Top 10 engineer quotes


What are the TOP 10 quotes about engineer?


I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools.

Robert Moog, inventor

My advice is to look out for engineers. They begin with sewing machines and end up with nuclear bombs.

Marcel Pagnol, dramatist

To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing for 10 shillings what any fool can do for a pound

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

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.

Freeman Dyson, physicist



For 'Tis the sport to have the engineer hoisted with his own petard.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Hedonic Engineering -- The human nervous system studying and improving itself: intelligence studying and improving intelligence. Why be depressed, dumb, and agitated when you can be happy, smart, and tranquil?

Robert Wilson,

My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians.

Robert Moog, inventor

The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God's creation and... therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer.

Christopher Monckton, politician

Better biofuels are a really big deal. That means we can precisely engineer the molecules in the fuel chain and optimize them along the way. So, if all goes well, they're going to have designer bugs in warm vats that are eating and digesting sugars to excrete better biofuels. I guess that's better living through bugs.

John Doerr, businessman

I pushed the process forward by saying, 'We should do this, this, and this right now. Please find the budget for me to find a structural engineer, a mechanical engineer, a civil engineer, so we can do the preliminary work.'

Michael Arad, architect


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