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Lewis Carroll

Quote of Lewis Carroll - If you don't know where you...

Biography - Lewis Carroll:

English writer, mathematician and logician.
Born: 1832 - Died: 1898
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.



"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," said the Cat.

"I don't much care where——" said Alice.

"Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat.

"——so long as I get somewhere," Alice added as an explanation.

“Oh, you’re sure to do that,” said the Cat, “if you only walk long enough.”

(from Alice in Wonderland)

If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.

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(French, German)

Si vous ne savez pas où vous allez, n'importe quel chemin vous y mènera.

Wenn du nicht weißt, wohin du willst, führt dich jeder Weg dorthin.

See also 

See also...

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

One never goes so far as when one no longer knows where one is going.

Quotes for: way


Quotes for: way

Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.

Each man must invent his own path.

The way up and down is one and the same.

Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself.

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.

The contempt of riches in philosophers was only a hidden desire to avenge their merit upon the injustice of fortune, by despising the very goods of which fortune had deprived them; it was a secret to guard themselves against the degradation of poverty, it was a back way by which to arrive at that distinction which they could not gain by riches.


Lewis Carroll also said...

I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.

but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.

We're all mad here.

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