If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead.— Samuel Beckett
Contentment Alice Adventures In Wonderland quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret... All the best people are!
Everybody has won, and all must have prizes.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
It takes all the running you can do just to keep in the same place.
Yes, that's it! Said the Hatter with a sigh, it's always tea time.
It's hard to get lost if you don't know where you're going.
I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than a life of "what ifs".
I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then
Then you should say what you mean," the March Hare went on.
"I do," Alice hastily replied; "at least--at least I mean what I say--that's the same thing, you know." "Not the same thing a bit!" said the Hatter. "You might just as well say that "I see what I eat" is the same thing as "I eat what I see"!
Alice: "How long is forever?" White Rabbit: "Sometimes, just one second."
Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.
If you don t know where you are, a map won't help.
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 contrariwise, what it is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be it would. You see?
"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."
Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul.
Why is a raven like a writing desk?
Speak English!' said the Eaglet. 'I don't know the meaning of half those long words, and I don't believe you do either!
Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Keep your temper, said the Caterpillar.
If everybody minded their own business... the world would go round a deal faster than it does.
No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
How doth the little crocodile Improve his shining tail, And pour the waters of the Nile On every golden scale! How cheerfully he seems to grin, How neatly he spreads his claws, And welcomes little fishes in, With gently smiling jaws!
Will you, won't you, will you, won't you, will you join the dance?
One can't believe impossible things.
What is life but one grand adventure.
I don't think..." then you shouldn't talk, said the Hatter.
'Have some wine,' the March Hare said in an encouraging tone.
Alice looked around the table, but there was nothing on it but tea. 'I don't see any wine,' she remarked. 'There isn't any,' said the March Hare.
I can't explain myself, I'm afraid, sir,' said Alice, 'Because I'm not myself you see.
Nothing adventured, nothing attained.
Why, you might just as well say that, I see what I eat, is the same as, I eat what I see.
...those serpents! There's no pleasing them!
I could tell you my adventures—beginning from this morning,” said Alice a little timidly; “but it’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.
We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong.
"Well, I never heard it before," said the Mock Turtle; "but it sounds uncommon nonsense."
Reeling and Writhing of course, to begin with,' the Mock Turtle replied, 'and the different branches of arithmetic-ambition, distraction, uglification, and derision.
Who ARE You?" This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation.
Alice replied, rather shyly, I--I hardly know, sir, just at present-- at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.
Adventure isn't hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.
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
She tried to fancy what the flame of a candle is like after the candle is blown out, for she could not remember ever having seen such a thing.
Well! I've often seen a cat without a grin,' thought Alice 'but a grin without a cat! It's the most curious thing i ever saw in my life!
Will you walk a little faster? said a whiting to a snail, "There's a porpoise close behind us, and he's treading on my tail! See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance: They are waiting on the shingle--will you come and join the dance?
"In my youth," said his father, "I look to the law, And argued each case with my wife; And the muscular strength, which it gave to my jaw Has lasted the rest of my life."