74 Best Quotes about Problems

Problems Quote of the Day

Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what is not assigned is processed like a problem. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher

There are some four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Four million different solutions to the problems of staying alive. - David Attenborough, Journalist

Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences. - Albert Bandura, Psychologist

Life Quotes, Suffering Quotes

Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what is not assigned is processed like a problem. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher

Thought Quotes


All of the problems we're facing with debt are manmade problems. We created them. It's called fantasy economics. Fantasy economics only works in a fantasy world. It doesn't work in reality. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Work Quotes, Reality Quotes

Most Americans approach the problems of the Middle East with a pro-Israeli bias - and rightly so. - George Ball

American Quotes

The genesis of a poem for me is usually a cluster of words. The only good metaphor I can think of is a scientific one: dipping a thread into a supersaturated solution to induce crystal formation. I don't think I solve problems in my poetry; I think I uncover the problems. - Margaret Atwood, Novelist

Poetry Quotes

Growing up, I was in and out of trouble in group homes and other institutions, and when I was 14, I was locked up in a psychiatric hospital for a number of months for behavioral problems. - Gbenga Akinnagbe , Actor

Trouble Quotes

I like solving problems, and science provides a logical way of solving real-life problems. - David J. Anderson, Scientist

Life Quotes, Logic Quotes, Science Quotes

All parents experience the same problems. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

Experience Quotes, Parents Quotes

Successful ecologists are successful in part because they have prepared their minds to attack scientific problems using a variety of intellectual tools. - David J. Anderson, Scientist

Success Quotes, Variety Quotes, Mind Quotes

When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it's at the bottom. It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit. - Clarence Thomas

Minorities Quotes

Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

Human rights problems will always exist for years to come, but maybe they'll lessen somewhat. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Human Rights Quotes

The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Today, our attention is less than the television advertisement. We're looking at six or seven problems constantly. We're living in the disturbed societies of cities. I think modern technology is one of the worst things human beings have invented. - Marina Abramovic, Artist

Technology Quotes, Attention Quotes, Vision Quotes

They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art. - Alvar Aalto, Finnish Architect

Life Quotes, Anger Quotes

I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems. - Dario Argento , Director

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face. - Ronald Reagan, President

Men Quotes

The most difficult problems are naturally not involved in the search for forms for contemporary life. It is a question of working our way to forms behind which real human values lie. - Alvar Aalto, Finnish Architect

Life Quotes, Values Quotes, Work Quotes

I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting! - Pablo Picasso

Pain Quotes

The reason it has taken so long for the robotics industry to move forward is because people keep trying to make something that is cool but difficult to achieve rather than trying to find solutions to actual human problems. Technology can be extremely expensive if you don't focus. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Technology Quotes

The broader the chess player you are, the easier it is to be competitive, and the same seems to be true of mathematics - if you can find links between different branches of mathematics, it can help you resolve problems. In both mathematics and chess, you study existing theory and use that to go forward. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Help Quotes, Mathematics Quotes

We have almost a city has probably two or three hundred committees. Every committee is dealing with just one problem and has nothing to do with the other problems. - Alvar Aalto, Finnish Architect

Dictators cause the world's worst problems: all the collapsed states, and all the devastated economies. All the vapid cases of corruption, grand theft, and naked plunder of the treasury are caused by dictators, leaving in their wake trails of wanton destruction, horrendous carnage and human debris. - George Ayittey, Economist

Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them. - Lou Holtz

When I was building robots in the early 1990s, the problems of voice recognition, image understanding, VOIP, even touchscreen technologies - these were robotics problems. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Understanding Quotes, Recognition Quotes

Football coaches don't have real problems. - Lou Holtz

Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems. - Kirstie Alley , Actress

Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Goal Quotes

Hollywood has always been good to me. I've never blamed Hollywood for my problems. - Willie Aames, Actor

Blame Quotes

The 'Cheetah Generation' refers to the new and angry generation of young African graduates and professionals, who look at African issues and problems from a totally different and unique perspective. - George Ayittey, Economist

Perspective Quotes

The solutions to Africa's problems lie in Africa, not in Live Aid concerts. - George Ayittey, Economist

Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems. - Gerry Adams, Politician

Challenge Quotes, Responsibility Quotes, Ability Quotes

I'm an actor, paid to act. I don't bring personal problems to the sets. Dad taught me that. - Abhishek Bachchan, Indian Actor

I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down. - Floyd Abrams, Lawyer

Deals Quotes

The intricacies, the problems, the trials and tribulations in relationships inspire me to give words to people's journeys. - Umera Ahmad , Author

Relationship Quotes

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds. - Norman Vincent Peale

Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design. - Christopher Alexander , Architect

Great Quotes

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue. - Woody Allen , Director

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

We had problems like all families but we had a lot of love. I was extremely loved. We always felt we had each other. - Jim Carrey

Love Quotes

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

One of my biggest problems with comedy was that I did not understand some of the jokes. - Desi Arnaz , Actor

The return of democracy in our land has indeed thrown the problems of development into bolder relief. - Ibrahim Babangida, Statesman

Democracy Quotes

And so I think that the idea of America working with other countries to solve problems is good for us, and it is part of digging us out of the 'my way or the highway' approach that was evident in the previous eight years. - Madeleine Albright , Statesman

Work Quotes

Worry will never solve tomorrow's problems. It will only take energy away from today. - James Altucher, Author

Worry Quotes, Energy Quotes

Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody or cause problems within the company. The safest approach is to remove all useful information. - Scott Adams, Cartoonist

Company Quotes

Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems. - Scott Adams, Cartoonist

Although I was born to famous parents, I know and feel the problems of ordinary citizens. - Benigno Aquino III , Filipino Politician

Parents Quotes

6 Top quotes about Problems by Stephen Covey

Employers and business leaders need people who can think for themselves - who can take initiative and be the solution to problems. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Business Quotes

Most people are basically a victim of the circumstances of their life. They have things like 9/11, they have terrorism threats, they have new war threats, they have economy problems, and they think, 'What can I do? I'm basically a victim.' - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Life Quotes, Economy Quotes, Circumstances Quotes, War Quotes

You can't talk your way out of problems you behave yourself into. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

The roots of the problems we face in the world, in our national life, and in our family and personal lives are spiritual. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Life Quotes, Spiritual Quotes

The solutions to our problems are and always will be based upon universal, timeless, self-evident principles common to every enduring, prospering society throughout history. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Time Quotes, History Quotes

When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That's when you can get more creative in solving problems. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Energy Quotes, Empathy Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Problems by Noam Chomsky

The 'free-floating intellectual' may occupy himself with problems because of their inherent interest and importance, perhaps to little effect. - Noam Chomsky

One of the problems of organizing in the North, in the rich countries, is that people tend to think - even the activists - that instant gratification is required. You constantly hear: 'Look I went to a demonstration, and we didn't stop the war so what's the use of doing it again?' - Noam Chomsky

Rich Quotes, War Quotes

There are two problems for our species' survival - nuclear war and environmental catastrophe - and we're hurtling towards them. Knowingly. - Noam Chomsky

War Quotes

Anyone can be a moral individual, concerned with human rights and problems; but only a college professor, a trained expert, can solve technical problems by 'sophisticated' methods. Ergo, it is only problems of the latter sort that are important or real. - Noam Chomsky

Important Quotes, Human Rights Quotes

8 Popular quotes about Problems by Bill Gates

Philanthropy should be taking much bigger risks that business. If these are easy problems, business and government can come in and solve them. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Business Quotes, Risk Quotes

When a country has the skill and self-confidence to take action against its biggest problems, it makes outsiders eager to be a part of it. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Action Quotes, Skill Quotes, Confidence Quotes

I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

I don't have a magic formula for prioritizing the world's problems. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

In low-income countries, the main problems you have is infectious diseases. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Personally, I'd like to see more of our leaders take a technocratic approach to solving our biggest problems. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Life Quotes, Innovation Quotes

Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Security Quotes

6 Amazing quotes about Problems by Albert Einstein

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Truth Quotes, Justice Quotes

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Genius Quotes

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Imagination Quotes, Science Quotes

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Thinking Quotes

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Thinking Quotes