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Quotations to do with Wiktionary

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”

—John 1:1 NIV

“[S]o hard is it to show the various meaning and imperfection of words, when we have nothing else but words to do it by.”

—John Locke

“‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less.’

“‘The question is,’ said Alice, ‘whether you can make words mean so many different things.’

“‘The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, ‘which is to be master -- that's all.’

“Alice was too much puzzled to say anything; so after a minute Humpty Dumpty began again. ‘They've a temper, some of them -- particularly verbs: they're the proudest -- adjectives you can do anything with, but not verbs -- however, I can manage the whole lot of them! Impenetrability! That's what I say!’”

—Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, Chapter VI.

“Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject, so you know you are getting the best possible information.”

—Michael Scott (played by Steve Carell) on Wikipedia, The Office, "The Negotiation" [3.18], 5 April 2007, as quoted on WikiQuote.
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  • My goal is to make the English Wiktionary the best free resource on the Internet for Haitian Creole.


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