“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to run from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said Omar.
“I don’t much care where—” said Alice.
“Then it doesn’t matter where you run,” said Omar.
“—so long as I get somewhere,” Alice added as an explanation.
“Oh, you’re sure to do that,” said the old man, “if you only run long enough.”