Yesterday we celebrated Roald Dahl’s 102nd birthday and today I just wanted to share with you some of his words of wisdom. These happy, simple quotes are great to keep in mind, no matter what your age!
10 Happy, Simple Quotes by Roald Dahl
The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.
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.
If you are good, life is good.
Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.
You should never, never doubt something that no one is sure of.
‘My dear young fellow,’ the Old Green Grasshopper said gently, ‘there are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven’t started wondering about yet.’
It’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself.
Somewhere, inside all of us, is the power to change the world.
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.
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