Comprehending Engineers

Comparing graduate degrees


The graduate with a Science degree asks, “Why does it work?”

The graduate with an Engineering degree asks, “How does it work?”

The graduate with an Accounting degree asks, “How much will it cost?”

The graduate with a Liberal Arts degree asks, “Do you want fries with that?”




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College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

Adversity tests a man's true character. - Unknown

Education is the art of making man ethical. - Georg Hegel

Education costs money. But then so does ignorance. - Claus Moser

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master. - Leonardo da Vinci

I'll take a drug test, if you'll take an IQ test. - Fritz Hollings

A college education shows a man how little other people know. - T.C. Hailburton

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Francis Bacon

Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. - Martin Luther King Jr.

I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance. - Donald Trump

Test yourself with the impossible, and you will know your capability. - Unknown

I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school. - Adlai Stevenson

To acquire knowledge one must study. To acquire wisdom one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela

A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook. - Francis James Grimke

With a little study you'll go a long ways, and I wish you'd start now. - Groucho Marx

You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test. - George W. Bush

The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching. - John Wooden

I can get motivated seeing a kid at my son's school overcome a learning disability. - Jason Alexander

The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man. - Cicero

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. - Bill Vaughan

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. - Robert Frost

You learn how to be book smart in school, but you better not forget that you also need to be street smart. - Harvey Mackay

To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit of different interpretations. - Andre Gide

What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life? - Lynette Mather

Sixty years ago I knew everything. Now I know nothing. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. - Robert Frost

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today. - George Foreman

You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the three R's, only one begins with an R. - Dennis Miller

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. - Flannery O'Connor

If you study a subject every day, for one hour a day, for five days a week - in five years you will become an expert in that area. - Earl Nightingale

I was thrown out of college during my freshman year, for cheating on my metaphysics final - I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen

You need the kind of objectivity that makes you forget everything you've heard, clear the table, and do a factual study like a scientist would. - Steve Wozniak

If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause. - Charles Morgan

Left to ourselves, we might pick the wrong health insurance, the wrong mortgage, the wrong school for our kids; why, unless they stop us, we might pick the wrong light bulb. - Mitch Daniels

A motorcycle functions entirely in accordance with the laws of reason, and a study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. - Robert M. Pirsig

I should sooner live in a society governed by the first two thousand names in the Boston telephone directory than in a society governed by the two thousand faculty members of Harvard University. - William F Buckley


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22-Jul-2019