27 May 2011

Alice in Wonderland Quote by the Gryphon

Alice in Wonderland quote by the Gryphon is one of my favorite quotes:

"The adventures first...explanations take such a dreadful time."

- Gryphon

Alice is having a conversation with the Gryphon and the Mock Turtle by the beach. Alice has been mostly listening to the other two telling their stories and songs but then the Gryphon asks Alice to tell about her adventures as well. When Alice begins her tale a little hesitantly, the Mock Turtle wants her to explain it all. But the Gryphon is impatient and wants to hear only the exiting parts.

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I have found a few beautiful Gryphon inspired jewelry pieces on Amazon. Here they are for all to enjoy:

20 May 2011

Alice in Wonderland Quote by the Duchess

This week's Alice in Wonderland quote comes from the Duchess.
Alice is walking with the Duchess who is for once in a pleasant temper. She tucks her arm into Alice's and rests her chin on Alice's shoulder, which Alice doesn't like much because her chin is uncomfortably sharp.

The Duchess talks and gives morals to everything from love to thinking without speaking. This is a moral to something that only the Duchess can understand:

"Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves."
-the Duchess

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See these beautiful Onyx Duchess Drop Earrings
in here:   Onyx Duchess Drop Earrings
See the Top 10 Alice in Wonderland quotes in here:  Top 10 Alice in Wonderland Quotes

16 May 2011

Alice in Wonderland Quote by the Red Queen

This Alice in Wonderland quote comes from the Red Queen:

"Now here it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"

- Red Queen

Alice meets the Red Queen after talking to the flowers in the Queen's garden. They go for a walk and the Red Queen explains to Alice how the area is a giant chess game and how they move from a square to another. She even promises Alice that in the eight square Alice will become a Queen herself!

While doing this they begin running and the Red Queen just makes them run faster and faster. But the strange thing is that the surroundings don't change at all.  And Alice feels that they are in the same place all the time, even though they run and run  for a long time. The Queen doesn't think anything of it but instead says that Alice's country must be then a very slow sort of a country.

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Have a look at this exquisite Red Queen's Heart Bracelet
by clicking this link:
           Disney Couture Heart Bracelet

More Red Queen quotes on Queen of Hearts and Red Queen Quotes

06 May 2011

Alice in Wonderland With the Cheshire Cat - the Vanishing Act and the Famous Grin

Alice is walking in the forest of  Wonderland after visiting the Duchess and saving the little pig from the pots and pans of the cook. Then she sees the Cheshire Cat and has a chat with it. The Cheshire Cat declares that everyone in Wonderland is mad while Alice asks for directions.
The conversation ends abruptly when the Cat vanishes, but he wants to ask Alice about the pig and suddenly appears again. This happens a couple of times and Alice is getting dizzy from the Cat's vanishing acts. Alice asks the Cheshire Cat not to do it so suddenly.

Therefore next time the Cat disappears very slowly beginning with the end of the tail and ending with the grin. The grin being the last thing to vanish, it stays in the air by itself for some time, and Alice is pretty amazed by this:

"Well, I've often seen a cat without a grin; but a grin without the cat! It's the most curious thing I ever saw in my life!"


Cheshire Cat is one of the most loved characters in Wonderland. This picture of the Cheshire Cat shows how he was illustrated by Sir John Tenniel in 1865 for Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”.
To see more recent versions of the Cat and also quotes by him, click this link:
Cheshire Cat Quotes and pictures