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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.
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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.
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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?.
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Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out.
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Let God's promises shine on your problems.
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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?
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A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.
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The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution.
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Problems are solved on the spot, as soon as they arise. No front-line employee has to wait for a supervisor's permission.
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It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.
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The Moon is opposing Jupiter. Don't get involved, it's their problem.
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Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems.
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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.
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It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
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Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
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The significant problems we face today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
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The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.
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A problem is your chance to do your best.
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It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
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There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.
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Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
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When I can't handle events, I let them handle themselves.
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You must live with people to know their problems, and live with God in order to solve them.
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When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
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We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.
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We have no problems, only situations. Not all problems have solutions, but all situations have outcomes.
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The other day I got out my can-opener and was opening a can of worms when I thought, What am I doing?!
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Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back.
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Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.
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The man who has no more problems to solve, is out of the game.
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Any solution to a problem changes the problem.
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The easiest way to solve a problem is to pick an easy one.
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The best way out is always through.
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The day before my inauguration President Eisenhower told me, You'll find that no easy problems ever come to the President of the United States. If they are easy to solve, somebody else has solved them. I found that hard to believe, but now I know it is true.
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Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.
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To every problem there is already a solution whether you know it or not.
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If you can talk brilliantly enough about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
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There is a time in the life of every problem when it is big enough to see, yet small enough to solve.
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I'm afraid we have become a nation of plodders, who feel that all problems can be found in books and that the answers are on a certain page.
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Death and taxes are unsolved engineering problems
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It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
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For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.
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The bigger the real-life problems, the greater the tendency for the discipline to retreat into a reassuring fantasy-land of abstract theory and technical manipulation.
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To solve the problems of today, we must focus on tomorrow.
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Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
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When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
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Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.
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I am grateful for all my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.
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Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.
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The purpose of problems is to push you toward obedience to God's laws, which are exact and cannot be changed. We have the free will to obey them or disobey them. Obedience will bring harmony, disobedience will bring you more problems.
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Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
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If a man can see both sides of a problem, you know that none of his money is tied up in it.
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The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
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The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
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When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
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Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
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Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
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The chief cause of problems is solutions.
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All problems are finally scientific problems.
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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.
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The problems of this world are only truly solved in two ways: by extinction or duplication.
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We have a problem. Congratulations. But it's a tough problem. Then double congratulations.
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There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
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Avoiding a problem doesn't solve it.
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Every big problem was at one time a wee disturbance.
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Anytime you think that the problem is out there, that thought in itself may be the problem. If it is out there then you have no control and you have to wait until it changes.
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Successful people are simply people who learn to solve their problems... they are not people without problems.
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No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
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When a contradiction is impossible to resolve except by a lie, then we know that it is really a door.
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Almost everybody in the neighborhood had troubles, frankly localized and specified; but only the chosen had complications. To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death warrant. People struggled on for years wit
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The greatest problem you have is your greatest opportunity.
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Some problems are just too complicated for rational, logical solutions. They admit of insights, not answers.
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Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
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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.
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