Problems and Trials

Most of our problems can be solved. Some of them will take brains, and some of them will take patience, but all of them will have to be wrestled with like an alligator in the swamp. -- Harold Washington

The heart of all problems, whether economic, political or social, is a human heart. -- L. M. Charles-Edwards

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. -- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Don't solve your problems, dissolve your problems--so that they should not recur again. -- Yogi Bhajan

Problems are good, not bad. Welcome them and become the solution. When you have solved enough problems, people will thank you. -- Mark Victor Hansen

A problem well stated is a problem half solved. -- Anonymous

My problem is I say what I'm thinking before I think what I'm saying. -- Laurence J. Peter

People prefer to stay with problems they understand rather than look for solutions they're uncomfortable with. -- Anonymous

The one common experience of all humanity is the challenge of problems. -- R. Buckminster Fuller

There is only one group of people who don't have problems and they're all dead. Problems are a sign of life. So the more problems you have, the more alive you are. -- Norman Vincent Peale

When we see problems as opportunities for growth, we tap a source of knowledge within ourselves which carries us through. -- Marsha Sinetar

To the question of your life, you are the only answer. To the problems of your life, you are the only solution. - Jo Coudert

Problems tend to growl at us like cowardly dogs. If we face them and challenge them, they back away. If we run from them, they run after us, snapping at our heels. - Freddie Mitman

If you see your problems as curses, the motivation you're looking for in life will be hard to find. - Steve Chandler

Every generation thinks its problems are unique and potentially fatal. And yet every generation has survived to the next. - Carl Sagan

'I must do something' will always solve more problems than 'Something must be done.' - Unknown Author

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few we can solve by ourselves. - Lyndon B. Johnson

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 or spiritually. When we desire to encourage the growth of the human spirit, we challenge and encourage the human capacity to solve problems. -- M. Scott Peck

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out. That's when I've really learned. -- Carol Burnett

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. -- Alfred Adler

When you can't solve a problem, manage it. -- Robert Schuller

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. -- Henry J. Kaiser

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

If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem... break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time. -- Robert Collier

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

Be grateful for your problems, for they stimulate an 'I-can-solve-it' new attitude. -- Mark Victor Hansen

You can't solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level. -- Albert Einstein

Whatever your problem, define it clearly in writing before attempting to solve it. -- Brian Tracy

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Any solution to a problem changes the problem. -- R. W. Johnson

When one's own problems are unsolvable and all best efforts are frustrated, it is lifesaving to listen to other people's problems. -- Suzanne Massie

Fortunately, problems are an everyday part of our life. Consider this: If there were no problems, most of us would be unemployed. Realistically, the more problems we have and the larger they are, the greater our value to our employer. -- Zig Ziglar

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. -- John F. Kennedy