Quotes: problems

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.
  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
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    No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All problems are finally scientific problems.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
    Margaret Thatcher
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    Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
  • James Cash Penney
    James Cash Penney
    American businessman and entrepreneur 1875-1971
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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.
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    A person with belief never grovels before anyone, whining and whimpering that it's all too much, that he lacks support, that he is being treated unfairly. Instead, such a person tackes problems head on and then affirms, 'As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

    Source: Wings of Fire

  • Herm Albright
    Herm Albright
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    A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
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    A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
  • Raymond Hull
    Raymond Hull
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    All marriages are happy it's living together afterwards that causes all the problems.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
    Margaret Thatcher
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    Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    Are wars... anything but the means whereby a nation's problems are set, where creation is stimulated - there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them.
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