'That's a great deal to make one word mean,'Alice said in a thoughtful tone. 'When I make a word do a lot of work like that,' said Humpty Dumpty,' I always pay it extra.'
'It's very provoking,' Humpty Dumpty said after a long silence, looking away from Alice as he spoke,'to be called an eggvery!'Lewis Carroll
'They gave it me,' Humpty Dumpty continued thoughtfully? 'for an un-birthday present.'
'The question is,'said Humpty Dumpty,'which is to be masterthat's all.'
'There's glory for you!' 'I don't know what you mean by "'glory'',' Alice said. 'I meant, ''there's a nice knock-down argument for you!''' 'But ''glory'' doesn't mean' 'a nice knock-down argument'', 'Alice objected. '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
"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."Lewis Carroll
Economics is not the Emperor of the social sciences, but the Humpty Dumpty.
'And how exactly like an egg he is!' she said aloud, standing with her hands ready to catch him, for she was every moment expecting him to fall. 'It's very provoking,' Humpty Dumpty said after a long silence, looking away from Alice as he spoke, 'to be called an egg very!' 'I said you looked like an egg, Sir,' Alice gently explained. 'And some eggs are very pretty, you know,' she added, hoping to turn her remark into a sort of compliment.Lewis Carroll