Quotation Explorer - 'Specialization'

The greatest thing about our times is that you don't need permission to express yourself the way you wish. Sometimes people tell themselves they can't do it, because they're missing this or that, but historically, specialization is a recent convention. Most of us are born natural polymaths. - Nuno Roque
Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking. - R. Buckminster Fuller
Specialization is for insects. - Robert Heinlein
I spent most of my life trying to specialize myself. I went to theater school, film school, music school, mime school ... Finally, I was able to gather enough knowledge to build the confidence to create my own work, that goes utterly against the sense of specialization. - Nuno Roque
There is also hope that even in these days of increasing specialization there is a unity in the human experience. - Allan McLeod Cormack
A specialist’s mind is a slave to his specialization. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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