Lewis Carroll

1832 - 1898

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on time, kairos, talk, meaning, everything, conversation, cabbages, and kings

"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 (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Pages: Chapter 4

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on madness, insanity, collective unconscious, and place

'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.'
'How do you know I'm mad?' said Alice.
'You must be,' said the Cat, 'or you wouldn't have come here.'

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Pages: Chapter 6

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on morals, purpose, and meaning

'Tut, tut, child!' said the Duchess.  'Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.'

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Pages: Chapter 9

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on busyness, hurry, rush, and running

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.  If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Pages: Chapter 2

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on direction, journey, cats, misdirection, questions, place, and walking

'Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?'
'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat.
'I don't much care where - ' said Alice.
'Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat.
' - so long as I get somewhere,' Alice added as an explanation.
'Oh, you're sure to do that,' said the Cat, 'if you only walk long enough.'

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Pages: Chapter 6

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on logic and contrariness

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 (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 4

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on belief, unicorns, and seeing is believing

'Well, now that we have seen each other,' said the Unicorn, 'if you'll believe in me, I'll believe in you. Is that a bargain?'
'Yes, if you like,' said Alice.

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 7

Contributed by: casual observer

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on dream and collective unconscious

He was part of my dream, of course - but then, I was part of his dream, too!

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 12

Contributed by: Baroque

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on advice

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She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Chapter 1

Contributed by: Wendy

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on sense, sound, language, and meaning

Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Chapter 9

Contributed by: Zaady

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