Lewis Carroll Quotes

Most popular Lewis Carroll Quotes

Remember who you are.
— Lewis Carroll
Life, what is it but a dream?
— Lewis Carroll
Love makes the world go round.
— Lewis Carroll
Everything has got a moral, if only you can find it.
— Lewis Carroll
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
— Lewis Carroll

memory interesting

I give myself very good advice But I very seldom follow it.
His answer trickled through my head,
Like water through a sieve.

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Begin at the beginning and go till you come to the end; then stop.
— Lewis Carroll
If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
— Lewis Carroll
'What is the use of a book,' thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
— Lewis Carroll

books

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

service

When I use a word, said Humpty Dumpty, in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less."
— Lewis Carroll
'If everybody minded their own business,' said the Duchess in a hoarse growl, 'the world would go round a great deal faster than it does.'
— Lewis Carroll
'Contrariwise,' continued Tweedle-dee, '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
"Where shall I begin, please your majesty?" she asked. "Begin at the beginning," the king said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
— Lewis Carroll
You evidently do not suffer from "quotation-hunger" as I do!  I get all the dictionaries of quotations I can meet with, as I always want to know where a quotation comes from.

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To me it seems that to give happiness is a far nobler goal that to attain it: and that what we exist for is much more a matter of relations to others than a matter of individual progress: much more a matter of helping others to heaven than of getting there ourselves.

society helping others

How queer everything is to-day! And yesterday things went on just as usual. I wonder if I've been changed in the night? Let me think: was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I'm not the same, the next question is, Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle!'
— Lewis Carroll
'I can't believe that!' said Alice. 'Can't you?' the Queen said in a pitying tone. 'Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.' Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said 'one can't believe impossible things.' 'I daresay 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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