"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less." - Lewis Carroll
''Language is an art, like brewing or baking.... It certainly is not a true instinct, for every language has to be learnt.''
- Charles Darwin
“it is better to have read a great work of another culture in translation than never to have read it at all.”
- Henry Gratton Doyle