Roald Dahl (born 13 September 1916, Llandaff, Cardiff, United Kingdom – died 23 November 1990, Oxford, United Kingdom) was a British novelist, writer of short stories, screen writer, and fighter pilot. He is best known for his children's books, which include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda. Roald Dahl is considered as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century."
Top 15 Roald Dahl Quotes
If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until you can hardly bear to look at it.
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 it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
4 Roald Dahl Quotes on Books
5 Roald Dahl Quotes on Writing and Reading
2 Roald Dahl Quotes on Children
5 Roald Dahl Quotes on Dreams
19 Inspirational Roald Dahl Quotes about Life
I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that 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.
I have found it impossible to talk to anyone about my problems. I couldn’t face the embarrassment, and anyway I lack the courage. Any courage I had was knocked out of me when I was young. But now, all of sudden I have a sort of desperate wish to tell everything to somebody.