Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem “Jabberwocky”, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.
If You Don't Know Where You Are Going, Any Road Will Get You There.
His Answer Trickled Through My Head Like Water Through A Sieve.
But I Was Thinking Of A Way To Multiply By Ten, And Always, In The Answer, Get The Question Back Again.
She Generally Gave Herself Very Good Advice, (Though She Very Seldom Followed It).
'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.'
Always Speak The Truth, Think Before You Speak, And Write It Down Afterwards.
Begin At The Beginning And Go On Till You Come To The End; Then Stop.
'The Time Has Come,' The Walrus Said, 'To Talk Of Many Things: Of Shoes And Ships - And Sealing Wax - Of Cabbages And Kings.'
The Rule Is, Jam Tomorrow And Jam Yesterday - But Never Jam Today.
Sometimes I've Believed As Many As Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast.
Oh, 'Tis Love, 'Tis Love That Makes The World Go Round.
I Can't Go Back To Yesterday - Because I Was A Different Person Then.
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Bat How I Wonder What You're At! Up Above The World You Fly, Like A Tea-tray In The Sky.
That's The Reason They're Called Lessons, Because They Lesson From Day To Day.
'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.'
I Have Proved By Actual Trial That A Letter, That Takes An Hour To Write, Takes Only About 3 Minutes To Read!
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.
Which Form Of Proverb Do You Prefer Better Late Than Never, Or Better Never Than Late?
It's A Poor Sort Of Memory That Only Works Backwards.
There Are Three Hundred And Sixty-four Days When You Might Get Un-birthday Presents, And Only One For Birthday Presents, You Know.
Sentence First, Verdict Afterwards.
No Good Fish Goes Anywhere Without A Porpoise.
One Of The Secrets Of Life Is That All That Is Really Worth The Doing Is What We Do For Others.
Take Care Of The Sense And The Sounds Will Take Care Of Themselves.
'What Is The Use Of A Book', Thought Alice, 'Without Pictures Or Conversations?'
Who In The World Am I? Ah, That's The Great Puzzle.
Everything's Got A Moral, If Only You Can Find It.
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.
Why, Sometimes I've Believed As Many As Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast.
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.
We Called Him Tortoise Because He Taught Us.