Happy Engineer’s Day: 15 Famous Engineering Quotes


Engineering Quotes

Happy Engineer’s Day

Engineer’s Day is celebrated around the world on 15th September, a day dedicated to those without whom every machine would not be made.

A day to be extra nice to your coding and development team 🙂

A day to be thankful to some of the greatest engineering minds.

Below are 15 famous Engineering Quotes

1) “Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.” ? Scott Adams

2) “One man’s “magic” is another man’s engineering. “Supernatural” is a null word.” ? Robert A. Heinlein

3) “The fewer moving parts, the better.” “Exactly. No truer words were ever spoken in the context of engineering.”
? Christian Cantrell

4) Science is about knowing; engineering is about doing. – Henry Petroski

5) My background educationally is physics and economics, and I grew up in sort of an engineering environment – my father is an electro-mechanical engineer. And so there were lots of engineery things around me. – Elon Musk

6) Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering. – Bill Gates

7) The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds.- Theo Jansen

8) The engineering is long gone in most PC companies. In the consumer electronics companies, they don’t understand the software parts of it. And so you really can’t make the products that you can make at Apple anywhere else right now. Apple’s the only company that has everything under one roof.- Steve Jobs

9) Architecture begins where engineering ends. – Walter Gropius

10) The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.- Leonardo da Vinci

11) The Web is now philosophical engineering. Physics and the Web are both about the relationship between the small and the large. – Tim Berners-Lee

12) No matter what engineering field you’re in, you learn the same basic science and mathematics. And then maybe you learn a little bit about how to apply it. – Noam Chomsky

13) “It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” – Steve Jobs

14) “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein

15) “If I had asked them what they had wanted, they would have said a faster horse.” – Henry Ford

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