April 25, 2018
"You don't learn by following the rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over."
"Math is my passion, engineering is my profession."
Wildred James Dolor
"An engineer is someone who is good with figures, but doesn't have the personality of an accountant."
An Arts graduate's view of engineers
"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose."
Lyndon B. Johnson.
"Engineers are not mere technicians and should not approve or lend their name to any project that does not promise to be beneficent to man and the advancement of civilization."
"All we know about the new economic world tells us that nations which train engineers will prevail over those which train lawyers. No nation has ever sued its way to greatness."
"Experience serves not only to conform theory, but differs from it without disturbing it, it leads to new truths which theory only has not been able to reach."
"A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering."
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clarke
"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get."
"Architects and engineers are among the most fortunate men since they build their own monuments with public consent, public approval and often public money."
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