Lewis Carroll quotes

“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
“Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”
“How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.”
“I don’t much care where –”
“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Curiouser and curiouser!”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.”
― Lewis Caroll

 

“I don’t think…” then you shouldn’t talk, said the Hatter.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Mad Hatter: “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?”
“Have you guessed the riddle yet?” the Hatter said, turning to Alice again.
“No, I give it up,” Alice replied: “What’s the answer?”
“I haven’t the slightest idea,” said the Hatter”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“have i gone mad?
im afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usualy are.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Alice:How long is forever? White Rabbit:Sometimes, just one second.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Why it’s simply impassible!
Alice: Why, don’t you mean impossible?
Door: No, I do mean impassible. (chuckles) Nothing’s impossible!”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’
‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,’ said the Cat.
‘I don’t much care where -‘ said Alice.
‘Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.
‘- so long as I get SOMEWHERE,’ Alice added as an explanation.
‘Oh, you’re sure to do that,’ said the Cat, ‘if you only walk long enough.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said. ‘One can’t believe impossible things.’

I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. There goes the shawl again!”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“We’re all mad here.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Curiouser and curiouser.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“I’m not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Everything is funny, if you can laugh at it.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Do you know, I always thought unicorns were fabulous monsters, too? I never saw one alive before!”

Well, now that we have seen each other,” said the unicorn, “if you’ll believe in me, I’ll believe in you.”
― Lewis

 

“If you drink much from a bottle marked ‘poison’ it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later.”
― lewis carroll

 

 

“My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

 

“The Mad Hatter: “Would you like some wine?”
Alice: “Yes…”
The Mad Hatter: “We haven’t any and you’re too young.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“And what is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversation?”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“It is better to be feared than loved.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Off with their heads!”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“I’m afraid I can’t explain myself, sir. Because I am not myself, you see?”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“In a Wonderland they lie, Dreaming as the days go by, Dreaming as the summers die:
Ever drifting down the stream- Lingering in the golden gleam- Life, what is it but a dream?”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Take some more tea,” the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly.
“I’ve had nothing yet,” Alice replied in an offended tone, “so I can’t take more.”
“You mean you can’t take less,” said the Hatter: “it’s very easy to take more than nothing.”
“Nobody asked your opinion,” said Alice.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Contrariwise,’ continued Tweedledee, ‘if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“I can’t explain myself, I’m afraid, sir,’ said Alice, ‘Because I’m not myself you see.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“The time has come,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships – and sealing wax – of cabbages and kings”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night. Let me think. Was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I’m not the same, the next question is ‘Who in the world am I?’ Ah, that’s the great puzzle!”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.
Alice: I don’t much care where.
The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go.
Alice: …So long as I get somewhere.
The Cheshire Cat: Oh, you’re sure to do that, if only you walk long enough.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since then.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“And how do you know that you’re mad? “To begin with,” said the Cat, “a dog’s not mad. You grant that?” I suppose so, said Alice. “Well then,” the Cat went on, “you see a dog growls when it’s angry, and wags it’s tail when it’s pleased. Now I growl when I’m pleased, and wag my tail when I’m angry. Therefore I’m mad.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Where should I go?” -Alice. “That depends on where you want to end up.” – The Cheshire Cat.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“Be what you would seem to be – or, if you’d like it put more simply – never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

“He was part of my dream, of course — but then I was part of his dream, too.”
― Lewis Carroll

 

 

“How puzzling all these changes are! I’m never sure what I’m going to be, from one minute to another.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

 

“I’m afraid I can’t explain myself, sir. Because I am not myself, you see?”
― Lewis Carroll

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