"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Roald Dahl on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Roald Dahl on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Roald Dahl on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Roald Dahl on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Roald Dahl on Mahatma Gandhi
"When I walked to school in the mornings I would start out alone but would pick up four other boys along the way. We would set out together after school across the village green."
"A writer of fiction lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not."
"A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom."
"Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home."