The best Quotes by Lewis Carroll

The best Quotes by Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, poet and mathematician. He's best known for writing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).

Alice: "How long is forever?"
White Rabbit: "Sometimes, just one second."
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
I'm not crazy - my reality is just different from yours.
Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
If you limit your actions in life to things that nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much.
Mad Hatter: "Have I gone Mad?"
Alice: "I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are."
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
When I used to read fairy-tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one!
My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.
'It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,' says the White Queen to Alice.
I'd give all the wealth that years have piled,
the slow result of life's decay,
To be once more a little child
for one bright summer day.
'And what is the use of a book,' thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversation?'
Alice came to a fork in the road. 'Which road do I take?' she asked.
'Where do you want to go?' responded the Cheshire Cat.
'I don't know,' Alice answered.
'Then,' said the Cat, 'it doesn't matter.'
If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.
'I don't think...'
'Then you shouldn't talk', said the Hatter.
One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
I can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.
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 contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?
'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. I'm mad. You're mad.'
'How do you know I'm mad?' asked Alice.
'You must be,' said the cat, 'or you wouldn't have come.'
Sometimes I believe in as many as 6 impossible things before breakfast.

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Knowing where you're going can be confusing. Trust your instincts.
The ability to speak does not make you intelligent.
A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
The only time that we are allowed to look down upon others: when we are offering to help them up.
Pope Francis - August 2023
There are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives.
Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed, it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
Friendship is like a cup of tea. It has to be clear enough to look down to its bottom.
We all remember the bed time stories of our childhoods. The shoe fits Cinderella, the frog turns into a prince, sleeping beauty is awakened with a kiss. Once upon a time and then they lived happily ever after. Fairy tales, the stuff of dreams. The problem is, fairy tales don't come true. It's the other stories, the ones that begin with dark and stormy nights and end in the unspeakable. It's the nightmares that always seem to become reality. The person that invented the phrase "Happily ever after" should have his ass kicked, so hard!
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You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.
A child's voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who've forgotten how to listen.
If you dream something, it might happen. If you never dream it, it will never happen.

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