"A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Roald Dahl on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Roald Dahl on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Roald Dahl on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Roald Dahl on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."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."
"Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home."
"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."