Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (/ˈtʃɑːrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdsən/; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/), was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.
Lewis Carroll Quotes
Lewis Carroll #Birthday
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 #Good
She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
Lewis Carroll #Great
Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
Lewis Carroll #Intelligence
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
Lewis Carroll #Life
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
Lewis Carroll #Time
'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 #Learning
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 #Truth
Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
Lewis Carroll #Strength
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.