Problems Quotes

Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.

Dean Koontz

I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.

Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

I think that when you look at the great politicians, the two greatest in my view were George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, they certainly had character traits. You also know Abraham Lincoln overcame severe depression problems that he had when he was younger, which gave him the strength and the character later on.

John McCain

Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world's problems?

Calvin & Hobbes

The earth is warming at an alarming rate, we are running out of fossil fuels, and it is long past time for us to take action to correct these problems.

Bill Clinton

Science, in the very act of solving problems, creates more of them.

Abraham Flexner

In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Shelly Winters

It is difficult to understand precisely what the state hopes to achieve by promoting the creation and perpetuation of a subclass of illiterates within our boundaries, surely adding to the problems and costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself.

Jessye Norman

The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.

Simone Weil

All the problems we face in the United States today can be traced to an unenlightened immigration policy on the part of the American Indian

Pat Paulsen

Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society...

Dean Gordon Brown

Rather than denying problems, focus inventively, intentionally on what solutions might look or feel like...Our mind is meant to generate ideas that help us escape circumstantial traps / if we trust it to do so. Naturally, not all hunches are useful. But then you only need a single good idea to solve a problem.

Marsha Sinetar

The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals

Albert Schweitzer

The sum of a man's problems come from his inability to be alone in a silent room.

Blaise Pascal

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.

Hugh Miller

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Through money or power you cannot solve all problems. The problem in the human heart must be solved first.

Dalai Lama

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.

Theodore Rubin

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how".

Norman Vincent Peale

Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong.

Norman Vincent Peale

When life's problems seem overwhelming, look around and see what other people are coping with. You may consider yourself fortunate.

Ann Landers

The greatest and most important problems of life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown.

Carl Jung
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