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Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll

Born Charles Dodgson in 1832, Lewis Carroll got his pen name from Edmund Yates, editor of The Train, who chose it from a list of possible names Dodgson had suggested. Carroll's first career was as a lecturer at Christ Church and he kept his life as a teacher and parish priest separate from his life as a writer. His seminal work, "Alice in Wonderland," was named after the college dean's dau…

Date of Birth: January 27, 1832
Date of Death: January 14, 1898


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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" Lewis Carroll
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"Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round" Lewis Carroll
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"She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it)" Lewis Carroll
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"He would answer to `Hi!' or to any loud cry, / Such as `Fry me!' or `Fritter my wig!' / To `What-you-may-call-um!' or `What-was-his-name!' / But especially `Thing-um-a-jig!'" Lewis Carroll
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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." Lewis Carroll
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"No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise" Lewis Carroll
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"There is no use trying, said Alice; one can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice, said the Queen. When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." Lewis Carroll
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"I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache." Lewis Carroll
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"When you are describing A shape, or sound, or tint; Don't state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint; And learn to look at all things With a sort of mental squint" Lewis Carroll
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"Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it." Lewis Carroll
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"They lived at the bottom of a well - . . . They lived on treacle." Lewis Carroll
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"Photography is my one recreation and I think it should be done well." Lewis Carroll
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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" Lewis Carroll
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"I am fond of children - except boys" Lewis Carroll
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"Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle." Lewis Carroll
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"Speak in French when you can't think of English for a thing-turn out your toes when you walk-and remember who you are!" Lewis Carroll
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"Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds?" Lewis Carroll
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"Curiouser and curiouser!" Lewis Carroll
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"But I dont want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked.
'Oh, you cant help that,' said the Cat. 'Were all mad here. Im mad. Youre mad.'
'How do you know Im mad?' said Alice.
'You must be, said the Cat. 'or you wouldnt have come here.'"
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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." Lewis Carroll
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"He was part of my dream, of course - but then I was part of his dream too." Lewis Carroll
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