Most popular problems quotes
God calmed the fears of Isaiah, not by removing the problem, but by revealing his divine power and presence.
The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
It's not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line.
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles—by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. It's the healthiest thing a body can do.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Most problems precisely defined are already partially solved.
Every problem contains within itself the seeds of its own solution.
Little things console us because little things afflict us.
For every problem there is one solution which is simple, neat and wrong.
Inside every small problem is a large problem struggling to get out.
People in distress will sometimes prefer a problem that is familiar to a solution that is not.
The first step in solving a problem is to tell someone about it.
If you want a place in the sun, you've got to put up with a few blisters.
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
An obstacle is something you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
If you are able to state a problem, then the problem can be solved.
No problem is too big to run away from.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when looked at in the right way did not become still more complicated.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
ON PROBLEMS Our choicest plans have fallen through, our airiest castles tumbled over, because of lines we neatly drew and later neatly stumbled over.
Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back.
If a nasty jagged stone gets into your shoe, thank the Lord it came alone -- what if it were two?
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
Life is a series of problems. Every time you solve one, another is waiting to take its place.
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities—brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
You can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you.
Every path has its puddle.
Complex problems do not have simple solutions.
I've yet to see any problem, however complicated, which when you looked at it the right way didn't become still more complicated.
Each year brings new problems of Form and Content, new foes to tug with: at twenty I tried to vex my elders, past Sixty it's the young whom I hope to bother.
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
It is a familiar and significant saying that a problem well put is half-solved.
Most people will spend more time and energy in going around problems than in trying to solve them.
It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
At the bottom of every social problem we will find a social wrong.
To see a problem clearly is three parts of the way to solving it.
The second assault on the same problem should come from a totally different direction.
A problem that presents itself as a dilemma carries an unfortunate prescription: to argue instead of act.
There is no problem that is not actually a gift.
There is at bottom only one problem in the world, and this is its name. How does one break through? How does one get into the open? How does one burst the cocoon and become a butterfly?
Explanations exist, they have existed for all times, for there is always a well-known solution to every human problem—neat, plausible, and wrong.
One never knows how hard a problem is until it has been solved.
Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong. Problems make one better able to cope with life.
Problems are the cutting edge that distinguishes between success and failure. Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom. It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Wise people learn not to dread but actually to welcome problems and actually to welcome the pain of problems.
If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact, not to be solved, but to be coped with over time.
Problems, unfortunately, can be addicting. Like it or not, we take a certain amount of pride in the very problems that distress us.
There is no problem that doesn't have within it the seeds for its solution.
Problems are universal. It's facing them that is individual.
Some problems are just too complicated for rational, logical solutions. They admit of insights, not answers.
Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
Remedy it, or welcome it: a wise man's only two choices.