85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes


You should have seen cartoons or films based on Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” even if you have never read the book. The Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat are well-known characters. Check out some of the most well-known Cheshire Cat Quotes. The Cheshire Cat is known for its capacity to appear and vanish at will, as well as its massive grin. In fact, the Cat’s entire body sometimes vanishes, leaving only the grin behind. The Cat’s most essential contribution is to inform Alice that everyone in Wonderland is insane, including herself. The Best famous Cheshire Cat Quotes are here as follows.

Cheshire Cat Quotes

1.  “Every adventure requires a first step.” – Cheshire Cat Quotes

85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

 2. “You see a dog growls when it’s angry, and wags its tail when it’s pleasing. Now I growl when I’m pleased, and wag my tail when I’m angry.” – Cheshire Cat

3. “Only a few find the way, some don’t recognize it when they do – some… don’t ever want to.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

4. “Well, some go this way, and some go that way. But as for me, myself, personally, I prefer the shortcut.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

5. “I’ve never trusted toadstools, but I suppose some must have their good points.” – Cheshire Cat

6. “The Cheshire Cat: By-the-bye, what became of the baby? I’d nearly forgotten to ask. Alice: It turned into a pig. The Cheshire Cat: I thought it would.” – ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll.

7. “How do you run from what is inside your head?”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

8. “You used to be much more…muchier. You’ve lost your muchness.” – Cheshire Cat

9. “This way? That way? Does it matter? Left, right, up, down! All mixed up thanks to the shadows! Step deeper into the forest to the deserted garden. You might find shadows in the upside-down room!” – Cheshire Cat

10. “Haste makes waste, so I rarely hurry. But if a ferret were about to dart up my dress, I’d run.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

11. “I’m stranger. You’re stranger. Together, we are… strangers.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

12. “If your stature were an illness, it seems that the Centipede dispenses medicine to make you well.” – Cheshire Cat

13. “If we had the door between us. For instance, if you were inside, you might knock and I could let you out, you know.” – The Cheshire Cat, ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll.

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85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

“If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

15. “If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.” – Cheshire Cat

16. “I could hardly afford to lose my head.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

17. “I knew who I was this morning, but I have changed a few times since then.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

18. “Those who say, ‘there’s nothing like a nice cup of tea for calming the nerves, never had real tea. It’s like a syringe of adrenaline straight to the heart.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

19. “I’m a stranger. You’re a stranger. Together, we are… strangers.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

20.  “Collect what you can. Use it wisely.” – Cheshire Cat

21. “You may have noticed that I’m not all there myself.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

22. “I don’t like the looks of it,’ said the King: ‘however, it may kiss my hand, if it likes.’ ‘I’d rather not,’ the Cat remarked.” – Cheshire Cat Quotes

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85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

“Not all who wander are lost.”- Cheshire Cat

24. “How do you like the Queen?” said the Cat in a low voice. “Not at all,” said Alice: “she’s so extremely—” Just then she noticed that the Queen was close behind her, listening: so she went on “—likely to win, that it’s hardly worthwhile finishing the game.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

25. “Imagination is the only weapon in the war with reality.” – The Cheshire Cat, ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carr

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26. “Those who say there’s nothing like a nice cup of tea for calming the nerves never had *real* tea. It’s like a syringe of adrenaline straight to the heart!” – Cheshire Cat

27. “‘In that direction… lives a Hatter, and in that direction… lives a March Hare. Visit either you like: they’re both mad.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

 28. “Forgetting pain is convenient, remembering it… agonizing.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

29. “I’m not crazy. My reality is just different than yours.” – Cheshire Cat Quotes

30. “Some go this way. Some go that way. But as for me, myself, personally, I prefer the short cut.” – Cheshire Cat

31. “All this talk of blood and slaying has put me off my tea.”- Cheshire Cat

 32. “The Cheshire Cat: Do you play croquet with the Queen today? Alice: I should like it very much but I haven’t been invited yet. The Cheshire Cat: You’ll see me there.” – ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

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85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

“I am not crazy; my reality is just different from yours.”- Cheshire Cat Quotes

34. “And how do you know that you’re mad? “To begin with,” said the Cat, “a dog’s not mad. You grant that?” I suppose so, said Alice. “Well then,” the Cat went on, “you see a dog growls when it’s angry, and wags its tail when it’s pleasing. Now I growl when I’m pleased, and wag my tail when I’m angry. Therefore I’m mad.”– Cheshire Cat

35.  “Somehow you strayed and lost your way, and now there’ll be no time to play, no time for joy, no time for friends – not even time to make amends.”– Cheshire Cat

36. “A rose is still a rose, even hidden under different petals.”– Cheshire Cat

37. “How fine you look when dressed in rage. Your enemies are fortunate your condition is not permanent. You’re lucky, too. Red eyes suit so few.”– Cheshire Cat

38. “Left, right, up, down! All mixed up thanks to the shadows! Step deeper into the forest to the deserted garden. You might find shadows in the upside-down room!”– Cheshire Cat

39. “Cheshire Cat: Oh, you can’t help that, we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad. Alice: How do you know I’m mad? The Cheshire Cat: You must be or you wouldn’t have come here.” – ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll.

40. “You might just as well say,” added the March Hare, “that ‘I like what I get’ is the same thing as ‘I get what I like’!” “You might just as well say, ” added the Dormouse, who seemed to be talking in his sleep, “that ‘I breathe when I sleep’ is the same thing as ‘I sleep when I breathe’!”– Cheshire Cat

Cheshire Cat Quote

41. “Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.” – The Cheshire Cat, ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll.

42. “Only the insane equate pain with success.”– Cheshire Cat

43. “The uninformed must improve their deficit, or die.”– Cheshire Cat

44. “But recovering the truth is worth the suffering and our Wonderland, though damaged, is safe in memory… for now.” – The Cheshire Cat, ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll.

45. “Actually, I am right on time.”– Cheshire Cat

46. “When you’ve understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can’t understand this scripture, throw it away. I insist on your freedom.”– Cheshire Cat

47.  “If you’re gonna make it to the top, get a grip on this rock, and get a grip on yourself.”– Cheshire Cat

48. “We’re all mad here. I am mad; you are mad.”– Cheshire Cat

49. “Never let anyone drive you crazy; it is nearby anyway and the walk is good for you.”– Cheshire Cat

50. “Goodbye, sweet hat.”– Cheshire Cat

51. “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.” – ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

52. “Oh, you can’t help that. Most everyone’s mad here.”– Cheshire Cat

53. “When the day becomes the night and the sky becomes the sea when the clock strikes heavy and there’s no time for tea. And in our darkest hour, before my final rhyme, she will come back home to Wonderland and turn back the hands of time.”– Cheshire Cat

54. “I never get involved in politics.”– Cheshire Cat

55. “I can’t know everything.” – Cheshire Cat

56. “There might be some sense to your knocking,” the Footman went on, without attending to her, “if we had the door between us. For instance, if you were ‘ inside’, you might knock and I could let you out, you know.”– Cheshire Cat

57. “You may have noticed, I’m not all there myself.”– Cheshire Cat

 58. “How puzzling all these changes are! I’m never sure what I’m going to be, from one minute to another.” – Cheshire Cat

59. ‘Have I gone mad?’ ‘I am afraid so, you are entirely bonkers. but I will tell you a secret… all the best people are.‘– Cheshire Cat

60. “You haven’t? Oh, but you must.”– Cheshire Cat

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61.  “Alice : It’s a friend of mine — a Cheshire Cat, allow me to introduce it. The King of Hearts: I don’t like the look of it at all, however, it may kiss my hand if it likes. The Cheshire Cat: I’d rather not.” – ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

62. “Delusions, too, die hard.”– Cheshire Cat

63. “No one does [play fair] if they think they can get away with it.”– Cheshire Cat

64. “Well! I’ve often seen a cat without a grin,” thought Alice; “but a grin without a cat! It’s the most curious thing I ever saw in all my life!”– Cheshire Cat

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85 Best Cheshire Cat Quotes

“A secret is only a secret when it is unspoken to another.”– Cheshire Cat

66.  “Can you stand on your head?”– Cheshire Cat

67. “How queer everything is today! And yesterday things went on just as usual. I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night? Let me think: *was* I the same when I got up this morning?”– Cheshire Cat

68. “We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”– Cheshire Cat

69. “Every picture tells a story. Sometimes we don’t like the ending. Sometimes we don’t understand it.” – Cheshire Cat

70. “And no scheme of ours can raise any sort of smile.”– Cheshire Cat

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71. “Alice asked the Cheshire Cat, who was sitting in a tree, What road do I take?
The cat asked, Where do you want to go?
I don’t know, Alice answered.
Then, said the cat, it really doesn’t matter, does it?”– 
Cheshire Cat

72. “Puurrfect. When you’re not on edge, you’re taking up too much space.”– Cheshire Cat

73. “I went to a hunting party once, I didn’t like it. Terrible people. They all started hunting me!”– Cheshire Cat

74. “We are all victims in waiting.”– Cheshire Cat

75. “The Cheshire Cat: By the way, if you’d like to know, he went that way. Alice: Who?The Cheshire Cat: The White Rabbit.Alice: He did? The Cheshire Cat: Who did?” – ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

76. “The proper order of things is often a mystery to me.”– Cheshire Cat

77. “You are too naïve if you do believe life is innocent laughter and fun.” – Cheshire Cat

78. “Visit either you like: they’re both mad.”– Cheshire Cat

79. “It’s always tea time.”– Cheshire Cat

80. “Of course, he’s mad, too.” – The Cheshire Cat, ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

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81. “Let your need guide your behavior.”– Cheshire Cat

82. “You just go where your high-top sneakers sneak and don’t forget to use your head.” – Cheshire Cat

83. “The shadows should be here soon. Are you prepared for the worst? If not, too bad!” – Cheshire Cat

84. “I’m afraid I have to expel a rather ferocious hairball. You’re on your own, girl.” Cheshire Cat Quotes

85. `I’m not crazy, my reality is just different than yours`– Cheshire Cat

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What is it about Alice in Wonderland that makes it so popular?

Carroll had a rare ability to reproduce the world of childhood, pique the imagination, and make adults feel like children once more. The allure of escaping reality and collapsing into a whimsical world of folly and mocking is universal. The world of Wonderland is a place where conventional rules don’t apply.

What is the Cheshire Cat's colour scheme?

The Cheshire Cat in the book is brown and tan in color.

What is the best Cheshire Cat Quotes?

 “Every adventure requires a first step.”

“Only a few find the way, some don’t recognize it when they do – some… don’t ever want to.”

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