Quotes on General Professions

Quotes on General Professions

It is a silly question to ask a prostitute why she does it. . . . These are the highest-paid “professional” women in America. Gail Sheehy

 

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

 

Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession. Kingman Brewster

 

An expert is somebody who is more than fifty miles from home, has no responsibility for implementing the advice he gives, and shows slides. Edwin Meese

 

The trouble with specialists is that they tend to think in grooves. Elaine Morgan

 

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. Adam Smith

All professions are conspiracies against the laity. George Bernard Shaw

 

If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker. Albert Einstein

 

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

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