10 Quotes for Engineering Inspiration

Technology is so much a part of everyday life that everyone has an opinion on it. Here are some of our favorite quotes from techies and tech fans about our favorite industry.


1. Bill Gates

“To be a good professional engineer, always start to study late for exams. Because it teaches you how to manage time and tackle emergencies.”


2. Theodore von Karman

“Scientists study the world as it is; engineers create the world that has never been.”


3. Elbert Hubbard

“One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”


4. Peter Drucker

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”


5. Steve Jobs

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”


6. Henry Stott

“Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.”


7. Satya Nadella

“Our industry does not respect tradition – it only respects innovation.”


8. Elon Musk

“The path to the CEO’s office should not be through the CFO’s office and it should not be through the marketing department. It needs to be through engineering and design.”


9. Nikola Tesla

“Invention is the most important product of man’s creative brain. The ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world, the harnessing of human nature to human needs.”


10. Thomas J. Watson

“The way to succeed is to double your failure rate.”

 

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