Engineer Quotes

I have always thought of myself as an inventor first and foremost. An engineer. An entrepreneur. In that order. I never thought of myself as an employee. But my first jobs as an adult were as an employee: at IBM, and then at my first start-up. Aaron Patzer

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While my mother wanted me to be a musician, I wanted to become an electronic engineer. A. R. Rahman

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I wanted to be a genetic engineer. That was my goal in college. I wanted to figure out what the codon sequence was that causes replication in a cardio myopathic virus. That was my goal. Ashton Kutcher

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Instead of becoming an engineer like my brother, I moved to New York to be an actor. Anthony Mackie

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Snowden is an orderly thinker, with an engineer's approach to problem-solving. Barton Gellman

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If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators. Ben Stein

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As you may know, I am a mechanical engineer. Bill Nye

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My dad was an engineer, and he became the CEO of Chevron. His was an engineer's mind-set: Everything's kind of a problem; how do you approach the problem? Bill Keller

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As an engineer, I tended to maintain my own equipment along with developing the processes for it. Brian Krzanich

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Tom would bring in songs, Mike would engineer, and we recorded about 30 songs. Benmont Tench

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When I was little, I wanted to be a civil engineer. Not a ballerina, not a doctor, a civil engineer. I was such a nerd. Bitsie Tulloch

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I like to see people enjoy using my product. This is the mission of an engineer. Barry Lam

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I guess the two things I was most interested in were telescopes and steam engines. My father was an engineer on a threshing rig steam engine and I loved the machinery. Clyde Tombaugh

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I would say the most help I got was from my dad. My dad is a civil engineer in Switzerland; he's 90 years old now, so he's no longer active as a civil engineer, but still a very active person. Claude Nicollier

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I went to Carnegie Mellon and was an electrical engineer, but electrical engineering wasn't right for me. David M. Kelley

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I'm an engineer, not a politician. Edward Snowden

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My father worked for governments all his life as an engineer and public works director. Edward Tufte

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I usually describe myself as an engineer; that's basically what I've been doing since I was a kid. Elon Musk

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There's always something that an engineer can do to make microscopes better. Eric Betzig

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If I could do anything, I'd be an engineer of some sort. I used to build robots. Genesis Rodriguez

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Chris is the engineer down at the studio where we do these things. And he's just such an integral part and he has such a marvelous ear. Also it turns out, we didn't know, but he's a pretty good fiddle player. Guy Clark

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In this business, you don't have to be an architect or an engineer or a brick layer. But you have to understand how the money flows. That you can only understand if you're on the site. Harry Triguboff

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The engineer performs many public functions from which he gets only philosophical satisfactions. Most people do not know it, but he is an economic and social force. Herbert Hoover

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The engineer, and more generally the designer, is concerned with how things ought to be - how they ought to be in order to attain goals, and to function. Herbert Simon

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

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As an engineer I'm constantly spotting problems and plotting how to solve them. James Dyson

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I scientifically engineer my music to be as accessible as possible. John Mayer

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The writer is the engineer of the human soul. Joseph Stalin

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You don't need to be an engineer or a tech person to benefit from technology. You can hire them. Jay Samit

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When you do a menu at a restaurant, you have to be the engineer of that menu. It has to be a crowd-pleaser. Jean-Georges Vongerichten

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