Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Important Quotations Explained
1. “Many times a day, he would see
other children taking creamy candy bars out of their pockets and
munching them greedily; and that, of course, was
2. “I insist upon
my rooms being beautiful! I can’t abide ugliness in factories! In we
go, then! But do be careful, my dear children!
Don’t lose your heads! Don’t get overexcited! Keep very calm!”
3. “Mind you, there are thousands
of clever men who would give anything for the chance to come in
and take over from me, but I don't want that sort
of person. I don't want a grown-up person at all. A grown-up won't
listen to me; he won't learn. He will try to do things his own way
and not mine. So I have to have a child.”
4. “Then out he comes! And now!
By grace!/A miracle has taken place!/This boy, who only just before/Was
loathed by men from shore to shore,/This greedy brute, this louse’s
ear,/Is loved by people everywhere!/For who could hate or bear a grudge/Against
a luscious bit of fudge?”
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