34 Philosophical Alice in Wonderland Quotes

“If you drink much from a bottle marked ‘poison’ it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later.”

“Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”

“I don’t believe there’s an atom of meaning in it.”

“Not the same thing a bit!” said the Hatter. “You might just as well say that “I see what I eat” is the same thing as “I eat what I see”!”

“You might just as well say,” added the March Hare, “that “I like what I get” is the same thing as “I get what I like”!”

“You might just as well say,” added the Dormouse, who seemed to be talking in his sleep, “that “I breathe when I sleep” is the same thing as “I sleep when I breathe”!”

“Curiouser and curiouser!”

“What is the use of a book, without pictures or conversations?”

“Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”

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

The Hatter performed by Johnny Depp
Alice in Wonderland Quote from The Hatter

“We’re all mad here.”

“Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with, and then the different branches of arithmetic – Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.”

“Now, I give you fair warning, either you or your head must be off, and that in about half no time! Take your choice!”

“Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.”

“There’s a large mustard-mine near here. And the moral of that is – The more there is of mine, the less there is of yours.”

“Well! I’ve often seen a cat without a grin; but a grin without a cat!”

“Ah! Then yours wasn’t a really good school. Now at ours they had at the end of the bill. French, music, and washing – extra.”

“It was much pleasanter at home, when one wasn’t always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits.”

“Sentence first – verdict afterwards.”

“Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves.”

“Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it’s getting!”

And she tried to fancy what the flame of a candle is like after the candle is blown out, for she could not remember ever having seen such a thing.

“If you’re going to turn into a pig, my dear, I’ll have nothing more to do with you. Mind now!”

“No, no! You’re a serpent; and there’s no use denying it. I suppose you’ll be telling me next that you never tasted an egg!”

“I wish I hadn’t cried so much. I shall be punished for it now, I suppose, by being drowned in my own tears!”

It sounded an excellent plan, no doubt, and very neatly and simply arranged; the only difficulty was, that she had not the smallest idea how to set about it.

“I wish you wouldn’t keep appearing and vanishing so suddenly: you make one quite giddy.”

“I didn’t know that Cheshire cats always grinned; in fact, I didn’t know that cats could grin.”

“You don’t know much, and that’s a fact.”

“And besides, what would be the use of a procession,” thought she, “if people had all to lie down upon their faces, so that they couldn’t see it?”

“A cat may look at a king,”

“Maybe it’s always pepper that makes people hot-tempered, and vinegar that makes them sour-and chamomile that makes them bitter-and—and barley-sugar and such things that make children sweet-tempered.

Alice in Wonderland Movie Quotes
Quote from Red Queen

“They’re dreadfully fond of beheading people here; the great wonder is, that there’s any one left alive!”

“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.”