Thursday, October 06, 2005


An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
--Niels Bohr

My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what's really going on to be scared.
--P.J. Plauger

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.
--Konrad Lorenz

Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it. --Robert Heinlein

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.
--Peter Ustinov

It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.
--Henry Kissinger

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
--Laurence J. Peter

Experts often possess more data than judgement.
--Colin Powell

What's an expert? I read somewhere, that the more a man knows, the more he knows, he doesn't know. So I suppose one definition of an expert would be someone who doesn't admit out loud that he knows enough about a subject to know he doesn't really know how much.
--Malcom S. Forbes

If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert.
--David Ben-Gurion

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.
--Nicholas Butler

Even when the experts all agree, they may well be mistaken.
--Bertrand Russell

Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner... it pays to be an expert.
--Alan Pease

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.
--Harold Macmillan

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