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Lewis Carroll

English author; b. 1832; d. 1898  ·  2 aphorisms  ·  no comments

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Comment#  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

"Begin at the beginning," the King said gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop."

Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (hardcover)

Comment#  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic."

Lewis Carroll, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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