If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
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.'
I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then.
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.
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.
Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.
'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.'
Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
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.
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
'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.'
No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.
That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.