Problem Quotes

Compulsions are a lousy solution to the problem of having obsessions.

Fred Penzel

Young lovers and young nations face the same problem: after orgasm, what?

Mignon McLaughlin

The potential for self-loathing comes from the unavoidable problem that one is engaging in a childish, fraudulent activity: although it has the capacity to delight and amaze, the performer is also a hairs breadth from being justifiably treated like a silly child. It is, after all, just tricks.

Derren Victor Brown

I would warn against anyone marrying a person with more than a ten-year age difference. It almost never works. It is difficult to find things to talk about, to use similar reference points, and to operate at the same speed of life. Another problem is that both sides usually don't want the same things at the same time.

James Joseph Brown

To make it in life, you and your wife need to be in the same business. That has been my problem all along. My wives didn't know what I was doing. I would come back home from the road to a stranger. That's no good.

James Joseph Brown

This crowded world of Space was perfectly real to him. How he had got to it I do not know. Perhaps his mind, dwelling constantly on the problem, had unsealed some atrophied cell and restored the old instinct. Anyhow, he was living his daily life with a foot in each world.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

Both the uncertainty principle and the negentropy principle of information make Laplace's scheme [of exact determinism] completely unrealistic. The problem is an artificial one; it belongs to imaginative poetry, not to experimental science.

Lon Nicolas Brillouin

I believe it will take time to find a solution to the problem. Thus we must have patience.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Political scientists don't work at bankswhich is a problem. As political issues become more important for the markets, analysts at banks are asked all sorts of questions they don't have the ability to answer. And if you're getting paid to answer questionsas analysts at banks areyou never want to be in the position of saying you don't know.

Ian Bremmer

I've always had a body image problem. No self esteem. And that will never leave me.

Elton John

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy

Albert Camus

The rule of accuracy: When working toward the solution of a problem it always helps if you know the answer.

John Peer

There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit

Al Gallagher

The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer

Paula Poundstone

Because of the complexity of the problem, environmental skepticism was once tenable. No longer. It is time to flip from skepticism to activism.

Michael Shermer

Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level

Eileen Caddy

The underlying problem with many Backstabbers is a lack of self-esteem

Les Parrott

Sometimes creativity just means the daily work of helping others to see a problem in a different way.

Joseph Badaracco

Now we have a problem in making our power credible, and Vietnam is the place.

John F. Kennedy

Just as counterpoint and harmony follow their own laws, and differ in rhythm and movement, both formal tensions and color tensions have a development of their own in accordance with the inherent laws from which they are separately derived. Both, however, aim toward the realization of the same image. And both deal with the depth problem.

Hans Hofmann

More people have probably died from eating dodgy Chinese food than contracting some form of avian flu. The last thing we want is for the Daleks from Defra to start suggesting that they want to exterminate wildlifeas is their normal response when confronted with such a problem. We do not want any proposal that migrating birds are going to be destroyed because of alarmist figures and notions that appear in the Tory press.

Tony Banks

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.

George Lois

The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the ruthless, competitive, conniving, opportunistic, acquisitive drives, giving little reward and often much punishment--or at least much handicap--to honesty, compassion, fair play, many forms of hard work, love of justice, and a concern for those in need.

Michael Parenti

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.

Elizabeth Taylor

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