Quotes: specialist

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  • A specialist is a person who fears the other subjects.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!
  • By the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.
  • Konrad Lorenz
    Konrad Lorenz
    Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist 1903-1989
    Konrad Lorenz
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    Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.
  • B. Kevin Turner
    B. Kevin Turner
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    For commercial customers, we have invested in specialist mobile-first sales capabilities, and we are building out our device-selling channel.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Man is going to be displaced altogether as a specialist by the computer. Man himself is being forced to reestablish, employ, and enjoy his innate comprehensivity. Coping with the totality of Spaceship Earth and universe is ahead for all of us.
    Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot.
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