Quotes: problems

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ben Savage
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    A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    All problems are finally scientific problems.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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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.
  • 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.
  • A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems.
  • Ben Horowitz
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    A good engineering interview will include some set of difficult problems to solve. It might even require that the candidate write a short program. In addition, it will test the candidate's knowledge of the tools she uses in great depth.
  • 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.
  • Bono
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    Actually oddly enough, I think my work, the activism, will be forgotten. And I hope it will. Because I hope those problems will have gone away.
  • 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.
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