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Funny Engineering Quotes

Funny Engineering Quotes

Engineers are some of the smartest people in the world, their creativity has powered modern technology in every field.

Engineers also love to have fun and here are some of the funniest Engineering quotes and sayings.

Some of them are straight forward, others you will need domain knowledge to understand them, and for others, you simply have to be smart.

Here we go

“What’s nice about having an engineering degree is everybody thinks you are smart.” – Ato Essandoh

“The ‘H’ in ENGINEER stands for happiness.” – Unknown

“Unfortunately, humans have a long history of trying to fix their engineering mistakes with more engineering mistakes!” – Steven Magee

“An engineer was asked “what’s 1 + 1?” “I think it’s 2,” s/he said, “but I’ll say 3 just to be safe.” – Unknown

“I am an engineer to save time let’s assume that I’m always right.” – Unknown

“A horse is a sphere if it makes the numbers easier.” – Unknown

“Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.” – Scott Adams

“An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be.” – Unknown

“Given enough time, an engineer will optimize to infinity.” – Unknown

“An engineer is someone who is good with figures, but doesn’t have the personality of an accountant.” – Unknown


“Electrical Engineers do it with more frequency and less resistance.” – Unknown

“Never become part of the circuit.” – Unknown

“No resistance can drop your potential.” – Unknown

“My life is full of positives and negatives. I’m an electrical engineer.” – Unknown

“There are 10 types of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who don’t.” – Unknown

“My son was chewing on electrical cords. so, I had to ground him, made sure he was conducting himself properly.” – Unknown


“Give an engineer a screwdriver, and they’ll conquer the world… one screw at a time.” – Unknown

“For a mechanical Engineer, everything is a hammer except he/she does not use it on every nail.” – Unknown.

“Machines rule the world and We rule the Machines” – Unknown

“Without MECHANICAL ENGINEER, Physics is just theory” – Unknown

“Mechanical engineers do it with less stress and strain.” – Unknown


“Engineers: proof that not all superheroes wear capes – some carry protractors.” – Unknown

“I have a Civil Engineering joke but it is still under construction” – Unknown

“The Romans built us roads that lasted thousands of years, then came Civil Engineers.” – Unknown

“Architecture begins where engineering ends.” – Walter Gropius

“Men build bridges and throw railroads across deserts, and yet they contend successfully that the job of sewing on a button is beyond them. Accordingly, they don’t have to sew buttons.” – Heywood Broun


“Software and cathedrals are much the same – first we build them, then we pray.” – Sam Redwine

“Normal people… believe that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain’t broke, it doesn’t have enough features yet.” – Scott Adams

“Digital design is stupid. Any idiot can count to one.”- Bob Widlar

“Software Engineers: Its works, why? It does not work why?” – Unknown

“When your hammer is C++, everything begins to look like a thumb.” – Unknown

“What’s the object-oriented way to become wealthy? Inheritance.” – Unknown

“To understand what recursion is, you must first understand recursion.” – Unknown

“UNIX is user friendly. It’s just very particular about who its friends are.” – Unknown

“I don’t see women as objects. I consider each to be in a class of her own.” – Unknown

“Hardware (noun): the part of a computer that you can kick.” – Unknown