Don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he wanted. He lived happily ever after.
More quotes by Roald Dahl
I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.
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.
I’ve also learned that a real mouth-smile always has an eye-smile to go with it. So watch out, I say, when someone smiles at you but his eyes stay the same. It’s sure to be a phony.
There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be.
More quotes about Wisdom
One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.
Evolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on The Survival of the Fittest. These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution.
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.