“Alice in Wonderland” quotes

(1951)
Cartoon Alice in Wonderland
Clyde Geronimi directed this cartoon in 1951
Title Alice in Wonderland
Year 1951
Directors Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Genre Musical, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Animation
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Plot – Little Alice falls asleep while listening to a fairy tale and starts to dream. She chases a rabbit in the hollow of a tree and ends up in Wonderland, a country populated by a series of strange and fascinating creatures like the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts. Alice drinks strange potions that make her shrink or enlarge, until she must escape from Wonderland because the Queen has condemned her to death.
All actors – Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway, Jerry Colonna, Verna Felton, J. Pat O'Malley, Bill Thompson, Heather Angel, Joseph Kearns, Larry Grey, Queenie Leonard, Dink Trout, Doris Lloyd, James MacDonald, The Mellomen, Don Barclay, Bob Hamlin, Bill Lee, Marni Nixon, Thurl Ravenscroft, Max Smith, Norma Zimmer
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  • “Of all the silly nonsense, this is the stupidest tea party I've ever been to in all my life.”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:nonsense, party]
  • “How do ya do and shake hands, shake hands, shake hands. How do ya do and shake hands and state your name and business. That's manners!”

    J. Pat O'Malley - Dee
    J. Pat O'Malley - Dum
    [Tag:manners]
  • “In my world, the books would be nothing but pictures.”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:books]
  • “- White Rabbit: We need a lazard with a liddle... a lad... can you help us?
    - Bill: At your service, gov'nor.
    - Dodo: Bill, my lad. Have you ever been down a chimney?
    - Bill: Why, gov'nor, I've been down more chimneys...
    - Dodo: Excellent, excellent. Now just hop down the chimney and pull that monster out of there.
    - Bill: Righto, gov'nor......” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Bill Thompson - The White Rabbit
    Larry Grey - Bill
    Bill Thompson - Dodo
    [Tag:fear, monster]
  • “- Mad Hatter: What's the matter my dear, don't you care for tea?
    - Alice: Why, yes. I'm very fond of tea.
    - March Hare: If you don't care for tea, you could at least make polite conversation!”

    Ed Wynn - The Mad Hatter
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    Jerry Colonna - March Hare
  • “You can learn a lot of things from the flowers... Huh! Seems to me they could learn a few things about manners!”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:flowers, learning]
  • “- King of Hearts: Rule 42: All persons more than a mile high must leave the court immediately.
    - Alice: I am not a mile high, and I'm not leaving.
    - Queen of Hearts: Sorry. Rule 42, you know.”

    Dink Trout - King of Hearts
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    Verna Felton - Queen of Hearts
    [Tag:rules]
  • “- March Hare: Start at the beginning.
    - Mad Hatter: Yes, yes. And when you come to the end...”

    Jerry Colonna - March Hare
    Ed Wynn - The Mad Hatter
  • Better look first, for if one drinks much from a bottle marked "Poison", it's almost certain to disagree with you sooner or later.
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
  • “No wonder you're late. Why, this watch is exactly two days slow.”
    Ed Wynn - The Mad Hatter
    [Tag:clock, delay, time]
  • “When I get home I shall write a book about this place... If I ever do get home.”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
  • “- Alice: I'm sorry I interrupted your birthday party. Thank you.
    - March Hare: Birthday? My dear child, this is not a birthday party.
    - Mad Hatter: Of course not. This is an unbirthday party.”

    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    Jerry Colonna - March Hare
    Ed Wynn - The Mad Hatter
    [Tag:birthday]
  • “- Alice: Oh, but that's nonsense. Flowers can't talk.
    - The Rose: But of course we can talk, my dear.
    - Orchid: If there's anyone around worth talking to.
    - Daisy: Or about.”

    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    Doris Lloyd - The Rose
    [Tag:flowers, talking]
  • “- Tweedle Dum: If you think we're waxworks, you ought to pay, you know.
    - Tweedle Dee: Contrariwise, if you think we're alive you ought to speak to us.
    - Tweedle Dum, Tweedle Dee: That's logic.”

    J. Pat O'Malley - Dee
    J. Pat O'Malley - Dum
    [Tag:logic]
  • “- Alice: I simply must get through!
    - Doorknob: Sorry, you're much too big. Simply impassible.
    - Alice: You mean impossible?
    - Doorknob: No, impassible. Nothing's impossible.”

    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    Joseph Kearns - Doorknob
  • “Twinkle twinkle, little bat
    How I wonder what you're at?
    Up above the world you fly
    Like a tea tray in the sky.”

    James MacDonald - Dormouse
     
  • “I warn you, child... if I lose my temper, you lose your head! Understand?”

    Verna Felton - Queen of Hearts
    [Tag:tranquility]
  • “- Caterpillar: Who... are... you?
    - Alice: I- I hardly know, sir. I've changed so many times since this morning, you see...
    - Caterpillar: No, I do not 'C.' Explain yourself.
    - Alice: I'm afraid I can't explain myself sir, because I'm not myself, you know.
    - Caterpillar: I do not know.
    - Alice: Well, I can't put it any more clearly, sir, for it...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Richard Haydn - Caterpillar
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
  • “Why is a raven like a writing desk?”
    Ed Wynn - The Mad Hatter
    [Tag:nonsense]
  • “Curiosity often leads to trouble.”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
  • “It would be so nice if something would make sense for a change.”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:meaning]
  • “Curiouser and curiouser.”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:curiosity]
  • “Well, when one's lost, I suppose it's good advice to stay where you are, until someone finds you. But who'd ever think to look for me here?”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:solitude]
  • Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.”
    Joseph Kearns - Doorknob
    [Tag:direction]
  • “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 it is it wouldn't be, and what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?”
    Kathryn Beaumont - Alice in Wondeland
    [Tag:nonsense]
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