Engineering Quotes

15 Inspiring Engineering Quotes to Fuel your Enthusiasm

The world is full of wonders and engineers are its creators. There have been many noteworthy engineers and inventors who have changed our way of living with their inventions and creations. Engineering is a vast occupation with broad reach. It demands hours of labour, creativity and sharp skills. Engineering is indeed hectic. Being a tough field, engineers need constant motivation to keep going.

Here are 15 inspiring Engineering quotes to fuel your enthusiasm and help you achieve your accomplishment!

1. “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.”

– Leonardo da Vinci
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2. “The fewer moving parts, the better.” “Exactly. No truer words were ever spoken in the context of engineering.”

– Christian Cantrell
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3. “When you want to know how things really work, study them when they’re coming apart.

– William Gibson 
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4. “I’ve never seen a job being done by a five-hundred-person engineering team that couldn’t be done better by fifty people.”

– C. Gordon Bell
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5.“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”

– Douglas Adams
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6. “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
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7. “The scientist discovers a new type of material or energy and the engineer discovers a new use for it.”

– Gordon Lindsay Glegg
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8. “Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.”

– Sir Henry Royce
Sir Henry Royce

9. “Design is not how it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works”

– Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

10. “At its heart engineering is about using science to find creative practical solutions. It’s a noble profession.”

– Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II

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

– Elon Musk
Elon Musk

12. “Design is intelligence made visible.”

-Alina Wheeler
Alina Wheeler

13. “One man’s “magic” is another man’s engineering. “Supernatural” is a null word.

– Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein

14. “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”

–  Henry Ford
Henry Ford

15. “The engineer has been, and is, a maker of history.”

– James Kip Finch
James Kip Finch

We hope your desire to accomplish your goals are fueled after reading these empowering Engineering quotes by inspiring people. Keep sharpening your axe until it’s enough to hit the right chords in a single strike!

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