Thursday, August 15, 2013

Famous engineering quotes

Famous engineering quotes
Best collection of some funny and famous engineering quotes (Slogans, Punchlines, Sayings). A quotation sometimes also called as a quote is defined as “A group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker.” Here I have collected some of the famous engineering quotes for you guys from different sources on internet and books. Some among them are real funny while others are quite rational.

When I was in college, there was a craze among college students to wear t shirts with engineering slogans written on them. Even these days it’s in high trend. Here is the collection:
  1. Trust ME, I'm an Engineer.
  2. Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.
  3. Regression is like a woman. You never understand it fully. When you think you do, the next model is entirely different.
  4. Doing things the shortest or easiest way is an engineer by trade.
  5. Life without Engineering,It’s beyond our imagination.
  6. An engineer is someone who is good with figures, but doesn't have the personality of an accountant.
  7. An engineer is someone who washes his hands before going to the toilet.
  8. Boring? - see Civil Engineers.
  9. I am an Engineer, I serve mankind, by making dreams come true.
  10. He was living like an engineer in a mechanical world. No wonder he had become dry as a stone.
  11. One man’s “magic” is another man’s engineering. “Supernatural” is a null word.
  12. An algorithm must be seen to be believed.
  13. Incurable diseases will eventually force mankind to justify disruptive nanotech and genetic engineering.
  14. The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.
  15. Engineering begins where science ends.
  16. I like engineering, but I love the creative input.
  17. I'm quite into the idea of engineering being beautiful.
  18. We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
  19. Engineers are the drivers of this Planet.
  20. One has to look out for engineers - they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
  21. Most kids are not dreaming of being programmers, scientists or engineers.
  22. Engineers are behind the cars we drive, the pills we pop and the way we power our homes.
  23. There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.
  24. 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.
  25. Even God loves engineering.
  26. The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double logarithmic diagram.
  27. Architects and engineers are among the most fortunate of men since they build their own monuments with public consent, public approval and often public money.
  28. The engineer has been, and is, a maker of history
  29. Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.
  30. I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools.
  31. An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be.
  32. Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been.
  33. Engineering is the art or science of making practical.
  34. We don't talk about the ratio of girls to guys in class.
I hope you will all love these fabulous engineering quotes. Share this article with your friends if you like it. Don't forget to tell us more quotations in comments of this article. I hope to see a lot of comments from readers.


  1. Best collection of famous engineering quotes i ever found on internet. Although there are many websites offering such quotations and sayings but they are not always completely related to engineers and their field of work. The punchline which i liked the most here is "Trust ME, I'm an Engineer.".

  2. This quote is more related to mechanical engineers: "When we screw even metals cry".

  3. Engineering is the principle used to create a human body is God's is the engineering!

  4. Thank you guys for sharing these famous engineering quotations with us. Share more in comments.

  5. Add more to your list of quotes:

    --> A vibration is a motion that cannot make up its mind which way it wants to go.

    --> I Screw for a Living!

    --> I believe in the big bang theory.

  6. Engineers.

    "The Oompah-Loompahs of science!"

  7. we either find or create the way-civil engineer


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