Lewis Carroll: 10 favorite quotes on his birthday

The man who was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is best known to the world by his pen name: Lewis Carroll. Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is as beloved today as ever and has prompted multiple film and TV adaptations. His novels and poetry, including "Jabberwocky" (which begins unforgettably: "Twas bryllyg, and ye slythy toves") are renowned for their wordplay and nonsense language. Here are 10 favorite quotes from Carroll as we celebrate his 180th birthday on January 27, 2012.

1. Who am I?

"I can't go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then." (From "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland")

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