2 3 live&learn&rejoice: favorite lewis carroll bits

June 10, 2011

favorite lewis carroll bits

"he's murdering time. off with his head"
(the queen in aiw)

". . .no wise fish would go anywhere without a porpoise"
(the mock turtle in aiw)

"look up, speak nicely, and don't twiddle your fingers all the time"
(the red queen in ttlg)

"speak in french when you can't think of the english for a thing--turn out your toes as you walk--and remember who you are"
(the red queen in ttlg)

"it's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards"
(the red queen in ttlg)

"the rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday--but never jam today"
(the red queen in ttlg)

"when i use a word," humpty dumpty said, "it means just what i choose it to mean--neither more nor less "