Cheshire Cat Quotes

Quotes tagged as "cheshire-cat" (showing 1-20 of 20)
Lewis Carroll
“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

Lewis Carroll
“Alice asked the Cheshire Cat, who was sitting in a tree, “What road do I take?”

The cat asked, “Where do you want to go?”

“I don’t know,” Alice answered.

“Then,” said the cat, “it really doesn’t matter, does it?”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll
“Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“We're all mad here.”
Cheshire Cat

Jack Kerouac
“When you've understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can't understand this scripture, throw it away. I insist on your freedom.”
Jack Kerouac, The Scripture of the Golden Eternity

Lewis Carroll
“Alice didn't think that proved it at all; however, she went on: '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 its tail when it's pleased. Now I growl when I'm pleased, and wag my tail when I'm angry. Therefore I'm mad.'
'I call it purring, not growling,' said Alice.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll
“I don't like the looks of it,' said the King: 'however, it may kis my hand, if it likes.'
'I'd rather not,' the Cat remarked.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Julian Huxley
“Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler, but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire Cat.”
Julian Huxley, Religion Without Revelation

Lewis Carroll
“I'm not crazy, my reality is just different than yours”
Lewis Carroll

“You just go where your high-top sneakers sneak, and don't forget to use your head.”
Cheshire Cat

Marissa Meyer
“Besides, if you ever did eat some bad food, I could still find a use for you. I've always wanted a cat-drawn carriage."
Cheshire opened one eye, his pupil slitted and unamused.
"I would dangle balls of yarn and fish bones out in front to keep you moving."
He stopped purring long enough to say, "You are not as cute as you think you are, Lady Pinkerton.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Lewis Carroll
“If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter which path you take.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Erin R. Bedford
“A rose is still a rose, even hidden under different petals.”
Erin R. Bedford

Lewis Carroll
“Alice asked the Cheshire Cat, who was sitting in a tree, “What road do I take?” The cat asked, “Where do you want to go?” “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it really doesn’t matter, does it?”
Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll
“I'm not crazy. My reality is just different than yours.

~ Cheshire Cat”
Lewis Carroll

“I do love irony. It’s so…complicated and coincidental.”
Cassandra Kemper, The Madder Woman

Lewis Carroll
“Alice asked the Cheshire Cat who was sitting in a tree "What road do I take?"

The cat asked, "Where do you want to go?"

"I don't know " answered Alice.

"Then, said the cat, it really doesn't matter, does it?”
Lewis Carroll

Erin R. Bedford
“Goes to show you can’t judge a fish by the hook in it’s mouth.”
Erin R. Bedford

Lewis Carroll
“,"I am not crazy, my reality is just different from yours."-Cheshire Cat”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass: With an Excerpt from the Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll

Emory R. Frie
“Never back, never back!... People don’t like going back, even if they must. I don’t like going back! And I’m not people! But I look back, sometimes, every so often, just to make sure I’m not leaving anything important behind. Like my tail! I can never be sure when I leave my tail behind me by mistake.”
Emory R. Frie, Wonderland

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