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Understand that most problems are a good sign. Problems indicate that progress is being made, wheels are turning, you are moving toward your goals. Beware when you have no problems. Then you've really got a problem... Problems are like landmarks of progress.

Author: Scott Alexander

Profession: American Author

I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.

Author: Poul Anderson (1926)

Profession: American Fiction Writer

He that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils: for Time is the greatest innovator: and if Time, of course, alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out.

Author: Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957)

Profession: American Film Actor

Let God's promises shine on your problems.

Author: Corrie Ten Boom

Profession: Dutch Evangelist

Brady's First Law of Problem Solving: When confronted by a difficult problem, you can solve it more easily by reducing it to the question: How would the Lone Ranger have handled this?

Author: Brady


A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.

Author: Dorothea Brande

Profession: American Success Writer

The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution.

Author: Dorothea Brande

Profession: American Success Writer

Problems are solved on the spot, as soon as they arise. No front-line employee has to wait for a supervisor's permission.

Author: Jan Carlzon

Profession: Business Executive, CEO of SAS

It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

The Moon is opposing Jupiter. Don't get involved, it's their problem.

Author: Jim Critchfield


But Jesus, when you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health, you worry about getting ruptured or something. If everything is simply jake then you're frightened of death.

Author: J. P. Donleavy (1926)

Profession: American Writer

It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.

Author: Freeman Dyson (1923)

Profession: British-born American Physicist, Author

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist