a vegetable.”
    Roald Dahl, The BFG

  • #25
    Roald Dahl
    “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

  • #26
    Roald Dahl
    “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, The Twits

  • #27
    Roald Dahl
    “I'm wondering what to read next." Matilda said. "I've finished all the children's books.”
    Roald Dahl, Matilda

  • #28
    Roald Dahl
    “All you do is to look / At a page in this book / Because that's where we always will be. / No book ever ends / When it's full of your friends / The Giraffe and the Pelly and me.”
    Roald Dahl, The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

  • #29
    Roald Dahl
    “Here it is,' Nigel said.
    Mrs D, Mrs I, Mrs FFI, Mrs C, Mrs U, Mrs LTY. That spells difficulty.'
    How perfectly ridiculous!' snorted Miss Trunchbull. 'Why are all these women married?”
    Roald Dahl, Matilda

  • #30
    Roald Dahl
    “I shall never have a bath again," I said.
    "Just dont have one too often," my grandmother said. "Once a month is quite enough for a sensible child." It was at times like these that I loved my grandmother more than ever.”
    Roald Dahl



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