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Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
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And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.
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Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.
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Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
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'Begin at the beginning,' the King said, very gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end: then stop.'
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'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.'
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But I was thinking of a plan to dye one's whiskers green.
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But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten, And always, in the answer, get The question back again.
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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.
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Courtesy while you're thinking what to say. It saves time.
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Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
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He was part of my dream, of course - but then I was part of his dream too.
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His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.
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I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then.
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I have had prayers answered - most strangely so sometimes - but I think our heavenly Father's loving-kindness has been even more evident in what He has refused me.
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I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!
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I think I could, if I only knew how to begin. For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.
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I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.
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If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
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It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
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No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.
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Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!
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Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.
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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. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter.
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One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
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Photography is my one recreation and I think it should be done well.
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Sentence first, verdict afterwards.
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She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
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Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
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Speak roughly to your little boy, and beat him when he sneezes: he only does it to annoy, because he knows it teases.
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Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.
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That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
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The regular course was Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with; and then the different branches of Arithmetic - Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.
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The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
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'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.'
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There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
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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.
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Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.
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We called him Tortoise because he taught us.
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Well, slithy means lithe and slimy. Lithe is the same as active. You see, it's like a portmanteau, there are two meanings packed up into one word.
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What I tell you three times is true.
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'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
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'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.'
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Which form of proverb do you prefer Better late than never, or Better never than late ?
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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.
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Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
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Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
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