Roald Dahl was a prolific Welsh author, poet, short-story, and children’s book writer whose books have achieved global sales of over 250 million copies. Roald is best-known for his works, such as ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’‘The Witches,’ ‘Matilda,’‘James and the Giant Peach,’‘Fantastic Fox’ etc. His writings and stories are known for unanticipated conclusions. In 1942, Roald wrote his maiden children’s story ‘The Gremlins’ for Walt Disney, which received a lukewarm response from readers. He made a major breakthrough as children’s book author in 1961 with his best-selling book ‘James and the Giant Peach’, which received huge commercial and critical appreciation. He received a number of awards and accolades for his writings, thoughts and works including, 'British Book Awards,' and 'World Fantasy Award for Life Achivements.' In his writing career spanning several decades, Roald wrote nine short-story collections, 19 children’s books, as well as several movie and television scripts. His writings and works feature the kindhearted and an underlying warm sentiment. Following is a collection of Roald Dahl’s most famous quotes and sayings which have been excerpted from his writings, books, stories and thoughts. We bring to you a collection of sayings and quotes by Roald Dahl that will surely motivate you and make you travel back in time.
Oh, my sainted aunt! Don't mention that disgusting stuff in front of me! Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!