Nevil Shute Norway (January 17, 1899 – January 12, 1960) was, as Nevil Shute, one of the most popular novelists of the mid-20th century, as well as a successful aeronautical engineer.
- Differential equations won't help you much in the design of aeroplanes — not yet, anyhow.
- Rawdon, the aircraft designer, to Morris, his aspiring protege.
- Stephen Morris, ch. 3, p. 41 (1923, published posthumously in 1961)
- He was one of that great class of Englishmen who love their wives and trust them unquestioningly with their money and their honour, but are apt to hedge a little over their motor-cars.
- Of Stephen Morris
- Pilotage, ch. 5, p. 203
- It has been said that an engineer is a man who can do for ten shillings what any fool can do for a pound; if that be so, we were certainly engineers.
- Of the R100 engineers
- Slide Rule, p. 66