Do you hear the snow against the windowpanes, Kitty? How nice and soft it sounds! Just as if some one was kissing the window all over outside, I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white […]
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) Quotes
“What is a Caucus-race?” said Alice; not that she much wanted to know, but the Dodo had paused as if it thought that somebody ought to speak, and no one else seemed inclined to say anything. “Why,” said the Dodo, “the best way to explain it is to do it.”
When you are describing A shape, or sound, or tint; Don’t state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint; And learn to look at all things With a sort of mental squint.
“There’s nothing like eating hay when you’re faint,” he remarked to her, as he munched away. “I should think throwing cold water over you would be better,” Alice suggested: “or some sal-volatile.” – “I didn’t say there was nothing Better,” the King replied. “I said there was nothing like it.” Which Alice did not venture […]
“No, no!” said the Queen. “Sentence first-verdict afterwards.”
“Don’t stand there chattering to yourself like that,’ Humpty Dumpty said, looking at her for the first time,’ but tell me your name and your business.’ “My name is Alice, but – ‘ ‘It’s a stupid name enough!’ Humpty Dumpty interrupted impatiently. “What does it mean?’ “must a name mean something?’ Alice asked doubtfully. “Of […]
‘It can’t be anybody else!’ she said to herself. ‘ I’m as certain of it, as if his name were written all over his face.’
The table was a large one, but the three were all crowded together at one corner of it. “No room! No room!” they cried out when they saw Alice coming. “There’s plenty of room!” said Alice indignantly, and she sat down in a large arm-chair at one end of the table. “Have some wine,” the […]
“There is no use trying,” said Alice; “one can’t believe impossible things.” – “I dare say you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
I can’t explain myself, I’m afraid, because I’m not myself, you see.