One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance.
Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)
Profession: American Author, Publisher
Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hall-mark of true science.
Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Profession: British Author
It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.
Author: Henry Kissinger (1923-)
Profession: American Republican Politician, Secretary of State
This world is run by people who know how to do things. They know how things work. They are equipped. Up there, there's a layer of people who run everything. But we --we're just peasants. We don't understand what's going on, and we can't do anything.
Author: Doris Lessing (1919)
Profession: British Novelist
We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.
Author: Harold Macmillan (1894-1986)
Profession: British Conservative Politician, Prime Minister
There is nothing an economist should fear so much as applause.
Author: Herbert Marshall
Profession: American Actor
The more the world is specialized the more it will be run by generalists.
Author: Marcel Masse
Given one well-trained physician of the highest type he will do better work for a thousand people than ten specialists.
Author: William James Mayo (1861-1939)
Profession: American Surgeon, Founder of Mayo Clinic
Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner... it pays to be an expert.
Author: Alan Pease
Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
Author: Laurence J. Peter
An expert is an ordinary fella away from home.
Author: Bum Phillips
Profession: American Football Coach
My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what's really going on to be scared.
Author: P. J. Plauger
Experts often possess more data than judgment.
Author: Colin Powell (1937)
Profession: American Army General
What is an expert? Someone who is twenty miles from home.
Author: American Proverb
Profession: Sayings of American Origin
A specialist is someone who does everything else worse.
Author: Ruggiero Ricci (1918)
Profession: American Violinist