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15 Happy Engineer's Day Quotes
“Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.”
“Science is discovering the essential truths about what exists in the Universe, engineering is about creating things that never existed.”
"Normal people believe that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain’t broke, it doesn’t have enough features yet.”
"Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of humankind."
“The fewer moving parts, the better.” “Exactly. No truer words were ever spoken in the context of engineering.”
Gordon Lindsay Glegg
"The scientist discovers a new type of material or energy and the engineer discovers a new use for it."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
“Any idiot can build a bridge that stands, but it takes an engineer to build a bridge that barely stands.”
Leonardo da Vinci
“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.”
The fewer moving parts, the better.” “Exactly. No truer words were ever spoken in the context of engineering.
Simon R. Green
“First rule of engineering; beware prototypes. Along with, avoid anything made by an engineer who doesn’t have all his own fingers.”
“Engineering is not only study of 45 subjects but it is moral studies of intellectual life.”
Sir Henry Royce
“Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.”
Scott Edward Shjefte
“A pessimist says the glass is half empty, an optimist says the glass is half full, and an engineer says the glass is too big.”
Theodore von Karman
“Scientists study the world as it is; engineers create the world that has never been.”