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“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?”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“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, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
“Why it's simply impassible!
Alice: Why, don't you mean impossible?
Door: No, I do mean impassible. (chuckles) Nothing's impossible!”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“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, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass
“I'm not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Contrariwise,' continued Tweedledee, '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, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“I can't explain myself, I'm afraid, sir,' said Alice, 'Because I'm not myself you see.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“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, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“And how do you know that you're mad? "To begin with," said the Cat, "a dog's not mad. You grant that?" I suppose so, said Alice. "Well then," the Cat went on, "you see a dog growls when it's angry, and wags it's tail when it's pleased. Now I growl when I'm pleased, and wag my tail when I'm angry. Therefore I'm mad.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Tut, tut, child!" said the Duchess. "Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Where should I go?" -Alice. "That depends on where you want to end up." - The Cheshire Cat.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,' says the White Queen to Alice.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Alice had got so much into the way of expecting nothing but out-of-the-way things to happen, that it seemed quite dull and stupid for life to go on in the common way.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
tags: life
“I knew who I was this morning, but I've changed a few times since then.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“I could tell you my adventures—beginning from this morning,” said Alice a little timidly; “but it’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
“I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“And how many hours a day did you do lessons?' said Alice, in a hurry to change the subject.
Ten hours the first day,' said the Mock Turtle: 'nine the next, and so on.'
What a curious plan!' exclaimed Alice.
That's the reason they're called lessons,' the Gryphon remarked: 'because they lessen from day to day.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Cheshire Puss,' she began, rather timidly, as she did not at all know whether it would like the name: however, it only grinned a little wider. 'Come, it's pleased so far,' thought Alice, and she went on. 'Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?'

'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat.

'I don't much care where—' said Alice.

'Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat.

'—so long as I get SOMEWHERE,' Alice added as an explanation.

'Oh, you're sure to do that,' said the Cat, 'if you only walk long enough.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“‎You're not the same as you were before," he said. You were much more... muchier... you've lost your muchness.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“But it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“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.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Come back!" the Caterpillar called after her. "I've something important to say."
This sounded promising, certainly. Alice turned and came back again.
"Keep your temper," said the Caterpillar.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“But then, shall I never get any older than I am now? That'll be a comfort, one way -- never to be an old woman -- but then -- always to have lessons to learn!”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
tags: humor
“She tried to fancy what the flame of a candle is like after the candle is blown out, for she could not remember ever having seen such a thing.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“Reeling and Writhing of course, to begin with,' the Mock Turtle replied, 'and the different branches of arithmetic-ambition, distraction, uglification, and derision.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland: Including Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass
tags: humor

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