Quotation Explorer - 'Alice'

"I've had nothing yet", Alice replied in an offended tone: "so I ca'n't take more." "You mean you ca'n't take *less*. It's very easy to take *more* than nothing."
'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
In order to keep liking Nick (as opposed to loving him which was completely non-negotiable) Alice sometimes had to look at him obliquely or with her eyes half closed or through a pin hole on a piece of cardboard. Straight on would burn her retinas. - Carol Anshow
That was the moment when Alice knew for sure that she and Charlie Erdling would be friends for the rest of their lives. - Sarah Weeks
Alice! You know I love you like a sister!""Words." she growled. - Stephenie Meyer
But, said Alice, if the world has absolutely no sense, who's stopping us from inventing one? - 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
In a sense, we are all crashing to our death from the top story of our birth ... and wondering with an immortal Alice at the patterns of the passing wall. This capacity to wonder at trifles - no matter the imminent peril - these asides of the spirit ... are the highest form of consciousness. - Vladimir Nabokov
"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
I think that’s what Toni Morrison and Alice Walker understand, the secret language of women. That it’s not a secret at all; men just don’t know how to listen. - Marlon James
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
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