logo
English German French
language
Lewis Carroll

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.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote



Quotes for: change


Quotes

Quotes about change:


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



View quote

Change alone is the constant.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

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



View quote

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.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

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



View quote

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



View quote







Quotes

Lewis Carroll also said...


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




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




View quote
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
We're all mad here.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote







info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time.







Free | no spam