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Quote of Lewis Carroll - but it's no use going back...


Biography - Lewis Carroll:

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

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



Note 

Note



And the Gryphon added, "Come, let's hear some of your adventures."

"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."


Source: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Wikisource - Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (en) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
mais il est inutile de remonter jusqu'à hier, car j'étais alors une personne différente.

German
aber es ist sinnlos, bis gestern zurück zu gehen, denn da war ich jemand Anderes.




See also 

See also...



You could not step twice into the same river.

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

I am not what I once was.




Quotes for: yesterday


Quotes

Quotes about yesterday:


There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.







Quotes for: change


Quotes

Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





Change alone is the constant.





They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes

Lewis Carroll also said...


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





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.





We're all mad here.












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