Lewis Carroll was born 27 January 1832, and died 14 January 1898
10 Lewis Carroll Quotes
- If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.
- One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
- It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- If you want to inspire confidence, give plenty of statistics – it does not matter that they should be accurate, or even intelligible, so long as there is enough of them.
- I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.
- Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
- If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.
- Here is a golden Rule to begin with. Write legibly. The average temper of the human race would be perceptibly sweetened, if everybody obeyed this Rule! A great deal of the bad writing in the world comes simply from writing too quickly.
- I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about three minutes to read!
- Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.
Lewis Carroll was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. Carroll excelled in mathematics and won a scholarship to Christ College. He wrote novels in the literary nonsense genre, including Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poem, Jabberwocky.
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