• The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
    The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
    ~ Ralph Nader, Linda Botts, ed., Loose Talk, 1980
  • For 'Tis the sport to have the engineer hoisted with his own petard.
    ~ William Shakespeare
  • It is impossible to work in information technology without also engaging in social engineering.
    ~ Jaron Lanier
  • I look most like myself... when I'm wearing my black, nerdy engineering glasses.
    ~ Junot Diaz
  • All the traditional STEM fields, the science, technology, engineering, and math fields, are stoked when you dream big in an agency such as NASA.
    ~ Neil Degrasse Tyson
  • 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.
    ~ John Fowler
  • 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.
    ~ John Prebble
  • An engineer is someone who is good with figures, but doesn't have the personality of an accountant.
    ~ Author Unknown
  • 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.
    ~ Freeman Dyson
  • A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
    ~ Douglas Adams