Quotations on Experts

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I enjoy the crafts on the show enormously, too, when we have experts in showing how to make things. You watch them thinking you'll go home and do the things yourself, which is fun. Some I have done myself later on.
- Jane Asher
(Keywords: Home, Experts, Fun, Thinking)

One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four, so they did start very young, most of them. They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids are much more materialistic and there's a danger, I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh.
- Michael Aspel
(Keywords: Age, Danger, Experts, First, Interest, Kids, Today)

Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?
- Roseanne Barr
(Keywords: Anger, Time, Children, Experts, Feeling)

It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased by experts who are not spending their own personal money.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Art, Money, Experts, Public)

We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
- Sissela Bok
(Keywords: Power, Burden, Childhood, Delight, Experts, Mystery, Secrecy, Sense, Space)

We are rather in the position that used to exist at the BBC, where you feel that you can pick up the phone to people who are experts in their field and they will be very favourably disposed to you and share their knowledge.
- Rory Bremner
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Experts, Will)

People wonder why first-time directors can make a brilliant picture, then suck on the second one. It's because they're a little terrified the first time. So they listen to all the experts around them.
- James Caan
(Keywords: Time, People, Experts, First, Wonder)

The presence of American troops is fueling the insurgency in Iraq, as acknowledged by General Casey and numerous other experts, and is helping terrorist recruiters build their numbers across the globe.
- John Conyers
(Keywords: American, Experts, Iraq, Numbers, Troops)

Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them.
- Richard Dooling
(Keywords: Computers, Financial, Credit, Experts, Folk, Talking)

It is disappointing and embarrassing to the science profession that some Nobel Laureates would deliberately use their well deserved scientific reputations and hold themselves out as experts in other fields.
- David Douglass
(Keywords: Science, Experts, Profession)

Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Keywords: Children, Experts, Forget, Parents)

Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Keywords: Age, Education, Time, Development, Children, Experts, Risk, Thinking, Years)

There are so many effects and so many things that are done digitally now that it's so hard for the director to really control the process, because there are more and more experts that come in.
- John Frankenheimer
(Keywords: Control, Experts, Now)

The World Health Organisation has a lot of its medical experts sitting in Geneva while hospitals in Africa have no drugs and desperate patients are forced to seek medication on the black market.
- Pauline Hanson
(Keywords: Health, Medical, Drugs, Experts, Hospitals, World)

NSF is the only federal agency with a proven track record of selecting education projects through a rigorous, careful and competitive process that draws on a wide variety of experts from outside government.
- Bob Inglis
(Keywords: Education, Government, Experts, Projects, Variety)

Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say.
- Mahalia Jackson
(Keywords: Music, African, Experts, Jazz)

Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Keywords: Children, End, Experts, Justice, Self)

Most foreign policies that history has marked highly, in whatever country, have been originated by leaders who were opposed by experts.
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Keywords: History, Country, Experts, Leaders)

In America all too few blows are struck into flesh. We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that. We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
- Norman Mailer
(Keywords: America, Experts, Spirit)

According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts.
- Ferdinand Mount
(Keywords: Intelligence, Action, Experts, Iraq, Osama bin laden)

During last night's debate, John Kerry and John Edwards were so friendly to each other some political experts think that they may end up running together. In fact Kerry and Edwards were so friendly, President Bush accused them of planning a gay marriage.
- Conan O'Brien
(Keywords: Marriage, Debate, End, Experts, Fact, Gay, May, Night, Planning, President, Running)

Go on - but don't think you can kill my confidence. I've had experts doing it for years.
- John Osborne
(Keywords: Confidence, Experts, Years)

The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country.
- Ted Rall
(Keywords: Peace, Afghanistan, Commitment, Country, Experts, Needs, Occupation, Soldiers, Years)

White House and State Department foreign-policy experts are overwhelmingly directed towards military and diplomatic issues, not development issues.
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Keywords: Development, Experts, Military, State)

The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: History, Character, Criticism, Experts, Favorite, Nation)

Government experts have estimated that ANWR reserves would only provide enough oil for six months of U.S. oil consumption. In addition, the oil industry itself has estimated that it would take 10 years to bring this oil to the market.
- Allyson Schwartz
(Keywords: Government, Experts, Months, Oil, Years)

When you're dead weight, in the right position, you win. And in reality, you wouldn't see someone my size kicking seven martial arts experts and winning.
- Joan Severance
(Keywords: Winning, Experts, Reality, Right, Weight)

Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world - possibly none - have a sufficiently thorough, "big picture" understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
- Roy Spencer
(Keywords: Work, Climate, Experts, Global warming, Majority, Popular, Public, Scientists, Understanding, World)

These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off.
- Peter Straub
(Keywords: Time, Books, Childhood, Experts, Forget)

The British were keen for 30 caliber guns, did not believe in daylight bombing. American experts said 30 caliber was not enough; we had to have 50 caliber, also said daylight bombing was right provided the planes attacked in formation, with 50 caliber guns.
- Stuart Symington
(Keywords: American, Experts, Right)

To think that we as a publisher (i.e. people who have never actually MADE a game) can have a realistic impact on a project that a team of experts is slaving away on full time for 2 years is a bit arrogant.
- Mike Wilson
(Keywords: Time, People, Experts, Project, Years)

I'm sick of people sittin' in chairs stating their problems. Then we roll the videotape... then we have our experts on the topic... I'm in the 'What's next?' phase of my career.
- Oprah Winfrey
(Keywords: People, Career, Experts, Problems)

The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.
- A. B. Yehoshua
(Keywords: People, Experts, Identity, Question, Sense)









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