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She generally gave herself very good advice,
by Lewis Carroll

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

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If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

 

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

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.
- Lewis Carroll

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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.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

Take care of the sense
and the sounds will take care of themselves.
- Lewis Carroll

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
- Lewis Carroll

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

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

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

"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

There are three hundred and sixty-four days
when you might get un-birthday presents,
and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll

Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.
- Lewis Carroll

"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."
- Lewis Carroll

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

"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."
- Lewis Carroll

His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.
- Lewis Carroll

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll

There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure
to dance without cessation;
and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.
- Lewis Carroll

But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten,
And always, in the answer, get The question back again.
- Lewis Carroll

I have proved by actual trial that a letter,
that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!
- Lewis Carroll

We called him Tortoise because he taught us.
- Lewis Carroll

The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday -
but never jam today.
- Lewis Carroll

No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.
- Lewis Carroll

Sentence first, verdict afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

That's the reason they're called lessons,
because they lesson from day to day.
- Lewis Carroll

Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end;
then stop.
- Lewis Carroll

'What is the use of a book', thought Alice,
'without pictures or conversations?'
- Lewis Carroll

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl:
it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
- Henry David Thoreau

My compassionate intents are generally received clearly
and acted upon - perhaps not immediately,
or in exactly the way I hope -
but acted upon favorably, nonetheless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not very heroic to slay dragons.
Dragons are generally very peaceful and well behaved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

The healthy man does not torture others -
generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
- Carl Jung

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Wise kings generally have wise counselors;
and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
- Diogenes

Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy,
that are preceded by a long Courtship.
- Joseph Addison

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

Generally speaking, historically in this country,
the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

The automobile, both a cause and an effect of this decentralization,
is ideally suited for our vast landscape and our generally
confused and contrary commuting patterns.
- Brock Yates

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert,
to fleece the people.
- Abraham Lincoln

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies,
but they never can be friends, because there must always
be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- George Byron

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
- J. Paul Getty

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be
left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
- Frank Moore Colby

Science is defined in various ways, but today it is
generally restricted to something which is experimental,
which is repeatable, which can be predicted,
and which is falsifiable.
- Walter Lang

Inconsistencies in men are generally testimony to their immaturity.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Of course, the world is full of problems.
But on the other hand it's important to get the sense...
are we generally moving in the right direction or the wrong direction?
- Bjorn Lomborg

A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act,
and generally a sad one.
- Queen Victoria

I am not generally regarded as a pleasant or socially minded fellow.
- Caryl Chessman

Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input.
Actors are dumb.
- Dirk Benedict

It's extremely seldom that anybody wants me to change
what I've written about them.
Generally I portray them in a good light,
if they're friends.
- Harvey Pekar

Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece.
Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through,
their villains wholly bad.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Eating coals of fire has always been one of the sensational feats of the Fire Kings,
as it is quite generally known that charcoal burns
with an extremely intense heat.
- Harry Houdini

Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture,
as the little creep through, the great break through,
and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
- William Shenstone

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally
you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
- Lord Byron


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