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Lewis Carroll Quotes

Lewis Carroll
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter.
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#Goals

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Photography is my one recreation and I think it should be done well.
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#Photography

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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.
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#Action #Practice

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I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.
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#Courage

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If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
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#Life #English Author

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Child of the pure, unclouded brow And dreaming eyes of wonder! Though time be fleet and I and thou Are half a life asunder, Thy loving smile will surely hail The love-gift of a fairy tale
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#Eyes

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Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
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#English Author #Believe

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It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
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#Life #English Author

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Make a remark,' said the Red Queen; 'it's ridiculous to leave all the conversation to the pudding!
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#Conversation

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Please, Ma' am, is this New Zealand or Australia?
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#Australia

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And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.
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#Nature

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I have had prayers answered - most strangely so sometimes - but I think our heavenly Father's loving-kindness has been even more evident in what He has refused me.
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#Faith

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It [the Cheshire Cat] vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone.
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#Beginning

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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.
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#English Author #Harmony

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Curiouser and curiouser!
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#Children

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I think I could, if I only knew how to begin. For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.
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#Knowledge

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Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds?
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#Mathematics

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What I tell you three times is true.
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#Truth

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But then,' thought Alice. 'shall I never get any older than I am now? That'll be a comfort, one way--never to be an old woman--but then--always to have lessons to learn!
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#Comfort

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Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky
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#Tea

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Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
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#English Author

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Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
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#English Author

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The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
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#English Author

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

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One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others
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#Life