"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects." - Time Enough For Love, by Robert Heinlein
It could have been more contentious.
"I'll go," said Chagataev. "But what will I do there? Build socialism?"
"What else?" said the secretary.
"What the hell did you do that for?"
"I was angry!"
"Get yo stupid ass outta here!"