Quotes by Lewis Carroll

Sentence first, verdict afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll
We called him Tortoise because he taught us.
- Lewis Carroll
No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.
- Lewis Carroll
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Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll
Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
- Lewis Carroll
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll
His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.
- Lewis Carroll
Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.
- Lewis Carroll
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
- Lewis Carroll
Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.
- Lewis Carroll
Follow us on:
Begin at the beginning and go on 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
I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll
Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll
Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll
She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
- Lewis Carroll
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll
Which form of proverb do you prefer Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll
That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
- Lewis Carroll
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll
'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
- Lewis Carroll
But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten, And always, in the answer, get The question back again.
- Lewis Carroll
I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!
- Lewis Carroll
Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.
- Lewis Carroll
Contrariwise, 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
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll
'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.'
- 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
There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.
- Lewis Carroll
'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'
- Lewis Carroll
While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll