The Enlightenment worldview held by Du Bois is ultimately inadequate, and, in many ways, antiquated, for our time. The tragic plight and absurd predicament of Africans here and abroad requires a more profound interpretation of the human condition — one that goes beyond the false dichotomies of expert knowledge vs. mass ignorance, individual autonomy vs. dogmatic authority, and self-mastery vs. intolerant tradition.
I'm not an expert. I've been reliably informed it's a sapphire with some diamonds. But I'm sure everyone recognises it from previous times.
Mr. Ellis is neither a scientist nor an expert on the natural behavior of wolves.l. david mech
The poker player learns that sometimes both science and common sense are wrong; that the bumblebee can fly; that, perhaps, one should never trust an expert; that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of by those with an academic bent.
If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert.david ben-gurion
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
I'm an Internet expert too. It's all right to wire the industrial zone only, but there are many problems if other regions of the North are wired.kim jong-il
I think sometimes that people assume because I'm on television I'm an expert, but I think the whole point of what I do is that I'm not and I don't have any training. My approach isn't about a fancy ingredient or style. I cook what I love to eat.nigella lawson
"In a year and a half," "China will be sufficiently reunited to allow me to take my trip around the world. I wish to take Madam Wu and an entourage of about thirty persons, engaging expert guides in each country to instruct me in its governmental and industrial methods."wu peifu
An expert is a person who has found out by his own painful experience all the mistakes that one can make in a very narrow field.niels bohr
As a boy,I was extremely shy, certainly as a result of my upbringing. I was an expert blusher,and some of my harsh actions may echo this shyness by way of compensation.günter brus
Clarke's Fourth Law: For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert.arthur c. clarke
I may not be the expert as some people on foreign policy, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.mike huckabee
The round-square may be impossible, but we believe in it because it is impossible. [E.E.] Cummings is a very great expert in all these, so to speak, illegal syntactical devices: his misuse of parts of speech, his use of negative prefixes, his word-coining, his systematic relation of words that grammar and syntax don’t permit us to relate all this makes him a magical bootlegger or moonshiner of language, one who intoxicates us on a clear liquor no government has legalized with its stamp.Randall Jarrell
She is the most recognized expert in her field in the whole world, and that's why I sought her out. She's also a real doll, and a very decent human being, above and beyond everything else.
Even now Kashmiris are the most expert craftsmen of the east; and it is not difficult to believe that the same people, who at present excel all other Orientals as weavers, gunsmiths and as calligraphers, must once have been the most eminent of Indian architects .
The pedant and the priest have always been the most expert of logicians and the most diligent disseminators of nonsense and worse.
The mandate entails a generous synthesis of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. The title requires the expert to be truly independent, keep an open mind, conduct his/her research objectively and without ideological prejudices, listen to all sides of an argument and seek the opinion of all stakeholders.
As soon as man, expert from time, has found the key of life, it opes the gates of death.Edward Young
Martin's changemaker is the "Enterprise Engineer," who is an expert on what changes work in organizations. Enterprise Engineers need training to understand the mechanisms underlying corporate processes and an in-depth expertise in the family of change methods. Steeped in study of all methods, the Enterprise Engineer's skill is formidable.
Give a girl a boyfriend and she becomes a total expert on relationships.Cecily von Ziegesar
In the media age, everybody was famous for 15 minutes. In the Wikipedia age, everybody can be an expert in five minutes. Special bonus: You can edit your own entry to make yourself seem even smarter.
To our age anything Delphic is anathema. We want the definite. As certainly as ours is a time of the expert and technician, we are living under a dynasty of the intellect , and the aim of the intellect is not to wonder and love and grow wise about life , but to control it.
The Independent expert is persuaded that recognition of peace as a human right will promote a democratic and equitable international order and that national and international democratization will reduce conflict, since peoples want peace. It is Governments that stumble into war.alfred de zayas