Top 10 Roald Dahl Quotes with Pictures

Top 10 Roald Dahl Quotes - Imagine Forest

In his life, Roald Dahl has created some of literature’s most unforgettable characters. His stories have reached generations of kids. Inspiring the young and the old with his heartfelt messages and loveable characters that any child could relate to. Beneath every story he offered a beautiful and yet inspirational piece of knowledge to all his readers. To mark Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday this week, I have collected 10 of Roald Dahl’s greatest quotes from his much-loved books.

Roald Dahl Quotes:

1. “The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” – The Minpins

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2. “Most of the really exciting things we do in our lives scare us to death. They wouldn’t be exciting if they didn’t.” – Danny the Champion of the World

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3. “If you have good thoughts it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – The TwitsThe Twits - top 10 Roald Dahl Quotes - Imagine Forest

4. “Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog.” – Matilda Matilda - top 10 roald dahl quotes Imagine Forest

5. “It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like as long as somebody loves you.” – The Witches

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6. “A life is made up of a great number of small incidents and a small number of great ones.” – Going Sologoing solo - top 10 roald dahl quotes Imagine Forest

7. “The matter with human beans,” the BFG went on, “is that they is absolutely refusing to believe in anything unless they is actually seeing it right in front of their own schnozzles.” – The BFGTHE BFG - top 10 roald dahl quotes Imagine Forest

8. “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.

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9. “There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven’t started wondering about yet.” – James and the Giant Peachjames and the giant peach - top 10 roald dahl quotes Imagine Forest

10.  “However small the chance might be of striking lucky, the chance is there. The chance had to be there.” – Charlie and the Chocolate Factorycharlie and the chocolate factory - top 10 roald dahl quotes Imagine Forest

Got a favourite Roald Dahl quote? Tell us by commenting below.

Like this post? Why not check out our top 10 Winnie the Pooh quotes here.

Marty the wizard is the master of Imagine Forest. When he’s not reading a ton of books or writing some of his own tales, he loves to be surrounded by the magical creatures that live in Imagine Forest. While living in his tree house he has devoted his time to helping children around the world with their writing skills and creativity.
  • Shelbi Irby Moore

    This is such an awesome idea! Love the quotes and the sweet art work!

  • Sanjivini S Bhalla

    Loved the cute artwork! Great read this morning. Thank you for the positivity

  • Wendy Lemeric

    Not only are they beautiful quotes but your artwork is awesome! <3 I love it!

  • Jiya B

    So positive it is to read all these qoutes. Thanks for sharing

  • Bint-i Noor Fatima

    All these thoughts are inspiring. We really need to write down and remember to act upon. I’m saving some of them.

  • Udita Saklani

    Roald dahl poems were my favourite when I was in school! Thanks for sharing these

  • Shell

    I love these quotes! I’ve always enjoyed reading this author!!

  • Jenni Petrey

    I love Roald Dahl books and I just love all of these quotes.

  • Mamabops

    I love how you made the quotes into photos. They’re all gorgeous!

  • Gwen Llana-Serrano

    Never do anything by halves! 🙂 That’s so true. The author is a genius.