Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

British Writer, Mathematician

Lived from: 1832-1898

Quotes: Lewis Carroll

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    ''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''
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    ''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
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    ''Write that down,'' the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence.
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    And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.
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    Courtesy while you're thinking what to say. It saves time.
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    Curiouser and curiouser!
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    Everything has got a moral if you can only find it.
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    Everything's got a moral, if you can only find it.
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    I think I could, if I only knew how to begin. For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.
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    I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.
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    If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
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    It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward.
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    Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!
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    One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter.
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    Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
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