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  1. Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.


  2. If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there.


  3. Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast.


  4. Curiouser and curiouser.


  5. Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!


  6. I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.


  7. If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.


  8. If you drink much from a bottle marked 'poison' it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later.


  9. 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.

    • alice

  10. What I tell you three times is true.


  11. Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.


  12. Tut, tut, child! said the Duchess. Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.


  13. Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.


  14. I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!


  15. The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings

    • alice

  16. I have seen so many extraordinary things, nothing seems extraordinary any more


  17. The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday --but never jam today.


  18. The Unicorn looked dreamily at Alice, and said

    • belief

  19. 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.


  20. Speak roughly to your little boy, and beat him when he sneezes: he only does it to annoy, because he knows it teases.

    • children

  21. It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.


  22. No, no! said the Queen. Sentence first - verdict afterwards.


  23. And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.


  24. 'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'

    • alice

  25. Consider anything, only don’t cry!


  26. It is a very inconvenient habit of kittens (Alice had once made the remark) that whatever you say to them, they always purr.


  27. Speak in French when you can’t think of the English for a thing-- turn your toes out when you walk--- And remember who you are!

    • alice

  28. Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds?


  29. 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.


  30. The time has come, the Walrus said,To talk of many things:Of shoesand shipsand sealing-waxOf cabbagesand kingsAnd why the sea is boiling hotAnd whether pigs have wings.



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  1. Picture quote by Lewis Carroll about wisdom

    I knew who I was this morning but I've changed a few times since then.


  2. Picture quote by Lewis Carroll about destination

    If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.


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About Lewis Carroll

Name Lewis Carroll
About The Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and
Quotes 68 quotes
Nationality English
Profession Author
Birthday October 16
Top topics alice, humor, impossible, belief, breakfast

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What are the best alice quotes by Lewis Carroll?


  1. If you drink much from a bottle marked 'poison' it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later.

    • alice

  2. 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.

    • alice

  3. The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings

    • alice

  4. 'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'

    • alice

  5. Speak in French when you can’t think of the English for a thing-- turn your toes out when you walk--- And remember who you are!

    • alice

  6. Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.

    • alice

  7. 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.

    • alice

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What are the best humor quotes by Lewis Carroll?


  1. Curiouser and curiouser.

    • children

  2. If you drink much from a bottle marked 'poison' it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later.

    • alice

  3. Speak in French when you can’t think of the English for a thing-- turn your toes out when you walk--- And remember who you are!

    • alice

  4. Begin at the beginning, the King said, very gravely, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.


  5. 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!


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What are the best impossible quotes by Lewis Carroll?


  1. Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast.

    • belief

  2. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.


  3. 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!

    • beliefs

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What are the best belief quotes by Lewis Carroll?


  1. Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast.

    • belief

  2. The Unicorn looked dreamily at Alice, and said

    • belief

  3. One can't believe impossible things. I dare say 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.

    • belief

  4. 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!

    • beliefs

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What are the best breakfast quotes by Lewis Carroll?


  1. Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast.

    • belief

  2. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

    • believed

  3. 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!

    • beliefs

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More quotes by Lewis Carroll

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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.


Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.

  • alice

Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.


If everybody minded their own business, the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, the world would go round a deal faster than it does.


She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).


One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.


There is no use trying, said Alice; one can't believe impossible things. I dare say 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.


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.

  • alice

The chief difficulty Alice found at first was in managing her flamingo.


Sentence first, verdict afterwards.


One can't believe impossible things. I dare say 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.

  • belief

'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.'


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!

  • beliefs

Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.


Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.


It was getting dark so suddenly that Alice thought there must be a thunderstorm coming on. What a thick black cloud that is! she said.And how fast it comes! Why I do believe it's got wings!


We called him Tortoise because he taught us.


His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.


How queer everything is to-day! And yesterday things went on just as usual. I wonder if Ive 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 Im not the same, the next question is, Who in the world am I? Ah, thats the great puzzle!


Theres the Kings Messenger. Hes in prison now, being punished: and the trial doesnt begin until next Wednesday: and of course the crime comes last of all. Suppose he never commits the crime? said Alice. That would be all the better, wouldnt it? the Queen said.


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.


I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then.


No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.


That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.


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.


One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter.

  • goals

But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten, And always, in the answer, get The question back again.


I think I could, if I only knew how to begin. For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.


There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.


Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.

  • truth

Write that down, the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence.


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.’ ’The question is,’ said Alice, ‘whether you can make words mean so many different things.’ ’The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, ‘which is to be master — that’s all.


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.

  • goals

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

  • believed

Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, and 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 meanneither more nor less. The question is, said Alice, whether you can make words mean so many different things. The question is, said Humpty Dumpty, which is to be masterthats all.


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

  • humor

Which form of proverb do you prefer Better late than never, or Better never than late?


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Who is Lewis Carroll? Some facts about Lewis Carroll from biography. photographer.His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all considered to be within the genre of literary nonsense.Oxford scholar, Church of England Deacon, University Lecturer in Mathematics and Logic, academic author of learned theses, gifted pioneer of portrait photography, colourful writer of imaginative genius and ye... Read more about Lewis Carroll on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Lewis Carroll on YouTube. Browse a lot of books about Lewis Carroll on Amazon to get more reference.

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