English Author Quotes


551 English Author quotes:



"Honor sinks where commerce long prevails."
"Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it."
"Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle."
"We called him Tortoise because he taught us."
"The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today."
"'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.'"
"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
"Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards."
"Which form of proverb do you prefer Better late than never, or Better never than late ?"
"Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop."
"'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'"
"But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten, And always, in the answer, get The question back again."
"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."


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