Born: September 13th, 1916 - Cardiff, U.K.
Died: November 23rd, 1990 - Oxford, U.K.
short story writer
A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.
- Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Whipped cream isn't whipped cream at all if it hasn't been whipped with whips, just like poached eggs isn't poached eggs unless it's been stolen in the dead of the night.
I am the maker of music, the dreamer of dreams!
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Two rights don't equal a left.
- The BFG
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.'
- James and the Giant Peach
And don’t worry about the bits you can’t understand. Sit back and allow the words to wash around you, like music.