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The public do not know enough to be experts, but know enough to decide between them.

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There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get him off the thing he was educated in. Will Rogers

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America has always been a country of amateurs where the professional, that is to say, the man who claims authority as a member of an ?lite which knows the law in some field or other, is an object of distrust and resentment. W. H. Auden

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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. Malcolm Forbes

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Consultants are people who borrow your watch and tell you what time it is, and then walk off with the watch. Robert Townsend

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

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No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot. George Bernard Shaw

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Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to one, he is a pedant.

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

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Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hall-mark of true science. Aldous Huxley

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

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

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We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views worth hearing on things in general. The farmer philosophizes in terms of crops, soils, markets, and implements, the mechanic generalizes his experiences of wood and iron, the seaman reaches similar conclusions by his own special road; and if the scholar keeps pace with these it must be by an equally virile productivity. Charles Cooley

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How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home. William Cowper

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An expert is someone who knows a lot about the past. Tom Hopkins

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An ordinary man away from home giving advice. Oscar Wilde

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One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance. Elbert Hubbard

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Good counselors lack no clients. William Shakespeare

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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. Doris Lessing

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What is an expert? Someone who is twenty miles from home.

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