Top 25 Most Inspiring Engineering Quotes

Here is the list of one of the top 25 most inspiring engineering quotes which help you to grow in your life and in your engineering field.

As engineers, we were going to be in a position to change the world – not just study it.” — Henry Petroski

“The way to succeed is to double your failure rate.” —Thomas J. Watson

“I have not failed, but found 1000 ways to not make a light bulb.” – Thomas Edison

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

“Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.” – Thomas Tredgold

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs

“To be a good professional engineer, Always smart to study late for exams because it teaches you how to manage time and tackle emergencies.” – Bill Gates

“The Human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” – Leonardo Da Vinchi

“Art without engineering is dreaming. Engineering without art is calculating.” – Steven Roberts

 “Engineering is a creative practice.” – Cory Arcangel

 “To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there’s no such thing as perfect.” – Alexander Calder

 “The life work of the engineer consists in the systematic application of natural forces and the systematic development of natural resources in the service of man.” – Harry Walter Tyler

 “The scientist discovers a new type of material or energy and the engineer discovers a new use for it.” — Gordon Lindsay Glegg

 “Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the world.” — Isaac Asimov

 “Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.” – James A. Michener

 “Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.” – Ralph J. Smith

 “I don’t spend my time pontificating about high-concept things; I spend my time solving engineering and manufacturing problems.” – Elon Musk

 “Engineering or technology is the making of things that did not previously exist, whereas science is the discovering of things that have long existed.” – David Billington

 “Engineering is the closest thing to magic that exists in the world.” – Elon Musk

 “Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth.” – Theodore Jesse Hoover

 “A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.” – Helmut Jahn

 “When engineers and quantity surveyors discuss aesthetics and architects study what cranes do we are on the right road.” – Ove Arup

 “Engineering is easy – it’s the people problems that are hard.” – Temple Grandin

 “The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds.” – Theo Jansen

 “What we usually consider as impossible are simply engineering problems, there’s no law of physics preventing them.” – Michio Kaku

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