13/09/2012 07:29 BST | Updated 12/09/2014 09:59 BST

Roald Dahl Day: 20 Wonderfully Funny Quotes From His Children's Books

Matilda, by Quentin Blake

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.

SEE ALSO: In Celebration Of Roald Dahl Day: Your Favourite Children's Books