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 Carroll
Fulfilling Through The Looking Glass quotations
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
It takes all the running you can do just to keep in the same place.
I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
One might as well attempt to calculate mathematically the contingent forms of the tinkling bits of glass in a kaleidoscope as to look through the tube of the future and foretell its pattern.
Vanity, fear, desire, competition - all such distortions within our own egos - condition our vision of those in relation to us. Add to those distortions to our own egos the corresponding distortions in the egos of others, and you see how cloudy the glass must become through which we look at each other.
Wine enters through the mouth, Love, the eyes. I raise the glass to my mouth, I look at you, I sigh.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
Know what you're talking about.
Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the king's horses and all the king's men Couldn't put Humpty together again
Disneyland is like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass;
to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Why is a raven like a writing desk?
Must a name mean something?" Alice asked doubtfully.
Of course it must," Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh; "my name means the shape I am - and a good handsome shape it is, too. With a name like yours, you might be any shape, almost.
When you look at Clark Kent when he's working at the Daily Planet, he's a reporter. He doesn't fly through the air in his glasses and his suit.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
And if you take one from three hundred and sixty-five what remains?" "Three hundred and sixty-four, of course." Humpty Dumpty looked doubtful, "I'd rather see that done on paper," he said.
They've a temper, some of them - particularly verbs, they're the proudest - adjectives you can do anything with, but not verbs.
I want [my daughter] to look at the world through the underside of a glass-bottom boat, to look through a microscope at the galaxies that exist on the pinpoint of a human mind.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
I am the passenger, I stay under glass.
I look through my window so bright, I see the stars come out tonight. I see the bright and hollow sky, over the city's ripped backsides and everything looks good tonight.
And so I went through the looking glass, stepped into the netherworld, where up is down and food is greed, where convex mirrors cover the walls, where death is honor and flesh is weak. It is ever so easy to go. Harder to find your way back.
Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.
No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.
One can't believe impossible things.
I can't explain myself, I'm afraid, sir,' said Alice, 'Because I'm not myself you see.
"The horror of that moment," the King went on, "I shall never, never forget!" "You will, though," the Queen said, "if you don't make a memorandum of it."
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
And if he left off dreaming about you, where do you suppose you'd be?
My objective as Secretary of Labor is to look through the 'glass ceiling' to see who is on the other side, and to serve as a catalyst for change . . . .
"I see nobody on the road," said Alice.
"I only wish I had such eyes," the King remarked in a fretful tone. "To be able to see Nobody! And at that distance too! Why, it's as much as I can do to see real people, by this light."
Don't waste your time looking back, you're not going that way.
Well, "slithy" means "lithe and slimy.
" "Lithe" is the same as "active." You see it's like a portmanteau - there are two meanings packed up into one word.
Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
Some people suggest that a worldview is like a set of glasses that color the way you see the world around you. A Christian interprets the world one way, and an atheist interprets the same world a completely different way since he's looking through different worldview "glasses."
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
I paint by all the daylight we have and that is little enough, less perhaps than you have by much... imagine to yourself how a purl must look through a burnt glass.
From the opening lines, Sleeping with Schubert is a hilarious, whimsical romp through the looking glass of a great musical mystery. The writing snaps, crackles, and pops with humor as Bonnie Marson makes Schubert a sexy, happening kind of guy who gives new meaning to our dreaming the impossible.
I can explain all the poems that were ever invented - and a good many that haven't been invented just yet.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
You won't make yourself a bit realer by crying.
It's a large as life and twice as natural
I said you LOOKED like an egg, Sir. And some eggs are very pretty, you know.
You couldn't have it if you DID want it.
It is a curious fact that with 'Through the Looking-Glass' the faculty of making book illustrations departed from me... I have done nothing in that direction since.