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30 Magical 'The BFG' Quotes By Roald Dahl

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Some of the BFG quotes are really funny

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Roald Dahl, the mind behind the creative land of 'The BFG', has written a beautiful story for the children and adults alike.

'The BFG' is set in a magical make-believe land that takes the readers to the world of giants. A little girl, Sophie meets a giant called BFG and becomes his best friend!

A satire on humans with fantasy words like "whizzpopping", "biffsquiggled", "squifflerotters" amuses the readers. The story teaches lessons on friendship, love and respect. Roald Dahl engages children through the life of Sophie. She goes on an adventure with the friendly giant, BFG, to defeat the Fleshlumpeater, the bad giant. Her determination to learn and communicate in the words used by BFG reflects how much they mean to each other. The fantasy world has the witching hour, a dream country, the Queen of England and many more things that gets the young minds intrigued. For more quotes to do with this giant country, these quotes from 'The BFG' will delight you and your friends, you'll be inspired by giants and each matter they experience.

We bring to you the best quotes of BFG, all in one place! Take a look at the magical world of Roald Dahl and get inspired! We have in this list 'Big Friendly Giant' quotes, quotes from 'The BFG', Roald Dahl BFG quotes, 'The BFG' movie quotes, Sophie quotes and more.

If you like this article, you may also check out 'Matilda' quotes and 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory' quotes.
 

Quotes On Human Beans

BFG quotes are magical.

The humans are depicted in a funny and interesting way by Roald Dahl in this classic story. The central character, BFG, calls humans as human beans. Dahl, through his characters, has quite a lot to say on the human race. Take a look!

1. “The matter with human beans,” the BFG said, “is that they is absolutely refusing to believe in anything unless they is actually seeing it right in front of their own schnozzles.”

- BFG.

2. "The human beans is making rules to suit themselves"

- BFG.

3. “Grown-up human beans is not famous for their kindnesses. They is all squifflerotters and grinksludgers.”

- BFG.

4. “So the music is saying something to them. It is sending a message. I do not think the human beans is knowing what that message is, but they is loving it just the same.”

- BFG.

5. “We is having an interesting babblement about the taste of the human bean. The human bean is not a vegetable.”

- BFG.

Quotes On Dreams

People all over the world love BFG.

This story is based on the BFG, who is a dream-catcher, with superhuman speed and hearing abilities. Dreams are personified beyond imagination and every child would want to live in a dream country like this!

6. “We is in Dream Country,” the BFG said. “This is where all dreams is beginning.”

- BFG.

7. “Dreams is a mysterious thing, all the time they are searching for sleeping people.”

-BFG.

8. “A dream is not needing anything. If it is a good one, it is waiting peaceably forever, until it is released and allowed to do its job.”

- BFG.

9. “Dreams is full of mystery and magic...Do not try to understand them”

- BFG.

10. “Here is the dream catcher,” BFG said, “Every day I is going out and snitching new dreams to put in my bottles.”

- BFG.

11. “Dreams is lots of fun but nobody is believing in dreams either. You is only believing in a dream while you is actually dreaming it.”

- Sophie.

12. “If someone dreams that there is a little girl sitting on her window-sill and then she wakes up and sees that the little girl really is sitting there, that is a dream come true, is it not?”

- Sophie.

13. “Dreams is not like human beans or animals. They has no brains. They is made of zozimus.”

- BFG.

BFG Quotes

The favorite giant of all children is none other than the BFG! Roald Dahl's creativity is poured into the character, his language, his occupation (a dream-catcher!) and his traits. BFG teaches many important lessons to Sophie and the readers. Some of his most interesting thoughts are put together in the quotes list below!

14. “What I mean and what I say is two different things.”

- BFG.

15. “The witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves.”

- BFG.

16. "Meanings is not important," said the BFG. "I cannot be right all the time. Quite often I is left instead of right."

- BFG.

17. "You is hearing only thumping loud noises with those little earwigs of yours. But I am hearing all the secret whisperings of the world!"

- BFG.

18. “Two rights don't equal a left.”

- BFG.

19. "Just because we happen not to have actually seen something with our own two little winkles, we think it is not existing.”

- BFG.

20. “You must not be giving up so easy,’ the BFG said calmly. ‘The first titchy bobsticle you meet and you begin shouting you is biffsquiggled.”

-  BFG.

21. “I is reading it hundreds of times,' the BFG said. 'And I is still reading it and teaching new words to myself and how to write them. It is the most scrumdiddlyumptious story.”

- BFG.

22. “Sometimes, on a very clear night,” BFG said, “I is sometimes hearing faraway music coming from the stars in the sky.”

- BFG.

23. “A whizzpopper!” cried the BFG, “Whizzpopping is a sign of happiness. It is music in our ears! You surely is not telling me that a little whizzpopping if forbidden among human beans?”

- BFG.

24. “Giants is never guzzling other giants,” the BFG said. “They is fighting and squarreling a lot with each other, but never guzzling.”

- BFG.

Quotes By Sophie

Sophie is one of the other main characters in the story. She is timid and shy in the beginning but befriends the BFG giant later. As a curious mind, her questions never end and she is bewildered by the ways of the land of giants. Here are some of the loveable quotes by Sophie!

25. “But eating people is horrible!’ Sophie cried. ‘It’s frightful! Why doesn’t someone stop them?”

- Sophie.

26. “You can't collect a dream,' Sophie said. 'A dream isn't something you can catch hold of.'”

-  Sophie.

27. “Nightmares are horrible, I had one once and I woke up sweating all over.”

- Sophie.

28. BFG: “I has told you before that human beans is simply not believing in giants.”

Sophie: “Then it’s up to us to find a way of making her believe in them.”

- 'The BFG'.

29. “If we can’t save tonight’s children, we can anyway save tomorrow’s.”

- Sophie.

30. “He is a good giant, Your Majesty,” Sophie said. “You need not be frightened of him.”

- Sophie.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for BFG quotes, then why not take a look at 'Fantastic Mr Fox quotes or [Roald Dahl quotes].

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