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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