Lewis Carroll Quotes - DoolBug

Lewis Carroll

Other Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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 !

Lewis Carroll

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Seize the day.

Unknown

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat