Words matter. These are the best Wonderland Quotes from famous people such as Kathe Koja, Gwen Stefani, Yayoi Kusama, Elizabeth Jagger, Michelle Forbes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
‘Alice in Wonderland’ has been done a million times; why do it again? Nerve’s answer is that Alice is Everyman and Everywoman, going through the stages of life.
I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella. It would be totally messed up!
I, Kusama, am the modern Alice in Wonderland.
‘Finnegans Wake,’ ‘Alice and Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass’ live on my bedside table back home in London.
I did a show called ‘Wonderland’ a few years back, and I was fortunate enough to spend a full-on two weeks – I’m talking 13-15 hours a day – with the doctors and patients at Bellevue in New York. That served me well for ‘Durham County.’
I’d always wanted to act – since I starred in ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as a girl, that was it.
As kids, we lived in this magical world and roamed free in the gardens. I was obsessed with ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ My dad cut the hedges so that they started shorter and grew taller, so I could run up and down and feel like I was shrinking.
Drag was like ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ where she fell into the hole and her world changed. I fell into a gay bar, and my entire world changed.
Is ‘The Wind in the Willows’ a children’s book? Is ‘Alice in Wonderland?’ Is ‘Treasure Island?’ These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up.
People always imagine that the whole of Victorian England was sitting around reading Alice in Wonderland – in fact only a tiny minority ever did.
I think the story of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in a way is a reminder that life is frightening, it can shift on you at any moment.
The best book on programming for the layman is ‘Alice in Wonderland’; but that’s because it’s the best book on anything for the layman.
I quit acting when I was 11 because I was cast as a bouncing ball in ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ and I felt slighted and wounded.
When I was a child, my father would read out loud to my brother, my mother, and me. Several times in the course of my childhood, he would read ‘Alice and Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass’ over a few weeks. They were a great favorite with all of us.
I like the Alice in Wonderland sculpture in Central Park. I love how it’s been rained on forever and looks worn down by time.
I had a very mixed kind of childhood reading. I read the childhood classics like ‘Robinson Crusoe,’ ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ ‘Chums Annual.’ At the same time, I read an enormous number of American comics because Shanghai was an American zone of influence.
I’m working on something that’s not yet novel-shaped but is something of a film-noir-flavored ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ It will also very likely be a single volume story and not the start of a series.
By the time Africa is developed, it will be the wonderland of the world, ’cause it will be able to make use of all the mistakes of other nations. But it nah go just drop out of the sky. So we have to put in work.
It’s great fun that my grandkids get to see the costumes in ‘Alice in Wonderland’ or a doll with grandma’s dress, but then they also let me know they’re bummed I didn’t do any of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies.
‘Wonderland’ was incredible, but ‘Once Upon A Time,’ I found it quite soul-destroying.
I am trying to write stuff that is different. I am a big science fan. I read a lot of science, and ‘Wonderland’ has a lot of science in it. I don’t know. They are hard to describe… We are living in a wonderland age of science.
Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland.
I have written a book called ‘In the Wonderland of Numbers.’ It’s about a young girl, Neha, who is very poor in mathematics, but in a series of illusory experiences, she becomes a great mathematician.
If ‘Jingle Belle’ harkens back to anything, it’s sort of the Harvey Comics. Not really ‘Archie,’ but more of a teenage version of what Harvey Comics would have become, with the type of fantasy wonderland of her and her various friends.
There are perennial stories like ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and those sorts of things, which have been around since almost as long as film, and ‘Frankenstein’ is another one. They’re perennial favorites, which get remade every 20 years, and that’s OK.
I don’t think of Home Depot as romantic, but I do think the Christmas wonderland they put up during the holidays is magical. That is what Home Depot is to me, and that is the only romantic thing about it.
Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.
I do not use computer much, but I am slowly becoming aware of the popularity of Bob Biswas and the jokes on the Internet. I feel like Alice in Wonderland, it’s a dream which might end someday.
As a child, I copied Tenniel’s illustrations from ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ obsessively, particularly his drawing of the white rabbit in waistcoat and frockcoat, umbrella tucked under one arm and a fob watch in paw, a look of suppressed panic in his eye.
The first thing that matters: I am a child of the eighties. I grew up in a neon wonderland of talking horses, compassionate bears, hair that didn’t move in a stiff wind, and the constant threat of nuclear war.
While I am not saying Facebook cannot be a wonderland for marketers, I am still waiting to see the proof of it, and so should every reporter.
Whole Foods is a wonderland molded to accommodate the psyche of the socially-responsible, guilt-ridden liberal – the crunchy Kucinich capitalist.
My kitchen looks like the one from my childhood – very homey, with a little bit of Alice in Wonderland!
When I watched castles in ‘Alice In Wonderland’ or ‘Snow White,’ I would think of owning a house in white and not pink.
We’re not in Wonderland anymore Alice.
NYC is a wonderland full of passionate music fans. Once I got over being intimidated by rock critics and finicky hipsters, I realized that NYC was a great place to play.
I have this ‘Alice in Wonderland’ idea in my head that a garden should be a place of wonderment.
There is the myth that writing books for children is easier than writing books for grownups, whereas we know that truly great books for children are works of genius, whether it’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ or the ‘Gruffalo’ or ‘Northern Lights.’ When it’s a great book, it’s a great book, whether it’s for children or not.
We are in this Alice in Wonderland world where parliament has approved a motion saying: ‘notes the government will not deploy U.K. troops in ground combat operations.’ It doesn’t say: ‘brackets not special forces.’ But the convention is that it is ‘brackets not special forces.’
Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.