71 Through The Looking Glass Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Through The Looking Glass Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things. — Claude Chabrol

The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. — William Makepeace Thackeray

It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry. — Nikolai Gogol

There's another world out there just beyond the world we're in. It's just on the other side of that translucent, semitransparent surface. — Bill Viola

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. — Virginia Woolf

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. — Virginia Woolf

Glass is the most magical of all materials. It transmits light in a special way. — Dale Chihuly

For me a stained glass window is a transparent partition between my heart and the heart of the world. — Marc Chagall

There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see. — Omar Khayyam

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment. — Carl Sandburg

Short Through The Looking Glass Quotes

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  • It takes all the running you can do just to keep in the same place. — Lewis Carroll
  • Know what you're talking about. — George H. W. Bush
  • Wine enters through the mouth, Love, the eyes. I raise the glass to my mouth, I look at you, I sigh. — William Butler Yeats
  • Why is a raven like a writing desk? — Lewis Carroll
  • One can't believe impossible things. — Lewis Carroll
  • I can't explain myself, I'm afraid, sir,' said Alice, 'Because I'm not myself you see. — Lewis Carroll
  • Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin. — Napoleon Bonaparte
  • And if he left off dreaming about you, where do you suppose you'd be? — Lewis Carroll
  • Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? — Lewis Carroll
  • You won't make yourself a bit realer by crying. — Lewis Carroll
Through the looking glass quote What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

Alice Through The Looking Glass Quotes

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I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then — Lewis Carroll

Disneyland is like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass; to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world. — Walt Disney

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. — Lewis Carroll

Through the looking glass quote Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.

"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." — Lewis Carroll

Ironically, it was only maybe a year prior to Tim calling I had re-read Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, and what I took away from it was these very strange, little cryptic nuggets that he'd thrown in there. — Johnny Depp

Suddenly, the world I had scrutinised for so long was all around me, as if I had leaned forward and climbed into the television like Alice through the looking-glass. I had no idea just how deep the rabbit hole would go. — Simon Pegg

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More Through The Looking Glass Quotes

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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

Through the looking glass quote Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.

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. — Henry Ward Beecher

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. — Tennessee Williams

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 — Lewis Carroll

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. — Gene Simmons

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. — Lewis Carroll

They've a temper, some of them - particularly verbs, they're the proudest - adjectives you can do anything with, but not verbs. — Lewis Carroll

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. — Sarah Kay

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. — Iggy Pop

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. — Marya Hornbacher

"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." — Lewis Carroll

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." — Greg Koukl

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 . . . . — Elizabeth Dole

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. — Sayings

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. — John Constable

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. — Jonis Agee

I can explain all the poems that were ever invented - and a good many that haven't been invented just yet. — Lewis Carroll

It's a large as life and twice as natural — Lewis Carroll

I said you LOOKED like an egg, Sir. And some eggs are very pretty, you know. — Lewis Carroll

You couldn't have it if you DID want it. — Lewis Carroll

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. — John Tenniel

One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it-- it was the black kitten's fault entirely. — Lewis Carroll

I will be thin and pure like a glass cup. Empty. Pure as light. Music. I move my hands over my body - my shoulders, my collarbone, my rib cage, my hip bones like part of an animal skull, my small thighs. In the mirror my face is pale and my eyes look bruised. My hair is pale and thin and the light comes through. I could be a lot younger than seventeen. I could be a child still, untouched. — Francesca Lia Block

I built a leprechaun trap that was made to look like a tiny hotel. There was a ramp where the leprechaun could walk into the hotel, see a Lego pot of gold on the other side, try to reach it, fall through a trap door, go through a tube, wind up in a biscuit tin, and be trapped. My mom, encouraging my madness, told me that the leprechaun might escape and that I needed a shot glass of whiskey down there to keep him occupied while he was in there. — Alex Hirsch

People in the West sometimes have these marvelous visions of India and Tibet. They assume that there are all these sadhus walking around and everybody is breathing enlightenment. Forget it. Don't look at it through rose-colored glasses. — Frederick Lenz

You could also "request" to be locked into the seclusion room. Not many people made that request. You had to "request" to get out too. A nurse would look through the chicken wire and decide if you were ready to come out. Somewhat like looking at a cake through the glass of the oven door. — Susanna Kaysen

We live in a glass-soaked civilization, but as for the bird in the Chinese proverb who finds it so difficult to discover air, the substance is almost invisible to us. To use a metaphor drawn from glass, it may be revealing for us to re-focus, to stop looking through glass, and let our eyes dwell on it for a moment to contemplate its wonder. — Alan Macfarlane

It is the color closest to light. In its utmost purity it always implies the nature of brightness and has a cheerful, serene, gently stimulating character. Hence, experience teaches us that yellow makes a thoroughly warm and comforting impression. With yellow the eye rejoices, the heart expands, the spirit is cheered and we immediately feel warmed. Many people feel an inclination to laugh when looking through a yellow glass. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sun is very distinct through the eclipse. You go from bright sunlight to twilight in a matter of 10 seconds. And everybody around you will start screaming like the home team just made a touchdown at the Super Bowl. It will be unmistakable when it's safe. Plus, if you're looking through the eclipse glasses, the crescent sun will get thinner and thinner and thinner, and then it will vanish. Then it's totality, and it's safe to look. — Fred Espenak

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