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Top 50 Mad Hatter Quotes From The Quirky Lewis Caroll Character

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The story starts when Alice falls down the rabbit hole in the book 'Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland'

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'Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland' is a book by the brilliant Lewis Carroll, that was published in 1865.

With its fantastical stories and magical conundrums, it is among the most famous works of English fiction. It is by far the most famous work of Lewis Carroll.

In the book by Lewis Carroll, the Mad Hatter is an interesting character who Alice meets at a tea party. The story focuses on Alice, a girl who dreams that she follows the white rabbit down a hole. This sends her on an adventure, where she has some wondrous, unusual experiences with funny and peculiar animals and people.

She meets the Caterpillar, the Duchess, the Cheshire Cat, the March Hare, and the Mad Hatter, of course. She even plays a round of croquet using a flamingo for a croquet hammer and uncooperative hedgehogs for croquet balls all the while the Queen is ordering the execution of nearly everybody present! When she leaves her big adventure, the Mad Hatter says to Alice, "Fairfarren, Alice."

Let's look at some of the best quotes by the Mad Hatter. If you like these quotes, why not enjoy these 'Alice In Wonderland' quotes and 'Alice In Wonderland' Cheshire Cat quotes too?

The Best Mad Hatter Quotes

The Mad Hatter is one of the most popular characters of all time.  Let us have a look at some of the best quotes by the Mad Hatter.

'Alice In Wonderland' is now a famous Disney movie.

1. "This is an unbirthday party!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Through The Looking-Glass'.

2. "I shall elucidate."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

3. "Oh, what a delightful child!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

4. "What a small world this is!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

Mad Hatter Tea Quotes

Here is a collection of few Mad Hatter party quotes from his famous tea party

5. "We never get compliments, you must have a cup of tea!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

6. "Would you like a little more tea?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

7. "Clean cup, clean cup! Move down!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

8. "What’s the matter my dear, don’t you care for tea?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

9. "Yes, that’s it! [sigh] It’s always tea time."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

10. "Oh, tea! I never 'thought' of tea! Of course!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

Famous Mad Hatter Quotes

Take a look at a few famous quotes by the Mad Hatter here.

11. "A land was full of wonder, mystery, and danger. Some say, to survive it, you need to be as mad as a hatter. Which, luckily, I am."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

12. "For instance, suppose it were nine o'clock in the morning, just time to begin lessons: you'd only have to whisper a hint to Time, and round goes the clock in a twinkling! Half-past one, time for dinner!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

13."I would very much like to hat it. I used to hat The White Queen, you know. Her head was so small."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

14. "Your carriage, my lady."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

15. "Why should it? Does your watch tell you what year it is?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

16. "Personal remarks are rude?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

17. "A friend. I hope."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

18. "Mustard! Yes, mu- mustard? Don’t let’s be silly! Lemon, that’s different…"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

Mad Hatter Tea Party Quotes

Enjoy reading some Mad Hatter quotes about tea parties here, including some quotes by the Mad Hatter and the March Hare.

19. "March Hare: Take some more tea. Alice: I’ve had nothing yet, so I can't take more.

Mad Hatter: You mean you can't take less. It’s very easy to take more than nothing."

- 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

20. "Alice: Really, now you ask me, I don’t think—

Mad Hatter: Then you shouldn’t talk."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

More Of The Best Mad Hatter Quotes

The Mad Hatter is a friend to Alice in the book, let's take a look at some more of his best quotes.

21.  "Pieces of paper! [whispers] Pointless."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

22. "People who don't think shouldn't talk."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

23. "'I want a clean cup,' interrupted the Hatter."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

24. "Have I gone mad?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

25. "I keep them to sell. I’ve none of my own. I’m a hatter."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

26. "What is the hatter with me?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

27. "A dream is not reality, but who's to say which is which?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice Through The Looking Glass.'

More Great Mad Hatter Quotes

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28. "I dare say you never even spoke to Time!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

29.  "Mad Hatter: Have you guessed the riddle yet?

Alice: No, I give it up, what’s the answer?

Mad Hatter: I haven’t the slightest idea."

- 'Alice In Wonderland.'

The Best 'Alice In Wonderland' Quotes

'Alice In Wonderland' is a much-loved book, it is even the favorite book of many people. Let us take a look at a few more quotes from it.

30. "I’d like to keep it on."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

31. "What a regrettably large head you have. I would very much like to hat it!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

32. "Mad Hatter: Have I gone mad?

Alice: I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are."

- 'Alice In Wonderland'.

33. "Egad, you learn something new every day."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

34. "Make a note of that, Marchy, it might come in useful."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

35. "If you knew Time as well as I do, you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

36. "No wonder you’re late. Why this watch is exactly two days slow."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

37. "Two days wrong! I told you butter wouldn’t suit the works!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

38. "The last... uhm... the last time a girl called Alice came here from your world, she brought down the whole House of Cards. Oh yeah. Made quite an impression."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

39. "You might just as well say that ‘I see what I eat’ is the same thing as ‘I eat what I see’!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

40. "He took his vorpal sword in hand, the vorpal blade went snicker-snack. He left it dead, and with its head, he went galumphing back. It's all about you, you know."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

41. "Of course. Anyone can go by horse or rail, but the absolute best way to travel is by hat. Have I made a rhyme?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

42. "Although, it was 150 years ago. It can’t be the same girl. Oysters don’t even live that long."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

43."My response to that is both profound and meaningful: Get your hair cut!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice In Wonderland'.

44. "Alice: Sometimes I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

Mad: That is an excellent practice."

- 'Alice In Wonderland'.

45. "Mad Hatter:  I've been considering words that start with the letter M. Moron. Mutiny. Murder. Mmm-malice.

The Red Queen: Well, we're looking for an A word right now. Where is Alice?"

- 'Alice In Wonderland'.

46. "I know a thing or two about liking people, and in time, after much chocolate and cream cake, ‘like’ turns into ‘what was his name again?'"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice'.

47. "Now, if you only kept on good terms with him, he'd do almost anything you liked with the clock. "

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

48. "One to be a murderer, the other to be martyred, One to be a monarch, the other to go mad.”

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

49. "Why is a raven like a writing-desk?"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

50. "Down with the bloody Red Queen!"

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Mad Hatter quotes, then why not look at these 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' quotes or Lewis Carroll quotes for more great quotes from Lewis Carroll?

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