Quotes about Expert

"An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them."

Werner Heisenberg (5 December 1901 – 1 February 1976) was a German theoretical physicist who made foundational contributions to quantum mechanics and is best known for asserting the uncertainty principle of quantum theory.


"Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything"

William Clement Stone (May 4, 1902– September 3, 2002) was a businessman, philanthropist and self-help book author.


"Sometimes it takes an expert to point out the obvious."

Scott Ethan Allen (February 8, 1949-) is an American figure skater. He is the 1964 Olympic bronze medalist, the 1965 World silver medalist, and the 1964 and 1966 U.S. national champion.


"Education is a lifelong experience. Experience is a lifelong education. Education plus experience equals expertise."

Michael Bugeja () journalist and journalism educator, writes about technology and media ethics.


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

Tom Hopkins (-) is an authority on the subject of selling. He is known as America's #1 sales trainer and developed many successful selling techniques from his own experiences in sales.


"Experts often possess more data than judgment."

Colin Luther Powell (April 5, 1937-) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position.


"One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions."

Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navy officer. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language.She conceptualized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, one of the first modern programming languages.


"The function of the expert is not to be more right than other people, but to be wrong for more sophisticated reasons."

Sir David Edgeworth Butler (17 October 1924) is a social scientist and psephologist.


"Consultants eventually leave, which makes them excellent scapegoats for major management blunders."

Scott Raymond Adams (June 8, 1957-) is the American creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.


"A consultant is a person who takes your money and annoys your employees while tirelessly searching for the best way to extend the consulting contract."

Scott Raymond Adams (June 8, 1957-) is the American creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.