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A couple of weeks ago it was Roald Dahl’s birthday.  He’d have turned 97!Roald Dahl

It’s pretty amazing to consider that Dahl’s books are probably as popular and well-read now as they were back then.  Quirky, bizzare and sometimes scary, his books were also an enjoyable read which captured the minds and hearts of many a reader – both young and old.

Commemorating his birthday, Huff Post Books has highlighted ten of the ‘valuable life lessons’ that were embedded into his writing.  This is just the list.  Read the full article: Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl! Here’s What He Can Teach You About Life for the details.

1. You can stand to learn a great deal from those who are different from you.
2. Furthermore, it’s okay to be different yourself.
3. Being self-sufficient is important.
4. Reading is fundamentally important, and it can change your life.
5. Sometimes, dreams do come true.
6. Two wrongs don’t make a right.
7. Appearances can be deceiving.
8. You should always be confident in your abilities.
9. Being clever pays off.

10. You can accomplish anything if you set your mind to it.
11. It is important to either make the best of your situation or do everything in your power to change it.

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