Book Quotes from Matilda

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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.

Roald Dahl in Matilda
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The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.

Books, Imagination, Reading, Children's BooksRoald Dahl in Matilda
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So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.

Books, Comforting, Reading, Children's BooksRoald Dahl in Matilda
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All the reading she had done had given her a view of life they had never seen.

Reading, Children's BooksRoald Dahl in Matilda
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It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.

Children & Childhood, ParentsRoald Dahl in Matilda
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I'm right and you're wrong, I'm big and you're small, and there's nothing you can do about it.

Roald Dahl in Matilda
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