Dance Open 2019:
Alice, choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti
performed by Dormund Ballet

Thus spoke Alice

More than a century ago, Lewis Carroll (also known as Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, mathematic, writer and poet) has invented the girl Alice and her incredible dream about adventures in Wonderland. And the girl Alice has invented her own wonderful way of living and thinking. It has so much sincerity and paradoxicality which create together a deep worldly wisdom.

Alice’s quotes – it’s a special, sophisticated pleasure for your mind. Here we decided to collect all our favorite quotes, but of course you can find much more quotes in the book - the book which became important for many generations and determinative for all the conscience of European civilization. Let’s read Alice together.


Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.
Alice: I don't much care where.
The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn't much matter which way you go.

My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.

You can always take more than nothing.

She generally gave herself very good advice, though she very seldom followed it.

Pudding — Alice; Alice — Pudding. Remove the pudding!

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle

Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe...
 

I'm not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours

One of the most serious losses in the battle is the loss of the head.

Curtsey while you’re thinking what to say, it saves time.

If the head is empty, alas, the biggest sense of humor will not save you.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality


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