Lewis Carroll Quotes

57 Lewis Carroll quotes:

"Contrariwise, 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."
"His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve."
"I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then."
"One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others."
"She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it)."
"'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'"
"'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.'"
"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."
"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
"While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Harmony Quotes
"There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration."
"Sentence first, verdict afterwards."
"Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves."
"Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky."
"'Begin at the beginning,' the King said, very gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end: then stop.'"
"No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise."
"I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!"
"Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round."
"That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day."
"Speak roughly to your little boy, and beat him when he sneezes: he only does it to annoy, because he knows it teases."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Boys Quotes

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