- A Nursery Magician took
All little children by the hand:
And led them laughing through the book
Where Alice walks in Wonderland.
- Quoted in A Selection from the Letters of Lewis Carroll to his Child-Friends (1933) edited by Evelyn M. Hatch, p. 188
- All apartments are eligible as I ever heard tell of, just as all shopkeepers, barring that publican next door, are respectable.
- I haven't seen this chap's boots yet, but I should say from his knock he's a good opinion of himself.
- Be speedy, for I was born under a thirsty star.
- Whenever I had spotted a real good thing, my funds would never run to paper and stamps to apply for shares.
- Nobody but a highlander can go about without his trousers.
- You see around you the old masters. They were called masters, as you are doubtless aware, because they taught drawing; the epithet old was applied on account of the general leeriness of their dispositions.
- We will indulge in all those miscellaneous commercial operations, which when conducted on a small scale are called thieving, but a large scale, financing.