Quotation by Lewis Carroll

"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic."
Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898), British logician, author, humorist. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, chapter 4 (1865).

Logic is largely a matter of linguistic convention.
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