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Quotes of specialization

  1. For no continuity of social act is possible without a corresponding social status and the many different kinds of act required in an industrial state, with its high degree of specialization make for corresponding classification of status. – Kenneth Burke
  2. God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor. – Samuel Butler
  3. The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co -operation. – Charles Horton Cooley
  4. Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the building professions as North America. – Arthur Erickson
  5. This is an age of specialization and in such an age the repertory theater is an anachronism, a ludicrous anachronism. – Minnie Maddern Fiske
  6. In an age of specialization people are proud to be able to do one thing well, but if that is all they know about, they are missing out on much else life has to offer. – Dennis Flanagan
  7. Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom. – John Kenneth Galbraith
  8. Too rigid specialization is almost as bad for a historian's mind, and for his ultimate reputation, as too early an indulgence in broad generalization and synthesis. – Samuel E. Morison
  9. Specialization is a feature of every complex organization, be it social or natural, a school system, garden, book, or mammalian body. – Catharine R. Stimpson
  10. Only by strict specialization can the scientific worker become fully conscious, for once and perhaps never again in his lifetime, that he has achieved something that will endure. A really definitive and good accomplishment is today always a specialized act. – Max Weber

Usage examples for specialization

  1. The scientists, all of them, have their duties no doubt, but they do not fully use their education if they do not try to broaden their sense of responsibility toward all mankind instead of closing themselves up in a narrow specialization where they find their pleasure. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  2. The growing tendency of specialization in agriculture, which leads to the maintenance of large herds of cattle, sheep, and hogs, makes infectious diseases more common and more dangerous. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  3. In Japan such differentiation and specialization was thus maintained, that you will hardly find in the whole country even two villages where the customs, industries, and methods of production are exactly the same.... – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  4. There is as yet very little specialization in that land, which is in many respects fortunate for those who live in it, and the small rancher cheerfully undertakes any kind of primitive engineering that seems likely to provide him with a few dollars, from building timber bridges to blasting waggon roads out of the hardest rock. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  5. To what extent is this specialization due to the nature of the soil and climate? – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  6. On the scientific side this temper has hindered honest thinking, laborious investigation and that specialization which is absolutely necessary to the furtherance of any great division of human effort. – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  7. It is simply a further development of a classic style, a further specialization the homogeneous in Spencerian phraseology having become heterogeneous. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  8. Specialization has produced results which would surprise you. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  9. With the rise of extreme specialization it has become even more dangerous than before. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. The large scale of London trade promoted the specialization of the manufacturer versus the merchant versus the shipper. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  11. This is the age of concentration or specialization of energy. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  12. The plan to have Divisions of Latin- American and Far Eastern Affairs and to institute a certain specialization in business with Europe and the Near East will at once commend itself. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  13. The South Shore roaster district is an example of an industry built up by specialization and co- operation. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  14. She had to conform to the old custom of geographical specialization – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  15. Whether we have thought the matter through logically or not we certainly feel strongly that too early specialization will work a serious injury to the cause of education, and, through education, to the larger cause of social advancement and enlightenment. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  16. In these days of specialization this inevitably means preparation, training. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  17. There came about such a high degree of specialization in human effort as to make men dependent upon others for work to do. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  18. Nothing was left in her manner of such slight specialization as she had thrown into it when, at the Macroyds', she asked him down to her house party; she seemed, if there were any difference, to have acquired an additional ignorance of who and what he was, though she twittered and flittered up close to his elbow, after his impersonal welcome, and asked him if she might introduce him to the young lady who was pouring tea for her, and who, after the brief drama necessary for possessing him of a cup of it, appeared to have no more use for him than Mrs. Westangle herself had. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells

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