Roald Dahl wasn't just a wonderful writer - he was a wonderfully witty one, too.
To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, we've collected just some of our favourite funny lines from some of his classic children's books. From Matilda to Revolting Rhymes, see the 20 quotes below - and do add your own favourite in the comments below.
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He wrote the screenplays for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and the Bond movie You Only Live Twice.
He always wrote in pencil on yellow paper.
He had two steel hips, and six operations on his spine.
He was a Hurricane fighter pilot during World War II.
First wife Patricia Neal was a famous American actress
Dahl could speak three languages, English, Norwegian and Swahili
Roald Dahl supported Cardiff City when he was a young boy
Dahl turned down an OBE in 1986
He was buried with his snooker cues, some very good burgundy, chocolates, HB pencils and a power saw.
Roald Dahl kept a diary from the age of 8