- - To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
- 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.
- What is the difference between mechanical engineers and civil engineers? Mechanical engineers build weapons and civil engineers build targets.
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Update: Civil engineers: if it does move - it's broken. Mechanical engineers: if if doesn't move - it's broken.