Lewis Carroll

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Lewis Carroll

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.
Lewis Carroll

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

That’s the reason they’re called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
Lewis Carroll

‘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.’
Lewis Carroll

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

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

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

I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.
Lewis Carroll

No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.
Lewis Carroll

Oh, ’tis love, ’tis love that makes the world go round.
Lewis Carroll

Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.
Lewis Carroll

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

‘The time has come,’ the walrus said, ‘to talk of many things: of shoes and ships – and sealing wax – of cabbages and kings.’
Lewis Carroll

The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday – but never jam today.
Lewis Carroll

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

Sentence first, verdict afterwards.
Lewis Carroll

Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Lewis Carroll

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

‘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.’
Lewis Carroll

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

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.
Lewis Carroll

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.
Lewis Carroll

Contrariwise, 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.
Lewis Carroll

Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.
Lewis Carroll

We called him Tortoise because he taught us.
Lewis Carroll

It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
Lewis Carroll

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

‘What is the use of a book’, thought Alice, ‘without pictures or conversations?’
Lewis Carroll

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

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

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