You’ll never get anywhere if you go about what-iffing like that. Roald Dahl Quoted in Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Buy Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator at Amazon Buy Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator at Amazon Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Hypothetical situations Author Roald Dahl Medium Novel Genre Children's literature Statement Type Warning Language English Time 1972 1970s 20th century Occupation Novelist Writer From United Kingdom Europe Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Dahl, Roald. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. Citation text copied to clipboard.