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Alice In Wonderland Day: 10 best quotes from the Lewis Carroll masterpiece

Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland has captured the imagination of children and adults alike. The crazy world and its characters have an uncanny resemblance to our own, which is why these dialogues - when mulled over - contain wisdom beyond years.

Written by Kamalika Mukherjee | Kolkata |
Updated: July 4, 2016 6:01:59 pm
alice in wonderland main_759 Alice In Wonderland Day is said to mark the first telling of this famous children’s story to Lewis Carroll’s young inspiration Alice Liddell.

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is not just a mere book meant for light reading. If we take a closer look, there’s a lot more that this story has to tell in the form of a child-like narration. In between all this there are a lot of inner meanings that come to life with the story. We learn a lot about life through the medium of the story. On the occasion of Alice In Wonderland Day – which is said to mark the first telling of this famous children’s story to his young inspiration Alice Liddell – we bring to you 10 quotes that might seem superficial whilst reading but give a piercing insight into life.

1. “If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.” – The Duchess

1. the duchess (wikipedia) (Source: Wikipedia)

2. “Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.” – Alice to herself

2. Adventures of Alice in wonderland, John Tenniel 1865 (Wikipedia) (Source: Wikipedia)

3. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” – Alice to the Mock Turtle

3. Alice with mock turtle (Source: Wikipedia)

4. “We’re all mad here.” – Cheshire Cat

4. Tennel_Cheshire cat (Source: Wikipedia)

5. “People might think you’re crazy for what you believe or wear or say, but it doesn’t matter.” – Cheshire Cat

5. disney's alice in wonderland fb page (Source: Alice In Wonderland/Facebook)

6. “Have I gone mad? I’m afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usually are.” – The Mad Hatter

6. The mad hatter (wikipedia) png (Source: Wikipedia)

7. “Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” – Cheshire Cat

7. alice in wonderland by lewis caroll fb page (Source: Alice In Wonderland/Facebook)

8. “I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since then.” – Alice

8. disney's alice in wonderland fb page (Source: Alice In Wonderland/Facebook)

9. “How long is forever?” – Alice
“Sometimes, just one second.” – White Rabbit

9. alice in wonderland by lewis caroll fb pg (Source: Lewis Carroll/Facebook)

10. “If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there” – Cheshire Cat to Alice

10. alice in wonderland by lewis caroll fb pg (Source: Lewis Carroll/Facebook)

Which is your favourite line from the book? Tell us in the comments.

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