Quotes in engineering
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.
Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.
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. There are no prima donnas in engineering.
Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.