Quotes from a Master: Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll


“Everything has got a moral if you can only find it.”

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.”

“It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backward.”

‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat: ‘We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.’
~Alice in Wonderland

“Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
~Alice in Wonderland

“Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
~Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
~Said by the King to the White Rabbit

From Wikipedia:

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (pron.: /ˈtʃɑrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdʒsən/ CHARLZ LUT-wij DOJ-sən;[1][2] 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/ KARR-əl), was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems “The Hunting of the Snark” and “Jabberwocky”, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, and there are societies in many parts of the world (including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand) dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.

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