Sunday, January 27, 2013

Writing Prompt: Happy Birthday Lewis Carroll

Abelardo Morell

We have to shout-out a Happy Birthday wish to Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland.

Writing Prompt:  Pick one of the quotes found below and write a response/reaction.  Make sure to write in complete sentences.  Your response should include three to five sentences.

Lewis Carroll

“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.” 
― Lewis Carroll

“Do you think I've gone round the bend?"
"I'm afraid so. You're mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” 
― Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland
“Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
― Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland
“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. ” 
― Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland
“But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
"Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat: "we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad."
"How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, or you wouldn’t have come here.” 
― Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland
“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).” 
― Lewis CarrollAlice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
“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."
"I don't much care where –"
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go.” 
― Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland
“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?” 
― Lewis CarrollAlice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Do you have a favorite Lewis Carroll quote?  If you do, please feel free to share.  We love to here from our readership!

Happy Writing!
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