Roald Dahl – “A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.”


Roald Dahl with Patricia Neal and two of their children in 1964. In a hospital, surrounded by family, Dahl reassured everyone, sweetly, that he wasn’t afraid of death. “It’s just that I will miss you all so much,” he said-the perfect final words. Then, as everyone sat quietly around him, a nurse pricked him with a needle, and he said his actual last words: “Ow, fuck!”