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Quotations about problems

Blaise PascalAll of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

 - Blaise Pascal

Tags:   humanity  problems  solitude  

Maya AngelouHate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.

 - Maya Angelou

Tags:   hate  problems  

Susan CainThe secret to life is to put yourself in the right lighting. For some, it's a Broadway spotlight; for others, a lamplit desk. Use your natural powers -- of persistence, concentration, and insight -- to do work you love and work that matters. Solve problems. make art, think deeply.

 - Susan Cain

Tags:   life  persistence  problems  work  

Garry KasparovSolving new problems is what keeps us moving forward as individuals and as a society, so don't back down.

 - Garry Kasparov

Tags:   perseverance  problems  progress  society  

Richard FeynmanWe are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.

 - Richard Feynman

Tags:   humanity  learning  problems  solutions  time  

Albert EinsteinA clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.

 - Albert Einstein

Tags:   problems  wisdom  

Carl JungWhenever you hear anyone talking about a cultural or even about a human problem, you should never forget to inquire who the speaker really is. The more general the problem, the more he will smuggle his own personal psychology into the account he gives of it.

 - Carl Jung

Tags:   bias  culture  problems  psychology  speaking  

Warren BuffettI like to sit and think and I like to spend a lot of time doing that. Sometimes it's pretty unproductive, but I find it enjoyable to think about business or investment problems. They're easy, it's the human problems that are the tough ones. Sometimes there aren't any good answers to human problems; there is almost always a good answer with money.

 - Warren Buffett

Tags:   business  investments  money  problems  thinking  

Thomas SowellIt is self-destructive for any society to create a situation where a baby who is born into the world today automatically has pre-existing grievances against another baby born at the same time, because of what their ancestors did centuries ago. It is hard enough to solve our own problems, without trying to solve our ancestors' problems.

 - Thomas Sowell

Tags:   ancestors  grievances  problems