On the Children's Shelf: 10 Roald Dahl Quotes for Roald Dahl Day

Friday was Roald Dahl day...I love days devoted to authors and books and reading. I picked 10 amazing Roald Dahl quotes that I think sum up what make his books so amazing! And tomorrow I could easily pick another 10 because his books are packed with so many amazing quotes that you need to go back and read again.
“Those who don't believe in magic will never find 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.”
“Having power is not nearly as important as what you choose to do with it.”
“I will not pretend I wasn’t petrified. I was. But mixed in with the awful fear was a glorious feeling of excitement. Most of the really exciting things we do in our lives scare us to death. They wouldn’t be exciting if they didn’t.”
“It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.”
“Sometimes Matilda longed for a friend, someone like the kind, courageous people in her books.”
“If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.”
“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable.”
“We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want - or near enough.”
“All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.” 
What is your favorite Roald Dahl book or quote?


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