Lewis Carroll Quotes

He thought he saw an argument That proved he was the Pope. He looked again and found it was A bar of mottled soap. “A fact so dread,” he faintly said, “Extinguishes all hope.”

“I have answered three questions, and that is enough,” Said his father. “Don’t give yourself airs! Do you think I can listen all day to such stuff? Be off, or I’ll kick you down stairs!”

The Hatter (asked) “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?” “Come, we shall have some fun now!” thought Alice. “I’m glad they’ve begun asking riddles – I believe I can guess that,” she added aloud – “Have you guessed the riddle yet?” the Hatter said, turning to Alice again. “No, I give it up,” Alice […]

They sent an answer back to me. The little fishes’ answer was “We cannot do it, sir, because… ” I sent a letter back to say It would be better to obey. But someone came to me and said “The little fishes are in bed.” I said to him, and I said it plain “Then […]

“It’s time for you to answer now”, the Queen said, looking at her watch: “open your mouth a little wider when you speak, and always say ‘Your Majesty’.”

“Seven years and six months!” Humpty Dumpty repeated thoughtfully. “An uncomfortable sort of age. Now if you’d asked my advice, I’d have said ‘Leave off at seven’ – but it’s too late now.” “I never ask advice about growing,” Alice said indignantly. “Too proud?” the other inquired. Alice felt even more indignant at this suggestion. […]

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