There’s something for everyone in Roald Dahl stories. Whether you’re a dreamer, an adventurer, a bookworm, a rebel, or a prankster, you’ll likely find a character (or three) to relate to.

We’ve made it easy for you this Roald Dahl Story Day! Find the quote for you right here.

Quotes for the dreamers

  • In your wildest dreams you could not imagine that such things could happen to you! Just wait and see!
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • This is where all dreams is beginning.
    The BFG

Quotes to give you courage when you’re feeling small

  • We may be small but we're quite tough.

  • 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

Quotes to inspire the adventurer in you

  • There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven't even started wondering about yet.
    James and the Giant Peach

  • And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely of places.
    Billy and the Minpins

Quotes for the bookworms

  • I is still reading it and teaching new words to myself and how to write them. It is the most scrumdiddlyumptious story.
    The BFG

  • No book ever ends when its full of your friends.
    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Quotes for the rebels

  • Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog.

  • Two rights don’t make a left.
    The BFG

Quotes that are particularly magical

  • Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
    Billy and the Minpins

  • I know you are only a tiny little girl, but there is a kind of magic in you somewhere.

Quotes that are nonsense (because a bit of nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men)

  • How can you whip cream without whips? Whipped cream isn’t whipped cream at all unless it’s been whipped with whips.
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • 'You want to know why your spaghetti was squishy? ... Because it was WORMS!'
    The Twits