20+ Humourous Quotes about Engineers and Engineering

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Engineering Quotes and Sayings
Engineer Quotes and Sayings

A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles F. Kettering

A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible.
Freeman Dyson

A scientist discovers that which exists. An engineer creates that which never was.
Theodore von Karman

An algorithm must be seen to be believed.
Donald Knuth

An engineer is someone who is good with figures, but doesn't have the personality of an accountant.

Anything which is physically possible can always be made financially possible; money is a bugaboo of small minds.
Robert A. Heinlein

Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.
Henry Ford

Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.
Henry G. Scott

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

For an optimist the glass is half full, for a pessimist it’s half empty, and for an engineer is twice bigger than necessary.

Inventing is the mixing of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less materials you need.
Charles F. Kettering

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

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.
Wernher von Barun

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

The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double logarithmic diagram.
Thomas Koenig

The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong, it urually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
Douglas Adams

The trick to having good ideas is not to sit around in glorious isolation and try to think big thoughts. The trick is to get more parts on the table.
Steven Johnson

Trust me, I'm an engineer.

We don’t care about what you did yesterday—we care about what you’re going to do tomorrow.
Cory Doctorow, Makers

When you want to know how things really work, study them when they're coming apart.
William Gibson, Zero History