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Problems Quotes


These are some of the best 'Problems' quotations and sayings.

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A problem well stated is a problem half-solved.

All work of man is as the swimmer's: a vast ocean threatens to devour him; if he front it not bravely, it will keep its word.

Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.

Difficulties exist to be surmounted.

Every path has its puddle.

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.

Half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.

I used to believe that marriage would diminish me, reduce my options. That you had to be someone less to live with someone else when, of course, you have to be someone more.

I wish I were with some of the wild people that run in the woods, and know nothing about accomplishments!

I'll have to, as you say, take a stand, do something toward shaking up that system. ... Despair ... is too easy an out.

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down, these women together ought to be able to turn it right side up again.

If we are to achieve a victorious standard of living today we must look for the opportunity in every difficult instead of being paralyzed at the thought of the difficulty in every opportunity.

If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.

It is a fact of history that those who seek to withdraw from its great experiments usually end up being overwhelmed by them.

It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps till the legend, "over steep ways to the stars," fulfills itself.


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