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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See if he passed the literaracy test. - Archie Bunker

Education is the apprenticeship of life. - Robert Willmott

Truth is simple, requiring neither study nor art. - Ammian

Only time will tell if we stand the test of time. - Van Halen

I never let schooling interfere with my education. - Mark Twain

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

The first test of a truly great man is his humility. - John Ruskin

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. - Eartha Kitt

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit. - Aristippus

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. - Sydney J. Harris

Dublin University contains the cream of Ireland - rich and thick. - Samuel Beckett

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. - Edmund Burke

Your best self shows up only when you are put to an impossible test. - Unknown

There is a country in Europe where multiple-choice tests are illegal. - Sigfried Hulzer

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten. - B.F. Skinner

God grants us an uncommon life to the degree we surrender our common one. - Max Lucado

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. - John F Kennedy

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

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

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously. - Charles F. Kettering

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. - Leo Tolstov

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer. - Milton Berle

Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. - Robert Frost

It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus. - Anthony Amero

If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

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

If we are made of atoms, then a scientist studying atoms is actually a group of atoms studying themselves. - Unknown

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

It is the studying you do after your school days that really counts. Otherwise, you know only that which everyone else knows. - Henry L. Doherty

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

That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence. - Leonard Nimoy

I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh. - Thomas Mann

Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice. Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition. - E.O. Wilson

If you want to succeed, worry less about what college you get into and more about doing your homework, taking care of your chores and being nice to other people. - Jay Mathews

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

The best narrative is one of infinite love. A spiritual affair - one not of the material world. Intermingled, with no beginning nor end - it will always stand the test of time. - Terry A. O'Neal

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas. - Ricky Williams

President Obama smoked so much pot in college he never learned to spell. Which is why he's confusing the word "ruining" the country with "running" the country. - Kilburn Hall


see also   College  Section
Additions to the Periodic Table of Elements
Atom Trust
Children’s Science Exam Answers
Chimera Genetics
Einstein Seeds
Engine-eering
Famous Equations
Genetic Science
Hazardous Materials Data Sheet for Woman
Law of Emotion
Nitrate
Periodic Table Shower
Professor Kisses
Redneck Engineering Exam
Science Fiction Recipes
Science World
Scientific Hunting
Singapore SkyPark
The Ig Nobel Awards
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