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Written nearly 160 years ago, Alice in Wonderland still remains one of the most loved children’s tales across the globe. Full of wise and wacky characters in almost every scene, the tale is full of dialogues that are quite relevant to human life and characteristics.

So, here are some of the most wonderful Alice in Wonderland quotes (or dialogues) that hold some deep meaning. Enjoy!

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.”
“I don’t much care where –”
“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Curiouser and curiouser!”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Mad Hatter: “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?”
“Have you guessed the riddle yet?” the Hatter said, turning to Alice again.
“No, I give it up,” Alice replied: “What’s the answer?”
“I haven’t the slightest idea,” said the Hatter”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“We’re all mad here.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“have i gone mad?
im afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usualy are.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night. Let me think. Was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I’m not the same, the next question is ‘Who in the world am I?’ Ah, that’s the great puzzle!”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“The Mad Hatter: “Would you like some wine?”
Alice: “Yes…”
The Mad Hatter: “We haven’t any and you’re too young.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Yes, that’s it! Said the Hatter with a sigh, it’s always tea time.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom followed it).”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“‘Who are you?’ said the Caterpillar… Alice replied, rather shyly, ‘I–I hardly know, sir, just at present—at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.’” 

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat. ‘We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.’ ‘How do you know that I’m mad?’ said Alice. ‘You must be,’ said the Cat, ‘or you wouldn’t have come here.’” 

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“If you knew Time as well as I do… you wouldn’t talk about wasting it.” 

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“If you didn’t sign it… that only makes the matter worse. You must have meant some mischief, or else you’d have signed your name like an honest man.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

 “You know you say things are ‘much of a muchness’—did you ever see such a thing as a drawing of a muchness?”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Tut, tut, child!” said the Duchess. “Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Well, in our country,” said Alice, still panting a little, “you’d generally get to somewhere else — if you ran very fast for a long time, as we’ve been doing.”
“A slow sort of country!” said the Queen. “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, Alice in Wonderland

Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible things.”
“I daresay 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, Alice in Wonderland

But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
“Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”
“How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“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, Alice in Wonderland

“I’m late, I’m late! For a very important date! No time to say ‘hello, goodbye,’ I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“That depends where you want to get to.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Ah, but it’s very rude to sit down without being invited.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Twinkle twinkle little bat. How I wonder what you’re at. Up and above the world you fly, like a tea tray in the sky.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrariwise, what it is, it wouldn’t be, and what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

 “I’m afraid I can’t explain myself, sir. Because I’m not myself, you know.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

‘I could tell you my adventures–beginning from this morning,’ said Alice a little timidly: ‘but it’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.’

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Well, now that we have seen each other,” said the Unicorn, “if you’ll believe in me, I’ll believe in you. Is that a bargain?”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Why is a raven like a writing desk?”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“Either it brings tears to their eyes, or else -“
“Or else what?” said Alice, for the Knight had made a sudden pause.
“Or else it doesn’t, you know.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

That completes our list of Alice in Wonderland quotes. In case you want some more to be added to this, feel free to drop a message in the comments segment along with the quotes that you want to see here. We will add them.

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