Life is hard, incredibly hard and as Rocky Balboa puts it, “life ain’t sunshine and rainbows. It’s a mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are. It will beat you down to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it.” He is right, you must be tough and flexible to survive in this world. Your chances of survival take a serious hit when you take up engineering as a profession and no we are definitely not kidding. The job of an engineer can be very demanding, tiresome and usually not so rewarding. More than often they are faced with failure, unforeseen circumstance or impossible tasks. However, there have been those who’ve ‘been there, done that’. We have compiled a list of life lessons from engineers that will help you become a better person and engineer. So go on, check out the list and let us know what you think!