Quotation Explorer - 'Lewis Carroll'

What does it matter where my body happens to be?' he said. 'My mind goes on working all the same. - Lewis Carroll
In most gardens they make the beds too soft so that the flowers are always asleep. - Lewis Carroll
i can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. - Lewis Carroll
No Ghost of any common sense begins a conversation - Lewis Carroll
Everything has got a moral if you can only find it. - Lewis Carroll
Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. - Lewis Carroll
If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there. - Lewis Carroll
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop. - Lewis Carroll
'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.' - Lewis Carroll
Surely your gladness need not be the less for the thought that you will one day see a brighter dawn than this. - Lewis Carroll
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less. - Lewis Carroll
"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone. "It means just what I choose it to mean - neither more or less." "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things." "The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master - that's all." - Lewis Carroll
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward. - Lewis Carroll
You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants some magical solution to their problem and everyone refuses to believe in magic. - Lewis Carroll
Ich weiß, wer ich war, als ich heute morgen aufstand, aber ich glaube, daß ich mich seitdem mehrfach verwandelt habe. - Lewis Carroll
Must a name mean something?" Alice asked doubtfully.Of course it must," Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh; "my name means the shape I am - and a good handsome shape it is, too. With a name like yours, you might be any shape, almost. - Lewis Carroll
If you drink much from a bottle marked 'poison' it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later. - Lewis Carroll
What matter it how far we go?" his scaly friend replied."There is another shore, you know, upon the other side. - Lewis Carroll
But, said Alice, if the world has absolutely no sense, who's stopping us from inventing one? - Lewis Carroll
Let craft, ambition, spite, Be quenched in Reason's night, Till weakness turn to might, Till what is dark be light, Till what is wrong be right! - Lewis Carroll
„So ist es, sagte die Herzogin, „und die Moral davon ist Mit Liebe und Gesange hält man die Welt im Gange!„Wer sagte denn, flüsterte Alice, „es geschehe dadurch, daß Jeder vor seiner Thüre fege. - Lewis Carroll
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
It is one of the great secrets of life that those things which are most worth doing, we do for others. - Lewis Carroll
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